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'Blood moon' eclipse in Americas

BBC Science - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 03:42
Your photos across the Americas of lunar eclipse

Americas see 'Blood moon' eclipse

BBC Science - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 03:34
Skywatchers in the Americas have caught a rare celestial show caused by the Earth's shadow falling across the Moon.

VIDEO: Footage of rare 'blood moon' eclipse

BBC Science - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 03:15
People in the Americas have been treated to a rare "blood moon" lunar eclipse. Jonathan Amos explains the science behind the colour change.

Political Rifts Slow U.S. Effort on Climate Laws

NY Times Science - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 01:17
Efforts to tackle climate change have repeatedly collided with politics in Washington, where Republicans question the science of global warming, and ties to the fossil fuel industry have made them resistant to change.

Water quality at beaches 'excellent'

BBC Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 23:40
A record 73% of beaches in the UK have "excellent" water quality because of last summer's dry weather, says the Marine Conservation Society.

VIDEO: How to pack a dinosaur for a move

BBC Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 20:50
How to prep dinosaur remains for a 2,000 mile road trip

Florida Lawmakers Proposing a Salve for Ailing Springs

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 19:13
An effort to clean up waterways plagued by agricultural runoff and other pollutants is meeting some legislative opposition.

Idea of New Attention Disorder Spurs Research, and Debate

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 18:59
Powerful figures in mental health are claiming to have identified a new disorder, sluggish cognitive tempo, that could widely expand the ranks of young people treated for attention problems.

Specialists Join Call for Veto of Drug Bill

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 17:58
Health authorities said any risks of narcotics to newborns have been exaggerated, and if withdrawal symptoms do occur, they can be treated without any long-term effects.

Climate fears over Colombia drought

BBC Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:43
Colombia's Casanare region ill-prepared for drought

Male monkey cares for dying partner

BBC Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:33
A wild male marmoset is filmed embracing and caring for his dying female partner.

Asia pollution drives Pacific storms

BBC Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:24
Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is having far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests.

Dual Turning Point for Biofuels

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:45
Abengoa Bioenergy and other companies are constructing plants for ethanol made from corn stalks and wheat straw, but the market is saturated already.

A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia

BBC Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:12
A 13-year-old catching foxes with her golden eagle

Observatory: Zombies in the Garden, Killing Themselves Slowly

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:43
Certain parasites can take over their hosts’ behavior, forcing them to act against their own interest in order to benefit the parasites.

Books: ‘The Infested Mind’: How Humans Think About Insects

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:40
An entomologist who discovered he has a crippling fear of bugs writes a book about the human reaction to insects.

Global Health: It Pays to Pay Addicts to Get Vaccinations

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:11
A British study has found that paying drug addicts was effective in getting them vaccinated against hepatitis B.

E-Cigarettes Are Targeted At Youths, Report Says

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:08
Lawmakers said a survey of electronic cigarette producers found that hundreds of giveaways and sponsorships took place at youth-oriented events.

Work starts to protect rare seabird

BBC Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:00
Work is under way to protect one of the UK's rarest seabirds which breeds on a shingle beach in north Wales.

Observatory: How Fruit Flies Are Like Helicopters

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:42
High-tech analysis of the movement of the insects shows how they can quickly change direction to escape.

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