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Morning Call: Cloudy, rain and showers - Sunny spells in south-east, Jul 31

Morning Call: Cloudy, rain and showers - Sunny spells in south-east, Jul 31

by weatheronline since 8 hours in Science via co.uk

Thunderstorms threaten the Midlands Good morning, A cloudy day again for northern and western parts. Drizzle and showery rain will affect...

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Microsoft challenging US on overseas data

Microsoft challenging US on overseas data

by Piggy since 5 hours in Science via phys.org

In a case closely watched by the tech sector, Microsoft will challenge Thursday a US court order requiring it to give prosecutors electronic mail...

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Scientists head to tropical rainforests for pioneering study of the gases e

Scientists head to tropical rainforests for pioneering study of the gases e

by Piggy since 2 hours in Science via phys.org

Scientists from The University of Manchester have teamed up with colleagues in Brazil to venture into the Amazonian rainforest to take part in a...

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Week ahead: Most rain west - Warm in south-east, Jul 31 - 10:08

Week ahead: Most rain west - Warm in south-east, Jul 31 - 10:08

by weatheronline since 3 hours in Science via co.uk

Unsettled this weekend A generally unsettled start to August, with areas of thundery rain this weekend affecting many areas, slowly moving away...

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Two teams pave way for advances in 2D materials

Two teams pave way for advances in 2D materials

by Piggy since 3 hours in Science via phys.org

This month's headlines on two-dimensional polymers showed noteworthy headway. "2-D Polymer Crystals Confirmed At Last," said Chemical &...

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How teeth explain the tree of life

How teeth explain the tree of life

by Piggy since 2 hours in Science via phys.org

Clues contained in mice teeth have allowed scientists to reconstruct evolutionary history in the laboratory.

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Is Google's project to monitor healthy people just a bit creepy?

Is Google's project to monitor healthy people just a bit creepy?

by Piggy since 1 hour in Science via phys.org

You donate gigabytes of valuable data to Google every day. Your browsing history, search results, and gmail behaviour as well as the countless...

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Trees Saving 850 Human Lives A Year

Trees Saving 850 Human Lives A Year

by isains since 21 hours in Science via isains.com

A recent study of US Forest Service scientists and collaborators have estimated that more than 850 trees saved human lives in a year and prevent...

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Supportive moms and sisters boost female baboon's rank

Supportive moms and sisters boost female baboon's rank

by Piggy since 21 hours in Science via phys.org

A study of dominance in female baboons suggests that the route to a higher rank is to maintain close ties with mom, and to have lots of supportive...

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Young binary star system may form planets with weird and wild orbits

Young binary star system may form planets with weird and wild orbits

by Piggy since 20 hours in Science via phys.org

Unlike our solitary Sun, most stars form in binary pairs—two stars that orbit a common center of mass. Though remarkably plentiful, binaries pose...

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Heat-responsive polymers that do not breakdown in water may lead to new ant

Heat-responsive polymers that do not breakdown in water may lead to new ant

by Piggy on 30.07.14 in Science via phys.org

Thanks to the positively and negatively charged units in their monomers, zwitterionic polymers have a high affinity for water—a property known as...

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Mapping the optimal route between two quantum states

Mapping the optimal route between two quantum states

by Piggy since 20 hours in Science via phys.org

As a quantum state collapses from a quantum superposition to a classical state or a different superposition, it will follow a path known as a...

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Decades-old amber collection offers new views of a lost world (w/ Video)

Decades-old amber collection offers new views of a lost world (w/ Video)

by Piggy since 22 hours in Science via phys.org

Scientists are searching through a massive collection of 20-million-year-old amber found in the Dominican Republic more than 50 years ago, and the...

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Europe launches last resupply ship to space station

Europe launches last resupply ship to space station

by Piggy on 30.07.14 in Science via phys.org

An Ariane 5 ES heavy rocket lifted off from South America bearing Europe's fifth and final robot supply ship for the International Space Station...

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Microsoft unveils Xbox in China as it faces probe

Microsoft unveils Xbox in China as it faces probe

by Piggy since 17 hours in Science via phys.org

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled its Xbox game console in China, the first to enter the market after an official ban 14 years ago, even as it faces...

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Tiny UAVs and hummingbirds are put to test

Tiny UAVs and hummingbirds are put to test

by Piggy since 18 hours in Science via phys.org

Hummingbirds in nature exhibit expert engineering skills, the only birds capable of sustained hovering. A team from the US, British Columbia, and...

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How the moon got its shape

How the moon got its shape

by knowledge since 19 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

Earth's gravity deformed our satellite and even shifted its poles

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Octopus supermom sets egg-brooding record

Octopus supermom sets egg-brooding record

by knowledge since 17 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

Forsaking food, she protects her clutch for 4.5 years

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UK Forecast: Rain spreading from the west - Driest toward the south-east, J

UK Forecast: Rain spreading from the west - Driest toward the south-east, J

by weatheronline since 22 hours in Science via co.uk

Thursday A lot of cloud for most areas on Thursday, best brightness toward the east. Persistent light rain and drizzle for most northern and...

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Revolutionary microshutter technology hurdles significant challenges

Revolutionary microshutter technology hurdles significant challenges

by Piggy on 30.07.14 in Science via phys.org

NASA technologists have hurdled a number of significant technological challenges in their quest to improve an already revolutionary observing...

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