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A perfect playground for a lamb gang South Uist: One of the lambs has scrambled to the top of a craggy boulder and now, peering down at the others and, almost tap dancing with excitement, is inciting them to give it a try Continue reading...
The Guardian | 12 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
One-Fifth of Chinas Farmland Is Polluted, State Report Finds Rapid industrialization, agricultural mismanagement and metals production are all contributing to contamination that is raising alarms about food and physical health.
New York Times | 12 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
More, bigger wildfires burning western US over last 30 years Wildfires across the western United States have been getting bigger and more frequent over the last 30 years. The total area these fires burned increased at a rate of nearly 90,000 acres a year -- an area the size of Las Vegas, according to the study. Ind
Science Daily | 12 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Flight 370: Oil in Indian Ocean Not from Missing Jetliner The ongoing search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner has suffered yet another setback, as officials confirmed today (April 17) that an oil slick discovered earlier this week in the southern Indian Ocean did not come from the plane. An Australian
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Breakthrough in human cloning offers new transplant hope For the first time scientists have turned the skin cells of a pensioner into stem cells, which can grow into any type of tissue in the body | 12 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nasa Kepler telescope discovers planet believed to be most Earth-like yet found Kepler-186f is 10% bigger and occupies its star's 'habitable zone' where temperatures would allow liquid surface water Continue reading...
The Guardian | 13 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
5 Exoplanets Most Likely to Host Alien Life Kepler-186f is a rocky world just 10 percent bigger than Earth. It's the outermost of five planets known to orbit Kepler-186, a red dwarf star that's considerably smaller and dimmer than Earth's own sun. This "super-Earth" is at l
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Astronomers discover first planet that could support ALIEN LIFE The first Earth-sized world in the habitable zone of a star outside our solar system has been discovered - and it could be the first we've found that can host water and alien life.
Mail Online | 13 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In This Bug Species, the Females Wear the Penises Females with penislike genitals and males with vaginalike organs are cases of a new extreme reversal of sex roles researchers have discovered in little-known cave insects.
MSNBC | 13 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Scientists Find an Earth Twin, or Maybe a Cousin A planet known as Kepler 186f, 500 light-years away, is the closest match to our own yet discovered, astronomers say.
New York Times | 13 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend