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Science News: 8/20/13

It’s been a few weeks since we last covered science news, so I tried to just hit the highlights. What sort of highlights, you might ask? Pink planets, baby orangutans, the olinguito (obviously), and a bear hoedown. Get ready for the awesomeness!

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Science News: 4/9/13

Between three oil spills, a chemical spill, melting glaciers, and a sexist obituary in the New York Times, the news is on notice this week. Hopefully the cool news will outweigh the infuriating! If nothing else, I found a few headlines and stories guaranteed to make you giggle like a 12-year-old.

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Science News: 2/26/13

A lot of really cool stuff has happened in the last three weeks, so let’s dive right in to find out what’s new with Mars, Antarctica, dinosaurs, adulterous monkeys, and so much more!

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Science News: 2/5/13

Richard III was found under a car park in Leicester? Go home, Your Majesty, you’re drunk.

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Science News: 1/22/13

Some of my favorite science bloggers have been hard at work this week explaining how recent “discoveries” are inconclusive at best or downright ludicrous and disingenuous at worst. Wondering if the news you heard this week was true or not? Find out below!

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Science News: 1/8/13

Happy New Year, Persephoneers! We’ve got plenty of science news to cover from the last few weeks, including flowers on Mars (not really), geysers in the Milky Way, and cheese. Let’s get right to it!

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Water on Mercury; Non-Organic Chemicals on Mars

Two recent discoveries on other planets in our solar system have led to great excitement in the scientific community. The Messenger spacecraft, in orbit around Mercury since March 2011, has confirmed the presence of water ice on Mercury. Less than four months after its arrival on Mars, Curiosity has found some interesting chemical compounds. What […]

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Science News: 11/27/12

Welcome to the latest installment of science news! We’ve got updates from Mars, a plethora of discoveries about ancient animals, and an island that doesn’t exist.

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Science News: 11/13/12

Science news is having a total eclipse of the sun today, along with some really smart animals and an awesome gif of the solar system.

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Science News: 10/16/12

Welcome to the science news, Nobel Prize/space jump/shrimp puke edition! (Yes, I am serious. Pics after the cut!)

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Science News: 9/25/12

Science news has gone all weird this week. Space geysers, crop circles off the coast of Japan, fishing kittens, cave gifs, and the starriest of Starry Nights are all waiting below the cut!

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Science News: 8/28/12

Wow, science has been busy the last couple weeks! (Serves me right for taking a week off.) We’ll say farewell to Neil Armstrong, catch up on Curiosity’s latest activities, check out a new species of owl that’s just begging to be turned into a meme, watch some cool videos, and get updated on the latest […]

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Science News: 8/7/12

The Curiosity has landed! Mars, y’all!! And, you know, some other stuff happened too.¬†