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After 8 defiant years, Ahmadinejad leaves Iran isolated and cash-strapped

After 8 defiant years, Ahmadinejad leaves Iran isolated and cash-strapped | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Iran's most divisive president since the 1979 revolution initially won praise, but his successor is now tasked with undoing the damage Ahmadinejad wrought at home and abroad.
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Bohr and beyond: a century of quantum physics › Opinion (ABC Science)

Bohr and beyond: a century of quantum physics › Opinion (ABC Science) | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
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Exclusive: Mice with human chromosomes - the genetic breakthrough that could revolutionise medicine

Exclusive: Mice with human chromosomes - the genetic breakthrough that could revolutionise medicine | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Scientists have created genetically-engineered mice with artificial human chromosomes in every cell of their bodies, as part of a series of studies showing that it may be possible to treat genetic diseases with a radically new form of gene therapy.
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Oceans apart

Oceans apart | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Authoritative weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and opinion.
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Civilizations and International Society

Civilizations and International Society | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
The idea of civilization may have lost its importance, but understanding different civilizing processes is critical for promoting respect and trust between the diverse peoples of today’s international society.
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WATCH: This Is What Atoms Look Like In 3D

WATCH: This Is What Atoms Look Like In 3D | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Ever wanted to know what atoms look like in 3D? Now's your chance, in a new video showing a platinum nanoparticle under extreme magnification.
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Saturn's 'Spring Sun' Lights Up Bizarre Polar Hexagon

Saturn's 'Spring Sun' Lights Up Bizarre Polar Hexagon | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Saturn's polar hexagon was originally discovered in images taken by the Voyager spacecraft in the early 1980s. It encircled Saturn at about 77 degrees north latitude and was estimated to have a diameter wider than two Earths.
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How human language could have evolved from birdsong | ScienceBlog.com

How human language could have evolved from birdsong | ScienceBlog.com | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
“The sounds uttered by birds offer in several respects the nearest analogy to language,” Charles Darwin wrote in “The Descent of Man” (1871), while
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FYI: Now We've Looked Below The Surface, Why Isn't Mars Red On The Inside?

FYI: Now We've Looked Below The Surface, Why Isn't Mars Red On The Inside? | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Mars is so associated with red--its very name is after the bloody god of war--that it’s weird to think about it in any other color. Rocks, dust, and
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Friendship 7’s ‘Fourth Orbit’ | AirSpace

Friendship 7’s ‘Fourth Orbit’ | AirSpace | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
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I so clearly remember that day. They re-named our street after John Glenn.

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Israel and Iran: The Covert War

Israel and Iran: The Covert War | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Summary According to a Globe and Mail article on Tuesday, Iran's energy infrastructure and government offices have been the targets of cyber attacks in recent months. The recent cyber attacks are j...
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Deep roots of catastrophe: Partly molten, Florida-sized blob forms atop Earth's core

Deep roots of catastrophe: Partly molten, Florida-sized blob forms atop Earth's core | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
A University of Utah seismologist analyzed seismic waves that bombarded Earth's core, and believes he got a look at the earliest roots of Earth's most cataclysmic kind of volcanic eruption. But don't worry.
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Climate adaptation: Survival of the flexible

Climate adaptation: Survival of the flexible | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Many tropical species never experience extreme heat or cold. That may doom them in a warming world.
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Has China's Foreign Policy Finally Become Westernized?

Has China's Foreign Policy Finally Become Westernized? | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
China has sent combat troops to Africa to aid in peacekeeping efforts in Mali. The move suggests that the Asian power may be positioned to play a more cooperative role in UN efforts.
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The CIA's New Black Bag Is Digital - By Matthew M. Aid

The CIA's New Black Bag Is Digital - By Matthew M. Aid | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
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View to a cell | Genes & Cells | Science News

View to a cell | Genes & Cells | Science News | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
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New insights gained

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Heroin Vaccine Treats Drug Addiction in Rats : D-brief

Heroin Vaccine Treats Drug Addiction in Rats : D-brief | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
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Were Geologists All Wrong About How Continent Formed?

Were Geologists All Wrong About How Continent Formed? | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
By: Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 04/03/2013 02:18 PM EDT on LiveScience It's time to redraw the map of the world during the reign of the dinosaurs, two scientists say. Picture the U.S.
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How Football Hits Could Lead To An Immune Attack On The Brain

How Football Hits Could Lead To An Immune Attack On The Brain | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
There's plenty of evidence that repeated head
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Curves in spacetime violate Heisenberg's uncertainty principle

Curves in spacetime violate Heisenberg's uncertainty principle | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—If an object traveling through spacetime can loop back in time in a certain way, then its trajectory can allow a pair of its components to be measured with perfect accuracy, violating Heisenberg's uncertainty principle.
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Long-lost continent found under the Indian Ocean

Long-lost continent found under the Indian Ocean | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Sand from Mauritian beaches reveals rock from ancient landmass.
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We're One Step Closer to Bringing Holograms Home

We're One Step Closer to Bringing Holograms Home | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Holographic technology is becoming much closer to entering our homes and our lives -- it’s a future tech that’s well within our grasp.
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Scientists Insert A Light-Emitting Bioprobe Into A Living Cell

Scientists Insert A Light-Emitting Bioprobe Into A Living Cell | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
A group of Stanford researchers have inserted a nano-sized, light-producing bioprobe into a single living cell for the first time, which could have
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FDA Approves First Retinal Implant

FDA Approves First Retinal Implant | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
US approval that gives hope to those with a rare genetic eye condition.
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LASI V: Fire and Ice-- Antarctic Glaciovolcanism Provides Clues to Past Climate - Georneys - AGU Blogosphere

LASI V: Fire and Ice-- Antarctic Glaciovolcanism Provides Clues to Past Climate - Georneys - AGU Blogosphere | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
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