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Scientists model 'extraordinary' performance of Bolt

Scientists model 'extraordinary' performance of Bolt | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
As the world's best athletes descend on London today to take part in the Olympic Anniversary Games, a group of researchers from Mexico has provided an insight into the physics of one of the greatest athletic performances of all time.
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Our brains 'divide and conquer' (ScienceAlert)

Our brains 'divide and conquer' (ScienceAlert) | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
New research has shown that human brains 'divide and conquer' to learn to navigate new environments.
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A Life That Can Fracture a Relationship

A Life That Can Fracture a Relationship | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
Working in the oil fields two weeks at a time isn’t conducive to a long-term relationship, but still men try, talking on their cellphones in their pickup trucks, and avoiding long goodbyes.
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Futurity.org – Evolution can’t keep up with climate change

Futurity.org – Evolution can’t keep up with climate change | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
Research news from leading universities
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How the Higgs Boson Was Found

How the Higgs Boson Was Found | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
Before the elusive particle could be discovered—a smashing success—it had to be imagined
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Earth generates its own solar wind › News in Science (ABC Science)

Earth generates its own solar wind › News in Science (ABC Science) | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered that Earth produces its own version of the solar wind - a finding that confirms a 20-year-old theory.
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Mouse cloned from drop of blood

Mouse cloned from drop of blood | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
In a pioneering experiment, scientists in Japan clone a mouse from white blood cells collected from the tail of a living donor.
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Out of Concrete and Drudgery Come Canoes That Float

Out of Concrete and Drudgery Come Canoes That Float | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
At the National Concrete Canoe Competition, engineering students raced aboard vessels they designed to float using a material that is normally the stuff of parking garages.
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What's Next for Nuclear? | QUEST

What's Next for Nuclear? | QUEST | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
Can nuclear power be produced safely and affordably? A scientist at the University of California, Berkeley, is working to do just that.
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Study provides a new framework for understanding the energetics of ionic liquids

Study provides a new framework for understanding the energetics of ionic liquids | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
– A new study by researchers at UC Santa Barbara provides clues into the understanding of the behavior of the charged molecules or particles in ionic liquids.
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How birds lost their penises

How birds lost their penises | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
In animals that reproduce by internal fertilization, as humans do, you'd think a penis would be an organ you couldn't really do without, evolutionarily speaking.
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Motorola on authentication: We're talking tattoos and pills

Motorola on authentication: We're talking tattoos and pills | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Motorola's CEO Dennis Woodside along with the company's senior vice present for advanced technology took to the All Things Digital stage this week to reveal what they think about the future of passwords—namely, authentication by way of...
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Global warming caused by chlorofluorocarbons, not carbon dioxide, new study says

Global warming caused by chlorofluorocarbons, not carbon dioxide, new study says | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are to blame for global warming since the 1970s and not carbon dioxide, according to new research from the University of Waterloo published in the International Journal of Modern Physics B this week.
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Marie Curie: Why her papers are still radioactive

Marie Curie: Why her papers are still radioactive | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
Marie Curie, whom Google is celebrating Monday with a Google Doodle in honor of her 144th birthday, lived her life awash in ionizing radiation. More than a century later, her papers are still radioactive.
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Yes, Smog-Eating Sidewalks Are a Real Thing

Yes, Smog-Eating Sidewalks Are a Real Thing | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
Dutch scientists say their revolutionary concrete can cut urban air pollution by 45 percent.
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U.S. energy transitions in one graph | Plugged In, Scientific American Blog Network

U.S. energy transitions in one graph | Plugged In, Scientific American Blog Network | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
To understand what the future of United States’ energy mix will look like in the future, it’s useful to look back at its energy history. This ...
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New Genetic Insights Show How Tuberculosis May Be Evolving to Become More Dangerous: Scientific American

New Genetic Insights Show How Tuberculosis May Be Evolving to Become More Dangerous: Scientific American | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
Tuberculosis seems to be evolving in unexpected ways that outsmart humans
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Green Alga Found to Prey on Bacteria, Bolstering Endosymbiotic Theory | The Artful Amoeba, Scientific American Blog Network

Green Alga Found to Prey on Bacteria, Bolstering Endosymbiotic Theory | The Artful Amoeba, Scientific American Blog Network | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
A green alga with throat- and stomach-like structures can swallow and digest bacteria when deprived of light, further bolstering Lynn Margulis's widely accepted idea ...
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Studying Tumors Differently, in Hopes of Outsmarting Them

Studying Tumors Differently, in Hopes of Outsmarting Them | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
To understand why drug resistance often causes targeted cancer therapies to fail, geneticists have teamed up with mathematicians to create detailed models of cancer.
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From hot springs to HIV, same protein complexes are hijacked to promote viruses

From hot springs to HIV, same protein complexes are hijacked to promote viruses | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
Biologists from Indiana University and Montana State University have discovered a striking connection between viruses such as HIV and Ebola and viruses that infect organisms called archaea that grow in volcanic hot springs.
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Quantum Breakthrough Could Lead To Satellite-To-Earth Teleportation

Quantum Breakthrough Could Lead To Satellite-To-Earth Teleportation | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
Stop us if you've heard this before, but scientists have made a breakthrough in teleportation - and this time it could lead to commercial applications for the technology, including Earth-to-satellite teleporters.
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Lightning Produces Nitrates : PBS LearningMedia

Lightning Produces Nitrates : PBS LearningMedia | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
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Cheep thrills: new dinobird puts Archaeopteryx back on its perch (ScienceAlert)

Cheep thrills: new dinobird puts Archaeopteryx back on its perch (ScienceAlert) | Science Current Events For High School Students | Scoop.it
A new feathered fossil has settled the debate about bird evolution, and researcher Mike Lee tells you why in this fantastic feature.
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