Weekly science report 19Aug12

Weekly science report 19Aug12

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#1 Aug 19, 2012
Paleontology, Evolution and Prehistoric Studies

Building blocks of life came from deep Earth
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-blocks-life-deep...

Can the Olympics really provide a lesson about dinosaurs?
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/lost-worlds...

Prehistoric Shark Species Found in Ariz.
http://news.discovery.com/animals/prehistoric...

Generation Gaps Suggest Ancient Human-Ape Split
http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2012/08...

Peking Man World Heritage Site Among 160 Sites Damaged in Beijing Floods
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/june-201...

Remaking History: A New Take On How Evolution Has Shaped Modern Europeans
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/...

Was Narmada valley the centre of human evolution?
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2...

Did humans and Neanderthals 'do it'? Some experts doubt it
http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/13...

Extinct Sea Creatures Got the Bends, Fossils Suggest
http://news.yahoo.com/extinct-sea-creatures-g...

Stone Age skull-smashers spark a cultural mystery
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg2152878...

Bias in the fossil record
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/lost-worlds...

Ancient Tech Helped People Survive Global Warming
http://www.livescience.com/22418-ancient-tech...

Archaeologists claim objects are earliest 'matches'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment...

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#2 Aug 19, 2012
History

CIA declassifies spy satellite saga with a deep-sea twist
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48621681/ns/techn...

A Real-Life Jaws off the Jersey Shore, in 1916
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/201...

Legendary 'creation site' discovered by Lower Elwha Klallam tribe
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/201...

'I looked for him but God must have been on holiday': Last living survivors of Treblinka death camp speak of unimaginable horrors
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-21869...

Going Nuclear Over the Pacific
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2012/...

Technology to the rescue for ancient Japanese culture
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archi...

Scottish people's DNA study could 'rewrite nation's history'
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/aug/15/scot...

Renaissance Women Fought Men, and Won
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/...

Italian Company Makes Hitler Wine
http://www.delish.com/food/recalls-reviews/it...

Wait, we don't have a Tesla museum? Let's build one!
http://dvice.com/archives/2012/08/wait-we-don...

Megayacht's mission to uncover WWII battle cruiser's final moments
http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/15/world/europe/hm...

Fort Sill Apache Tribal Chairman Jeff Houser Talks About Past and Future Challenges
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/201...

Wisconsin Tribes Struggle to Save Their Brothers the Wolves from Sanctioned Hunt
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/201...

Sacred Sites Hearings Begin with Concerns over Renewable Energy Projects
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/201...

UNPFII Chairman, Grand Chief Edward John Discusses the Power of Indigenous Storytelling
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/201...

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#3 Aug 19, 2012
History continued.

The astonishing 2,500 year old tattoos of a Siberian princess, and how they reveal little has changed in the way we decorate our bodies
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/articl...

Listed by Stasi as killed in attempted escape from East Germany -- but alive all along
http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/14...

Australia's highest court blocks extradition of Nazi war crime suspect
http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/15/world/asia/aust...

Betty Smithey, longest-serving female prison inmate, released
http://news.yahoo.com/betty-smithey-longest-s...

Robert Pattinson set to play Lawrence of Arabia
http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/movie-talk/robe...

In fast-changing India, preserving what came before
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/in-fast-c...

Ramadan TV show stirs argument across Arab world
http://news.yahoo.com/ramadan-tv-show-stirs-a...

Pieces of Amelia Earhart's Plane Located?
http://news.discovery.com/history/amelia-earh...

Da Vinci painted himself into Last Supper?
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/scien...

112 Years Later, Sioux Indian Is Freed From an Unmarked Grave
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/17/nyregion/11...

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#5 Aug 19, 2012
Egyptology

Climate and Drought Lessons from Ancient Egypt
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/...


General Science

Bendable battery and LED make up the first functional all-flexible electronic system
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-bendable-battery...

DARPA's floating CAAT tankboat-thing takes to the water
http://dvice.com/archives/2012/08/watch-darpa...

World's most powerful X-ray laser beam refined to scalpel precision
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-world-powerful-x...

New remote warfare: Smaller, better, deadlier?
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg2152877...

Hector: Robotic Assistance for the Elderly
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jenniferhicks/201...

Unmanned U.S. military hypersonic craft fails
http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/story/2...

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#6 Aug 19, 2012
Physics, Earth and Space Sciences

Quad 51: Name of Mars base evokes rich parallels on Earth
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/space/st...

7 Tools Curiosity Will Use on Mars
http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/space...

Dutch reality show to offer one-way tickets to Mars
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-dutch-reality-on...

So You Landed On Mars. Now What?
http://www.npr.org/2012/08/10/158515499/so-yo...

Mars panorama shows Curiosity's prime target
http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/09/us/mars-curiosi...

What we've done on Mars, and what's next
http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/11/tech/innovation...

Search for life will shape future Mars missions
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57492067/...

LHC experiments bring new insight into matter of the primordial universe
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-lhc-insight-prim...

Australia creates world's first continental-scale mineral maps
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-0...

Super-fast solar flare spotted by NASA satellite
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57493535/...

System could warn of solar storms
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment...

What's Uwingu? Space funding venture isn't just for space fans
http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/15... |utmccn=(referral)|utmcmd=refe rral|utmcct=/&__utmv=23814 5375.|8=Earned%20By=msnbc%7Cte chnology%20%26%20science=1^12= Landing%20Content=Mixed=1^13=L anding%20Hostname=www.msnbc.ms n.com=1^30=Visit%20Type%20to%2 0Content=Earned%20to%20Mixed=1 &__utmk=168906466

Living Earth Simulator to seek planet's future in its data
http://www.futureoftech.msnbc.msn.com/technol...

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#7 Aug 19, 2012
Physics continued.

Mars fans make viral video
http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/15... |utmccn=(referral)|utmcmd=refe rral|utmcct=/&__utmv=23814 5375.|8=Earned%20By=msnbc%7Cte chnology%20%26%20science=1^12= Landing%20Content=Mixed=1^13=L anding%20Hostname=www.msnbc.ms n.com=1^30=Visit%20Type%20to%2 0Content=Internal%20to%20Mixed =1&__utmk=262360399

NASA's Dawn spacecraft hits snag before trip to next asteroid
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48682135/ns/techn...

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spectrometer detects helium in Moon's atmosphere
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-lunar-reconnaiss...

LHC primordial matter is hottest stuff ever made
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22173-l...

XCOR Lynx: Don't sleep on the Space Corvette
http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/space...

Why Are People Not on Mars?
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_scie...

Aliens in the oceans -- searching for life on the moons of Jupiter
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/14/opinion/lif...

NASA Names New Chief Astronaut
http://news.yahoo.com/nasa-names-chief-astron...

Obama to NASA experts:'Let me know if you find Martians'
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/obama-nasa-experts-l...

Mars rover team faces the masses
http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/16...

The Soviets' First Space 'Rendezvous'
http://news.discovery.com/space/remembering-t...

35 years later, humans respond to 'Wow' signal — on Twitter
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48703769/ns/techn...

ChemCam laser sets its sights on first Martian target
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-chemcam-laser-si...

The Sun's almost perfectly round shape baffles scientists
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-sun-perfectly-ba...

MIT-developed 'microthrusters' could propel small satellites
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-mit-developed-mi...

Is space mining really feasible?
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22116-i...

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#10 Aug 19, 2012
Other

Underwater Torpedo Adopted By a Group of Traveling Mammals
http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2012/08/11/...

Maldives floating island masterplan tests the waters
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-maldives-island-...

At US airports, smiling 'avatars' to help travelers
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/scien...

Producer Tony DeRosa-Grund Secures Footage of the Amityville Horrors (Exclusive)
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/amityvi...

Scientists Finally Conclude Nonhuman Animals Are Conscious Beings
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/animal-em...

Move Over, Lasers: Masers Now Work at Room Temperature
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/201...

Only Humans Care about Fairness
http://news.discovery.com/animals/humans-may-...

Yesterday’s Tomorrows: How a Smithsonian Exhibit I Never Saw Changed My Life
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/paleofuture/2...

Since: Jan 10

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#11 Aug 19, 2012
Continued

How Science Takes Us Past Today’s Boundaries
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm...

Conspiracy Theorists: UFO Over Antarctica?
http://news.yahoo.com/conspiracy-theorists-uf...

What Are the Limits of Human Survival?
http://news.yahoo.com/limits-human-survival-1...


Additional Informational

New York Underground
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/nyundergrou...

Pictures: Death-Cult Mummies Inspired by Desert Conditions?
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/...

What’s Next for NASA? 10 Wild Newly Funded Projects
http://techland.time.com/2012/08/13/whats-nex...

Holocaust Survivors' Reflections and Hopes for the Future Podcast
http://www.ushmm.org/museum/publicprograms/pr...

Pictures: Floating Cities of the Future
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/...

Sea Monsters
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2005/12/sea...

Interview with Robert Bauval
http://www.theunexplained.tv/media/theunexpla...

5 Wild Weather Control Ideas
http://www.innovationnewsdaily.com/1488-wild-...

The Tech We'll Need to Mine Asteroids
http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/space...

Since: Jan 10

ishmael.org

#12 Aug 19, 2012
Courtesy Steve Detwiler
Hancock.com
LFGaloot

Little Falls, NY

#13 Aug 20, 2012
Thank you.

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