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Morning Call: Damp and cloudy - Better west Scotland, Nov 26 - 04:43

Morning Call: Damp and cloudy - Better west Scotland, Nov 26 - 04:43

by weatheronline since 3 hours in Science via co.uk

Dark and damp with rain, mist and murk for many Good morning, And for many of us Wednesday is promising to be a typical November day. There will...

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Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Rules on Mercury From Power Plants

Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Rules on Mercury From Power Plants

by daily insanity since 3 hours in Science via nytimes.com

Industry groups, energy companies and 20 states are challenging the E.P.A.'s interpretation of the law and whether the costs of adhering to...

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Blu-ray disc can be used to improve solar cell performance

Blu-ray disc can be used to improve solar cell performance

by Piggy since 15 hours in Science via phys.org

Who knew Blu-ray discs were so useful? Already one of the best ways to store high-definition movies and television shows because of their...

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UK Forecast: Cloudy & cool - Rain in south, Nov 25 - 17:10

UK Forecast: Cloudy & cool - Rain in south, Nov 25 - 17:10

by weatheronline since 14 hours in Science via co.uk

Wednesday A chilly start to this morning with some fog patches, most of these in the Midlands, Wales and parts of northeast England. The fog may...

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Endangered hammerhead shark found migrating into unprotected waters

Endangered hammerhead shark found migrating into unprotected waters

by Piggy since 7 hours in Science via phys.org

The precise movements of a young hammerhead shark have been tracked for the first time and are published in the open access journal Animal...

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Physicists bind single-atom sheets with the same force geckos use to climb

Physicists bind single-atom sheets with the same force geckos use to climb

by Piggy since 14 hours in Science via phys.org

Physicists at the University of Kansas have fabricated an innovative substance from two different atomic sheets that interlock much like Lego toy...

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US top court to review power plant emissions rules

US top court to review power plant emissions rules

by Piggy since 8 hours in Science via phys.org

The US Supreme Court said on Tuesday it will review national environmental standards requiring power plants to reduce emissions of mercury and...

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Better forecasts for sea ice under climate change

Better forecasts for sea ice under climate change

by Piggy since 7 hours in Science via phys.org

University of Adelaide-led research will help pinpoint the impact of waves on sea ice, which is vulnerable to climate change, particularly in the...

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Warming world may spell bad news for honey bees

Warming world may spell bad news for honey bees

by Piggy since 7 hours in Science via phys.org

Researchers have found that the spread of an exotic honey bee parasite -now found worldwide - is linked not only to its superior competitive...

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What have climate engineering boffins learned?

What have climate engineering boffins learned?

by knowledge since 7 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

Leaders of three UK geoengineering projects share results

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Female color perception affects evolution of male plumage in birds

Female color perception affects evolution of male plumage in birds

by Piggy since 8 hours in Science via phys.org

The expression of a gene involved in female birds' color vision is linked to the evolution of colorful plumage in males, reports a new study from...

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Gray seals may be becoming the great white sharks of Dutch beaches

Gray seals may be becoming the great white sharks of Dutch beaches

by knowledge since 7 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

Animals have begun hunting harbor porpoises and may set their sights on humans

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Looking Back On 40 Years of Lucy

Looking Back On 40 Years of Lucy

by FlyingHight since 8 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

Paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson's first glimpse of Lucy came on November 24, 1974 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Darwin Research Station in Trouble in Galapagos

Darwin Research Station in Trouble in Galapagos

by FlyingHight since 14 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

The Ecuadorian government's closure of the station's gift shop could doom the foundation that runs the key research station-- Read more on...

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No clear reprieve for Galápagos' research center

No clear reprieve for Galápagos' research center

by knowledge since 14 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

Ecuadorian government calls foundation "essential" but bailout still lacking

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Evaluating remaining lifespan for maintenance of existing steel infrastruct

Evaluating remaining lifespan for maintenance of existing steel infrastruct

by Piggy since 18 hours in Science via phys.org

The maintenance of existing steel infrastructures such as bridges is vitally important to ensure the safety of our society. Ongoing monitoring,...

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Robot Reveals Surprisingly Thick Antarctic Sea Ice

Robot Reveals Surprisingly Thick Antarctic Sea Ice

by FlyingHight since 14 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

An underwater survey suggests that assumptions about ice surrounding the continent should be questioned-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Gray wolf is a surprise visitor in Grand Canyon

Gray wolf is a surprise visitor in Grand Canyon

by Piggy since 13 hours in Science via phys.org

Nobody is sure who saw it first. A handful of National Park Service employees think they were among the first, in early October.

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International team completes genome sequence of centipede

International team completes genome sequence of centipede

by Piggy since 13 hours in Science via phys.org

An international collaboration of scientists including Baylor College of Medicine has completed the first genome sequence of a myriapod, Strigamia...

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U.S. urged to clarify extent of funding moratorium on risky virus research

U.S. urged to clarify extent of funding moratorium on risky virus research

by knowledge since 14 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

Government moving to reduce confusion

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