Marlowe Hood
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Elusive molecule, first in Universe, detected in space
by Marlowe Hood - April 19, 2019 - 12:41pm
In the beginning, more than 13 billion years ago, the Universe was an undifferentiated soup of three simple, single-atom elements. 
For its health and yours, keep the cat indoors
by Marlowe Hood - April 17, 2019 - 11:38am
At least one running argument among cat lovers is now over: Whiskers, Lucy and Tigger are definitely better off staying indoors, scientists reported Wednesday.
Privacy curtains could be reservoir of deadly bacteria, study says
by Marlowe Hood - April 14, 2019 - 2:16pm
Hard-to-clean privacy curtains in hospitals and nursing homes worldwide may be contaminated with deadly drug-resistant bugs, according to findings to be presented Saturday at an infectious diseases conference.
Scientists set to reveal first true image of black hole
by Marlowe Hood - April 10, 2019 - 2:02pm
The world is finally about to see a black hole—not an artist's impression or a computer-generated likeness, but the real thing.
Scientists set to unveil first picture of a black hole
by Marlowe Hood - April 6, 2019 - 12:43pm
The world, it seems, is soon to see the first picture of a black hole.
Many sharks closer to extinction than feared — Red List
by Marlowe Hood - March 25, 2019 - 10:23am
Human appetites are pushing makos and other iconic sharks to the brink of extinction, scientists warned in a new assessment of the apex predator's conservation status.  
Human diet causing 'catastrophic' damage to planet — study
by Marlowe Hood - January 17, 2019 - 8:19am
"We can no longer feed our population a healthy diet while balancing planetary resources," said The Lancet editor-in-chief Richard Horton. 
UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos
by Marlowe Hood - October 8, 2018 - 9:24am
Avoiding global climate chaos will require a major transformation of society and the world economy that is "unprecedented in scale," the UN said Monday in a landmark report that warns time is running out to avert...
Indonesia tsunami worsened by shape of Palu bay: scientists
by Marlowe Hood - October 2, 2018 - 11:07am
The tsunami that ravaged the Indonesian city of Palu was outsized compared to the earthquake that spawned it, but other factors —including a long, narrow bay—conspired to create monster waves, scientists...
Early humans in the Philippines 700,000 years ago: study
by Marlowe Hood - May 3, 2018 - 8:08am
Were the early humans roaming east Asia more than half-a-million years ago clever enough to build sea-faring watercraft and curious enough to cross a vast expanse of open sea?
2 degrees Celsius cap on global warming won't save Arctic sea ice: studies
by Marlowe Hood - April 3, 2018 - 9:51am
Holding the line at 1.5 C, however, would make a huge difference, according to two separate studies published in the journal Nature Climate Change.
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