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Google reveals plan for transparent 'tented city' to take on Apple's spaceship campus The new headquarters are a series of 'canopylike bubbles' from Heatherwick Studio, a London design firm known for works like the fiery cauldron at the 2012 Olympics.
Mail Online | 18 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Group Sues EPA Over Demise of Monarch Butterflies The lawsuit claims the government has ignored warnings about the dangers to monarchs posed by a key ingredient in a widely used herbicide.
MSNBC | 18 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Why the 5:2 diet works: Study shows 'feast and famine' DOES help you live longer - as long as you stay away from superfoods Scientists at the University of Florida conducted a study on 24 people that found starving the body allows it to respond better to stress that might otherwise damage it.
Mail Online | 18 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Intimate partners with low self-esteem stay in unhappy relationships People with low self-esteem are more likely stay in unhappy relationships, suggests new research. Sufferers of low self-esteem tend not to voice relationship complaints with their partner because they fear rejection.
Science Daily | 19 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Reviving drugs with anti-stroke potential, minus side effects Scientists have found NMDA receptor antagonists that can limit damage to the brain in animal models of stroke, apparently without the pronounced side effects seen with similar drugs. Now researchers have found a potential path around this obstacle, they r
Science Daily | 19 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Domestic felines found to search for food using VISION rather than smell Researchers at the University of Lincoln tested how cats search for food by placing them in a maze and presenting them with pictures or smells that would lead them to treats.
Mail Online | 19 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
To save the rainforest, let the locals take control Global intervention in tropical forests to combat climate change could sideline their most effective guardians, warns Fred Pearce
NewScientist.com | 19 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Dark Energy Camera Spots Comet Lovejoy by Accident In a happy accident, Comet Lovejoy just happened to be in the field of view of the Dark Energy Camera, the world's most powerful digital camera
MSNBC | 20 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Bringing clean energy a step closer Researchers have made an inexpensive metal-free catalyst that performs as well as costly metal catalysts at speeding the oxygen reduction reaction in an acidic fuel cell, and is more durable. The catalyst is made of sheets of nitrogen-doped graphene that
Science Daily | 20 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Energy use in buildings: Innovative, lower cost sensors and controls yield better energy efficiency Buildings are responsible for about 40 percent of the energy consumed in the United States. Studies indicate that advanced sensors and controls have the potential to reduce the energy consumption of buildings by 20-30 percent.
Science Daily | 20 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend