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Shark drones to patrol Australian coast

BBC Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 18:42
Drones and "smart" drum lines will be deployed to protect swimmers on New South Wales' north coast from shark attacks, the state government says.

A Century Ago, Einstein’s Theory of Relativity Changed Everything

NY Times Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 18:28
The equation that describes fundamental workings of the universe is as compact and mysterious as a Viking rune.

Taking on Godzilla in Alaska

BBC Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 17:36
The Alaskan fishing village taking on 'Godzilla'

VIDEO: Conservation's 'gadget man'

BBC Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 16:03
Meet the RSPB's 'gadget man' who builds devices to help conservation scientists gather data.

VIDEO: Test flight for 'reuseable spaceship'

BBC Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 14:37
The Amazon.com entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has claimed success on the second flight of his New Shepard spaceship.

Blue Origin Launches Bezos’s Space Dreams and Lands a Rocket

NY Times Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 14:00
Jeffrey P. Bezos’s company sent a rocket more than 100 kilometers in the air, which then fired its engines and returned to the launchpad.

Sneezes spray 'sheets and strings'

BBC Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 13:10
Physicists discover a striking sequence of shifting shapes that is formed as the fluid we sneeze breaks up into droplets.

VIDEO: Capturing the fluid flow of sneezes

BBC Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 13:06
Researchers in the US capture the sequence of shifting shapes found in the fluid we eject when we sneeze.

Rise in Early Cervical Cancer Detection Is Linked to Affordable Care Act

NY Times Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 12:57
Researchers say there has been a substantial increase in women under the age of 26 who have received a diagnosis of early-stage cervical cancer since the health law came into effect in 2010.

Paging Dr. Pigeon; You’re Needed in Radiology

NY Times Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:08
Researchers have found that the birds can be trained to tell the difference between malignant and benign breast tumors.

A Car Dealers Won’t Sell: It’s Electric

NY Times Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:23
Car dealers are showing scant enthusiasm for putting consumers into electric cars, despite large fan clubs and governmental pledges.

Australia trial for GM fruit fly

BBC Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 06:15
Australia will carry out trials of a genetically modified fruit fly to break the breeding cycle of this crop pest.

COP21: Malawi's battle to hold on to forests

BBC Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 05:34
Renewable tech and coal power ambitions in Malawi

Bezos claims successful space flight

BBC Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 03:44
The Amazon.com entrepreneur Jeff Bezos flies his New Shepard spaceship again, and this time proclaims a complete success.

Prince Charles: Time to act on nature

BBC Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 03:27
Prince Charles laments the “economic invisibility of nature” and calls on business leaders to act now to save the world’s natural capital.

VIDEO: A brief history of climate talks

BBC Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 03:20
Rebecca Morelle reports for BBC Newsnight on the background to the upcoming summit in Paris.

VIDEO: Japan launches telecom rocket

BBC Science - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 01:24
Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency launches a commercial satellite into space for the first time.

Space, the Frontier Right in Front of Us

NY Times Science - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 23:59
Art, architecture and music were altered by the idea that space is not just a void, but an aesthetic force of its own.

Mutant mosquitoes 'resist malaria'

BBC Science - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 17:41
Scientists say they have bred a genetically modified mosquito that can resist malaria infection.

VIDEO: How to charge your phone using mud

BBC Science - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 16:16
Small generators that use heat to make electricity have gone on trial in parts of Malawi where only 10% of the population has access to power.
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