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  1. Scientists find more modern human traits influenced by Neandertal DNA

    10.06 / 02:03 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Researchers have identified several new traits in modern humans that are influenced by Neandertal…
  2. Harvest moon makes first October appearance since 2009

    10.06 / 02:03 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Thursday's evening sky will feature a 'harvest' moon, the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox. This year, the equinox fell on Sept.…
  3. Elusive songbird, the Liberian greenbul, may have never existed

    10.06 / 02:03 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    According to a new study, the elusiveness of the Liberian greenbul, the rarest of songbirds, can be explained by its lack of…
  4. Watch live: NASA streams first of three October spacewalks

    10.06 / 02:03 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    NASA TV streamed the first of three October spacewalks on Thursday morning. Coverage began at 6:30 a.m.…
  5. Scientists still confounded by Milky Way's most mysterious star

    10.04 / 19:21 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Tabby's Star continues to confound astronomers. New analysis shows the Milky Way's 'most mysterious star' has experienced brief periods of…
  6. Alaska antenna to improve NASA's space communications system

    10.04 / 17:31 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    NASA unveiled a new space communications antenna at the Alaska Satellite Facility in Fairbanks this week. The AS-2 will retrieve data from NASA's…
  7. Cats kill more than one million birds per day in Australia

    10.04 / 15:50 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Cats in Australia kill more than 1 million birds every day, according to a new…
  8. We're not living in a simulation, scientists confirm

    10.04 / 15:15 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    New research by a pair of physicists suggests it is not possible to build a computer big enough to run a massive simulated…
  9. Beaches found releasing radioactive cesium into ocean 60 miles from Fukushima

    10.04 / 09:37 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Scientists have discovered a surprising new source of radioactive cesium some 60 miles from the Fukushima nuclear…
  10. Scientists model magnetic storm that inspired 18th century red aurora over Kyoto

    10.04 / 09:37 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Scientists have modeled the extreme storm that triggered a vibrant red aurora atop Kyoto, Japan, in…
  11. El Niño events can be triggered by major volcanic eruptions in the tropics

    10.04 / 09:37 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    New research suggests the eruption of large volcanoes in the tropics can trigger an El Niño event, the Pacific warming pattern that impacts global …
  12. Crocodile fossils suggest giant reptiles emerged earlier than previously thought

    10.04 / 09:37 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    A new fossil discovery suggests early aquatic reptiles first emerged during the Middle Jurassic, a few million years earlier than previously…
  13. Methane belches kept water flowing on ancient Mars

    10.04 / 09:37 www.upi.com Upi.com -Science
    Frequent belches of methane could explain how a younger Mars maintained liquid water on its surface despite a cold, arid…