Articles by Gabrielle Jonas

Meet T. Rex's Little Cousin
Meet T. Rex’s New Pygmy Cousin: 'Nanuqsaurus Hoglundi,' Who Roamed The Arctic
Mar 12, 2014 16:59 PM E
For A Relative of the T. Rex,, Smaller Stature May Have Been Its Saving Grace in the Higher Latitudes
The LIfe-Giving Power of Volcanic Steam
Now There's An Upside To Live Volcanos: They Kept Animals From Freezing During The Ice Age
Mar 11, 2014 09:13 AM E
The heat and steam from volcanoes in Antarctica 20,000 years ago kept animals and mosses sheltered from the frigid temperatures of the Ice Age.
Whole Town Centers, Cities and Monuments May End Up Submerged
Sea-Level Rise Could Flood 7% of World's Populated Regions, Threatens Cultural Heritage Sites Like Statue Of Liberty
Mar 07, 2014 11:48 AM E
If global warming continues to melt glacial ice, 136 of the world's cultural centers, including the Statue of Liberty, may be submerged in two thousand years.
Black Bears in Yosemite Are Back to Eating Bear Food
Yosemite Bears Reverting Back To 1915 Natural Diet, Thanks To Government Funds To Keep Bears At A Distance
Mar 05, 2014 15:11 PM E
When access to human campfire food was denied, black bears in a U.S. national park came to rely more on their own diets of grass and berries.
Head Injury: With or Without a Football Helmet, It's Almost the Same
Football Helmets, Intended To Prevent Concussions, Protect Brain Only 20 Percent Better Than Wearing Nothing At All
Feb 19, 2014 12:14 PM E
Lead researcher urges football helmet industry not to "put its head in the sand."
One Swab of a Cheek Can Uncover Centuries of Racial Identity
What is Scientific Racism? ID by Genome Could Lead To "Race-Specific" Education
Feb 14, 2014 15:17 PM E
An anthropologist addressing the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science said Friday that classification of students by genetic potential is looming in the future.
Natural Gas Infrastructure in the U.S. and Canada is LeakierThan  EPA Expected
Methane Gas Emissions in North America More Dire Than Thought: Hundreds of Studies Find EPA Erred
Feb 13, 2014 15:33 PM E
The gas infrastructure of the U.S. and Canada has spots that are emitting more than their fair share of greenhouse gases -- but could be easily fixed.
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Nanobots Can Now Enter Human Cell With Help Of Sound Waves, Offering Hope For Guided Missile Attacks On Cancer
Feb 12, 2014 15:47 PM E
Chemists can now remotely steer microscopic inside live human cells , launching the second generation of nanobots, getting closer to their goal of being able to destroy cancer cell by cell.
A Lot Can Change in 18 Centuries, Like Going From Printing in Ink to Living Cells
New Method of 3D Cell Printing Ups Brain Cell Survival Rate: What Is Block-Cell Printing?
Feb 11, 2014 17:39 PM E
Using just a bunch of silicone molds, and a syringe, researchers in Houston were able to "print" out brain cells and breast cancer cells with greater accuracy than high-tech ink-jet printers can.
An Ion May One Day Be Powering Your Car Or Your Refrigerator
One-Atom Engine World's Smallest: Could It Be More Efficient Than One Running On Four Cylinders?
Feb 04, 2014 17:22 PM E
A German physicist has envisioned an engine that generates energy by squeezing an ion until it runs madly between two lasers -- probably not practicable for automobiles, but it could work for refrigerators.
It's Now Possible To Find Out What Percent Neanderthal You Are
Are You Part Neanderthal? Genographic Project Uses 200 College Students' Cheek Swabs To Trace Ancestry Back 200,000 Years
Feb 04, 2014 10:27 AM E
Students will be able to able to find out what percent Neanderthal they are, and the migration patterns of their ancestors, even across continents.
A Watch That Reminds You Of Time Passing, Without Actually Telling You the Time
Faceless Watch Vibrates Every Five Minutes: Telling Time With 'Durr'
Jan 31, 2014 15:29 PM E
The Durr faceless watch can't tell you exactly what time it is, but it can tell you that you just wasted five minutes.
Food That is never Eaten is Wasted Twice-Over
Your Slice Of Pizza Takes 42 Gallons Of Water To Make: 'Nexus Thinking’ Explains How Food, Water, And Energy Are Entwined
Jan 31, 2014 10:11 AM E
"Nexus thinking" is meant to get people to see the true energy cost what they eat and what they waste.
A Fly Uses a Bee's Body to Hatch its Eggs
One Stab Of The Apocephalus Borealis Fly Creates 'Zombie Bees' Out Of East Coast Honey Bees
Jan 29, 2014 15:12 PM E
The Apocephalus Borealis fly, that has plagued bumble bees in the past, is now turning honey bees into crazy "Zombie Bees" and then killing them,
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