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Best-ever images of Pluto reveal baffling pepperoni slices A line of dark spots across the dwarf planet's equator make it look like a pizza and have left researchers scratching their heads | 6 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Woolly Mammoth Clones Closer Than Ever, Thanks to Genome Sequencing Scientists are one step closer to bringing a woolly mammoth back to life. A new analysis of the woolly mammoth genome has revealed several adaptations that allowed the furry beasts to thrive in the subzero temperatures of the last ice age, including a met
Yahoo! News | 7 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Underwater farmers grow strawberries in balloon gardens Farmers no longer need land to grow crops. Unique greenhouses are providing an underwater alternative | 7 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Common medications sway moral judgment Serotonin and dopamine drugs may change willingness to inflict harm on self and others
ScienceNOW | 7 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Should Swimmers Worry About Sharks? A rash of shark bites in North Carolina has raised concerns. Heres what you need to know to stay safe.
New York Times | 7 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Solar power set to provide record 15% of UKs power New high for clean energy generation beckons as heatwave continuesSunny weather and a recent surge in solar panel installations means that solar power could provide a record 15% of the UKs electricity on Friday afternoon.Torrid heat tends to slightly redu
The Guardian | 7 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Jairam Ramesh: India can't remain on the path of further destruction Former environment minister believes the cult of unfettered economic growth has been ruinous for Indias environment, reports Yale Environment 360Jairam Ramesh was a self-described economic hawk when he became Indias environment minister in 2009, figuring
The Guardian | 7 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nyah! Nyah! How Goldfish Eluded Huge Predator for Years The goldfish was tossed into the tank of an arapaima, a massive, predatory fish native to South America. Though it sounds far-fetched, the goldfish's survival in such a strange environment is not all that surprising, said Sudeep Chandra, an aquatic ecosys
Yahoo! News | 7 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New Horizons Spots Methane Ice on Pluto Methane was first discovered on Pluto in 1976, so the find by New Horizons is not surprising. With the announcement of the methane detection, the mission team also released a series of new images of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, which are steadily c
Yahoo! News | 7 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pluto Probe's Hazard Search Turns Up No New Moons The New Horizons probehas spotted no signs of rings or additional moons in the Pluto system, so the spacecraft will remain on its original trajectory when it zooms past the dwarf planet on July 14, NASA officials announced Wednesday (July 2). "Not fi
Yahoo! News | 7 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend