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Less active species can live longer, study suggests

Often, we are "the survivor of the fittest" as a concept against different life scenarios, whether it's health, sport or business. The thought is true for most cases, but if we are to consider the real survival of some animal species, the chances are that the nicest ones are more likely to live longer. This is a group of researchers …

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Most popular exotic pets are likely to be dumped in nature • Earth.com

A new study from Rutgers University has found that the most popular exotic domestic animals are also most likely to be released into nature. The research brings new light on how exotic animal trade has become an important contributor to the introduction of reptiles and amphibians in non-native areas where they can do a lot of damage. The team identified …

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Is confirmed on the moon; can help future space missions

Researchers using a NASA tool discovered evidence of ice in three areas of the moon, a result that could help future moon landings. Using the NASA's Moon Mineralogy Folders (M3) instrument, the research group identified three areas, mostly within craters at the poles, where water is located. M3, launched in 2008 on the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, can directly measure the difference …

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NASA boss excited about the opportunity to utilize water on the moon

(Reuters) – NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine has a vision for renewed and "sustainable" human exploration of the moon, and he quotes the existence of water on the moon as a key to the chances of success. PHOTO PHOTO: NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine (L) makes comments as the US Strategic Command Commander Gen. John Hyten is listening to the subcommittee's joint …

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Rare soil elements are crucial to modern society. So, what are they?

These rare earths are used as trace elements to determine which parts of a water animal that eradicate. Clockwise from the top center: praseodymium, cerium, lanthanum, neodymium, samarium and gadolinium. (Credit: Peggy Greb, US Department of Agriculture) Most Americans use rare earths every day – without knowing it or knowing anything about what they do. It can change, as these …

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