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Volcanic lava used to grill steaks video Forget charcoal and gas grills there's a new way to fire up the barbecue ... using molten lava. The Syracuse University Lava Project is a collaboration between sculptor Bob Wysocki and geologist Jeff Karson, who have utilised the heat of molten lava to gr
The Guardian | 6 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Good looking: The veggies that really do boost night vision No, carrots can't help you see in the dark. But some other veggies might (full text available to subscribers)
NewScientist.com | 7 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Disney's 'Tomorrowland' Draws Inspiration from NASA's Past and Future In the new Disney film "Tomorrowland," now in theaters, NASA provides the launch pad literally and figuratively for the movie's plot to unfold. The feature film, which drew its initial inspirationfrom the theme park land by the same name, j
Yahoo! News | 7 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Rare Supernova Burst Shines Light on Its Mysterious Origins Debris blown off a dying star collided with its companion, creating a blast of ultraviolet radiation that is helping scientists to better understand the evolution of one of the key tools to measure the expansion of the universe. Known as Type Ia supernova
Yahoo! News | 8 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Feedback: Showbiz returns a topological compliment Scepticism on a school standard, the wonderful power of neuroscience, pretty persuasive pictures and more (full text available to subscribers)
NewScientist.com | 8 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Team who discovered Richard III launch search in Reading for Henry I Historic England (formerly English Heritage) are backing a project to investigate the remains of Reading Abbey, which was founded in 1121 as a royal mausoleum for the king.
Mail Online | 8 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
University of Hawaii System votes to divest from fossil fuels In our latest Keep it in the ground update, Hawaii university says it will divest its $66m fund from fossil fuels, we launch our Climate Publishers Network, plus how to join in our next live eventThe University of Hawaii System has announced it will dives
The Guardian | 8 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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El Nio Brings Wet Summer to Plains; Western Drought Continues The West can expect its warm and dry weather to continue through the summer, while the central Plains will be relatively cool and wet, according to a summer forecast released today (May 21). The East will be slightly warmer than average, and drought will
Yahoo! News | 8 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why the bad science of the no campaign shouldn't sway Ireland's voters In the run-up to the referendum on marriage equality, there has been a considerable abuse of research to bolster argumentsThe Irish marriage equality referendum on 22 May is a truly historic moment. For an island once considered the last vanguard of the V
The Guardian | 8 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bowel screening to become less of a pain in the backside A day-long course of specially prepared foods could give people taking colonoscopies a squeaky-clean colon without the discomfort
NewScientist.com | 8 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend