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Most Dinosaur Bones Discovered are Radioactive | TruthTheory

Most Dinosaur Bones Discovered are Radioactive | TruthTheory | Interesting science | Scoop.it
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Daily Kos: New IPCC report leaked: We're heading toward 9F increase - climate impacts are speeding up

Daily Kos: New IPCC report leaked: We're heading toward 9F increase - climate impacts are speeding up | Interesting science | Scoop.it
The latest and last report on climate change due by the International Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) of the United Nations has been leaked ...
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New Study Shows Plants Talk to Each Other Through the Soil

New Study Shows Plants Talk to Each Other Through the Soil | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have discovered that plants communicate to each other through a fungal hyphae messenger!
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Evolution: Charles Darwin was wrong about the tree of life

Evolution: Charles Darwin was wrong about the tree of life | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Crossbreeding between species is far more common than previously thought, turning the tree of life into a thicket
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Ancient Star Is 'Older Than The Universe'

Ancient Star Is 'Older Than The Universe' | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered an "impossible" star which appears to be older than the universe.
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What Are an Asteroid, a Meteor and a Meteorite?

What Are an Asteroid, a Meteor and a Meteorite? | Interesting science | Scoop.it
What do these different terms mean?
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Solar power cheaper than coal: One company says it's cracked the code

Solar power cheaper than coal: One company says it's cracked the code | Interesting science | Scoop.it
V3Solar claims its product will produce energy at a third of the cost of other solar power. If it's true -- a big if -- it could revolutionize distributed energy.
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Breaking News!! Diatoms (fossilized life) Discovered in Metorite Polonnaruwa by UK Scientists!!

Following extensive lab work in the United Kingdom and Sri Lanka Four scientists in a paper said , "We report the discovery for the first time of fossilized ...
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Why trees can't grow taller than 100 metres - life - 16 January 2013 - New Scientist

Why trees can't grow taller than 100 metres - life - 16 January 2013 - New Scientist | Interesting science | Scoop.it
The taller the tree, the smaller its leaves. The explanation for this, it turns out, also sets a limit on how tall trees can grow
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Report: Ecosystems in Upheaval, Biodiversity in Collapse

Report: Ecosystems in Upheaval, Biodiversity in Collapse | Interesting science | Scoop.it
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This is serious, please read and join in with the rescue plan

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A new model of empathy: the rat

A new model of empathy: the rat | Interesting science | Scoop.it
In a simple experiment, researchers sought to find out whether a rat would release a fellow rat from an unpleasantly restrictive cage if it could. The answer was yes.
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Even rats have empathy

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Bug inspires self-filling bottle

Bug inspires self-filling bottle | Interesting science | Scoop.it
A US start-up aims to mimic a desert beetle to create a self-filling water bottle capable of drawing moisture from the air.
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Scientists Admit Cancer is Man-Made

Scientists Admit Cancer is Man-Made | Interesting science | Scoop.it
A recent study by University of Manchester scientists has strongly suggested that ... cancer is a modern, man-made disease caused by environmental factors such as pollution and diet.
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Quantum Teleportation Achieved over Record Distances

Quantum Teleportation Achieved over Record Distances | Interesting science | Scoop.it

Two teams of researchers have extended the reach of quantum teleportation to unprecedented lengths, roughly equivalent to the distance between New York City and Philadelphia.


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Ecosystems still feel the pain of ancient extinctions - life - 11 August 2013 - New Scientist

Ecosystems still feel the pain of ancient extinctions - life - 11 August 2013 - New Scientist | Interesting science | Scoop.it
By wiping out massive plant-eaters like giant ground sloths, humans inadvertently deprived modern ecosystems of essential nutrients
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Plants 'do maths', scientists say

Plants 'do maths', scientists say | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Plants have a built-in capacity to do maths, which helps them regulate food reserves in the night, say UK scientists.
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New Report Charges EPA Ignored Staff Warnings, Approved Widespread Use of Dangerous Pesticides

New Report Charges EPA Ignored Staff Warnings, Approved Widespread Use of Dangerous Pesticides | Interesting science | Scoop.it
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Talk is cheep! Study finds human speech evolved from birdsong

Talk is cheep! Study finds human speech evolved from birdsong | Interesting science | Scoop.it
An MIT study claims human language is a grafting of the elaborate songs of birds and the utilitarian, information-bearing grunts of apes.
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Alan Turing's Patterns in Nature, and Beyond | Wired Science | Wired.com

Alan Turing's Patterns in Nature, and Beyond | Wired Science | Wired.com | Interesting science | Scoop.it
See Also: Searching for Network Laws in Slime Hidden Fractals Suggest Answer to Ancient Math Problem Earth's Most Stunning Natural Fractal
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Photos of the World’s Oldest Living Things

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Among the organisms documented by photographer Rachel Sussman are 80,000-year-old aspen trees and 600,000-year-old bacteria
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Zoologger: The first solar-powered vertebrate - life - 18 January 2013 - New Scientist

Zoologger: The first solar-powered vertebrate - life - 18 January 2013 - New Scientist | Interesting science | Scoop.it
The spotted salamander is the first backboned animal known to harness sunlight to make food – with the help of photosynthetic algae
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New study suggests humans are not naturally violent

New study suggests humans are not naturally violent | Interesting science | Scoop.it
A new study published last month in Nature Journalsuggests that humans are naturally good. This study adds to the mounting evidence against the popular misconception that corruption is a trait of human nature.
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Earth Oxygen levels are dropping. Plankton to save Humanity. | NowPublic News Coverage

Earth Oxygen levels are dropping. Plankton to save Humanity.
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Cloud forest trees drink water through their leaves

Cloud forest trees drink water through their leaves | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Using water flow sensors and plastic "leaves" that measure wetness, biologists have discovered that trees living in tropical montane cloud forests drink through their leaves as well as their roots.
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Test method for measurement of soil microbial diversity

Test method for measurement of soil microbial diversity | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Researchers are developing a test pattern designed to measure soil biological diversity. The aim is to measure the activity potential of enzymes produced by soil microbes.
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UCLA's new transparent solar film could be game-changer

UCLA's new transparent solar film could be game-changer | Interesting science | Scoop.it
One of the holy grails of solar cell technology may have been found, with researchers at UCLA announcing they have created a new organic polymer that produces electricity, is nearly transparent and is more durable and malleable than silicon.
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