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Elon Musk Will Launch Private Missions to Mars as Early as 2018

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http://feedproxy.google.com — SpaceX aims to launch a private mission to Mars as early as 2018 using its Dragon spacecraft. The announcement, unveiled Wednesday April 27, puts a target on the Red Planet. Read More
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Indian monsoon: Novel approach allows early forecasting

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — The Indian monsoon's yearly onset and withdrawal can now be forecasted significantly earlier than previously possible. A team of scientists developed a novel prediction method based on a network analysis of regional weather data. Future climate change will likely affect monsoon stability and hence makes accurate forecasting even more relevant. Read More
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Palaeosol loess shed light on early Pleistocene climate in western arid central Asia

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — The transition from shallow marine sediments to loess deposits at ~2.4 Ma in the northeastern Iranian Golestan Province documents a dramatic change in the early Pleistocene from a region with a humid, marine-influenced climate to a semi-arid climate. Read More
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Old Vaccine, New Tricks: Revive Early Pertussis Shot, Study Says

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Newer isn't always better — some researchers are proposing to bring back an older version of the whooping cough vaccine, because multiple studies show that today's version doesn't protect as well as the earlier kind. Read More
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Easter's Early Arrival: How the Moon Shapes the Date

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http://feedproxy.google.com — This year, if you have not already noticed, Easter is going to arrive rather early: Sunday, March 27. The date of Easter has a curious link to the moon's phases. Read More
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Air pollution increases risk of early death in Gothenburg

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — People who live where there are high levels of air pollution have an increased risk of dying prematurely. Air pollution levels in Gothenburg have, however, decreased by half in the past few decades. Read More
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Young sun-like star shows a magnetic field was critical for life on the early Earth

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Nearly four billion years ago, life arose on Earth. Life appeared because our planet had a rocky surface, liquid water, and a blanketing atmosphere. But life thrived thanks to another necessary ingredient: the presence of a protective magnetic field. A new study of the young, Sun-like star Kappa Ceti shows that a magnetic field plays a key role in making a planet conducive to life. Read More
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Early Earth may have been ice cold

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — When Earth's first organisms were formed, it may have been in an ice cold ocean. New research indicates that both land and ocean were much colder than previously believed. Read More
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Chew on this: Study of ancient teeth bites theory of early primate disappearance

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Fifty-six million years ago, just before earth's carbon dioxide levels and average temperatures soared, many species of primitive primates went extinct in North America for reasons unclear to scientists. Now, a study of fossilized molars appears to exonerate one potential culprit in the animals' demise: competition with primitive rodents for food. Read More
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Earth's Early Ocean Was No Scalding Sea

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Rocks from the deep past, some 3.5 billion years old, were deposited on a deep, cold ocean floor, not in a scalding sea. That finding suggests the planet was in a Goldilocks state ever since life appeared. Read More
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Early Bird or Night Owl? It May Be in Your Genes

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http://feedproxy.google.com — If no amount of coffee seems to help you feel fresh and alert in the morning, you may be able to blame your genes. A new study by the genetics company 23andMe has identified 15 regions of the human genome that are linked to being a morning person. Read More
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