Jamie Mullick

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Science in 140 characters: What scientists are tweeting about

No birdbrains @CT_Bergstrom Carl Bergstrom, Biologist The ABILITY to plan for the future is generally thought to be one of the skills that set humans apart from animals. However, according to a recent article tweeted by biologist Carl Bergstrom, ravens have shown evidence that they may the first non-primate that plans for future events. The […]

What scientists are tweeting about: The bright side

According to an article written and tweeted by astronomer Katie Mack, the latest data seems to hint that black holes may form an essential part of the formation of galaxies.

Coloured perceptions

A study found that rhesus macaques (the common monkey in north India) almost constantly refused food from researchers wearing red but gladly accepted food from scientists in blue or green.

Centrepiece of Mosul’s heritage, Grand Mosque was an obvious target

The IS, which has lost large swathes of land over the past year, perhaps did not want to lose the structure, where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had declared his so-called “caliphate” in 2014. Seeing the Iraqi flag over the minaret would have been a major moral blow for the group’s supporters.

(Not) in name alone: Why Athens objects to Skopje in EU, NATO

In 2004, over 13 years after its independence from Yugoslavia, the Republic of Macedonia had submitted its application for membership of the EU. The EU accepted the application in 2005, but Greece objected saying Macedonia’s name implied a territorial claim on the northernmost Greek province of the same name.

Chemical agents: What they are, what they do, how they’re regulated

Among the most commonly used chemical weapons are mustard gas, phosgene, chlorine, and the nerve agents Sarin and VX.

Why Norway is discarding FM for digital radio

It’s the biggest change in radio technology since the shift from AM to FM. What will be different?

Science in 140 characters: What scientists are tweeting about

It started when a user on Reddit said he used to work in a rental store where he would watch Shazaam, according to an article tweeted by physicist Sean Carroll.

Science in 140 characters: Google goes green

What scientists are tweeting about.

Science in 140 characters

What scientists are tweeting about.

Science in 140 characters: Language of sound

What scientists are tweeting about

Science In 140 characters

Swedish researchers have estimate that by 2050, the weight of all the plastic in the ocean will be around 850-900 million tonnes.

Science in 140 characters: What scientists are tweeting about

Astronomer and science writer Phil Plait discussed the feasibility of Musk’s grand scheme in an article, which he then tweeted.

Conflict watch: From Syria to Afghanistan, all you need to know about the week that was

Planes flattened buildings as more than 250,000 civilians remain trapped in the besieged opposition sector.

Science in 140 characters

What scientists are tweeting about.

Science in 140 characters

At the height of the Cold War, on May 23, 1967, the United States faced a “jamming” of all radar and radio communications, which it assumed was a Soviet attack.

Science in 140 characters: What scientists are tweeting about

Though the idea seems ambitious, ESA believes the science is sound and it should work.

Science in 140 characters: What scientists are tweeting about

No planet has captured the imagination like Mars. From Mangalyaan to Curiosity to Opportunity, countless missions have been sent to the Red Planet.

Science in 140 characters: All aboard the microbe train?

Hubble has now been positioned to take more photos of Jupiter. NASA says it will be able to create spectacular videos of the progression of the auroras.

Science in 140 characters: What scientists are tweeting about

No one thinks they’re going to kill the person they’re fighting with just one punch, but it is a common enough occurrence.

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