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Wake Up and Smell the Traffic? London Tries Coffee to Power Buses

NY Times Science - 1 hour 4 min ago
In an effort to curb toxic diesel fumes, oil from used grounds has been added to the fuel for the British capital’s iconic red double-deckers.

A Helping of Science With Your Thanksgiving Dinner

NY Times Science - 6 hours 47 min ago
Biology. Chemistry. Physics. It’s all there on your plate. Take a moment to appreciate it before you dig in.

Trilobites: Rock Carvings of Ancient Dogs Getting Taught New Tricks

NY Times Science - 7 hours 25 min ago
Engravings in the Saudi desert may be the earliest depictions of human-canine companionship.

New Gene Treatment Effective for Some Leukemia Patients

NY Times Science - 7 hours 28 min ago
By genetically altering a patient’s T-cells to attack more than one site on cancer cells, researchers hope to devise better treatments.

Global Health: Nearly 21 Million Now Receiving AIDS Drugs, U.N. Agency Says

NY Times Science - 8 hours 18 min ago
“Remarkable progress” has been made, Unaids said, but millions more worldwide require treatment. Young women are especially hard hit.

Skin Cancers Rise, Along With Questionable Treatments

NY Times Science - 8 hours 22 min ago
Dermatology is booming, with private equity investments and an influx of physician assistants doing the work of doctors. Are patients being well served?

Albatrosses hit by fishing and climate

BBC Science - 10 hours 51 min ago
The spectacular albatrosses featured in the BBC's Blue Planet series have seen a big slump in numbers.

Bizarre shape of interstellar asteroid

BBC Science - 11 hours 7 min ago
An asteroid that visited our Solar System from interstellar space is one of the most elongated celestial bodies known to science.

What Happened (and Didn’t) at the Bonn Climate Talks

NY Times Science - 12 hours 51 min ago
The 23rd United Nations climate talks ended early Saturday, kicking most big issues down the road until 2018.

European memory champion reveals winning trick

BBC Science - 18 hours 36 min ago
Simon Reinhard mastered the Method of Loci to become a European memory champion.

Antarctic glacier's rough belly exposed

BBC Science - 18 hours 50 min ago
The melting glacier contributing most to sea-level rise currently may be more resilient than previously recognised.

Retro Report: Questioning Evolution: The Push to Change Science Class

NY Times Science - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 17:19
Legislation and lawsuits that reject scientific consensus on issues like evolution and climate change are changing the way science is taught in some schools.

Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors’ Melted Uranium Fuel

NY Times Science - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 04:02
The Japanese government and companies used radiation-hardened machines to search for the fuel that escaped the plant’s ruined reactors.

Bosnia's silent killer: The coal industry

BBC Science - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 16:17
The Balkan country has the world's second highest death rate caused by air pollution.

Floods: How can you save your life when disaster strikes?

BBC Science - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 16:12
Floods have been a deadly staple of 2017. But how can you protect yourself against the natural disaster?

Treaty to Phase Out ‘Greenhouse Gases on Steroids’ to Enter Force

NY Times Science - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 06:53
A global treaty to eliminate hydrofluorocarbons, a category of extremely potent planet-warming gases, has cleared a key threshold and will enter into force.

The Bonn Climate Conference: All Our Coverage in One Place

NY Times Science - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 06:47
Negotiators from nearly 200 countries are meeting in Bonn, Germany, in the biggest climate change talks of the year. Here’s all of our coverage.

News Analysis: At Bonn Climate Talks, Stakes Get Higher in Gamble on Planet’s Future

NY Times Science - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 06:33
This year’s United Nations climate talks have wrapped up, and there were few signs that countries are inclined to take urgent action.

The world's biggest lithium battery farm

BBC Science - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 23:59
The plant in the US state of California stores enough energy to power 20,000 homes for four hours.

A Close-Up on Mysteries Made of Stone in Saudi Arabia’s Desert

NY Times Science - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 21:55
Structures that may have been created by ancient tribes could only be studied using Google Earth. Saudi officials finally invited an archaeologist to observe them via helicopter.
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