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Bacteria develop resistance to antibiotics

One of the greatest medical achievements of all time is considered to be the discovery and isolation of antibiotics. The...

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Observatory Corner: Nov. 8

This week the observatory will be open during clear weather from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The weather ap...

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Observatory Corner: Nov. 1

This week the observatory will be open during clear weather from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The weather ap...

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Sleep cleanses the brain of toxins

Sleep is considered a universal need among humans, which has suggested that it serves some kind of vital purpose. That p...

Photo courtesy Iris Pena Palma.
Observatory Corner: Oct. 25

This week the observatory will be open during clear weather from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The weather lo...

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Colony collapse clue: exhaust confuses honeybees’ sense of smell

It seems that the ongoing phenomenon of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), which has been affecting North America’s honey...

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Report says climate change hurting ocean life

A new report from the International Programme on the State of the Ocean (IPSO) warns that human activity is accelerating...

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IPCC report reveals strong evidence for human-caused climate change

The UN’s Climate Panel released a new, extensive report on Friday (Sept. 27), the fifth in a continuing series of clim...

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Curiosity uncovers surprising amount water in Martian soil

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has found water on Mars. Analysis by the rover Curiosity reveal...

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Valve announces SteamOS

On Monday, Sept. 23, Valve announced the impending release of SteamOS, an operating system that will deliver the ability...