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Scientists take big step on path to fusion energy

Scientists take big step on path to fusion energy | Science & The News | Scoop.it
Clean electrical power from a fusion reactor remains distant, but it's one step less so after a test where fusion energy output exceeded the energy pumped into a fuel pellet. Read this article by Stephen Shankland on CNET News.
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'Cradle of universe' galaxy pictured when it was 650 million years old

'Cradle of universe' galaxy pictured when it was 650 million years old | Science & The News | Scoop.it
NASA's Spitzer and Hubble Space Telescopes have spotted one of the most distant galaxies ever seen.
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Ice age on the way as scientists fear the Sun is 'falling asleep' | UK | News | Daily Express

Ice age on the way as scientists fear the Sun is 'falling asleep' | UK | News | Daily Express | Science & The News | Scoop.it
A NEW ice age could be on its way to Europe after scientists warned of an alarming fall in the performance power of the Sun.
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Should we now be looking to speed up global warming?

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EasierSale.co.uk - FREE property listing service for the UK

EasierSale.co.uk - FREE property listing service for the UK | Science & The News | Scoop.it
Easier Sale offers an unique platform for the advertising of properties by private sellers, landlords and estate agents which is free for all to use.
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Video: ScienceTake: The Physics of Ants

They can flow like a liquid and bounce back like a solid. Masses of fire ants show a duality that intrigues physicists.
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Quite nice to see the scientists did not try to use a magnifying glass on the ants.

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Microsoft on the threshold of deleting ‘appalling’ Windows 8 | The Times

The software giant plans to cut its losses on the latest version of its software in an attempt to appease millions of disgruntled users
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An example of recessive genes? Quality and user friendly operating systems, seem to skip one generation to the next with Windows OS.

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Errant jet heads elsewhere as questions abound after it lands at wrong airport

Errant jet heads elsewhere as questions abound after it lands at wrong airport | Science & The News | Scoop.it
Welcome to Branson, Missouri. Well, maybe not. A Southwest Airlines plane carrying more than 100 passengers landed at the wrong Missouri airport Sunday.
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GPS not working?

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One in four Americans 'don't know the Earth orbits the Sun' and only half believe in evolution

One in four Americans 'don't know the Earth orbits the Sun' and only half believe in evolution | Science & The News | Scoop.it
With the possible exception of 'is the earth flat?' it is (according to Discovery magazine at least) the most basic question in science: 'does the earth orbit the sun?'
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Stephen Hawking says there is no such thing as black holes, Einstein spinning in his grave | Science & Tech | News | Daily Express

Stephen Hawking says there is no such thing as black holes, Einstein spinning in his grave | Science & Tech | News | Daily Express | Science & The News | Scoop.it
STEPHEN Hawking has rocked the world of physics by reversing his lifetime’s work to claim that black holes do NOT exist – insisting they’re more like 50 shades of grey.
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This can only be true if Higgs predicts the existence of a brief history of time in which we all make mistakes.

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Former Anti-GMO Activist Says Science Changed His Mind

Former Anti-GMO Activist Says Science Changed His Mind | Science & The News | Scoop.it
Mark Lynas once vandalized genetically modified food crops. Now he's telling off the anti-GMO lobby.
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Radioactive gigantism? Giant squid stories prompt another alarm over Fukushima disaster - Panorama | Armenian news

Radioactive gigantism? Giant squid stories prompt another alarm over Fukushima disaster - Panorama | Armenian news | Science & The News | Scoop.it
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Robots to get their own internet to share tips and learn from one another

Robots to get their own internet to share tips and learn from one another | Science & The News | Scoop.it
Robots will be able learn, share and procrastinate like the rest of us when, on Thursday, the new Robot-Internet is tested by Eindhoven University.
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Google Buys Home Gadgets Firm Nest For £2bn

Google Buys Home Gadgets Firm Nest For £2bn | Science & The News | Scoop.it
Google acquires Nest, which makes smart thermostats and smoke alarms, in a deal that eclipses the $1.65bn it paid for YouTube.
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Caffeine jolt may boost how memories are processed

Caffeine jolt may boost how memories are processed | Science & The News | Scoop.it
People who took 200 milligram caffeine pill - equivalent to 2 small cups of coffee - after looking at pictures performed better on memory tests than those who took placebo
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How many people? Double blind test? I love the use of the word may! Caffeine may make you a better lover!

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