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Is plastic trash making coral reefs sick?

By Erik Stokstad from http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/01/plastic-trash-making-coral-reefs-sick  Plastic can be bad news for marine life. Seabirds and turtles will starve if they eat too many bags or six pack rings, and whales can get fatally snared in fishing gear. Now, another charismatic inhabitant of the oceans may be in...

‘Rainbow’ dinosaur had iridescent feathers like a hummingbird

by Field Museum, Scientists discovered a dinosaur fossil with feathers so well-preserved that they were able to see the feathers' microscopic color-bearing structures. By comparing the shapes of those feather structures with the structures in modern bird feathers, they're able to infer that the new dino,...

Research uses music to reach people with traumatic brain injuries

by Joanne Faryon at https://inewsource.org/2018/01/05/music-therapy/ Steven Nelson had decided he wanted to be a nurse. He had spent his teens in trouble and his early 20s in prison. Finally, in his mid-30s, with a steady job as a receptionist in an urgent care and five kids...