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Signs Changing Fast for Voyager at Solar System Edge


Two of three key signs of changes expected to occur at the boundary of interstellar space have changed faster than at any other time in the last seven years, according to new data from NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft. ...
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Turning White Fat Into Energy-Burning Brown Fat: Hope for New Obesity and Diabetes Treatments

Medical researchers have identified a mechanism that can give energy-storing white fat some of the beneficial characteristics of energy-burning brown fat. The findings, based on studies of mice ...
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Zoologger: colour tricks help put a cuckoo in the nest

Unlike most birds, female cuckoos come in different colours – it's all part of a strategy to avoid raising their own chicks...
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Predatory beetles eavesdrop on ants' chemical conversations to find best egg-laying sites

Predatory beetles can detect the unique alarm signal released by ants that are under attack by parasitic flies, and the beetles use those overheard conversations to guide their search for safe egg-laying sites on coffee bushes. ...
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Nov. 16. “Reaching for the Heavens: The Vatican Observatory,” Chicago, IL. Speaker: Fr. George V. Coyne, President of the Vatican Observatory Foundation & Director Emeritus of the Vatican Observatory. Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr., 7:30–9:00 p.m. Details. Expected to be available on line some time after the presentation.


Nov. 17. Science and Spirit Conference, Graduate Theological Union Library, Berkeley, CA, 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by Center for Theology & the Natural Sciences (CTNS). Details.


Nov. 17. “Human Biology and Spiritual Reality,” Cambridge, MA. Sponsors: The Veritas Forum & The Trinity Forum. Speaker: William Hurlbut. Harvard U., Sever Hall 113, 8:00 p.m. Details and Questions.


Nov. 18. "Religion and Science in Modern America," Berkeley, CA. Public Forum with Edward Davis, sponsored by Center for Theology & the Natural Sciences (CTNS). Tucson Room, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA, 4:00 pm. Details.  


Nov. 18–20. Bible and Archaeology Fest, sponsored by Biblical Archaeology Review, San Francisco, CA. Information.


Nov. 19. Science and Religion Hospitality Event at the American Academy of Religion (AAR) Conference, San Francisco, CA. Sponsors: CTNS, IRAS and ZCRS. 7:00–10:00 p.m. Details.


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