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Drought: 'Bathtub' Ring Grows as Lake Powell Recedes The man-made lake is at risk of recording its lowest level since its creation.
MSNBC | 4 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Injured tortoise given 3D printed shell Cleopatra the leopard tortoise has been given a 3D printed prosthetic shell to protect her from injury | 4 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Dot Earth Blog: An Ask Me Anything Chat on Climate Science and Coverage A veteran climate scientist and a longtime climate journalist interview each other about three decades of work making sense of global warming.
New York Times | 5 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hip fracture patients in long-term care are less likely to receive osteoporosis therapy Canadian researchers calculated the proportion of high-risk residents of long-term care homes receiving osteoporosis medications and vitamin D supplementation according to specific high-risk categories. Marked undertreatment was found, especially in hip-f
Science Daily | 6 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Landmarks go dark for Earth Hour - video City skylines and landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower are plunged into darkness for the annual Earth Hour to raise awareness for climate change. More than 7,000 cities in 172 countries across 24 time zones participated in this year's event, making it the b
The Guardian | 6 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Christopher King obituary Read full story for latest details.
The Guardian | 7 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
English speakers, you stink at identifying smells Why do English speakers struggle to identify even common smells like cinnamon, asks linguist Asifa Majid. Is it down to language itself, or our environment? | 8 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UN green climate fund can be spent on coal-fired power generation Rules agreed a meeting of funds board described by Friends of the Earth as like a torture convention that does not forbid torture Continue reading...
The Guardian | 9 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Material Made From Crustaceans Could Combat Battlefield Blood Loss MTorrice writes: A foam composed of a polymer derived from crustacean shells may prevent more soldiers from falling victim to the most prolific killer on the battlefield: blood loss. Pressure is one of the best tools that medics have to fight bleeding, bu
Slashdot | 11 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How does a chick breathe in the egg? with the aid of a membranous bag called the allantois. And guess what? You once had one too Continue reading...
The Guardian | 14 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend