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Birds fled 'day before' US tornadoes

BBC Science - 49 min 42 sec ago
Tracking data reveals that golden-winged warblers fled one day before the April 2014 US tornado outbreak, probably because they "heard it coming".

In pictures: Bangladesh oil spill clean-up

BBC Science - 1 hour 20 min ago
How local residents cope with Bangladesh oil spill

New record depth for deepest fish

BBC Science - 2 hours 9 min ago
Fish are filmed more than 8,000m down in the Mariana Trench - the deepest place on Earth.

VIDEO: New record depth for deepest fish

BBC Science - 2 hours 11 min ago
Fish have been filmed more than 8,000m down in the Mariana Trench - the deepest place on Earth.

Shrink ship bubbles ‘for climate fix’

BBC Science - 2 hours 44 min ago
Shrinking the bubbles generated by ships could counteract the impact of climate change, a study suggests.

Kepler Spacecraft Finds New Planet

NY Times Science - 4 hours 9 min ago
The planet, about two and a half times the size of Earth, is in a category of planets called super-Earths that do not exist in our solar system.






Carbon mission returns global maps

BBC Science - 4 hours 34 min ago
Nasa's Orbiting Carbon Observatory produces its first global maps of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere.

Owners of Chemical Firm Charged in Elk River Spill in West Virginia

NY Times Science - 5 hours 3 min ago
Four owners and operators of Freedom Industries were indicted in the January leak that cut off drinking water to hundreds of thousands of residents.






Matter: The Strange Tale of a New Species of Lizard

NY Times Science - 5 hours 32 min ago
Aspidoscelis neavesi was produced in the lab by mating two other species, and its creation defies conventional ideas about how new species evolve.






Dot Earth Blog: A Chat on New York’s Shale Gas Ban with Anti-Fracking Superhero Mark Ruffalo

NY Times Science - 8 hours 56 min ago
A chat with anti-fracking campaigner and movie star Mark Ruffalo on on Gov. Cuomo’s shale gas ban.






Out There: A Picture Captures Planets Waiting to Be Born

NY Times Science - 10 hours 40 min ago
Astronomers have obtained, in the image of the young star HL Tauri, what might be the best view yet of dust in the act of turning into planets.






Badger cull fails to meet target

BBC Science - 11 hours 37 min ago
Fewer than half the target number of badgers were killed in this year's cull in Gloucestershire, Defra announces.

Bats 'showing signs of recovery'

BBC Science - 11 hours 46 min ago
Populations of most of Britain's bat species are stable or increasing following previous years of decline, report says.

VIDEO: New lights give hope to stargazers

BBC Science - 12 hours 26 min ago
New streetlights could reduce the orange glare of older sodium lights meaning clearer conditions for drivers and stargazers.

VIDEO: India launches largest rocket

BBC Science - 14 hours 39 min ago
India has successfully launched its largest rocket and an unmanned capsule which could send astronauts into space.

Autism link to air pollution raised

BBC Science - 17 hours 44 min ago
A link between autism and air pollution during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists.

VIDEO: 'Ice pancakes' form on River Dee

BBC Science - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 23:46
Ice pancake formations, more commonly seen in the Antarctic, have been photographed on the River Dee in Aberdeenshire.

Dot Earth Blog: With Unresolved Health Risks and Few Signs of an Economic Boon, Cuomo to Ban Gas Fracking

NY Times Science - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 19:01
A look at the mix of economic, political and environmental factors that prompted Gov. Cuomo to bar fracking.






Snow Is Down and Heat Is Up in the Arctic, Report Says

NY Times Science - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 18:58
The Arctic continued to warm faster than the rest of the globe, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Arctic Report Card.

'Ringing' rock arches recorded

BBC Science - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 17:51
America's huge humming arches
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