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Asteroid 2.3 times the size of dinosaur heading for Earth - NASA

Asteroid 2022 PW may be small, but it will fly dangerously close to the Earth, relatively close to the Moon's distance to the planet.

15/08/2022

Human larynx became simplified via evolution to allow clear speech - study

A new study reveals that the human larynx is simple compared to other primates, rather than more complex.

Jihadi terrorists use humor to reinforce identity - study

Academics examined 82 jihadi magazines published in English and found that Al-Qaeda and the Taliban in particular use mockery and parody.

Jihadi terrorists use humor to reinforce identity - study

Academics examined 82 jihadi magazines published in English and found that Al-Qaeda and the Taliban in particular use mockery and parody.

Human activity influenced bird behavior during COVID lockdowns - study

The study states that the likelihood that birds were to be found in developed urban areas and in less-developed green spaces is the same.

With climate bill passed, Democrats deliver on top policy concern for American Jews

Congress passed a climate bill on Friday and the American Jewish people are more than ready to tackle climate change.

By ASAF ELIA-SHALEV/JTA
13/08/2022
Lightning strikes over the Mediterranean sea during a rain storm near the city of Ashkelon

Climate change could trigger megaflood in California - study

UCLA climate scientist and other researchers said that the West Coast state could experience a once-in-a-century “megaflood” exacerbated by climate change.

Asteroid flies past Earth 27 times faster than speed of sound

A “potentially hazardous” asteroid the size of a blue whale was set to fly past Earth on Friday.

Remains of small armor-plated dinosaur unearthed in Argentina

Paleontologists discovered a previously unknown small armored dinosaur in southern Argentina, describing it as well-protected with rows of bony disk-shaped armor from its neck down to its tail.

By REUTERS
11/08/2022

Why are some asteroids shooting off swarms of high-speed meteorites? - study

While meteorites are often broken-off bits of asteroids, they can also be made of fragments of other moons and planets.

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