Tag: scinews

  • The Strange Secret Behind Gold’s Explosive Purple Color

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    The Strange Secret Behind Gold’s Explosive Purple Color #shorts #gold #smoke #science #team Alchemists of yesteryear were laughed at for their spotty understanding of science, but now, after 400 years, we’ve finally solved the mystery of how they were creating purple explosions. It turns out that the explosions were caused by gold nanoparticles, which give…

  • Manosphere Theories: Evolutionary Psychology

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    Manosphere Theories: Evolutionary Psychology #shorts #manosphere #women #research #science According to a new study, evolutionary psychology has come a long way in recent years when it comes to more realistic representations of women. But not so much in the manosphere, where the theory is often misunderstood as scientific truth. β€œThis research is just a first…

  • Weird Sea Creatures Could Hold the Key to a Cure for Cancer, But We’re Destroying Them

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    Weird Sea Creatures Could Hold the Key to a Cure for Cancer, But We’re Destroying Them #shorts #sea sponges #scientists #deep sea #described sponge species Sponges are awesome! They look like rocks, but they’re actually animals and they produce chemicals that could be used to make new drugs. One sponge drug is used to treat…

  • πŸ”πŸ”¬ Mind-Bending Science Riddles! | Lab Logic Leaps #LabLogicLeaps #riddles #science #new #riddle

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    πŸ”πŸ”¬ Mind-Bending Science Riddles! | Lab Logic Leaps #LabLogicLeaps #riddles #science #new #riddle πŸ”πŸ”¬ Mind-Bending Science Riddles! | Lab Logic Leaps #LabLogicLeaps #riddles #science #new #riddles πŸ” Dive into the captivating world of optical illusions and scientific riddles in “Lab Logic Leaps – Optical Odyssey”! πŸ‘‹ Feeling the vibes? Keep the good energy going by…

  • Some Species Evolved Colored Tongues As Camouflage Or Disease Defense

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    Some Species Evolved Colored Tongues As Camouflage Or Disease Defense #shorts #scinews #science news #science #science max #animal adaptations #tongues #okapi #blue-tongued skink #Prasinohaema #melanin #biliverdin Oddly colored animal tongues like the okapi’s black, the blue-tongued skink’s blue, and Prasinohaema’s green may have evolved for sun protection, faking toxicity, or fighting disease. πŸ‘‹ Feeling the…

  • Phosphorus Discovered In Milky Ways Outer Edges For First Time

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    Phosphorus Discovered In Milky Ways Outer Edges For First Time #shorts #scinews #science news #science #science max #phosphorus #Milky Way #galactic chemistry #stellar nucleosynthesis #gas clouds Astronomers detected phosphorus-bearing molecules in a gas cloud far from the Milky Way’s center for the first time. This challenges models of how phosphorus forms, as stars that don’t…

  • Virginias Luray Caverns Houses The Worlds Largest Musical Instrument

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    Virginias Luray Caverns Houses The Worlds Largest Musical Instrument #shorts #scinews #science news #science #science max #Luray Caverns #caves #stalactites #stalagmites #Great Stalacpipe Organ The Great Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia’s Luray Caverns is the world’s largest musical instrument. It plays notes by striking stalactites of different lengths, turned into an organ in the 1950s. πŸ‘‹…

  • Daily Strawberry Consumption May Protect Against Cognitive Decline

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    Daily Strawberry Consumption May Protect Against Cognitive Decline #shorts #scinews #science news #science #science max #strawberries #cognition #memory #dementia #inflammation #antioxidants A study on middle-aged adults found taking daily strawberry supplements for 12 weeks improved memory, cognition, and mood compared to a placebo. The antioxidant benefits may reduce inflammation. πŸ‘‹ Feeling the vibes? Keep the…

  • Rats Squeak Happily At 50 kHz When Socially Interacting With Rat Buddies

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    Rats Squeak Happily At 50 kHz When Socially Interacting With Rat Buddies #shorts #scinews #science news #science #science max #rats #rodents #vocalizations #ultrasound #animal emotions #social behavior Research found rats make 50 kHz ultrasonic squeaks when interacting positively with other rats. This suggests the inaudible sounds reflect happiness. Novel mini-mics on noses identified which individual…

  • Orca Pod Attacks And Sinks Yacht In Repeated Ramming Off Portugal

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    Orca Pod Attacks And Sinks Yacht In Repeated Ramming Off Portugal #shorts #scinews #science news #science #science max #orcas #killer whales #yacht sinking #animal behavior #human-animal interactions A pod of orcas repeatedly rammed a yacht off Portugal for 45 minutes, causing severe damage that sunk the vessel. Experts say it’s likely social play behavior, not…