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World Briefing: Britain: After Recovering From Ebola, Nurse Is Hospitalized Again in London

NY Times Science - 6 hours 19 min ago
The nurse was in the isolation unit of the Royal Free Hospital with what was described as an unusual late complication.

California Approves SeaWorld’s Whale Habitat Expansion but Bans Breeding

NY Times Science - 7 hours 29 min ago
The California Coastal Commission approved the project under several conditions, including prohibitions on the sale, trade or transfer of captive whales.

VIDEO: Yorkshire's extinct rhinos revealed

BBC Science - 7 hours 44 min ago
Ancient bones from a North Yorkshire cave, including the remains of rhinos, bears and hyenas, are to be transformed into a digital museum.

An Error Leads to a New Way to Draw, and Erase, Computing Circuits

NY Times Science - 8 hours 3 min ago
Findings published in the journal Science Advances describe an “Etch A Sketch” using light that may have diverse applications in computing.

The reward for 'whale watching' on Mars

BBC Science - 8 hours 24 min ago
Whale Rock becomes the linchpin in a story about water on early Mars

VIDEO: Astronaut's out-of-this-world album

BBC Science - 9 hours 13 min ago
Astronaut Chris Hadfield talks about his new album of songs recorded while onboard the International Space Station

As British Solar Industry Loses Subsidies, Big U.S. Backer Pulls Back

NY Times Science - 11 hours 49 min ago
SunEdison, an American company, said it would end a free installation program in Britain as the government plans to slash subsidies by up to 87 percent.

VIDEO: A future without coal-fired power

BBC Science - 12 hours 56 min ago
Coal was once considered king, but it is now seen as a dirty fuel and the government wants to eliminate coal-fired power stations within the next 15 years.

VIDEO: Huge waterspouts filmed in China

BBC Science - 14 hours 28 min ago
Footage of spectacular waterspouts filmed off the coast of Dalian, has been broadcast on Chinese TV.

'Sand pit' probes walking strategies

BBC Science - 15 hours 44 min ago
Researchers puff air through a box of sand to examine how lizards, crabs and robots cope with 'fluid' ground.

Geology photo contest names winners

BBC Science - 16 hours 14 min ago
From Giant's Causeway to Lulworth Cove - the Geological Society of London announces the winners of its photo competition celebrating the 100 Great Geosites of the UK and Ireland.

Observatory: Horselike Fossil From 48 Million Years Ago Preserved While Pregnant

NY Times Science - 20 hours 55 min ago
The specimen described in a new study is the earliest and best-preserved mammalian fetus to date.

Croc maths question 'was challenging'

BBC Science - 21 hours 32 min ago
A bamboozling question about a crocodile stalking its prey was one reason the pass mark for Higher maths had to be lowered, a report finds.

Elephants' low cancer rates explained

BBC Science - 23 hours 23 min ago
Elephants have enhanced defences against cancer that can prevent tumours forming, say scientists.

How to Watch the Draconid Meteor Shower

NY Times Science - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 16:21
The annual nighttime display peaks Thursday night and is likely to be helped by good visibility across much of the U.S. and a waning crescent moon.

California Becomes Latest State to Ban Plastic Microbeads

NY Times Science - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 16:07
The tiny abrasives, used in exfoliators and other care products, have the same effect as grinding up plastic water bottles and dumping them into the ocean, environmentalists say.

The creature with the key to immortality?

BBC Science - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 16:00
Does this creature hold the key to immortality?

DNA reveals 'into Africa' migration

BBC Science - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 15:50
A 4,500-year-old African genome reveals how our ancient ancestors moved back and forth between continents.

F.D.A. Approval of OxyContin Use for Children Continues to Draw Scrutiny

NY Times Science - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 14:16
Many public officials are concerned that the approval will change the way the drug is marketed and used, though the agency says it will lead to better information for doctors.

Shackleton medals fetch £585,000

BBC Science - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 12:21
A number of medals awarded to Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton raise £585,000 at a London auction.
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