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Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

BBC Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 16:07
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

BBC Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 15:59
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

5 U.S. Airports Set for Travelers From 3 West African Nations

NY Times Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:42
Passengers arriving from Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone must enter at one of five airports that are screening for the disease.

Spanish Nurse Is Declared Free of Ebola

NY Times Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:13
Four straight tests administered to an auxiliary nurse, María Teresa Romero Ramos, have come back negative for the virus, hospital officials said.

Dot Earth Blog: Is There Room for Agreement on the Merits and Limits of Efficient Lighting

NY Times Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:04
Seeking constructive dialogue on the merits and limits of clean, efficient lighting.






For E.U. Climate Meeting, Deep Divisions and High Stakes

NY Times Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:53
Curbing emissions has long been a popular cause in the European Union. But leaders have to agree on how to generate and distribute energy.






Well: For Children With Autism, Opening a Door to Dental Care

NY Times Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 07:52
More dentists are learning to meet the delicate challenge of caring for children with autism.






Well: Genetic Variant May Shield Latinas From Breast Cancer

NY Times Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 07:50
A new study’s findings may explain why Hispanic women have lower rates of breast cancer than other Americans.






Tractor beam breaks distance record

BBC Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 07:40
Scientists have turned a laser into a reversible "tractor beam" that can repel or attract objects.

Students build Oculus Moon robot

BBC Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 07:26
US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar X-Prize.

Audi claims self-drive speed record

BBC Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 05:29
Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.

Pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops'

BBC Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 05:19
The EU's decision to ban the use of some pesticides could threaten UK crops, increase food prices and hit farmers' profits, a report claims.

Aussie bees fight 'hive wars'

BBC Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:44
Bee colonies in Brisbane are waging war for months on end, according to a new study, and the victorious swarms are taking over the hives of rival species.

VIDEO: EU pesticide ban 'threatens crops'

BBC Science - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 23:38
A report published today claims that banning too many pesticides will lead to lower yields on farm, which in turn could result in an increase in food imports, and job losses

Man walks again after transplant

BBC Science - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 21:31
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.

Hoverboard? Still in the Future

NY Times Science - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 21:02
For the last 25 years, inventors like garage tinkerers, physics professors and engineers have been trying to make a hovering skateboard.






C.D.C. Issues New Guidelines for Ebola Care

NY Times Science - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 20:37
The new protocols are based on procedures followed by the international aid group Doctors Without Borders.






3 Weeks of Isolation and Worry End for 43 People Declared Free of Ebola

NY Times Science - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:57
The fiancée of Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of Ebola, was among the people watched for signs of the disease because they had contact with him before hospitalization.






Life Story with David Attenborough

BBC Science - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:47
David Attenborough's new series on the journey through life

Hobbit find rewriting human history

BBC Science - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 16:32
Tiny species found a decade ago in Indonesia caused big rethink
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