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first_img Comments   Share   The Arizona Cardinals have been told repeatedly by head coach Bruce Arians: Cardinals don’t fight Cardinals. For the second time this week a scuffle broke out and coach Arians was having none of it. The players were told to set their helmets down and they started running. Then ran some more. Many sideline-to-sideline sprints ensued with an unhappy Arians watching. “It’s camp, stuff like that happens,” cornerback Justin Bethel said. “We just have to know that we’re a team and we have to stick together. We’re trying to win a championship; we can’t be fighting amongst each other. It’s all about team. Team is what it takes — that’s our slogan right now. Top Stories “We just had to do some extra conditioning and put it behind us and move on to the next day and get ready for Minnesota.”Bethel added that Arians made his point about how much he did not want to see his players fight each other, which was one everyone already knew.“Some guys, they lose their tempers and it happens,” he said. After the fight, it looked as if the team was unsure if practice had ended. A short time later the session resumed, with Arians and other coaches returning to the field to watch — not instruct.“I think it was just some of the players on the team just decided we wanted to finish up practice because every play is important for us in practice,” Bethel said. “So we just decided, I think, they decided amongst themselves that let’s go ahead and just finish out the practice because we didn’t have that much left, so let’s just go ahead and finish it out and get the looks in.”It’s the team’s last one of the week as they travel to Minnesota on Friday to play the Vikings in their second preseason game on Saturday. – / 8 Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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Required fields are indicated by an asterisk (*) A storied Russian lab is trying to push the periodic table past its limits—and uncover exotic new elementsAre we at the end of the periodic table? Russian physicist Yuri Oganessian, the only living scientist to have an element named in his honor, doesn’t think so. He will soon oversee a new wing of the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions in Dubna, Russia, a fabled place whose six particle accelerators have produced nine new elements over the past half-century, including the five heaviest known to science. The new facility, dubbed the Superheavy Element Factory, will start its hunt for the next-heaviest elements—119 and 120—this spring.The northern and southern lights are different. Here’s why Email Sign up for our daily newsletter Get more great content like this delivered right to you! Country The northern and southern lights, aurora borealis and aurora australis, respectively, undulate across the skies in hazy green and sometimes red ribbons near Earth’s polar regions. The two phenomena aren’t identical, however, and now researchers think they know why.Winds fail to revive NASA’s Opportunity roverThere’s little hope left for rousing NASA’s Opportunity rover, which landed on Mars 15 years ago last month. Since June 2018, the rover has sat silently and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, is running out of tricks to revive it. In the next few weeks, officials at the agency’s headquarters will decide whether to continue the search.Ancient Earth rock found on the moonWhat may be the oldest-known Earth rock has turned up in a surprising place: the moon. A 2-centimeter chip embedded in a larger rock collected by Apollo astronauts is actually a 4-billion-year-old fragment of our own planet, scientists say. Sometime after the rock formed on Earth, an asteroid impact blasted it all the way to the moon, which was three times closer to Earth than it is today. The fragment was later engulfed in a lunar breccia, a motley type of rock, and returned to Earth by Apollo 14 astronauts in 1971.Fossil feathers reveal how dinosaurs took flightScientists have long known that many early dinosaurs, the ancestors of today’s birds, were covered in feathers, likely for warmth and to attract mates. But no one knows exactly when—and how—these feathered dinos took flight. Now, molecular evidence from feathered dinosaur fossils reveals how the key proteins that make up feathers became lighter and more flexible over time, as flightless dinosaurs evolved into flying ones—and later, birds.last_img read more

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