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'Climategate' had only fleeting effect on global warming scepticism

'Climategate' had only fleeting effect on global warming scepticism | Science | Scoop.it
Oxford University analysis of Google Trends suggests impact of climate scientists' emails in 2009 was short-lived
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Virus experiments risk unleashing global pandemic, study warns

Virus experiments risk unleashing global pandemic, study warns | Science | Scoop.it
Benefits of scientific testing in the area are outweighed by risks of pathogenic strains spreading round world, say researchers
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An elegy for satellites like maple-tree seeds

An elegy for satellites like maple-tree seeds | Science | Scoop.it
ON MAY 13th, a tiny satellite re-entered Earth's atmosphere from the low-earth orbit in which it had been placed in April and burned up. Satellites deorbit...
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How do we recruit boys into female-dominated professions?

How do we recruit boys into female-dominated professions? | Science | Scoop.it
While great efforts have been made to get girls interested in Stem subjects, little is done to encourage men into teaching and nursing
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Manmade or natural, tasty or toxic, they're all chemicals …

Manmade or natural, tasty or toxic, they're all chemicals … | Science | Scoop.it
Dr Mark Lorch: The terms 'chemical' and 'poison' have become interchangeable in the popular consciousness. But whether they're natural or manmade, beneficial or harmful – they're all chemicals
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Antarctica's ice losses double

Antarctica's ice losses double | Science | Scoop.it

Antarctica is now losing about 160 billion tonnes of ice a year to the ocean - twice as much as when the continent was last surveyed.

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EU court backs 'right to be forgotten': Google must amend results on request

EU court backs 'right to be forgotten': Google must amend results on request | Science | Scoop.it
Individuals have right to control their data and can ask search engines to remove results, says European court
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The price of a square foot of property across London - map

This interactive map looks at the cost for each postcode district in the capital
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EU backs 'right to be forgotten'

EU backs 'right to be forgotten' | Science | Scoop.it

A top EU court has ruled Google must amend some search results at the request of ordinary people in a test of the so-called "right to be forgotten".

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London mapped: House prices, hedgehogs and homelessness – from the people who brought you World Mapper, extraordinary ‘cartograms’ reveal capital as you have never seen it before

London mapped: House prices, hedgehogs and homelessness – from the people who brought you World Mapper, extraordinary ‘cartograms’ reveal capital as you have never seen it before | Science | Scoop.it
London is a city of vast social divides, where the same areas host bankers with booming property values and scores of homeless people – yet it can often be hard to get your head around the statistics.
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The huge cost of developing drugs

The huge cost of developing drugs | Science | Scoop.it

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry estimates that it costs on average £1.2bn to bring a new drug to market - and takes 12 years.

And if that seems like a lot, Forbes Magazine reckons the biggest companies pay way more than that.

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Wild West beneath the waves?

Wild West beneath the waves? | Science | Scoop.it

It's an unlikely spot to be at the forefront of cutting-edge medical research, but scientists say the oceans could hold the key to finding the next generation of life-saving drugs.

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The best way to protest net neutrality's end is with an Internet-wide slowdown

The best way to protest net neutrality's end is with an Internet-wide slowdown | Science | Scoop.it
Dan Gillmor:It's time to take a page from the SOPA protests and show Americans what a slower Internet would really look like
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Will carbon capture and storage ever make fossil fuels safe?

Will carbon capture and storage ever make fossil fuels safe? | Science | Scoop.it
A UK parliament report has called for renewed investment in the storage of carbon emitted by industry. But will the technology ever come of age? With your help, Karl Mathiesen investigates.
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Vermont v science

Vermont v science | Science | Scoop.it
VERMONT banned slavery before the rest of America, back in 1777, and local greens talk like they have just achieved something comparable. “We’re first again,”...
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D-Wave: Is $15m machine a glimpse of future computing?

D-Wave: Is $15m machine a glimpse of future computing? | Science | Scoop.it

A Canadian firm has courted controversy with its claim to have built a practical quantum computer, a feat thought to be decades away. Now, independent teams are trying to understand how the machine works and whether it really can tap the strange world of quantum physics

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Taming the floods, Dutch-style

Taming the floods, Dutch-style | Science | Scoop.it
What Britain can learn from the Netherlands about defending against floods and adapting to climate change
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'Smart' tennis racquet records spin, shots and power - Telegraph

'Smart' tennis racquet records spin, shots and power  - Telegraph | Science | Scoop.it
The first "smart" tennis racquet with electronics in the handle will reveal level of spin, number of shots played and the power of each shot
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In the future, the robots may control you, and Silicon Valley will control them

In the future, the robots may control you, and Silicon Valley will control them | Science | Scoop.it
Dan Gillmor: Welcome to the horror show that is the 'internet of things' – hyper-intelligent software, vulnerable hardware ... and a whole new level of privacy invasion
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Western Antarctic ice sheet collapse has already begun, scientists warn

Western Antarctic ice sheet collapse has already begun, scientists warn | Science | Scoop.it
Two separate studies confirm loss of ice sheet is inevitable, and will cause up to 4m of additional sea-level rise
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Inmarsat offers free airline tracking

Inmarsat offers free airline tracking | Science | Scoop.it

UK satellite operator Inmarsat is to offer a free, basic tracking service to all the world's passenger airliners.

The offer follows the case of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared without trace on 8 March.

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Top 20 most polluted cities in the world

Top 20 most polluted cities in the world | Science | Scoop.it
Air quality in most cities that monitor their pollution levels exceed what the World Health Organization deems as safe.
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What makes a city a city - and does it really matter anyway?

What makes a city a city - and does it really matter anyway? | Science | Scoop.it
In this dizzying world of tech cities, garden cities and smart cities, perhaps it's time to redefine what it means to be a city at all
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