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Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care

Machine-learning systems could be a boon to medicine. But they also can be hacked to mislead, researchers are discovering.
Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care, Artificial Intelligence, Hospitals, Science (Journal

The Asteroid Was Shooting Rocks Into Space. ‘Were We Safe in Orbit?’

NASA’s Osiris-Rex and Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft reached the space rocks they are surveying last year, and scientists from both teams announced early findings on Tuesday.
Tags: Japan, News, Nasa, Asteroids, Solar System, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Bennu, Osiris-Rex, Space and Astronomy, Nature (Journal, Science (Journal, Ryugu, Hayabusa2

Using technology to support project-based learning

How can we reduce plastic in our oceans? In today’s classrooms, teachers use project-based learning (or PBL) so that students can come up with potential solutions to real-world problems like this. With PBL, students identify the problem, research a solution and support it with evidence—all while learning valuable skills they’ll use long after graduation. Brainstorming these dynamic solutions can be an exciting and creative challenge for young minds. Technology can help motivate and spark imagina...
Tags: Google, Education, US, Pacific, Chromebooks, Google Photos, Classroom, Pbl, Austin Texas, LMS, Google Forms, G Suite, Google Sites, Science Journal, SXSW EDU, Science Journal Android

Did Dietary Changes Bring Us ‘F’ Words? Study Tackles Complexities of Language’s Origins

Softer foods from agricultural lifestyles may have changed the human bite, making it easier to form certain sounds.
Tags: News, Research, Bickel, Diet And Nutrition, Agriculture and Farming, Balthasar, Language and Languages, Teeth and Dentistry, Evolution (Biology, Science (Journal, Your-feed-science

The World Is Losing Fish to Eat as Oceans Warm, Study Finds

Fish populations are declining as oceans warm, putting a key source of food and income at risk for millions of people, according to new research.
Tags: Food, News, Free, Environment, Research, Global Warming, Seafood, Fishing, John, Commercial, Atlantic Ocean, Pinsky, Jensen, Sea of Japan, Thorson, James T

Matter: These Mice Sing to One Another — Politely

Alston’s singing mice “converse,” scientists report. The finding may shed light on human language.
Tags: News, Long, Brain, Singing, Animal Behavior, Mice, Alston, Mammals, Phelps, Language and Languages, Voice and Speech, Science (Journal, Steven M, Michael A, Your-feed-science

How NASA’s Curiosity Rover Weighed a Mountain on Mars

With a bit of technical improvisation, scientists worked out that the bedrock of Mount Sharp appeared to be less dense than had been expected.
Tags: News, Nasa, Mars, Lewis, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Mount Sharp, Grotzinger, John P, Space and Astronomy, Mars (Planet, Science (Journal, Curiosity (Mars Rover, Vasavada, Kevin W, Ashwin R

Choose your own adventure with 13 Google for Education tools

Editor’s note: This week, we’re joining thousands of educators and students at BETT in London. Visit us at booth C230, where you can demo a range of Chromebooks designed for education, including the brand new Chrome OS tablet. Follow along on Twitter and Facebook for the latest news and updates. Power up a Chromebook and watch as it transports students to the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef or a state-of-the-art science lab. It’s like magic, except the magicians are the teachers who inspire...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, England, London, Education, Chromebook, Great Barrier Reef, Arduino, Lenovo, Chromebooks, Stockholm, Classroom, Scholastic, LMS, Bett

Trilobites: An Elephant-Size Relative of Mammals That Grazed Alongside Dinosaurs

Paleontologists believed dicynodonts died out as dinosaurs conquered the world, but fossils found in Poland suggest they survived millions of years more.
Tags: News, Poland, Dinosaurs, Fossils, Mammals, Paleontology, Grzegorz, Endangered and Extinct Species, Science (Journal, Dicynodonts, Niedzwiedzki

Mapping the Brain’s Genetic Landscape

Scientists have taken a step toward building a computer model of the brain’s genome, one that may help clarify the genetic roots of schizophrenia, autism and other disorders.
Tags: News, Research, Brain, Schizophrenia, Autism, National Institute of Mental Health, Genetics and Heredity, Computers and the Internet, Mental Health and Disorders, Science (Journal

America’s Most Hazardous Volcano Erupted This Year. Then It Erupted and Erupted.

A landmark study unspools a timeline of the most destructive eruption in recorded history of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano.
Tags: News, America, Hawaii, Geology, Volcanoes, Kilauea, Science (Journal, Disasters and Emergencies, Kilauea Volcano (Hawaii

Matter: The Planet Has Seen Sudden Warming Before. It Wiped Out Almost Everything.

In some ways, the planet's worst mass extinction — 250 million years ago, at the end of the Permian Period — may parallel climate change today.
Tags: News, Animals, Air Pollution, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide, Paleontology, Fish and Other Marine Life, Endangered and Extinct Species, Oceans and Seas, Permian Period, Science (Journal

Trilobites: Meet the Spiders That Feed Milk to Their Young

The jumping arachnids’ secretions have four times as much protein as cow milk.
Tags: News, Breastfeeding, Milk, Richard, Spiders, Chen, Corlett, Science (Journal, Zhanqi

Matter: Crossing From Asia, the First Americans Rushed Into the Unknown

Three new genetic analyses lend detail, and mystery, to the migration of prehistoric humans throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Tags: Asia, News, Harvard University, Native Americans, University of Copenhagen, Genetics and Heredity, Skeletons, Archaeology and Anthropology, Science (Journal, Cell (Journal

Matter: How to Turbocharge Flu Protection (Llamas Required)

A giant antibody created in the laboratory shielded mice against dozens of flu strains, offering new hope against a winter misery.
Tags: News, Immune System, Epidemics, Influenza, Viruses, Antibodies, Mice, Avian Influenza, Genetic Engineering, Llamas, Deaths (Fatalities, Vaccination and Immunization, Science (Journal, Joost Kulkman

Trilobites: Where Did Fish First Evolve? The Answer May Be Shallow

They lacked jaws. Some had armor and spikes. And they were some of our earliest ancestors with spines in the shallow coasts around supercontinents.
Tags: News, Animals, Fossils, Paleontology, Lauren, Fish and Other Marine Life, Sallan, Evolution (Biology, Oceans and Seas, Science (Journal

Matter: Researchers Explore a Cancer Paradox

Healthy cells carry a surprising number of cancer-linked mutations, but they don’t turn into tumors. What’s holding them back?
Tags: News, Cancer, Iñigo Martincorena, Genetics and Heredity, DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid, Science (Journal, Tumors

Most White Americans’ DNA Can Be Identified Through Genealogy Databases

A study found that it will soon be possible to identify the DNA of 90 percent of European Americans through cousins in genealogy databases.
Tags: News, Genealogy, 23andMe,, Forensic Science, Genetics and Heredity, Science (Journal, Gedmatch

Trilobites: Hidden Kingdoms of the Ancient Maya Revealed in a 3-D Laser Map

Using technology known as lidar, a team of archaeologists found evidence beneath the jungle canopy in Guatemala of how the Mesoamerican civilization altered its landscape.
Tags: Maps, News, Guatemala, Thomas, Juan, Garrison, Marcello, Canuto, Archaeology and Anthropology, Science (Journal, Mayans, Fernandez-Diaz, Estrada-Belli, Franciso

Trilobites: Killer Whales Face Dire PCBs Threat

Concentrations of the toxins are very high, lingering in the orcas’ blubber, and are passed from mother to calf.
Tags: News, Water Pollution, Whales and Whaling, Science (Journal, PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Jean-Pierre Desforges

Science, where are we going? From intellectual passion to a market-driven system

With over 10 million active researchers, more than 2 million scientific articles published each year, and an uncontrolled spread of bibliometric indicators, contemporary science is undergoing a profound change that is modifying consolidated procedures, ethical principles that were deemed inalienable and traditional mechanisms for the validation of scientific outputs that have worked successfully for the last century. To give an idea of what I am talking about, just look at the picture of the fam...
Tags: Books, Science, Technology, Featured, Berlin, Funding, Aging, Passion, Competition, Physics, Medical Research, Albert Einstein, Electrons, Einstein, Clinical, Academic Research

Trilobites: Watch Plants Light Up When They Get Attacked

Scientists showed that plants are much less passive than they seem by revealing the secret workings of their threat communication systems.
Tags: News, Research, Chemistry, Toyota, Simon, Gilroy, Flowers and Plants, Evolution (Biology, Science (Journal, Masatsugu

Settling Arguments About Hydrogen With 168 Giant Lasers

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory said they were “converging on the truth” in an experiment to understand hydrogen in its liquid metallic state.
Tags: News, Research, Physics, Hydrogen, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, National Ignition Facility, Science (Journal

Your Google for Education Guide for Back to School

This back to school season, inspire creativity, and run at maximum efficiency with the latest features and tools from Google for Education. We’re rolling out new features in Classroom and G Suite for Education, AR and VR on Chromebooks, Google Earth and Science Journal updates, and new trainings from the Teacher Center and Applied Digital Skills. New tools in Classroom and G Suite Google Classroom is getting its biggest refresh yet. We’ve added a Classwork page to help teachers and students ...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Facebook, Education, Africa, Nasa, Google Docs, Chromebooks, Indian Ocean, Classroom, Monterey Bay, LMS, Google for Education, LTI, Daydream, G Suite

A Watery Lake Is Detected on Mars, Raising the Potential for Alien Life

The discovery suggests that watery conditions beneath the icy southern polar cap may have provided one of the critical building blocks for life on the red planet.
Tags: News, European Space Agency, Space and Astronomy, Mars (Planet, Science (Journal

An Underground Lake Is Detected on Mars, Raising the Potential for Alien Life

The discovery suggests that watery conditions beneath the icy southern polar cap may have provided one of the critical building blocks for life on the red planet.
Tags: News, European Space Agency, Space and Astronomy, Mars (Planet, Science (Journal