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VIDEO: Call for end to 'throwaway society'

BBC Science - 1 hour 41 min ago
MPs have called for a ban on food waste going in to landfill.

Call for end to 'throwaway society'

BBC Science - 4 hours 34 min ago
A ban on sending leftover food to landfill is needed to move away from a 'throwaway society', say MPs.

Matter: Study Gives Hope of Adaptation to Climate Change

NY Times Science - 5 hours 3 min ago
Research on flies in drier conditions indicates that some have the genes to survive longer over generations.






Rosetta's comet seen in close-up

BBC Science - 6 hours 27 min ago
Europe's Rosetta probe has acquired new images of the comet it is chasing through space.

Economic Scene: A Dearth in Innovation for Key Drugs

NY Times Science - 6 hours 36 min ago
While researchers pursue high-cost remedies for rare ailments, development of broadly useful drugs like antibiotics is lagging.






Government to end nuclear waste veto

BBC Science - 7 hours 12 min ago
The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.

China’s Energy Plans Will Worsen Climate Change, Greenpeace Says

NY Times Science - 8 hours 28 min ago
Two operational coal-to-gas plants in China and 48 proposed ones would together emit an estimated 1.1 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year, Greenpeace said.






Carbon concerns over wood burning

BBC Science - 8 hours 40 min ago
Burning wood to fuel power stations can create as many harmful carbon emissions as burning coal, according to a government report.

Nasa seeks aid with Earth-Mars links

BBC Science - 9 hours 5 min ago
Nasa is asking for help to get data back from future science missions orbiting Mars or roaming its surface.

Genetic clues to age of first period

BBC Science - 14 hours 29 min ago
The timing of when a girl reaches puberty is controlled by hundreds of genes, say scientists.

States Against E.P.A. Rule on Carbon Pollution Would Gain, Study Finds

NY Times Science - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 21:01
A new study found that Texas and Oklahoma would be among the biggest economic winners under a regulation proposed by President Obama to fight climate change.






Crash Victims to Undergo Routine Tests, Experts Say

NY Times Science - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:32
Some of the testing may help illuminate exactly what happened to the jetliner after it was hit by a surface-to-air missile.






Dogs 'hardwired' to be jealous wags

BBC Science - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:09
Jealousy is not just part of the human condition, a study suggests, it appears to be hard wired into the brains of dogs too.

Leader of Troubled Lab Steps Down, C.D.C. Says

NY Times Science - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:32
Michael Farrell, who has led the Bioterror Rapid Response and Advanced Technology laboratory since 2009, “voluntarily resigned” on Tuesday, a spokesman for the agency said.






Texas Is Wired for Wind Power, and More Farms Plug In

NY Times Science - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:23
Supporters say the wind farm experiment is essential if states want to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and meet new federal rules on carbon emissions.

VIDEO: Who was that man on the moon?

BBC Science - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:01
Why the US public quickly lost interest in lunar exploration

Voyage to unlock Arctic secrets

BBC Science - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:21
A crew of sailors is embarking on a pioneering citizen science expedition through the Northwest Passage between Canada and Greenland.

VIDEO: Seals 'stressed' by warming seas

BBC Science - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:12
Warming seas are reducing the food supply for Antarctic seals, say researchers.

Dot Earth Blog: Can Scientific Advice on Coastal Risk Reduction Compete with ‘We Will Not Retreat’ Politics?

NY Times Science - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:55
An important report offers advice on ways to cut coastal risk in a changing climate. Will politicians listen?






Fur seals feel climate impacts

BBC Science - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:52
Changes in the Antarctic climate are showing up in the fur seal population, say scientists who have studied the animals for 30 years on the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia.
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