Deborah Paulson

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Name: Deborah Paulson
Date registered: December 13, 2016

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  1. Vultures are An Important Part of the Food Chain — November 27, 2014
  2. Space Companies Investigate Asteroid Mining for Many Potential Reasons — November 24, 2014
  3. Parasitic Plants Can Exchange Genetic Material with Host Plants — August 16, 2014
  4. Apple Granted Patent for a Device Named iTime — July 23, 2014

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Nov 27

Vultures are An Important Part of the Food Chain

Many people wonder how vultures can eat decaying carcasses. After all, dead animals have given way to enzymes and organisms which break down flesh and bone. Obviously eating this way is not something that every animal can do, so scientists set out to understand it. “To investigate vultures’ ability to survive eating this putrid cocktail, …

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Nov 24

Space Companies Investigate Asteroid Mining for Many Potential Reasons

Right now, three different organizations are developing long-term strategies for gathering resources from space. Obviously NASA is one of them, but also Deep Space Industries, and Planetary Resources. Their primary target? The primary target, would be: Asteroid mining. The new industry known as asteroid mining is important because asteroids host ice and rock, of course, …

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Aug 16

Parasitic Plants Can Exchange Genetic Material with Host Plants

If you heard there was a study involving talking parasitic plants you might be concerned that the musical Little Shop of Horrors has become a strange and grim reality. While this is a fanciful idea that someday might get the Broadway treatment, scientists have discovered that some members of the Strangleweed species of parasitic plant …

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Jul 23

Apple Granted Patent for a Device Named iTime

Apple was on Tuesday awarded a patent for the ‘iTime” device by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This adds evidence to the speculation that Apple is developing a smartwatch. The patent does not reveal much information about Apple’s plans. The patent describes an electronic device to be worn by the user that will …

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