Queens Borough New York City

Areas of New York are sinking and rising | Albiseyler

The ground beneath the New York City area, including the borough of Queens pictured here, moves fractions of an inch each year. The movements are a legacy of the Ice Age and also due to human land use. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Using space-based radar, scientists have found that the land in New York is sinking at…

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Lassen Volcanic National Park in California

Exploring the existence of life by 125° | Albiseyler

Oliverio and Rappaport conducted field research over the summer in California’s Lassen Volcanic National Park, which contains many hydrothermal features. Credit: Syracuse University Syracuse University biologists are investigating the processes that allow microbial eukaryotes to thrive in the harsh environment of a geothermal lake. It is estimated that there are about 8.7 million people living…

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Consciousness Concept

Why Leading Theory Faces Backlash from ‘Pseudoscience’ | Albiseyler

Tensions are high in consciousness research, with more than 100 researchers criticizing Integrated Information Theory (IIT) as pseudoscientific. While IIT suggests that consciousness is more widespread than traditionally believed, critics argue that its broad claims lack comprehensive empirical support. Moreover, while IITs uniquely combine scientific and philosophical perspectives, some researchers believe that this blending could…

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Scientists Have Recorded the Rare Sounds of Echidnas Growling, and We Can't Get Over It: ScienceAlert

Scientists Have Recorded the Rare Sounds of Echidnas Growling, and We Can’t Get Over It: ScienceAlert | Albiseyler

The researchers captured recordings of the echidna cooing, grunting and other sounds. But there’s a twist: they only do this during breeding season. The discovery provides solid evidence that these spiky, termite-eating, egg-laying creatures from Australia are capable of vocalization, a topic of debate among scientists for years. Wild short-beaked echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus) in Dryandra…

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Chris Pratt in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

‘Your blood would fizz like opening a can of Coke’: How accurate Star-Lord’s Near-Death Scene is in Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3 Anyway? | Albiseyler

As many of us know, movies and TV shows don’t always aim for realism when it comes to depicting certain scientific laws or natural phenomena. This notion is especially true when it comes to massive blockbuster movies. (I’m looking at you, fast and furious series.) The Guardians of the Galaxy series—a trio of comic book-inspired…

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NASA found materials on an asteroid similar to those that could have "triggered the origin of life" on Earth

NASA found materials on an asteroid similar to those that could have “triggered the origin of life” on Earth | Albiseyler

On Tuesday, when scientists lifted the lid of OSIRIS-REx — the spacecraft that recently visited Bennaasteroid that could collide with Earth in 2182 – scientists have found something so stunning that it literally “gasp” at the “scientific treasure trove” just discovered inside. These quotes were taken from a post on X (formerly Twitter) by NASA’s…

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