Archive | December 2015

NASA looks at deadly weather over the US

IMAGE: GPM data was used to create this color enhanced 3-D slice through a line of storms on Dec. 23, 2015 that spawned tornadoes in Mississippi.
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Credit: Credits: NASA/JAXA/SSAI, Hal Pierce

NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM mission co…
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NASA looks at deadly weather over the US

IMAGE: GPM data was used to create this color enhanced 3-D slice through a line of storms on Dec. 23, 2015 that spawned tornadoes in Mississippi.
view more
Credit: Credits: NASA/JAXA/SSAI, Hal Pierce

NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM mission co…
Source: NASA looks at deadly weather over the US

Reptile fossils offer clues about elevation history of Andes Mountains

On an arid plateau in the Andes Mountains of southern Bolivia, a Case Western Reserve University researcher flagged what turned out to be the fossil remains of a tortoise nearly five feet long — a find indicating this highland was likely less than a kilometer above sea l…
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Reptile fossils offer clues about elevation history of Andes Mountains

On an arid plateau in the Andes Mountains of southern Bolivia, a Case Western Reserve University researcher flagged what turned out to be the fossil remains of a tortoise nearly five feet long — a find indicating this highland was likely less than a kilometer above sea l…
Source: Reptile fossils offer clues about elevation history of Andes Mountains

Gene-editing technique heals mice with muscular dystrophy

Washington (AFP) – Researchers have succeeded for the first time in reversing a degenerative illness in mice, using a revolutionary gene-editing technique that one day may help cure similar diseases in humans.
Three studies published Thursday in the journal S…
Source: Gene-editing technique heals mice with muscular dystrophy

Gene-editing technique heals mice with muscular dystrophy

Washington (AFP) – Researchers have succeeded for the first time in reversing a degenerative illness in mice, using a revolutionary gene-editing technique that one day may help cure similar diseases in humans.
Three studies published Thursday in the journal S…
Source: Gene-editing technique heals mice with muscular dystrophy

Mysterious Syndrome Can Cause People to Become ‘Drunk’ Without Drinking

The baffling case of a woman who was arrested for DWI without drinking has spotlighted a rare condition called “Auto-Brewery” syndrome, where the digestive system becomes its own tiny brewery.

The woman was able to get the charges dismissed after her lawyer presented …
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