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VIDEO: Elephant goes on rampage in Thai park

BBC Science - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 07:27
An elephant in Thailand is caught on camera as it goes on the rampage in Thailand.

SpaceX capsule docks with ISS

BBC Science - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 05:28
The privately built Dragon capsule has docked with the International Space Station carrying a much needed cargo of supplies.

New species of marine reptile found

BBC Science - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 04:54
A new species of marine reptile that lived about 170 million years ago is identified from fossils found on the Isle of Skye.

Rare shark birth captured on camera

BBC Science - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 03:23
Divers capture what they believe to be the first photograph ever taken of the live birth of an oceanic shark.

In search of a personalised diet

BBC Science - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 18:18
Do obese people have slower metabolisms?

Should tourists be banned from Antarctica?

BBC Science - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 16:09
Should tourists be banned from visiting the Antarctic?

Indoor Tanning Poses Cancer Risks, Teenagers Learn

NY Times Science - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 17:18
Tanning salons dot strip malls across the country, promising prettiness and, in some cases, better health, despite a growing body of evidence that links indoor tanning to skin cancer.

Vocations The Biomechanist: Watching Their Every Step

NY Times Science - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 06:40
Stacy Steffen, a biomechanist at the Brooks Running Company, studies athletes’ motion and physiology to build a better running shoe.

Private Rocket Fails to Stick the Landing

NY Times Science - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 05:22
SpaceX put the Falcon 9 into orbit, but the company’s audacious bid to land the rocket’s first stage on a floating platform was unsuccessful.

SpaceX rocket test ends in crash

BBC Science - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 02:35
US company SpaceX says its experiment to bring part of its Falcon rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform did not work - but its cargo mission to the space station remains on track.

From Vertigo to Tinnitus, Ear Ailments Are New Focus for Drugs

NY Times Science - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:31
In search of an alternative to hearing aids or implants, some report success in early trials for drugs to improve hearing or silence tinnitus.

In Africa, a Decline in New Ebola Cases Complicates Vaccine Development

NY Times Science - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:44
Clinical trials in Africa are being pushed by a sense of urgency as fewer new cases occur, making it more difficult to determine how effective the drugs are.

Obama Facing Rising Pressure on Keystone Oil Pipeline

NY Times Science - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:18
After the Nebraska Supreme Court cleared the way for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, the House voted, 266 to 153, approving of the project.

Unusual number of UK flowers bloom

BBC Science - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 09:57
Botanists have been stunned by the results of their annual hunt for plants in flower on New Year’s Day.

SpaceX Tries Again to Launch Station Supplies, Land Rocket

NY Times Science - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 09:04
SpaceX is taking another crack at delivering supplies to the International Space Station and landing the rocket on an ocean barge.

Disease 'major threat' to EU olives

BBC Science - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 08:23
A virulent pathogen that starves and can kill olive trees poses a serious threat to EU olive production, experts warn.

'Bent time' tips pulsar out of view

BBC Science - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 08:12
One of deep space's spinning "lighthouses" fades from view as it warps space-time, tilting its radio beams away from Earth.

Eureka: Death by Robot

NY Times Science - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 07:27
Automated machines may soon care for the sick and fight in wars. Can they learn to make moral choices?

Essay: Retrograde Beliefs

NY Times Science - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 07:27
In defense of magical thinking.

'Planet' Pluto comes into view

BBC Science - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 07:15
The little world is finally about to come into view
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