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mitochondria are the powerhouse of the cell even in some cases without dna
Mitochondria are the powerhouse of the cell. Even, in some cases, without DNA. https://t.co/f5ors5hva9
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magnetic qualities may have helped these stone figures appear as power players as states emerged
Magnetic qualities may have helped these stone figures appear as power players as states emerged. https://t.co/YAAJmp0JYi
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amazonian hunter gatherers go way back in time
Amazonian hunter-gatherers go way back in time. https://t.co/10fgVZz5DX
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trichomonas invades the vagina and penis but the immune systems neutrophils fight back it s a complicated figh
Trichomonas invades the vagina and penis, but the immune system’s neutrophils fight back. It's a complicated fight. #longreads
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xenon 124s half life is 18000000000000000000000 years thats 1 trillion times the age of the universe
Xenon-124’s half-life is 18,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 years. That’s 1 trillion times the age of the universe. https://t.co/eZLADRCBjq
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just using the brain it is possible to decode speech
“Just using the brain, it is possible to decode speech.” https://t.co/9woyQQ9aVM
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caroline criado perezs invisible women argues a gaping gender data gap costs women their health and their live
Caroline Criado Perez’s “Invisible Women” argues a gaping gender data gap costs women their health — and their lives. https://t.co/8IKIcIiZLE
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in the past two decades black neighborhoods have begun gentrifying faster than nonblack neighborhoods immigran
In the past two decades, black neighborhoods have begun gentrifying faster than nonblack neighborhoods. Immigrants appear to be behind that shift. https://t.co/SFEPZFGMQj
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knowing the best way to measure black holes masses boosts confidence in black hole simulations
Knowing the best way to measure black holes’ masses boosts confidence in black hole simulations. https://t.co/ZgZ9FQJXvS
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on april 6 the mars insight landers seismometer recorded a short series of howls grumbles and pings one of tho
On April 6, the Mars InSight lander’s seismometer recorded a short series of howls, grumbles and pings. One of those sounds — a grumble — is probably a Marsquake. https://t.co/cxcMT1lSa4
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here it is the first picture of a black hole ehtblackhole
Here it is: The first picture of a black hole! #EHTBlackHole
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this is what a black hole looks like ehtblackhole
This is what a black hole looks like. #EHTBlackHole https://t.co/uwNTrsEqUq
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this robot can do push ups it even sweats to keep the motors of its muscles cool
This robot can do push-ups. It even 'sweats' to keep the motors of its muscles cool. https://t.co/EWtDZ6y8ye
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in 1967 jocelyn bell burnell then a graduate student discovered pulsars the discovery garnered a nobel prize j
#OTD in 1967, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, then a graduate student, discovered pulsars. The discovery garnered a Nobel Prize just six years after it was announced in 1968 — but Burnell's supervisor got the prize instead of her. #PulsarWeek
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happy 76th birthday to the world s most famous living physicist stephen hawking
Happy 76th birthday to the world's most famous living physicist, Stephen Hawking!
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for the first time scientists have made 2 deoxyribose the sugar that makes up the backbone of dna under cosmic
For the first time, scientists have made 2-deoxyribose, the sugar that makes up the backbone of DNA, under cosmic conditions in the lab by blasting ice with radiation. https://t.co/6FOO6bzVhG
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stephen hawking would have turned 77 today he was a black hole whisperer who divined the secrets of the univer
Stephen Hawking would have turned 77 today. He was a black hole whisperer who divined the secrets of the universe’s most inscrutable objects, left a legacy of cosmological puzzles sparked by his work, and inspired a generation of scientists. https://t.co/VK6oAQyt7t
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once people know how little the us spends on science they support more federal funding for it
Once people know how little the U.S. spends on science, they support more federal funding for it: https://t.co/nMGhG7xTiP
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black holes don t look like anything depicted here but thanks to the event horizon telescope we re about to fi
Black holes don't look like anything depicted here. But thanks to the Event Horizon Telescope, we're about to find out what they actually look like. https://t.co/LA3p9EPudw
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the seventh row of the periodic table is officially full
The seventh row of the periodic table is officially full: https://t.co/s4sw02ESlA
Total(1) => 0.022779941558838 f_f_QM(2) => 0.00077581405639648 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.020227909088135 f_f_dT(20) => 0.019788026809692