Spotlight Science News, 10-11 Jan 2019


Welcome to another edition of “Hawaii Science Digest”–a Hawaii Island-based blog focusing on science, technology, medicine, health, the environment, cyber security, and artificial intelligence (AI).  Views expressed in this science news update are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Today’s post cites articles published by (Spotlight Science News).  Here are the details:

Accessed on 11 January 2019, 0600 UTC.


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Magnetar mysteries in our galaxy and beyond

In a new Caltech-led study, researchers from campus and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have analyzed pulses of radio waves coming from a magnetar—a rotating, dense, dead star with a strong magnetic field—that is …

date15 hours ago in Astronomy

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For these birds, climate change spells a rise in fatal conflicts

Researchers have found yet another way in which climate change has been detrimental to migrating birds. As European winters have become warmer, pied flycatchers traveling from Africa over long distances to reach breeding …

date13 hours ago in Plants & Animals
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