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Researchers Analyze Execrable Species of Micro organism That Has Colonized Residence Space’s Water Dispenser

Astronaut Michael Foale sampling the potable water delivery system from the International Space Station. Microbes that likely colonized the water dispenser before takeoff are still susceptible to antibiotics. Credit: NASA Bacteria on the International Space Station no more dangerous than earthbound strains. Two particularly tenacious species of bacteria have colonized the potable water dispenser aboard…

Frail pack rat nests would possibly maybe maybe well provide snapshots of Earth’s past

Pack rat nests could offer a peek into the Earth's past.  American Museum of Natural History Using DNA sequencing on ancient pack rat nests made of plants, insects, bones, fecal matter and urine could give us a look into Earth's past, according to research published Thursday in the journal Ecology and Evolution. The study could…

Betelgeuse has dimmed without warning, perplexing scientists -TV

by: Ben Gelber Posted: Feb 21, 2020 / 06:36 PM EST / Updated: Feb 22, 2020 / 02:43 PM EST COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One of the 10 brightest stars in the nighttime sky is suddenly getting dimmer, with soft fuzzy edges. Betelguese, the red supergiant star on the western edge of the constellation Orion (left…

Mind cells protect muscle groups from wasting away

The head of a roundworm, C. elegans. The glia that regulate the stress response in the worm's peripheral cells are highlighted. A mere four of these cells, known as CEPsh glial cells, protect the organism from age-related decline. Credit: Ashley Frakes, UC Berkeley While many of us worry about proteins aggregating in our brains as…

Scientists stare BREATHABLE OXYGEN in a galaxy outside of the Milky Plot for the first time

Scientists discover BREATHABLE OXYGEN in a galaxy outside of the Milky Way for the first time - the only problem is it's 581 million light years awayResearchers analyzed light waves from the Markarian 231 galaxyThey found signatures indicating the presence of molecular oxygenThe galaxy, which is 581 million light years away, has 100 times the amount…