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Trilobites: An Artist Who Plays With Food, and a Microscope

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 13:34
Dr. Robert Rock Belliveau has made about 11,000 photographs, but doesn’t quite understand why pattern variations are so extreme in some foods.

Reactions: Letters to the Editor

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:03
Readers react to articles in Science Times.

Rise in CO2 has 'greened Planet Earth'

BBC Science - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 08:04
The emissions of carbon dioxide from industrial society has spurred a huge growth in trees and other plants, says a report.

Wind farms' climate impact recorded

BBC Science - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 07:22
In the first study of its kind, scientists have been able to measure the climatic effect of a wind farm on the local environment.

Q&A: Food for Retaining Thought

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 06:52
Could a low-fat diet contribute to memory problems?

Books: Book Review: ‘Hoping to Help’ Questions Value of Volunteers

NY Times Science - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 03:00
The sociologist Judith Lasker expresses wonder that such global health programs seem uninclined to seriously evaluate the effects of their work.

Grauer’s Gorillas May Soon Be Extinct, Conservationists Say

NY Times Science - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 20:19
Over the last two decades, the population of the world’s largest primate has fallen 77 percent, a decline hidden by conflict in the region.

VIDEO: 'Fat' gorilla surprises zoo with baby

BBC Science - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 12:20
A gorilla has given birth at Prague Zoo, without keepers noticing she was pregnant.

Peake 'runs' London Marathon in space

BBC Science - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 09:31
UK astronaut Tim Peake has run the distance of the London Marathon on a treadmill in the International Space Station (ISS).

Solar Impulse completes Pacific flight

BBC Science - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 02:10
The zero-fuel aeroplane Solar Impulse completes a three-day flight from Hawaii across the Pacific Ocean, to land in California.

Misconceptions: A Second Look at a ‘Misconception’ on Exercise and Bones

NY Times Science - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:38
A recent article received a lot of responses from readers. Here’s a follow-up.

Nations sign historic Paris climate deal

BBC Science - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:26
Amid hope and hype, delegates have finished signing the Paris climate agreement at UN headquarters in New York.

Tip: How to Interrogate Someone

NY Times Science - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 04:00
Offer food. Tax their mental processing power.

Constant watch on mighty polar glaciers

BBC Science - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 03:12
The EU’s Sentinel satellite system has begun monitoring six of the biggest glaciers on Earth in near real-time, to check for any changes in behaviour.

Leaders prepare to sign climate treaty

BBC Science - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 02:52
The first significant step to putting the Paris Climate Agreement into practice will take place at the UN on Friday when nearly 170 nations are expected to formally sign the deal.

U.S. Suicide Rate Surges to a 30-Year High

NY Times Science - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 21:01
Rates increased among almost all groups, a federal data analysis found, with women and middle-aged Americans hit particularly hard.

Seed clue to how birds outlived dinosaurs

BBC Science - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 17:22
Modern birds owe their survival to ancestors who were able to peck on seeds after the meteor strike that wiped out the dinosaurs, a study suggests.

Conservation 'failing Congo rainforests'

BBC Science - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 17:17
Establishing new nature reserves with strict protection measures actually fails local communities and wildlife in the Congo Basin, a report says.

Dali helps scientists crack our brain code

BBC Science - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 14:51
Scientists at Glasgow University establish a world first by cracking the communication code of our brains.

Trilobites: A Hubble Birthday Bubble in Clear View

NY Times Science - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 14:47
NASA released a stunning image of the Bubble Nebula in advance of the space telescope’s 26th anniversary.
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