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China’s Energy Plans Will Worsen Climate Change, Greenpeace Says

China’s Energy Plans Will Worsen Climate Change, Greenpeace Says

by daily insanity since 11 hours in Science via nytimes.com

Two operational coal-to-gas plants in China and 48 proposed ones would together emit an estimated 1.1 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year,...

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Crash Victims to Undergo Routine Tests, Experts Say

Crash Victims to Undergo Routine Tests, Experts Say

by daily insanity since 11 hours in Science via nytimes.com

Some of the testing may help illuminate exactly what happened to the jetliner after it was hit by a surface-to-air missile.

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Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas

Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas

by Piggy since 7 hours in Science via phys.org

(AP)—Many people in this tiny hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yards) farther out. That was four...

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Russian cargo craft docks with ISS, science satellite fails

Russian cargo craft docks with ISS, science satellite fails

by Piggy since 5 hours in Science via phys.org

A cargo craft successfully docked with the International Space Station, the Russian space agency Roskosmos said Thursday.

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Leader of Troubled Lab Steps Down, C.D.C. Says

Leader of Troubled Lab Steps Down, C.D.C. Says

by daily insanity since 11 hours in Science via nytimes.com

Michael Farrell, who has led the Bioterror Rapid Response and Advanced Technology laboratory since 2009, “voluntarily resigned” on Tuesday, a...

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Morning Call: Mostly dry and warm - Shower risk south-west, Jul 24 - 05:43

Morning Call: Mostly dry and warm - Shower risk south-west, Jul 24 - 05:43

by weatheronline since 10 hours in Science via co.uk

Cooler eastern coasts Good morning, Most of the UK are dry and warm again today with plenty of sunshine, once any early low cloud and mist...

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Risk of infecting surgery patients with CJD not taken seriously, say MPs

Risk of infecting surgery patients with CJD not taken seriously, say MPs

by turkey since 5 hours in Science via theguardian.com

Ministers accused of complacency over hospital safeguards to prevent contamination of instruments with human form of BSE Continue reading...

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Survey debunks myth of 'flying ant day'

Survey debunks myth of 'flying ant day'

by Piggy since 4 hours in Science via phys.org

Warm weather this year and last has caused multiple flights of flying ants, often thought only to swarm once a year.

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The most precise measurement of an alien world's size

The most precise measurement of an alien world's size

by Piggy since 4 hours in Science via phys.org

Thanks to NASA's Kepler and Spitzer Space Telescopes, scientists have made the most precise measurement ever of the radius of a planet outside our...

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Week ahead: Risk a few showers - Still plenty of dry weather, Jul 24 - 09:5

Week ahead: Risk a few showers - Still plenty of dry weather, Jul 24 - 09:5

by weatheronline since 5 hours in Science via co.uk

Becoming cooler A scattering of showers this weekend, and perhaps a few in eastern Britain by Monday. Next week, a change to a north-westerly...

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Paracetamol does not help lower back pain, study finds

Paracetamol does not help lower back pain, study finds

by turkey since 5 hours in Science via theguardian.com

Researchers say painkiller is no better than placebo despite being frequently prescribed for condition Continue reading...

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Suburban dugites and bobtails come under the microscope

Suburban dugites and bobtails come under the microscope

by Piggy since 2 hours in Science via phys.org

A Curtin University researcher is embarking on a new study that will examine behavioural and ecological differences between reptiles in Perth and...

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Carboniferous Gephyrostegus, Primitive Vertebrate 300 MY Ago

Carboniferous Gephyrostegus, Primitive Vertebrate 300 MY Ago

by isains since 5 hours in Science via isains.com

The paleontologist at the Natural History Museum and academics from the University of Lincoln, Cambridge and Solvakia successfully reconstruct the...

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No fumbling, just tap, say Moto X tattoo all-stars (w/ Video)

No fumbling, just tap, say Moto X tattoo all-stars (w/ Video)

by Piggy since 5 hours in Science via phys.org

Go ahead with yourselves, U.S. Moto X fan base. Motorola announced Tuesday that owners in the U.S. can buy packs of disposable digital tattoos...

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Butterflies illustrate the effects of environmental change

Butterflies illustrate the effects of environmental change

by Piggy since 2 hours in Science via phys.org

Changes in butterfly fauna are yielding surprising insights into our changing environment. The effects of nitrogen from fertilizer or...

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Dot Earth Blog: Can Scientific Advice on Coastal Risk Reduction Compete wit

Dot Earth Blog: Can Scientific Advice on Coastal Risk Reduction Compete wit

by daily insanity since 23 hours in Science via nytimes.com

An important report offers advice on ways to cut coastal risk in a changing climate. Will politicians listen?

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Week ahead: Often fine and warm - Risk showers this weekend, Jul 23 - 10:02

Week ahead: Often fine and warm - Risk showers this weekend, Jul 23 - 10:02

by weatheronline on 23.07.14 in Science via co.uk

Becoming cooler north-west The risk of a few showers this weekend, locally thundery. Pressure remains fairly high into next week, particularly...

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Fires in the Northern Territories July 2014

Fires in the Northern Territories July 2014

by Piggy since 21 hours in Science via phys.org

Environment Canada has issued a high health risk warning for Yellowknife and surrounding area because of heavy smoke in the region due to forest...

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The birth of topological spintronics

The birth of topological spintronics

by Piggy since 21 hours in Science via phys.org

The discovery of a new material combination that could lead to a more efficient approach to computer memory and logic will be described in the...

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Calcification in changing oceans explored in special issue of The Biologica

Calcification in changing oceans explored in special issue of The Biologica

by Piggy since 23 hours in Science via phys.org

What do mollusks, starfish, and corals have in common? Aside from their shared marine habitat, they are all calcifiers—organisms that use calcium...

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