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New 10 minute test for cancer developed by scientists Scientists are developing a 10 minute cancer test which can be taken at home with just a drop of saliva | 14 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why 150,000 penguins have died in Antarctica - video explainer An estimated 150,000 Adelie penguins living in Cape Denison, Antarctica, have died after a giant grounded iceberg forced them to trek 60km to the sea for food. In 2010 a colossal iceberg measuring 2900sq km became trapped in the bay, rendering the colony
The Guardian | 14 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Robots will take over most jobs within 30 years, experts warn The rise of robots could lead to unemployment rates greater than 50 per cent, according to Professor Moshe Vardi | 14 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sci-Hub, a Site With Open and Pirated Scientific Papers lpress writes: Sci-Hub is a Russian site that seeks to remove barriers to science by providing access to pirated copies of scientific papers. It was established in 2011 by Russian neuroscientist Alexandra Elbakyan, who could not afford papers she needed f
Slashdot | 14 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Have we reached the tipping point for investing in renewable energy? As oil prices bottom out and fossil fuels no longer offer strong returns, investment dollars are starting to move to renewable energyDivestment the decision to voluntarily reduce ones fossil fuel investments has been a hot button topic of discussion since
The Guardian | 14 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Star Wars' Fans Feel the Force at New Jersey's Liberty Science Center "Star Wars" remixes and tribute songs filled the air as crowds of dressed-up fans and their parents (and children) packed into the learning center in New Jersey Friday to kick off "Science, Sabers and Star Wars," a celebration of the m
Yahoo! News | 15 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Gravitational Waves: What Their Discovery Means for Science and Humanity People around the world cheered yesterday morning (Feb. 11) when scientists announced the first direct detection of gravitational waves ripples in the fabric of space-time whose existence was first proposed by Albert Einstein, in 1916. The waves came from
Yahoo! News | 15 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Even Einstein Doubted His Gravitational Waves Flash Modin writes: In 1936, twenty years after Albert Einstein introduced the concept, the great physicist took another look at his math and came to a surprising conclusion. 'Together with a young collaborator, I arrived at the interesting result that gr
Slashdot | 16 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Flint water crisis: governor's aides knew of issues within weeks, records suggest Among 21,000 documents released by Michigans governor one shows officials due to discuss Flint water issues in June 2014, within weeks of supply switchMichigan governor Rick Snyders top aides were probably apprised of water quality issues in Flint just we
The Guardian | 16 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Flightless bird with giant head roamed swampy Arctic 53m years ago Gastornis was also discovered in Wyoming but scientists confirm finding of fossils on Ellesmere island as bird thought to migrate during dark Arctic wintersA giant, flightless bird with a head the size of a horses roamed the Arctic 53m years ago when the
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