What’s New (… and not so new) 10/23/2014

Golden blood: Less than 50 people on the planet have this blood type! (Mosaic)

DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals. (BBC)

Climate change: When southern birds move into your winter backyards! (Science News)

A 50-year old mystery concerning dinosaurs has now been solved. (BBC)

Dark matter: Unusual x-ray signal could be sign of axions, a potential form of dark matter. (Physics Today)

Exocomets: Hundreds of comets are seen to orbit beta pictoris, 63 light years from us. (Scientific American)

 

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