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Meet NASA’s One and Only Planetary Protection Officer

Meet NASA’s One and Only Planetary Protection Officer

by FlyingHight since 9 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

Catharine Conley’s job is to watch out for cross-contamination in the solar system-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Peugeot hybrid compressed-air car set for Paris Motor Show

Peugeot hybrid compressed-air car set for Paris Motor Show

by Piggy since 9 hours in Science via phys.org

An 860-kilogram concept city car from Peugeot indicates impressive fuel economy. This latest concept "has its sights set on meeting the French...

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Alibaba's plan: Today, China. Tomorrow, the world.

Alibaba's plan: Today, China. Tomorrow, the world.

by Piggy since 10 hours in Science via phys.org

Amazon and eBay should watch their backs. As Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba readies what could be the biggest initial public offering ever...

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Stem cells use 'first aid kits' to repair damage

Stem cells use 'first aid kits' to repair damage

by Piggy since 10 hours in Science via phys.org

Stem cells hold great promise as a means of repairing cells in conditions such as multiple sclerosis, stroke or injuries of the spinal cord...

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Human sense of fairness evolved to favor long-term cooperation

Human sense of fairness evolved to favor long-term cooperation

by Piggy since 8 hours in Science via phys.org

The human response to unfairness evolved in order to support long-term cooperation, according to a research team from Georgia State University and...

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World population to keep growing this century, hit 11 billion by 2100

World population to keep growing this century, hit 11 billion by 2100

by Piggy since 8 hours in Science via phys.org

Using modern statistical tools, a new study led by the University of Washington and the United Nations finds that world population is likely to...

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Week ahead: Autumn ahead? - Fine start to week, Sep 18 - 12:18

Week ahead: Autumn ahead? - Fine start to week, Sep 18 - 12:18

by weatheronline since 14 hours in Science via co.uk

A fair start to next week with some good spells of sunshine. However, lower pressure will be gathering to the northwest of the country, with...

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Study shows how epigenetic memory is passed across generations

Study shows how epigenetic memory is passed across generations

by Piggy since 8 hours in Science via phys.org

A growing body of evidence suggests that environmental stresses can cause changes in gene expression that are transmitted from parents to their...

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Dogs can be pessimists too

Dogs can be pessimists too

by Piggy since 14 hours in Science via phys.org

Dogs generally seem to be cheerful, happy-go-lucky characters, so you might expect that most would have an optimistic outlook on life.

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Diversity in Science: Why It Is Essential for Excellence

Diversity in Science: Why It Is Essential for Excellence

by FlyingHight since 7 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

Science and technology are society's main engines of prosperity. Who gets to drive them?-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Everything in moderation: Micro-8 to study regulating pathogens in space

Everything in moderation: Micro-8 to study regulating pathogens in space

by Piggy since 6 hours in Science via phys.org

Our bodies are breeding grounds for microbes—don't worry, it's a good thing! As scientists have been telling us for years, not all microbes are...

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How to select the right cord blood bank for cord blood preservation

by AvniShergill since 20 hours in Science via abilogic.com

Cord blood preservation is the best gift a parent can give to their child. By banking the cord blood, you can give a second life to your child as...

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Experts be damned: World population will continue to rise

Experts be damned: World population will continue to rise

by knowledge since 7 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

New analysis finds that population will not level off in 21st century, as many had believed

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“I Will Listen”: How Social Media Can Diminish the Stigma of Mental Ill

“I Will Listen”: How Social Media Can Diminish the Stigma of Mental Ill

by FlyingHight since 10 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

A campaign gets users of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media to act as a support group -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Speedy Lizard Outraces Global Warming

Speedy Lizard Outraces Global Warming

by FlyingHight since 10 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

A Bahamanian lizard has shown the ability to adapt to higher temperatures-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Sixteen children in Syria die in measles immunization campaign

Sixteen children in Syria die in measles immunization campaign

by knowledge since 7 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

Human error thought to be to blame for deaths in measles vaccination campaign

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Team reports reliable, highly efficient method for making stem cells

Team reports reliable, highly efficient method for making stem cells

by Piggy since 10 hours in Science via phys.org

Scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have found a way to boost dramatically the efficiency of the process for turning adult cells into...

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Dot Earth Blog: Looking Back to 1821, Insurers Foresee a $100-Billion Hurri

Dot Earth Blog: Looking Back to 1821, Insurers Foresee a $100-Billion Hurri

by daily insanity since 10 hours in Science via nytimes.com

If the great 1821 hurricane struck the East Coast today, it would leave a $100-billion trail of losses.

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Miranda: An icy moon deformed by tidal heating

Miranda: An icy moon deformed by tidal heating

by Piggy since 6 hours in Science via phys.org

Miranda, a small, icy moon of Uranus, is one of the most visually striking and enigmatic bodies in the solar system. Despite its relatively small...

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A step into the unmown creates a 'win-win' for wildlife and humans

A step into the unmown creates a 'win-win' for wildlife and humans

by Piggy since 11 hours in Science via phys.org

Creating unmown areas in an urban park can significantly increase flowers and pollinating insects while also leading to a greater enjoyment of the...

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