Saturday, January 07, 2017

Weber County Forum''s Science Saturday Feature Makes a Belated Comeback

There's nothin' new under the sun, according to the old ax, NO?

The recent discovery of the grave of an ancient soldier is challenging accepted wisdom among archaeologists:
Ya think this week's heavy winter snow disproves "global warming?" Here: Check this story out:
Not to worry, people.  It'll be much warmer this summer in Weber County, we'll confidently predict.

And when our local climate finally warms up again in the 2017 springtime and summer, And once Mr. Sun starts shining again, here's a recent scientific discovery, of which lily-white Utahns ought to take note:
"The majority of people die from melanoma because of the disease spreading,"  Richard Neubig, a pharmacology professor and co-author of the study said. "Our compounds can block cancer migration and potentially increase patient survival,"  according the soon-to-said incredibly wealthy  Dr.Neubig added.

This science story is brand spankin new:
Our guess? A distant galaxy probably just got word about the US elections, and they will no doubt quarantine Earth's talking monkeys for the good of the universe

Here's another encouraging recent science story, for good measure:
"It's a very evocative scene which indeed resembles the Christmas nativity. But it predates it by some 3,000 years," said geologist Marco Morelli, director of the Museum of Planetary Sciences in Prato, near Florence, Italy,"

There's nothin' new under the sun, according to the old ax, NO?

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