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Alien bugs may have hitched a lift to Earth on SPACE DUST Scientists from the University of Edinburgh have studied powerful flows of interplanetary dust (pictured) that can travel through space at up to 43.75 miles per second (70km/s).
Mail Online | 10 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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London's iconic red buses powered by leftover COFFEE A new biofuel created by London-based company Bio-bean and partner Argent Energy is being added to the London bus fuel supply chain where it can be used without the need for modification.
Mail Online | 11 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Cosmic tomatoes could teach us how to farm on Mars Before we can colonize other planets, we need to know how to grow crops in space.
MSNBC | 11 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The vinyl frontier: why do we keep sending music to outer space? Snar festival is beaming cutting-edge dance music to an exoplanet 12 light years from Earth. But can such experiments ever be more than hubris?What item would you choose to sum up humanity if you were, like Captain James T Kirk of the Starship Enterprise,
The Guardian | 11 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Finance trumps patients at every level UK healthcare needs an inquiry | Aseem Malhotra The healthcare system faces a crisis of trust; ill-informed doctors and poor research are harming patientsThe healthcare system is facing failure, rooted in an epidemic of misinformed doctors and patients.During a recent keynote lecture at the British Ass
The Guardian | 11 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Cockatoos Rival Children in Shape Recognition Cockatoos prove adept at shape manipulation, outperforming most animals and even toddlers.
New York Times | 12 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Megafauna mega-find: the extraordinary discoveries at Diamond Valley Lake Construction of a huge Californian reservoir had just begun when bones started to emerge and turned out to be a vast treasure trove of Pleistocene fossils In the early 1990s, the Eastside Reservoir project eventually simply referred to as Diamond Valley L
The Guardian | 13 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The consensus is clear: there is no upside to a nuclear Brexit | Clare Moody This government must heed the warnings leaving the treaty on nuclear energy, safety and research is complicated and the potential consequences disastrous Cabinet resignations, a government with no majority in the Commons, a make-or break-budget for the ch
The Guardian | 13 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Ray Massey says driverless car technology not yet ready Following a confirmed 900m investment by the government into fully driverless cars by 2012, Ray Massey agrees with former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson that the technology is not yet ready.
Mail Online | 14 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Humpback dolphins offer gifts in rare courtship ritual video Humpback dolphins in Western Australia have been observed gifting sea sponges to potential mates in a courtship behaviour that researchers say is very rare. 'It highlights that there's another species out there that's quite socially complex, more th
The Guardian | 14 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend