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A solitary and mysterious garden visitor Achvaneran, Highlands Tree creepers will mix with other birds in the winter but I have only ever seen solitary ones in my garden Continue reading...
The Guardian | 7 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Yves Chauvin, Chemist Sharing Nobel Prize, Dies at 84 Mr. Chauvin helped unlock the secret of green chemistry to produce less hazardous waste in manufacturing.
New York Times | 10 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Ancient deformation of the lithosphere revealed in Eastern China Seismic investigations from the Qinling-Dabie-Sulu orogenic belt in eastern China suggest that this region was affected by extreme mantle perturbation and crust-mantle interaction during the Mesozoic era. The Qinling-Dabie-Sulu orogenic belt formed throug
Science Daily | 10 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Evidence mounts for quantum criticality theory A new study adds to the growing evidence supporting a theory that strange electronic behaviors -- including high-temperature superconductivity and heavy fermion physics -- arise from quantum fluctuations of strongly correlated electrons.
Science Daily | 10 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Comet Lovejoy Glows as It Swings Around the Sun Comet Lovejoy made its closest approach to the sun early Friday morning and should put on a dazzling show for skywatchers in another week or so.
MSNBC | 11 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Microbes Could 'Biomine' Minerals Out of Asteroids Asteroid miners are investigating the feasibility of injecting bioengineered microbes into space rocks, to get a jump on processing their minerals.
MSNBC | 11 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Balloonists surpass record for time aloft in transpacific journey A pair of balloonists trying to fly to North America from Japan passed a major milestone on Friday that could soon be declared a world record for the length of time spent in the air by a gas-filled balloon, a spokeswoman said.
Canoe.ca | 11 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Speck of Interstellar Dust Obscures Glimpse of Big Bang A team of astronomers, after saying last spring that they had found long-sought evidence for what kicked off the big bang, now concede that more work is needed.
New York Times | 11 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Google Now powers up by pulling in info from other apps Google Now can now use data from apps such as Pandora, The Economist, and eBay to answer users' questions before they even ask them. Google Now doesn't share user data with third-party apps, but it can use your location to predict what information you'll
The Christian Science Monitor | 11 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Crossing Pacific, Balloonists Unofficially Set New Records Two pilots have traveled more than 5,208 miles in a helium-filled balloon, unofficially setting new records for distance and flight duration.
NationalGeographic.com | 11 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend