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Athlete injured after drone crash

BBC Science - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:07
Australia's air safety body is looking into reports that a triathlete has been injured by a drone falling on her.

Spider invasion prompts Mazda fix

BBC Science - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 03:49
Spiders crawling into the fuel tanks of Mazda cars have forced the company to issue a voluntary recall notice to apply a software fix.

VIDEO: Building the truly model city

BBC Science - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 00:20
MIT's 3D projections simulate a metropolis

Panel’s Warning on Climate Risk: Worst Is Yet to Come

NY Times Science - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 20:48
A United Nations report warned that climate change is already having sweeping effects and the poorest nations are likely to feel the most severe impacts.






Rare coral 'at risk from dredging'

BBC Science - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 19:00
Environmental campaigners are calling for immediate action to protect coral found off the coast near Plymouth.

The riddle of the Voynich Manuscript

BBC Science - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 18:39
Was mysterious manuscript forged by bookseller?

Ask Well: Ankle Replacements

NY Times Science - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 18:17
A reader asks: If they can replace knees and hips, why not ankles?






Mainframes clock up half-century

BBC Science - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 16:39
IBM mainframe celebrates its half-century

The Working Life: New York’s Paid Sick Leave Law Quietly Takes Effect

NY Times Science - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 08:56
On April 1, without hoopla, the city quietly became the largest in the nation to ensure that the vast majority of workers wouldn’t lose pay or their jobs if they or their close relatives became sick.






Guarded Optimism After Breast Cancer Drug Shows Promising Results

NY Times Science - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 07:31
Palbociclib, a drug being developed by Pfizer, sharply cut the risk that advanced cancer would worsen among patients taking part in a Phase 2 study, researchers said.






Bird of prey trap death condemned

BBC Science - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 03:59
Wildlife organisations condemn the illegal trapping of birds after a buzzard was found fatally injured in the Peak District National Park.

VIDEO: 'Your ladybirds are in the post'

BBC Science - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 02:21
Ladybirds are a good, natural way to combat garden pests, according to one wildlife expert.

Cancer virus discovery helped by delayed flight

BBC Science - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 19:08
Story of UK scientist who isolated cancer virus

Science does theatre with a bang

BBC Science - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 18:44
Can a play teach science and be exciting at the same time?

VIDEO: Explosive theatre: Bringing science to life

BBC Science - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 16:06
Could live theatre be the best way to engage children's passion for science?

Even Small Medical Advances Can Mean Big Jumps in Bills

NY Times Science - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 14:25
Some high-tech treatments help patients better control chronic diseases like diabetes, but they also drive an enormous surge in costs, and experts say many of them offer dubious benefits.






Under Revised Quake Estimates, Dozens of Nuclear Reactors Face Costly Safety Analyses

NY Times Science - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 12:45
Owners of reactors who say they cannot show that their facilities would withstand the most severe earthquake they might face, are required to undertake extensive structural reviews.

Despite Support in Party, Democratic Governors Resist Legalizing Marijuana

NY Times Science - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 09:12
Despite a slight majority of support by Americans, some Democratic governors are leery about having their states become the next to legitimize marijuana.

VIDEO: Nasa releases solar flare footage

BBC Science - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 05:51
Nasa has released dramatic footage of a solar flare, captured by its Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Law Lifts Enrollment in Medicaid by Millions

NY Times Science - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:14
The Obama administration said the increases were much greater in states that expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act.






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