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Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti on life in space

BBC Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 18:24
Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti on life in space

Now Comes the SpaceX Rocket Whodunit: A Complex Mystery

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 15:53
A rocket's dead, blown to bits in public view. Now it's time for "Rocket Science CSI."









Books: Review: ‘The Bad Doctor’ and ‘Graphic Medicine Manifesto’

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 14:58
Two intriguing new works make a case, in entirely different ways, for how graphic depictions of care are creating a new scholarly discipline.









Global Health: Fish Poisoning More Common Than Believed

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 14:00
Illnesses from a toxin carried by barracuda and other sport fish have been underestimated in Florida, a new study suggests.









Findings: For Couples, Time Can Upend the Laws of Attraction

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 13:05
The science of romance is finding that your assessment of a potential mate shifts the longer you know the person, a process one expert calls “slow love.”









An Ocean Mystery in the Trillions

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:11
Much is still not known about the bristlemouth, the planet’s most plentiful vertebrate. What’s more, the ocean, making up 99 percent of the biosphere, may hold untold undiscovered species.









Dark Region of Ocean May Shed Light on Climate Change and Other Issues

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:09
The area from just below the surface to 3,300 feet also may become more of a food source and a way to monitor ocean health.









US court blocks key pollution change

BBC Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:05
The US Supreme Court blocks a key government attempt to limit pollution from the country's power plants after industry challenges the changes.

Supreme Court Blocks Obama’s Limits on Power Plants

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:15
The ruling stops in its tracks one of the administration’s most ambitious initiatives for controlling toxic emissions.









Reactions: Letters to the Editor

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:11
Readers react to articles in Science Times.









Lancashire Council in Britain Deals Blow to Shale Industry

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 09:50
A request by the shale gas explorer Cuadrilla Resources to drill four wells and test them with hydraulic fracturing was rejected.









Council blocks fracking application

BBC Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 08:22
An application to start fracking at a site in Lancashire is rejected by county councillors.

Bialowieza National Park Journal: Poland Wants Bison to Multiply, but Others Prefer Subtraction

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 08:12
What many see as a shaggy national symbol whose numbers should be increased to ensure its survival, others see as a hazard to crops and the country’s economy.









VIDEO: 'No going back' for Solar Impulse

BBC Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 06:30
A solar-powered plane has passed the "point of no return" in its second bid at making a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean.

Q&A: Why Birds Sound Like Morning People

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 06:00
Birds seem particularly noisy around dawn, when they’re establishing their territories and then singing to attract mates.









The New Health Care: A Promising Medicare Plan, if Only Health Organizations Would Stick Around

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 04:00
A new program seems to be working in reducing spending and improving quality, but it has a worryingly high attrition rate.









Solar plane passes 'no return' point

BBC Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 03:46
A solar-powered plane passes the "point of no return" after leaving Japan for a second attempt at a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean.

ScienceTake: Evaporation Gives Spores Energy-Generating Muscle

NY Times Science - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 03:00
A team used the combination to do small tasks, and power a toy car. The research is a gateway to exploring larger-scale energy generation.









China's carbon crunch

BBC Science - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 16:55
Charting China's climate change ambitions

SpaceX Rocket Breaks Apart After Launch to Space Station

NY Times Science - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 16:02
The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket, built by Space Exploration Technologies, was destined for the International Space Station with a load of cargo.









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