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Human Noise Has Ripple Effects on Plants

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A growing body of research shows that birds and other animals change their behavior in response to human noise, such as the din of traffic or the hum of machinery.
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Hinode Mission to Capture Annular Solar Eclipse This Weekend

Hinode Mission to Capture Annular Solar Eclipse This Weekend | Science World Report | Scoop.it
On May 20-21, 2012 an annular eclipse of the Sun will be visible from within a narrow corridor along Earth's northern Hemisphere -- beginning in eastern Asia, crossing the North Pacific Ocean, and ending in the western United States.

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Fighting Bacteria's Strength in Numbers - scienceworldreport ::

Fighting Bacteria's Strength in Numbers - scienceworldreport :: | Science World Report | Scoop.it
Scientists at The University of Nottingham have opened the way for more accurate research into new ways to fight dangerous bacterial infections by proving a long-held theory about how bacteria communicate with each other.

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Earth Observatory: Activity at Popocatépetl

Earth Observatory: Activity at Popocatépetl | Science World Report | Scoop.it
During the first week of May, 2012, Mexico's Popocatépetl Volcano maintained a high level of activity.

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New Research Could Mean Faster Computers and Better Mobile Phones

New Research Could Mean Faster Computers and Better Mobile Phones | Science World Report | Scoop.it
Graphene and carbon nanotubes could improve the electronics used in computers and mobile phones, reveals new research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Earth Observatory: Plume from the Karymsky Volcano

Earth Observatory: Plume from the Karymsky Volcano | Science World Report | Scoop.it
Karymsky Volcano has erupted regularly for more than ten years. This natural-color satellite image shows the volcano’s typical low-level activity. A white gas plume rises above Karmymsky’s summit, and fresh volcanic material coats the eastern slopes.
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Study Suggests New Way to Treat Chronic Pain

Study Suggests New Way to Treat Chronic Pain | Science World Report | Scoop.it
Nearly one in five people suffers from the insidious and often devastating problem of chronic pain.
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Cultural Inertia Is Slowing Effective Action to Address Climate-change

Cultural Inertia Is Slowing Effective Action to Address Climate-change | Science World Report | Scoop.it
Resistance at individual and societal levels must be recognized and treated before real action can be taken to effectively address threats facing the planet from human-caused contributions to climate change.
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A 24-karat Gold Key to Unlock the Immune System

A 24-karat Gold Key to Unlock the Immune System | Science World Report | Scoop.it
Developing a drug or vaccine requires a delicate balancing act with the immune system. On one hand, medications need to escape detection by the immune system in order to perform their function.
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New Synthetic Biology Technique Boosts Microbial Production of Diesel Fuel

New Synthetic Biology Technique Boosts Microbial Production of Diesel Fuel | Science World Report | Scoop.it
Significant boosts in the microbial production of clean, green and renewable biodiesel fuel has been achieved with the development of a new technique in synthetic biology by researchers with the U.S.
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Human Noise Has Ripple Effects on Plants

Human Noise Has Ripple Effects on Plants | Science World Report | Scoop.it
A growing body of research shows that birds and other animals change their behavior in response to human noise, such as the din of traffic or the hum of machinery.
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Wireless Carriers Eye Solutions to Spectrum Crunch

Wireless Carriers Eye Solutions to Spectrum Crunch | Science World Report | Scoop.it
Top U.S. mobile operators are turning to a new type of equipment known as small cells to boost network capacity in the face of a shortage of wireless spectrum.
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Rare Sighting Of Dashing, Two-Legged Hairy Sprinting Crab? : NPR

Rare Sighting Of Dashing, Two-Legged Hairy Sprinting Crab? : NPR | Science World Report | Scoop.it
It's Meryl Streep in octopus form: The mimic octopus can take the shape and color of an incredible variety of sea creatures. It can look and act like sea snakes, lion fish, giant crabs, shells and stingrays.
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Mountaintop Blasting to Mine the Sky with the Giant Magellan Telescope

Mountaintop Blasting to Mine the Sky with the Giant Magellan Telescope | Science World Report | Scoop.it
Astronomers have begun to blast 3 million cubic feet of rock from a mountaintop in the Chilean Andes to make room for what will be the world's largest telescope when completed near the end of the decade.
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Hybrid Vaccine Demonstrates Potential to Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence - scienceworldreport :: Health&Medicine :: Science World Report

Hybrid Vaccine Demonstrates Potential to Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence - scienceworldreport :: Health&Medicine :: Science World Report | Science World Report | Scoop.it
A breast cancer vaccine already shown to elicit a powerful immune response in women with varying levels of HER2 expression has the ability to improve recurrence rates and is well tolerated in an adjuvant setting, according to new research...
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Beyond the High-Speed Hard Drive - scienceworldreport :: Tech :: Science World Report

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Strange new materials experimentally identified just a few years ago are now driving research in condensed-matter physics around the world.
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Black Holes Turn up the Heat for the Universe

Black Holes Turn up the Heat for the Universe | Science World Report | Scoop.it
HITS astrophysicists discover a new heating source in cosmological structure formation...

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World Living Beyond Its Resources, Summit Off-track: WWF

World Living Beyond Its Resources, Summit Off-track: WWF | Science World Report | Scoop.it

Biodiversity has decreased by an average of 28 percent globally since 1970 and the world would have to be 50 percent bigger to have enough land and forests to provide for current levels of consumption and carbon emissions, conservation...

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Caltech Researchers Gain Greater Insight into Earthquake Cycles

Caltech Researchers Gain Greater Insight into Earthquake Cycles | Science World Report | Scoop.it
For those who study earthquakes, one major challenge has been trying to understand all the physics of a fault-both during an earthquake and at times of "rest"-in order to know more about how a particular region may behave in the future.
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Not Your Average Heat Shield

Not Your Average Heat Shield | Science World Report | Scoop.it
In a new approach to invisibility cloaking, a team of French researchers has proposed isolating or cloaking objects from sources of heat-essentially "thermal cloaking." This method, which the researchers describe in the Optical Society's (OSA)...
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Geologists Correct a Rift in Africa

Geologists Correct a Rift in Africa | Science World Report | Scoop.it
The huge changes in the Earth's crust that influenced human evolution are being redefined, according to research published today in Nature Geoscience.
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UC Research Establishes Real-world Wind Turbine Performance Metrics

UC Research Establishes Real-world Wind Turbine Performance Metrics | Science World Report | Scoop.it
The production of wind-derived renewable energy is growing, and so, it's important to help wind farm owners operate at higher efficiencies with lower costs.
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Does the Brain 'Remember' Antidepressants?

Does the Brain 'Remember' Antidepressants? | Science World Report | Scoop.it
Individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) often undergo multiple courses of antidepressant treatment during their lives.
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More Energy Efficient Transistors through Quantum Tunneling

More Energy Efficient Transistors through Quantum Tunneling | Science World Report | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame and Pennsylvania State University have announced breakthroughs in the development of tunneling field effect transistors (TFETs), a semiconductor technology that takes advantage of the quirky behavior of...
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Birth Defects Linked to Childhood Cancer: Study

Birth Defects Linked to Childhood Cancer: Study | Science World Report | Scoop.it
A new study suggests children born with a range of birth defects are at an increased risk of developing certain childhood cancers, especially during their first year of life.
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Marine Forensics Expert Richard Woytowich Seeks to Windicate Titanic Survivors' Account

Marine Forensics Expert Richard Woytowich Seeks to Windicate Titanic Survivors' Account | Science World Report | Scoop.it
On the eve of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, marine forensics expert Richard Woytowich will present a paper re-interpreting the statements made by survivors at the 1912 official inquiries into the disaster.
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