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‘Theory of Everything’ Poster Unveiled for Stephen Hawking Biopic

A new poster for a Stephen Hawking biopic set for release later this year celebrates the love and scientific theories of one of the most well known cosmologists ever. The “Theory of Everything” poster shows Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) and … Continue reading

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‘Theory of Everything’ Poster Unveiled for Stephen Hawking Biopic

A new poster for a Stephen Hawking biopic set for release later this year celebrates the love and scientific theories of one of the most well known cosmologists ever. The “Theory of Everything” poster shows Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) and … Continue reading

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The Surprising Reason Hummingbirds Love Sweets

Nectar-slurping hummingbirds clearly ­have a taste for sweets — but they shouldn’t. Like all other birds, they lack sweet-taste receptors on their palates and long tongues, so in theory, they should be immune to the temptations of sugary foods. However, … Continue reading

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The Surprising Reason Hummingbirds Love Sweets

Nectar-slurping hummingbirds clearly ­have a taste for sweets — but they shouldn’t. Like all other birds, they lack sweet-taste receptors on their palates and long tongues, so in theory, they should be immune to the temptations of sugary foods. However, … Continue reading

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Sickly Coral Reefs Fail the Smell Test

Young corals and fish in the Pacific Ocean can smell a bad neighborhood. When looking for a place to settle down, these animals use chemical cues to avoid reefs that are littered with seaweed and flock to healthy habitats instead, … Continue reading

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Sickly Coral Reefs Fail the Smell Test

Young corals and fish in the Pacific Ocean can smell a bad neighborhood. When looking for a place to settle down, these animals use chemical cues to avoid reefs that are littered with seaweed and flock to healthy habitats instead, … Continue reading

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Earth’s Eastern Hemisphere Stuns in Photo from Space

Earth’s biggest spy may be NASA, as its satellites trek around the blue planet snapping gorgeous views and collecting gobs of data. The Earth-orbiting Suomi NPP satellite, launched on Oct. 28, 2011, is no exception, as the instrument-clad orbiter has … Continue reading

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Earth’s Eastern Hemisphere Stuns in Photo from Space

Earth’s biggest spy may be NASA, as its satellites trek around the blue planet snapping gorgeous views and collecting gobs of data. The Earth-orbiting Suomi NPP satellite, launched on Oct. 28, 2011, is no exception, as the instrument-clad orbiter has … Continue reading

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State agency commits $2.5M to UMass Amherst for research on renewable energy

The state’s energy and environmental affairs department has committed $2.5 million to UMass Amherst in an endowment that will pay for a professor who will focus on renewable energy. Mary Moore Reporter- Boston Business Journal Email  |  Twitter The state … Continue reading

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State agency commits $2.5M to UMass Amherst for research on renewable energy

The state’s energy and environmental affairs department has committed $2.5 million to UMass Amherst in an endowment that will pay for a professor who will focus on renewable energy. Mary Moore Reporter- Boston Business Journal Email  |  Twitter The state … Continue reading

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