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Bill Nye The Science Guy Answers Pressing Questions About The Future Of ... - Business Insider

Bill Nye The Science Guy Answers Pressing Questions About The Future Of ... - Business Insider | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Business InsiderBill Nye The Science Guy Answers Pressing Questions About The Future Of ...Business InsiderMany scientists are drawn to other intellectual pursuits.
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'Scientists only understand 4% of universe' - RT

'Scientists only understand 4% of universe' - RT | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
'Scientists only understand 4% of universe'RTAF: That's a great question – what is the origin of the laws of physics? I don't know. That's a question science can't answer.
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Physicists create world's smallest semiconductor laser - Phys.Org

Physicists create world's smallest semiconductor laser - Phys.Org | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
R & D MagazinePhysicists create world's smallest semiconductor laserPhys.OrgPhysicists at The University of Texas at Austin, in collaboration with colleagues in Taiwan and China, have developed the world's smallest semiconductor laser, a breakthrough...
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A list of valuable endangered species

A list of valuable endangered species | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
U.N. conservation delegates at a weeklong CITES meeting in Geneva approved sanctions against seven nations - Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, Paraguay, Nepal, Rwanda, Solomon Islands and Syria - if they do not either strengthen their laws or provide...
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Photovoltaics from any semiconductor: Opens door to more widespread solar energy devices

Photovoltaics from any semiconductor: Opens door to more widespread solar energy devices | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a technology that enables low-cost, high efficiency solar cells to be made from virtually any semiconductor material.
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A portal for Earth science data exploration - RxPG NEWS

A portal for Earth science data explorationRxPG NEWSThe increasing volume of environmental and Earth science data, from historic observational field notes to recent remotely sensed data, is challenging scientists to locate and integrate pertinent ...
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Newfound gene may help bacteria survive in extreme environments: Resulting microbial lipids may also signify oxygen dips in Earth's history

Newfound gene may help bacteria survive in extreme environments: Resulting microbial lipids may also signify oxygen dips in Earth's history | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
A newfound gene may help bacteria survive in extreme environments.
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Two Solar System puzzles solved

Two Solar System puzzles solved | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
How did icy comets obtain particles that formed at high temperatures, and how did the particles acquire rims with different compositions?
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An Interview With Sally Ride

An Interview With Sally Ride | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Watch an uncut interview with the late astronaut, conducted in 1984, and hear her views on being the first American woman in space.
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Darker wings for monarch butterflies mean better flight

Darker wings for monarch butterflies mean better flight | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
For monarch butterflies, redder wings are correlated with better flight performance, according to new research.
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Switching the state of matter may provide a novel building block for ultra low power devices

Switching the state of matter may provide a novel building block for ultra low power devices | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Sixty years after the transistor began a technological revolution that transformed nearly every aspect of our daily lives, a new transistor brings innovations that may help to do so again.
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Eye-writing technology: Writing in cursive with your eyes only

Eye-writing technology: Writing in cursive with your eyes only | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
New technology might allow people who have almost completely lost the ability to move their arms or legs to communicate freely, by using their eyes to write in cursive.
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Students discover methane seep ecosystem

Students discover methane seep ecosystem | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
During a recent oceanographic expedition off San Diego, graduate student researchers discovered convincing evidence of a deep-sea site where methane is likely seeping out of the seafloor, the first such finding off San Diego County.
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Discovery of new white blood cell reveals target for better vaccine design

Discovery of new white blood cell reveals target for better vaccine design | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Researchers have identified a new type of white blood cell which activates a killing immune response to an external source -- providing a new potential target for vaccines for conditions such as cancer or Hepatitis B.
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Sally Ride program blasts kids into science - Press-Register - al.com (blog)

Sally Ride program blasts kids into science - Press-Register - al.com (blog) | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Press-Register - al.com (blog)Sally Ride program blasts kids into sciencePress-Register - al.com (blog)A student at Endeavor Elementary School in Harvest, Ala., checks out the DNA she extracted from a strawberry during the Sally Ride Science...
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Decoding the secrets of balance

Decoding the secrets of balance | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Scientists had previously believed that the brain decoded balance information linearly and therefore actually attempted to reconstruct the time course of velocity and acceleration stimuli.
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NASA X-ray concept inspired from a roll of Scotch® tape

NASA X-ray concept inspired from a roll of Scotch® tape | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
The inspiration behind a NASA scientist's quest to build a highly specialized X-ray mirror using a never-before-tried technique comes from an unusual source: a roll of Scotch® tape.
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Science Across Virtual Institutes (SAVI)

Science Across Virtual Institutes (SAVI) | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Science Across Virtual Institutes (SAVI) is a mechanism to foster interaction among scientists, engineers and educators around the globe.
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Animal behaviour: Squid 'fly' faster than they swim

Animal behaviour: Squid 'fly' faster than they swim

Nature 487, 7408 (2012).
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Forest carbon monitoring breakthrough in Colombia

Forest carbon monitoring breakthrough in Colombia | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Using new techniques, scientists have developed ultra-high resolution maps of the carbon stocks locked in tropical vegetation for 40 percent of the Colombian Amazon, an area about four times the size of Switzerland.
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'Unprecedented' Greenland Surface Melt – Every 150 Years? - New York Times (blog)

'Unprecedented' Greenland Surface Melt – Every 150 Years? - New York Times (blog) | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Hurriyet Daily News'Unprecedented' Greenland Surface Melt – Every 150 Years?
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Terrified? No ... but scientists are getting nervous about Mars landing - msnbc.com

Terrified? No ... but scientists are getting nervous about Mars landing - msnbc.com | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Daily MailTerrified? No ...but scientists are getting nervous about Mars landingmsnbc.comAnyone who's looked at the "Seven Minutes of Terror" trailer for next month's Mars landing might have wondered whether the planners behind NASA's $2.5 billion...
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The Flame Nebula

The Flame Nebula | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
The Flame Nebula sits on the eastern hip of Orion the Hunter, a constellation most easily visible in the northern hemisphere during winter evenings. This view of the nebula was taken by WISE, NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer.
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Whole-genome sequencing of African hunter-gatherers reveals human genetic diversity

Whole-genome sequencing of African hunter-gatherers reveals human genetic diversity | APS Instructional Technology ~ Science Content | Scoop.it
Genome sequences of African hunter-gatherers from three different populations reveal insights into how humans have adapted to distinct environments over evolutionary history.
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No LOL matter: Tween texting may lead to poor grammar skills

Text messaging may offer tweens a quick way to send notes to friends and family, but it could lead to declining language and grammar skills, according to researchers.
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