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Our Top 10 Headlines Today: Frozen Mammoth with Flowing Blood, Nuking Asteroids…

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  1. Frozen Mammoth, Flowing Blood

    “A Siberian expedition finds a well-preserved woolly mammoth. When scientists investigate, blood comes running out, lending hope to an ambitious cloning project.” CNET
    Ancient

  2. Nuking Dangerous Asteroids Might Be the Best Protection

    “If a dangerous asteroid appears to be on a collision course for Earth, one option is to send a spacecraft to destroy it with a nuclear warhead. Such a mission would cost about $1 billion, could be developed from work NASA is already funding.” Space
    Space

     

  3. Apes Have Temper Tantrums, Too

    “Chimpanzees and bonobos have temper tantrums when their decisions don’t play out as they’d hope, hinting that humans aren’t the only species to let emotions influence their choices.” Live Science
    Animals

  4. Oldest Feathered Dinosaur Yet Discovered in China

    “The study provides a key link in the evolutionary chain of events that led from dinosaurs to birds.” Los Angeles Times
    Ancient

  5. Mutant Mosquitoes Lost Lust for Human Scent

    Scientists have discovered a way to genetically alter mosquitoes so they lose their preference for the smell of humans. Nature
    Science

  6. Ascending Everest: 60 Years Later

    When the British expedition returned from Everest, they were presented with medals in a ceremony full of awkward moments. National Geographic
    People

  7. GMO Wheat Found in Oregon Field. How’d It Get There?

    “A farmer in Oregon has found some genetically engineered wheat growing on his land. It’s an unwelcome surprise, because this type of wheat has never been approved for commercial planting.” NPR
    Environment

  8. Asteroid Mining Company Want to Put Your Face in Space

    “A privately owned asteroid mining firm, backed in part by Google Inc’s founders, launched a crowd-funding project to gauge public interest in a small space telescope that could serve as a backdrop for personal photographs.” Reuters
    Tech

  9. Declining Arctic Sea Ice Influences Atmospheric Circulation

    “Reduction in Arctic sea ice levels will influence patterns of atmospheric circulation, both within and beyond the Arctic, a new study says.”
    Science World Report
    Environment

  10. Video: Hummingbirds in Slow Motion

    Hummingbirds beat their wings incredibly fast. A slow motion camera helps catch what’s really going on. Youtube
    Just for Fun

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