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Scientists find way to pull electricity out of humidity in air - study

With nearly any material and in any location, the device can use humidity in the air to generate electricity.

How does Jupiter appear in different colors?

Magnetic oscillations produce the different colored bands and interact with the massive storms on Jupiter's surface.

'Morning people' happier, more religious than 'night owls' - study

The study doesn’t relate to specific religions such as Judaism, but one can guess that Jews who must get up early for the daily Shacharit morning services must be morning larks and religious.

Gulls choose what to eat by imitating humans - study

The researchers chose to study the behavior of herring gulls which are one of few species that thrive in anthropogenic landscapes, meaning they are very familiar with humans.

NASA spacecraft documents how Jupiter's lightning resembles Earth's

Lightning is the most powerful naturally occurring electrical source on Earth.


NASA scientists study Uranus, find polar cyclone - study

Using the Very Large Array, the NASA scientists were able to get a closer look at Uranus and found that it too, like every other planet with enough atmosphere, has cyclones.


Shocking: Pictures of Ben Franklin's kite experiment make major error - study

When looking at paintings that illustrated Benjamin Franklin's scientific experiment, with the kite and key and electricity, a crucial error can be noted that can mislead viewers.

Dinosaurs could understand other visual perspectives, viewpoints - study

If true, this research challenges a long-accepted belief that higher-level intelligence first originated in mammals long after the dinosaurs went extinct. 

Israel's Reichman U. launches molecular biology, engineering institute

The Scojen Institute will engage in basic and applied research on various topics in the field of synthetic biology and related fields in state-of-the-art research laboratories.

Asteroid the size of 20 bald eagles to pass close to Earth Monday - NASA

Asteroid 2023 JK3 is set to pass the closest out of the four asteroids flying by Earth on May 22 and is roughly as wide as the wingspan of 20 bald eagles.

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