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Big year ahead for James Webb telescope It's been a long time coming but we really are now at the business end of building Hubble's successor, and the next few months should see the James Webb telescope finally start to take shape.
BBC News | 1 hour, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Hate COMPETES? With new bill, Rep. Smith doubles down on pending NSF legislation House science panel chief reprises national interest proposal that has already drawn strong opposition
ScienceNOW | 2 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Video: A powerful telescope you can build at home Ultrascope can be made using a 3D printer
ScienceNOW | 2 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: New science for James Webb Telescope Mark Clampin from Nasa explains how the James Webb Space Telescope will help us to see even deeper into the Universe.
BBC News | 3 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Green groups express 'major concern' over Tory policies in letter to Cameron Heads of 10 groups, including National Trust, Greenpeace and RSPB, call the cutting or watering-down of 10 key environmental policies woeful and shockingEnvironment and conservation groups representing millions of people have written to David Cameron to r
The Guardian | 4 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Sun, sand, slack tide and a hungry beachcomber North Uist An oystercatcher is feeding, unhurriedly probing the wet sand and withdrawing its prey with a wriggle of its long orange-red billMy planned lunch stop looking out over the sea to distant St Kilda had proved just a little too chilly for comfort,
The Guardian | 4 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Heating and cooling with light leads to ultrafast DNA diagnostics UC Berkeley researchers used LEDs and a thin film of gold to turbocharge the heating and cooling cycles of the PCR test so results are ready in minutes, not hours. The innovation greatly expands the clinical and research applications of a workhorse lab to
EurekAlert! | 5 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Exercise during adolescence linked to lowered risk of death later Women who participated in exercise as adolescents had a reduced risk of death from cancer and all causes in their middle and older ages.
EurekAlert! | 5 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Friday will see a blue moon, or maybe not; It all depends on definition of the cosmic term WASHINGTON -- This is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe.
Canoe.ca | 7 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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An Uber for personal assistants has arrived! Free GoButler service gets you whatever you need with a simple text Today, the service announced that it has gone out of beta testing and is now available across the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Mail Online | 8 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend