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Hundreds of Exoplanets, A Handful Right for Life The March 2014 landslide in Oso, Washington, a month ago today, called attention to the lack of a national system to monitor landslide data.The U.S. government prepares hazard maps for other types of natural disasters like earthquakes and floods, but not
NationalGeographic.com | 13 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nearly 90% of Syrias Chemical Arms Have Been Removed The organization policing Syrias compliance with a chemical arms ban reported the progress as new allegations surfaced about the use of chlorine bombs.
New York Times | 13 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Seagull cries vie with the morris dancers' melodeon Port Isaac, North Cornwall: Children play and skim stones, oblivious to the jingling bells, music and raucous dancing Continue reading...
The Guardian | 13 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mini robot doctors that could swim in your bloodstream Robots that can be operated using magnetic fields could one day be injected into your body with the parts to make therapeutic devices
NewScientist.com | 13 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The end of out of focus pictures: The $1599 camera that allows users to change the focus AFTER a picture has been taken The Lytro Illum camera allows users to create interactive images that can have their focus altered at the click of a mouse.
Mail Online | 13 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
March Was One of the Hottest on Record - But Not in U.S. Federal forecasters calculated that for most of the Earth, last month was one of the hottest Marchs on record except in the United States.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday that it was the fourth hottest March in 135 years of
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Lack of Oversight and Regulations Blamed in Texas Chemical Explosion A preliminary report on a deadly fire and blast in West, Tex., by the Chemical Safety Board notes that there are no regulations for the storage of ammonium nitrate.
New York Times | 14 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dot Earth Blog: Beneath the Surface of Chinas Great Urban Rush Can Chinas urbanization push sidestep the Western pattern of pollution and sprawl, and can it consider the rights of displaced citizens?
New York Times | 14 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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How man first left Africa 130,000 years ago: Humans arrived in Europe in multiple waves and earlier than previously thought, researchers claim German researchers say anatomically modern humans spread from Africa to Asia and Europe in several migrations, with the first beginning 130,00 years ago.
Mail Online | 14 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Start to Twister Season Could be Quietest in a Century: Experts Call it the silver lining in last winters polar vortex: This year has so far seen fewer twisters than any similar period in at least six decades and possibly a century or more.The U.S. has so far seen zero tornado deaths - the safest start since 2002.
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