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NIH rushes to spend a $150-million pediatric research windfall Agency scrambles to implement two Congressional initiatives
ScienceNOW | Jan 31, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Beavers are back and we should welcome them with open arms We drove beavers to extinction in Britain. Now theyre back, and thriving from Devon to Scotland. Every wetland should have some Continue reading...
The Guardian | Jan 31, 2015 08:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A solitary and mysterious garden visitor Achvaneran, Highlands Tree creepers will mix with other birds in the winter but I have only ever seen solitary ones in my garden Continue reading...
The Guardian | Jan 31, 2015 05:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Yves Chauvin, Chemist Sharing Nobel Prize, Dies at 84 Mr. Chauvin helped unlock the secret of green chemistry to produce less hazardous waste in manufacturing.
New York Times | Jan 31, 2015 03:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ancient deformation of the lithosphere revealed in Eastern China Seismic investigations from the Qinling-Dabie-Sulu orogenic belt in eastern China suggest that this region was affected by extreme mantle perturbation and crust-mantle interaction during the Mesozoic era. The Qinling-Dabie-Sulu orogenic belt formed throug
Science Daily | Jan 31, 2015 02:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Evidence mounts for quantum criticality theory A new study adds to the growing evidence supporting a theory that strange electronic behaviors -- including high-temperature superconductivity and heavy fermion physics -- arise from quantum fluctuations of strongly correlated electrons.
Science Daily | Jan 31, 2015 02:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Comet Lovejoy Glows as It Swings Around the Sun Comet Lovejoy made its closest approach to the sun early Friday morning and should put on a dazzling show for skywatchers in another week or so.
MSNBC | Jan 31, 2015 02:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Microbes Could 'Biomine' Minerals Out of Asteroids Asteroid miners are investigating the feasibility of injecting bioengineered microbes into space rocks, to get a jump on processing their minerals.
MSNBC | Jan 31, 2015 02:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Balloonists surpass record for time aloft in transpacific journey A pair of balloonists trying to fly to North America from Japan passed a major milestone on Friday that could soon be declared a world record for the length of time spent in the air by a gas-filled balloon, a spokeswoman said.
Canoe.ca | Jan 31, 2015 01:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Speck of Interstellar Dust Obscures Glimpse of Big Bang A team of astronomers, after saying last spring that they had found long-sought evidence for what kicked off the big bang, now concede that more work is needed.
New York Times | Jan 31, 2015 01:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend