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Batteries included?

Batteries included? | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
KRIS PUPEK, an industrial chemist at Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, near Chicago, waves a tube of white powder in the air emphatically. A mere pinch of the...
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Phys.Org Mobile: Research on lithium coatings unlocks mystery surrounding the harnessing of fusion energy

Phys.Org Mobile: Research on lithium coatings unlocks mystery surrounding the harnessing of fusion energy | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
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Magnetic 'Braids' May Cook the Sun's Corona : DNews

A rocket-propelled solar telescope has revealed a previously unknown fine scale of the sun's corona, potentially exposing an important heating mechanism.
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Sea Level and the Limits of the Bathtub Analogy

Sea Level and the Limits of the Bathtub Analogy | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
No matter how fast it happens, the global rise in sea levels will vary from region to region.
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Four-strand DNA structure found in cells

Four-strand DNA structure found in cells | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Unusual nucleic-acid structure may have role in regulating some genes.
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The 4th Media » Foreign Interests Are Real Bushfires in Australia: A Tale of Tragedy of the Australian People (Part I)

The 4th Media » Foreign Interests Are Real Bushfires in Australia: A Tale of Tragedy of the Australian People (Part I) | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
An inconvenient question The question of “who rules Australia?” is always answered with pet ideas and different theories. We can see symbols of power all around us, but the exercise of real power and influence is rarely a public event.
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Researchers Create The First Earth-Based Laser Built From A Cloud Of Gas

Researchers Create The First Earth-Based Laser Built From A Cloud Of Gas | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Astronomers have long been baffled by lasers that occur naturally out there in the universe, sending bursts of intense optical and microwave light
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The Smarter, Safer, Stronger, Far-Out Materials Of The Future

The Smarter, Safer, Stronger, Far-Out Materials Of The Future | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Materials science has been at the root of material progress, and indeed all progress, for so long that we may be tempted to think that its greatest
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Humble coin toss thrust to heart of multiverse debate - physics-math - 02 January 2013 - New Scientist

Humble coin toss thrust to heart of multiverse debate - physics-math - 02 January 2013 - New Scientist | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
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Unlikely Partners: Grateful Dead Drummer Teams with Scientist to Study How Rhythm Heals | TIME.com

Unlikely Partners: Grateful Dead Drummer Teams with Scientist to Study How Rhythm Heals | TIME.com | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Mickey Hart's quest to understand the power of music in medicine
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Scientific breakthroughs: From bone fragments to Higgs boson, the tiny finds with huge consequences

Scientific breakthroughs: From bone fragments to Higgs boson, the tiny finds with huge consequences | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
A technological tour de force that enabled scientists to unravel the entire genome of a Stone Age girl from a tiny fragment of finger bone has been recognised as one of the science breakthroughs of the year – awarded by Science journal.
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Peter Thiel's Latest Pet Project: Tornado-Powered Energy

Peter Thiel's Latest Pet Project: Tornado-Powered Energy | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Billionaire Peter Thiel is already trying to create all sorts of zany things:
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Scientists Push to Resume Research On Virulent Man-Made Flu Virus | TIME.com

Scientists Push to Resume Research On Virulent Man-Made Flu Virus | TIME.com | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Researchers who voluntarily stopped work on a potent strain of influenza they created in the lab are hoping to end the moratorium on their studies.
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New Supergel Has Strange Biological Properties | Wired Science | Wired.com

New Supergel Has Strange Biological Properties | Wired Science | Wired.com | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Using synthetic molecules, scientists have created a gel that behaves similarly to the proteins that form a cell’s internal, shape-controlling scaffold.
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Underwater Volcanoes Spew Lava Lamp-Like Blobs

Underwater Volcanoes Spew Lava Lamp-Like Blobs | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Some submarine volcanoes send lava to the ocean surface as floating pumice balloons, scientists propose.
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Fritz Vollrath: 'Who wouldn't want to work with spiders?'

Fritz Vollrath: 'Who wouldn't want to work with spiders?' | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Fritz Vollrath's pioneering work with spider's silk promises to deliver huge medical benefits in everything from knee replacements to heart transplants, writes Tim Adams
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Solar Variability and Terrestrial Climate - NASA Science

Solar Variability and Terrestrial Climate - NASA Science | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
A new report issued by the National Research Council (NRC), "The Effects of Solar Variability on Earth's Climate," lays out some of the surprisingly complex ways that solar activity can make itself felt on our planet.
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Phys.Org Mobile: Study reveals ordinary glass's extraordinary properties

Phys.Org Mobile: Study reveals ordinary glass's extraordinary properties | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
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"100 Billion!" New Kepler Mission 'Rosetta-Stone' Discovery Reveals Planetary Systems as the Cosmic Norm

"100 Billion!" New Kepler Mission 'Rosetta-Stone' Discovery Reveals Planetary Systems as the Cosmic Norm | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
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Geography in the News: Demise of the Maya

Geography in the News: Demise of the Maya | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Appalachian State University  DID CLIMATE CHANGE DESTROY THE MAYA? A recent article in the journal Science sheds new light on the collapse of the ancient Maya civilization.
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Ancient Maps

Ancient Maps | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
Learn your way around the ancient world by following these maps. Notice that modern borders separating countries and even continents are mostly very different.
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Sarah Harradence's curator insight, October 20, 2015 7:33 PM

This site shows what different places would have looked like during ancient times - great for empathy tasks and givng students a visual as to where everything is/how big places were

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Dengue Fever Has Returned, and It’s Spreading Fast

Dengue Fever Has Returned, and It’s Spreading Fast | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
In the autumn of 1885, people in Austin, Texas, began to feel sick. One after another, they developed a chill and then a soaring fever. They vomited and broke out in rashes.
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Geomagnetism: The Magnetic Field of the Earth

Geomagnetism: The Magnetic Field of the Earth | Politics & Science | Scoop.it
This article is about geomagnetism
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