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What Have Climate Scientists Learned from 20-Year Fight with Deniers?

What Have Climate Scientists Learned from 20-Year Fight with Deniers?

by FlyingHight since 7 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

Scientists discuss lessons learned from the struggle with those who would deny human-caused global warming-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Poor methods weakened FBI investigation of 2001 anthrax attacks, report con

Poor methods weakened FBI investigation of 2001 anthrax attacks, report con

by knowledge since 5 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

GAO study highlights research gaps, weak statistical methods

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Decision cascades in social networks

Decision cascades in social networks

by Piggy since 6 hours in Science via phys.org

How do people in a social network behave? How are opinions, decisions and behaviors of individuals influenced by their online networks? Can the...

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Scientists 'map' water vapor in Martian atmosphere

Scientists 'map' water vapor in Martian atmosphere

by Piggy since 6 hours in Science via phys.org

Russian scientists from the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT),...

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Universality of charge order in cuprate superconductors

Universality of charge order in cuprate superconductors

by Piggy since 6 hours in Science via phys.org

Charge order has been established in another class of cuprate superconductors, highlighting the importance of the phenomenon as a general property...

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Professor co-authors book on sustainable transportation at national parks

Professor co-authors book on sustainable transportation at national parks

by Piggy since 12 hours in Science via phys.org

Peter Newman, professor and head of the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management in the College of Health and Human Development has...

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221 new species described by the California Academy of Sciences in 2014

221 new species described by the California Academy of Sciences in 2014

by Piggy since 9 hours in Science via phys.org

In 2014, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences added a whopping 221 new plant and animal species to our family tree, enriching our...

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Variety is the spice of humble moth's sex life

Variety is the spice of humble moth's sex life

by Piggy since 5 hours in Science via phys.org

A small brown moth has one of the most complex sex lives in the insect world, new research has found.

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Gecko grippers get a microgravity test flight (w/ Video)

Gecko grippers get a microgravity test flight (w/ Video)

by Piggy since 12 hours in Science via phys.org

There are no garbage trucks equipped to leave the atmosphere and pick up debris floating around the Earth. But what if we could send a robot to do...

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Week ahead: Rain and gales - Turning cooler, Dec 22 - 08:31

Week ahead: Rain and gales - Turning cooler, Dec 22 - 08:31

by weatheronline since 15 hours in Science via co.uk

An unsettled start to the coming week. Winds are going to be to gale force at times as areas of heavy rain sweep eastwards. The strongest of the...

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Dot Earth Blog: A Postcard from the Western Amazon, on Peril and Hope

Dot Earth Blog: A Postcard from the Western Amazon, on Peril and Hope

by daily insanity since 7 hours in Science via nytimes.com

A longtime resident of Brazil’s westernmost Amazon state reflects on forests, martyrs and the future.

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Special report: The New Science of Haemophilia

Special report: The New Science of Haemophilia

by FlyingHight since 4 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

A flow of ideas to stop the bleeding-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Coral Clues Hint at Looming Global Warming Spike

Coral Clues Hint at Looming Global Warming Spike

by FlyingHight since 6 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

The Pacific Ocean can belch heat back into the atmosphere depending on the winds, a new record written in coral shows-- Read more on...

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New chemical analysis of ancient Martian meteorite provides clues to planet

New chemical analysis of ancient Martian meteorite provides clues to planet

by Piggy since 4 hours in Science via phys.org

A new analysis of a Martian rock that meteorite hunters plucked from an Antarctic ice field 30 years ago this month reveals a record of the...

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Scientist Resigns as Stem-Cell Creation Method Is Discredited

Scientist Resigns as Stem-Cell Creation Method Is Discredited

by FlyingHight since 4 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

Haruko Obakata caused a sensation earlier this year with papers, now discredited and retracted, that claimed a simple method for creating...

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Financial decisions: Older adults' lifetime of acquired expertise offsets d

Financial decisions: Older adults' lifetime of acquired expertise offsets d

by Piggy since 2 hours in Science via phys.org

Getting old doesn't spell doom when it comes to making important financial decisions, a team of researchers led by a University of California,...

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Shape-shifting may help some species cope with climate change, study shows

Shape-shifting may help some species cope with climate change, study shows

by Piggy since 5 hours in Science via phys.org

Researchers have found that a Rocky Mountain mustard plant alters its physical appearance and flowering time in response to different...

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Lightweight skeletons of modern humans have recent origin

Lightweight skeletons of modern humans have recent origin

by Piggy since 4 hours in Science via phys.org

New research shows that modern human skeletons evolved into their lightly built form only relatively recently—after the start of the Holocene...

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China confirms its southern glaciers are disappearing

China confirms its southern glaciers are disappearing

by knowledge since 8 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

New records suggest “water tower of Asia” will run dry

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Coral reveals long-term link between Pacific winds, global climate

Coral reveals long-term link between Pacific winds, global climate

by Piggy since 8 hours in Science via phys.org

New research indicates that shifts in Pacific trade winds played a key role in twentieth century climate variation, a sign that they may again be...

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