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Five US states where climate change could be disastrous | BBC News

Five US states where climate change could be disastrous | BBC News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Climate change is expected to increase the frequency of extreme weather events around the world. One US group has given the 50 states a report card, ranking the risk of potential disasters and long-term dangerous changes.
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Smartphone glass combats bacteria | BBC News

US firm Corning said its Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass contains ionic silver, a substance that has been used to fight germs for more than 100 years.

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Reservoirs 'can affect rainfall' | BBC News

Reservoirs 'can affect rainfall' | BBC News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers say large man-made reservoirs can increase the intensity of rainfall and can affect the effectiveness of flood defences.
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Light shed on leggiest millipede | BBC News

Light shed on leggiest millipede | BBC News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The anatomical secrets of the world's leggiest creature, a millipede with 750 legs, are revealed by researchers.
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Variation in ant nest 'personality' | BBC News

Variation in ant nest 'personality' | BBC News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Colonies of several hundred ants show consistent differences in the way they behave, just like individual people do.

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Helping touchscreens stay smear-free | BBC News

Helping touchscreens stay smear-free | BBC News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
No-one likes the smears that fingers leave on touchscreens but technology might soon help banish the unsightly blobs.
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How dirty are toilet seats? | BBC News

How dirty are toilet seats? | BBC News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The toilet seat has acquired an unfair reputation as the dirtiest surface in the house.
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