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The British market is unimpressed with its quality, and by 1761, Washington is deeply in debt.
1761: SCIENCE: ENGLAND: Dr. Percival Pott notes incidence of cancer of the scrotum among chimneysweeps, theorizing a connection between cancer and exposure to soot.
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  1761 in science
The year 1761 CE in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1760 in science, other events of 1761, 1762 in science and the list of years in science.
June 6 - The first transit of Venus since Edmond Halley suggested that its observation could determine the distance from the Earth to the Sun.
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Normally, the activated protein C has a protective role in sepsis, but the mechanism has not been known.
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 James Cook and the Transit of Venus
The size of the solar system was one of the chief puzzles of 18th century science, much as the nature of dark matter and dark energy are today.
An international team did try to time a Venus transit in 1761, but weather and other factors spoiled most of their data.
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Two short articles in this week's Science link the orb-weaving spiders back to a common ancestor in the Early Cretaceous, with both physical and molecular evidence.
What we have is a 110-million-year-old piece of amber that preserves a piece of an orb web and some captured prey, and a new comparative study of spider silk proteins that ties together the two orb-weaving lineages, the Araneoidea and the Deinopoidea, and dates their last common ancestor to 136 million years ago.
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 Walking and Sports Participation and Mortality From Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke -- Noda et al. 46 (9): 1761 -- ...
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Small grains of halite in meteorites are generally interpreted as a sign of the former presence of water.
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The oldest oak tree in the US is 1,500 years old and its branches span over 160 feet.
A sunbeam setting out through space at the rate of 186,000 miles a second would describe a gigantic circle and return to its origins after about 200 billion years.
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 Uncorked: The Science of Champagne
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