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Billboards That Make You Think!!!

Located in Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada, Science World is a not-for-profit organization/facility dedicated to spreading the awe…

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"Alan Turing is still alive"

In celebration of Alan Turing's 100th anniversary, Brandom Keim has a very nice post in Wired Science: Alan Turing Is Still Alive By Bran…

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Perpetual Ocean from Nasa

Perpetual Ocean March 27, 2012 to Mapping  •  Add Comment  •  Share on Twitter Using a computational model called Estimating the Circula…

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Super weeds in the US

New York (AFP) - The United States is facing an epidemic of herbicide-resistant "superweeds" that some activists and researchers are blamin…

Started by Davy

1 Aug 18, 2014
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Science Bits, News, Videos

This discussion is to have a recurrent thread for science news, tidbits, quick facts, videos, photos, etc, that do not merit their own se…

Started by Adriana

1363 Jul 9, 2014
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The Denisova genome

Remember the 40,000 year-old Denisova finger bone that yielded sufficient DNA to speculate that this ancient human, like Neanderthals, inte…

Started by Adriana

6 Dec 5, 2013
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Platypus Godzilla.

And you thought the platypus was a nice, cuddly little monotreme. You would not have thought so 5 to 15 million years ago.  Palaeontologist…

Started by Davy

5 Nov 20, 2013
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Aussie algae fuel green oil hope

Aussie algae fuel green oil hope Despite the claims of some, commercially viable fuels from algae have not yet been developed. But newly t…

Started by Davy

0 Oct 20, 2013

Mystery moss rediscovered

News from James Cook University.  Mystery moss rediscovered A botanical puzzle more than 150 years old could soon be solved, thanks to a di…

Started by Davy

2 Oct 20, 2013
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Mandating Scientific Discovery Never Works But politicians can’t seem to grasp that.

GOP decides that research should be legislated. Usual nonsense. By Lawrence Krauss|Posted Friday, June 21, 2013, at 7:30 AM I’m often aske…

Started by Neal

1 Jun 24, 2013
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Ancient DNA Found Hidden Below Sea Floor

The deep sea floor (5,000 meters below the surface) is the world's repository of most ancient DNA so far. DNA has just been found of 32,000…

Started by Adriana

0 May 11, 2013

Florida schoolgirl charged with felonies for science experiment

No science for you woman! Photo: FreeLearningLife - Flickr Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - Citizen Warrior by Tiffany Madison DALLAS, May 1st, 20…

Started by Neal

0 May 3, 2013

L-carnitine and heart disease

Bad news for meat eaters: even if the meat is lean, eating red meat will still increase your risk for heart disease. The culprits are the b…

Started by Adriana

7 Apr 14, 2013
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