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Feb 29th, 2008
'Green flash' meteor sighting reports across Britain
A bright meteor has been sighted in the early hours above Britain. Witnesses have described the object as a green flash moving south to north for a few seconds, leaving a magnesium-white trail. Sightings have been reported in locations including...
Mar 16th, 2016 by MHz
Many scientific “truths” are, in fact, false
or, more about the sound of settled popular science. ;-) In 2005, John Ioannidis, a professor of medicine at Stanford University, published a paper, Why most published research findings are false, mathematically showing that a huge number of...
Lost penguin spotted waddling along road in the Falklands
These amusing pictures appear to capture the moment a lost King Penguin tries to hitchhike back home. The lonesome bird was spotted trying to hitch a ride to the nearby penguin settlement in Teal Inlet, East Falkland, after it became separated from...
Jurassica dinosaur museum 'will go ahead' despite founder's death
The trustees behind a proposed dinosaur-themed museum in a Dorset quarry have said it will go ahead despite the death of its founder. Michael Hanlon, the former science writer at the Daily Telegraph and, previously, the Daily Mail, who came up with...
Mar 10th, 2016 by petros
Plants are build by electric fields
Arthur Ramthun: Plant Electrotropism | EU2015 Posted on March 9, 2016 by sschirott Plant electrotropism is plant response to natural internal and external electrical forces. Voltage recordings done on a variety of ...
Narnia's legendary white hart spotted on nature reserve
White stags have long featured in some of the best-known myths and legends, a magnificent yet elusive creature. King Arthur was left frustrated by his attempts to capture one, as were the Kings and Queens of Narnia, who chased the creature through...
Mar 8th, 2016 by Machjo
World's blackest material just got even blacker
Back in 2014, a team of British researchers made headlines for producing the blackest material known to science. Called Vantablack, the material was so black, it absorbed all but 0.035 percent of visible light, which means to our eyes, it was ...
because science is always settled and all that jazz. As you grow older and reflect on the things you learned in grade school, you slowly come to realise that many common, everyday facts that your third grade teacher told you about - facts that you...
British scientists may develop cure for cancer within two years
Scientists believe they have discovered a way to "steer" the immune system to kill cancers. Researchers at University College, London have developed a way of finding unique markings within a tumour - its "Achilles heel" - allowing the body to ...
We Are Not Alone.........
maybe. Repeating mysterious radio bursts from deep space surprise scientists First repeating fast radio...
Giant fireball lights up the nighttime Scottish sky
This is the moment a suspected meteor lit up the sky over Scotland last night and terrified the population below. People from Inverness to Edinburgh reported a white, red or blue light that swept across the skyline at around 6.45pm last night. ...
Mar 1st, 2016 by petros
Wonder material graphene sparks rush to develop new electronics
Meet one of the reasons we can no longer burn coal in our future. Bendable mobile phones, quick-charge batteries and unbreakable touch screens -- technology firms are racing to harness the potential of graphene, a wonder material which scientists say...
New Data Reveal Stunning Acceleration of Sea Level Rise
New Data Reveal Stunning Acceleration of Sea Level Rise The oceans have heaved up and down as world temperatures have waxed and waned, but as new research tracking the past 2,800 years shows, never during that time did the seas rise as sharply or as...
Fungi from goats’ guts could lead to better biofuels
Fascinating. Fungi from goats guts could lead to better biofuels Scientists report in the journal Science on February 18 that these anaerobic gut fungi perform as well as the best fungi engineered by industry in their ability to convert plant...
Study maps Earth based on climate change vulnerability
Now this is cool. Study maps Earth based on climate change vulnerability Sunday, February 21, 2016, 1:23 PM - We know climate change can put a strain on global ecosystems, but new research has given one of the clearest pictures yet as to what...
Dunwich: The storms that destroyed 'lost town'
Evidence of violent storms that destroyed a lost town known as Britain's Atlantis has been uncovered. The finds were uncovered off the coast of Dunwich, Suffolk - a small village which, in the 11th Century, was one of the largest towns in England....
15 years since UK's devastating foot-and-mouth epidemic
Fifteen years ago, the UK was devastated by a mass outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease. Throughout 2001, there were 2,000 cases of foot-and-mouth throughout the country. Each of those cases meant a farm having all of its livestock killed and ...
Feb 17th, 2016 by Twila
Vancouver's For Profit Aquarium on the Rampage Again
Not a nice bunch-Not At All Vancouver Aquarium sues filmmaker over critical documentary Lawsuit seeks injunction against 'Vancouver Aquarium Uncovered' for alleged copyright violation ...
(by bill barilko)
Kids' wacky inventions made real
From an umbrella to keep ladybirds dry in the rain to hooks to retrieve Pringles from the bottom of the tube, check out these kids' inventions that have been made real.... Kids' wacky inventions made real CBBC The Official Home of CBBC - CBBC - BBC...
Feb 11th, 2016 by MHz
Zika virus infection 'through sex' reported in US
This case in Dallas would be the first known infection to take place in the mainland US, though Texas has seen seven other Zika cases all related to foreign travel. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director for CDC, said this was the first case it had...
The Gender Equality Paradox - Documentary NRK - 2011
The Gender Equality Paradox - Documentary NRK - 2011 The social "scientists" stubbornly defend their PC beliefs even when confronted with unbiased scientific research and facts on -- boys will be boys (and girls will be girls), regardless of ...