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Entries by David Freeman from 05/2012

Human Evolution Isn't Over, New Research Shows

Posted 05.01.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 04/30/2012 03:11 PM EDT on LiveScience Natural forces of evolution still continue to shape hu...

Good Boss Study Suggests Guilt Is Key Ingredient

Posted 05.01.2012 | Science

By: Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor Published: 05/01/2012 06:14 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily People who tend to feel guilty make some ...

Religious People Less Driven By Compassion Than Are Atheists And Agnostics, Study Says

Posted 05.01.2012 | Science

By: LiveScience Staff Published: 05/01/2012 12:11 PM EDT on LiveScience Atheists and agnostics are more driven by compassion to help others than a...

Dinosaur Extinction Didn't Come Abruptly For All Species, Study Says

Posted 05.02.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 05/01/2012 11:04 AM EDT on LiveScience Some dinosaur species were declining long before ...

Black Hole X-Ray Burst From M83 Galaxy Spied By NASA Chandra Observatory

Posted 05.02.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 05/02/2012 07:13 AM EDT on SPACE.com A NASA space telescope has detected an incredible energy burst from a distan...

'Supermoon,' Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower To Attract Skywatchers On May 5, 2012

Posted 05.03.2012 | Science

Be sure to tweet us your supermoon pics at @HuffPostScience, hashtag #supermoon! We'll be collecting user submissions from all over, and yours may be ...

Deborah Szekely

| Posted 05.03.2012 | Fifty

Deborah Szekely looks good or 90. Heck, she looks good for 50 -- and she says she doesn't feel any different now than she did decades ago.

San Juan Capistrano Swallows: Love Song Soundtrack Lures Birds Back To Historic Calif. Mission

Posted 05.03.2012 | Science

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. -- Reminders of the legend of the swallows are everywhere within the grounds of the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano: ...

Racist Babies? Nine-Month-Olds Show Bias When Looking At Faces, Study Shows

Posted 05.04.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/04/2012 09:51 AM EDT on LiveScience Adults have more difficulty recognizing faces that ...

Supermoon Photos 2012: Pictures Snapped By Skywatchers All Over (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 05.05.2012 | Science

Supermoon Saturday has come and gone. But supermoon photos are still here for those who missed seeing the dazzling lunar display in person and those w...

Supermoon Wows Skywatchers Worldwide (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 05.07.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 05/06/2012 10:06 AM EDT on SPACE.com The biggest full moon of the year, a so-called "supermoon," rose into ...

Monster Sunspot Group AR 1476 Threaten Solar Flares Of High Intensity

Posted 05.08.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 05/08/2012 10:39 AM EDT on SPACE.com An enormous sunspot group has taken shape on the surface of the sun, hinting that ...

Supermoon: ISS Photos From Space Show 'Squashed' Moon (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 05.08.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 05/08/2012 12:42 PM EDT on SPACE.com Skywatchers on Earth weren't the only ones dazzled by the so-called weekend &quo...

Light From Super Earth 55 Cancri E Detected, An Astronomical First

Posted 05.09.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 05/08/2012 05:59 PM EDT on SPACE.com Light from an alien "super-Earth" twice the size of our own Earth has ...

Guam Snakes Being Fought With Poisoned Mice Parachuted In From Helicopters

Posted 05.09.2012 | Science

Brown tree snakes in Guam have wildlife officials there seeing red. That's why the officials are air-dropping poisoned mice as a lethal treat for the ...

Mars Rover Opportunity On Move After Surviving Martian Winter

Posted 05.09.2012 | Science

PASADENA, Calif. -- The Mars rover Opportunity is on the go again. After spending nearly five months conducting experiments in one spot, the NASA rov...

Maya Painting At Xultun, Guatemala: Glyphs Describe Mayan Calendar But Not End Of World (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.10.2012 | Science

"For the first time we get to see what may be actual records kept by a scribe, whose job was to be official record keeper of a Maya community. It's li...

Solar Flare: Monster Sunspot Fires Off M-Class Sun Storm

Posted 05.11.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 05/11/2012 11:35 AM EDT on SPACE.com A huge sunspot that dwarfs the Earth is unleashing a series of powerful solar fl...

Brittle Star Walks Like Human, Ophiocoma Echinata VIDEO Shows

Posted 05.11.2012 | Science

The blunt-spined brittle star (Ophiocoma echinata) doesn't let five limbs prevent it from walking like a human being. This starfish cousin is radi...

Dead Satellite Envisat May Be Space Junk for 150 Years

Posted 05.12.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 05/11/2012 11:35 AM EDT on SPACE.com An enormous Earth-observing satellite that was officially declared dead in space W...

Space Station Crew To Launch Toward ISS Tonight After Weeks Of Delays

Posted 05.14.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 05/14/2012 07:47 AM EDT on SPACE.com Three astronauts are finally ready to blast off toward the International Space Sta...

Solar Eclipse 2012: 'Ring Of Fire' Set To Appear May 20

Posted 05.14.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 05/14/2012 10:19 AM EDT on SPACE.com Skywatchers in East Asia and the western United States should circle Sunday (May 2...

SpaceX ISS Mission Launch Now Set For May 19

Posted 05.14.2012 | Science

After a series of delays, the long-awaited SpaceX-ISS mission is now scheduled for May 19. If all goes according to plan, the first privately fund...

Manta Rays' Secrets Revealed By Satellite Tracking Study Of Manta Birostris

Posted 05.14.2012 | Science

By: LiveScience Staff Published: 05/12/2012 04:43 PM EDT on LiveScience Very little is known about giant manta rays, fish up to 25 feet wide tha...

Earth, Asteroid 2012 JU Come Within 119,000 Miles Of Each Other

Posted 05.14.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 05/14/2012 02:41 PM EDT on SPACE.com An asteroid the size of a school bus gave Earth a close shave yesterday (May 13), ...