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  • Spectacular New Butterfly Bobtail Squid Named To Honour Professor Merlin Crossley August 4, 2021 9:39 pm Scoop Sydney, 5 August, 2021: A new species of ‘butterfly bobtail’ squid, Iridoteuthis merlini, has been discovered by Dr Mandy Reid, Manager of the Malacology collection, Australian Museum Research Institute. Named in honour of longstanding Australian Museum …
  • Ludwig Cancer Research Welcomes Mikael Pittet to Ludwig Lausanne August 4, 2021 8:30 pm Newswise Newswise — AUGUST 4, 2021, NEW YORK – It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Mikaël Pittet as a full Member of the Lausanne Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research. Pittet’s research focuses on myeloid cells, frontline …
  • Oldest example of applied geometry is discovered on a 3,700-year-old clay tablet August 4, 2021 4:25 pm Daily Mail The oldest example of applied geometry has been discovered on a 3,700-year-old clay tablet featuring maths attributed to Pythagoras 1,000 years later. The tablet, known as Si.427 was discovered in the late 19th Century in central Iraq, but its significance …
  • 2021 APEC Science Prize Nominations Announced August 4, 2021 8:24 am Scoop Issued by the Policy Partnership on Science, Technology and Innovation Wellington, New Zealand, 4 August 2021 Thirteen young scientists across 21 APEC member economies have been nominated for this year’s APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and …
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons Selects Wolters Kluwer as Its Publisher August 4, 2021 4:46 am Newswise Newswise — August 3, 2021 – Wolters Kluwer, Health announced a multi-year agreement reestablishing its collaboration with the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), the leading organization dedicated to advancing neurosurgery through education and …
  • Edgar Allan Poe exposed scientific hoaxes, and invented his own August 3, 2021 8:49 pm Christian Science Monitor Readers of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous prose and poetry might be unaware of how often he wrote about science. As John Tresch explains in “The Reason for the Darkness of the Night: Edgar Allan Poe and the Forging of American Science,” in the late 1840s, …
  • The search for life beyond Earth is as much theological as it is scientific August 3, 2021 6:55 pm Detroit Catholic CLEVELAND (CNS) -- Are humans alone or are we one rational species among many in the universe? It's a question both scientists and theologians are exploring. And it is scientific discoveries that are energizing the queries not just about the …
  • Bringing discoveries to light: X-ray science at Argonne August 3, 2021 6:48 pm Phys.org For more than 25 years, the Advanced Photon Source's intense X-rays have enabled important breakthroughs. With a massive upgrade in the works, scientists will be able to see things at scale never seen before. Every scientific breakthrough begins with …
  • Two new genera and species of conifers from upper Cretaceous discovered in Hokkaido, Japan August 3, 2021 3:42 pm Phys.org Illustrations depicting the dinosaur era—whether in books or movies—are often accompanied by lush greenery. During the Cretaceous period, the trees commonly dominating a wide range of Earth's terrestrial environments were conifers—similar to the pines, …
  • POLITICO Playbook: What to watch for in tonight’s special elections August 3, 2021 11:41 am Politico DRIVING THE DAY ALL EYES ON OHIO — POLITICO’s senior campaigns and elections editor Steve Shepard writes in about today’s main event … Two special election primaries for Congress in Ohio today offer windows into each party a little more than six months …

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