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U.S. Delays Final Call on Keystone XL Pipeline

U.S. Delays Final Call on Keystone XL Pipeline

by daily insanity since 13 hours in Science via nytimes.com

The State Department will wait to decide whether to allow construction of the pipeline until it has a clearer idea how legal challenges to the...

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Four questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

Four questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

by Piggy since 8 hours in Science via phys.org

Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur...

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Week ahead: Unsettled - Mild, Apr 19 - 10:43

Week ahead: Unsettled - Mild, Apr 19 - 10:43

by weatheronline since 7 hours in Science via co.uk

Windier Overall low pressure is expected to dominate Britain and give much of the country unsettled conditions with showers and longer spells of...

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Going nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city

Going nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city

by Piggy since 18 hours in Science via phys.org

Pistachios are already a key ingredient in Turkish baklava, but the country may now have found a new way to exploit the nuts known as "green...

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Free the seed: OSSI nurtures growing plants without patent barriers

Free the seed: OSSI nurtures growing plants without patent barriers

by Piggy since 7 hours in Science via phys.org

(Phys.org) —Members of the Open Source Seed Initiative this week held a rally and seed giveaway event. The group is concerned over restricting...

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NIH's New Grant Policy, an Earth-Like Alien World, and 'Unsustain

NIH's New Grant Policy, an Earth-Like Alien World, and 'Unsustain

by knowledge since 19 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

A roundup of some of our favorite stories of the week

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Stanford researchers rethink 'natural' habitat for wildlife

Stanford researchers rethink 'natural' habitat for wildlife

by Piggy since 18 hours in Science via phys.org

Protecting wildlife while feeding a world population predicted to reach 9 billion by 2050 will require a holistic approach to conservation that...

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Space-tested fluid flow concept advances infectious disease diagnoses

Space-tested fluid flow concept advances infectious disease diagnoses

by Piggy since 18 hours in Science via phys.org

A new medical-testing device is being prepped to enter the battle against infectious disease. This instrument could improve diagnosis of certain...

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ScienceShot: New Stem Cells a Genetic Match for Adults

ScienceShot: New Stem Cells a Genetic Match for Adults

by knowledge since 20 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

Technique could be used in new treatments for Parkinson's disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis

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China's Soil Woes in Sharper Focus

China's Soil Woes in Sharper Focus

by knowledge since 20 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

New details emerge about widespread contamination

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SpaceX launches supplies to space station

SpaceX launches supplies to space station

by Piggy since 21 hours in Science via phys.org

A fresh load of supplies is finally on its way to the International Space Station.

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Researchers successfully clone adult human stem cells

Researchers successfully clone adult human stem cells

by Piggy on 18.04.14 in Science via phys.org

(Phys.org) —An international team of researchers, led by Robert Lanza, of Advanced Cell Technology, has announced that they have performed the...

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'Carnivorous Ballet' Helps Cheetahs Coexist With Lions

'Carnivorous Ballet' Helps Cheetahs Coexist With Lions

by knowledge since 21 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

But wild dogs in Africa's Serengeti suffer when lions surge

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Male monkey filmed caring for dying mate (w/ Video)

Male monkey filmed caring for dying mate (w/ Video)

by Piggy on 18.04.14 in Science via phys.org

(Phys.org) —The incident was captured by Dr Bruna Bezerra and colleagues in the Atlantic Forest in the Northeast of Brazil.  Dr Bezerra is a...

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With Planned Crash, NASA Lunar Mission Comes to End

With Planned Crash, NASA Lunar Mission Comes to End

by daily insanity on 18.04.14 in Science via nytimes.com

The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer slammed into the moon early Friday, ending a successful six-month, $280 million mission.

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Study finds children use traditional and digital books for different purpos

Study finds children use traditional and digital books for different purpos

by Piggy on 18.04.14 in Science via phys.org

A furious debate has been raging for some years now between adults. Are you a Kindle lover or a devotee of the good, old-fashioned book? As the...

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Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

by Piggy since 22 hours in Science via phys.org

A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and...

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Morning Call: Easter weekend starts dry - Cool in the east, Apr 18 - 05:43

Morning Call: Easter weekend starts dry - Cool in the east, Apr 18 - 05:43

by weatheronline on 18.04.14 in Science via co.uk

A chilly night ahead Good morning, High pressure across Britain and Ireland today will bring a dry and bright day for most places. Eastern...

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New, more versatile version of Geckskin: Gecko-like adhesives now useful fo

New, more versatile version of Geckskin: Gecko-like adhesives now useful fo

by Piggy since 23 hours in Science via phys.org

(Phys.org) —The ability to stick objects to a wide range of surfaces such as drywall, wood, metal and glass with a single adhesive has been the...

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UK Forecast: Dry in the main - A Wet Easter Day South, Apr 18 - 16:02

UK Forecast: Dry in the main - A Wet Easter Day South, Apr 18 - 16:02

by weatheronline on 18.04.14 in Science via co.uk

Saturday Central and eastern parts of England will be largely dry with a mixture of cloud and sunny spells, although one or two isolated showers...

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