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28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

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March weather was second coldest on record - Met Office

<b>Freezing temperatures in March made it the UK's joint second coldest since records began more than 100 years ago, the Met Office has said.</b><p>The mean temperature was just 2.2C (36F) - more than 3C colder than the long-term monthly average.<p>Last month matched the average temperature in March 1947 - only …

Female octopuses stretch further

Reporter, BBC Nature<p>Female octopuses go to extra lengths when stretching their arms to reach food, a study has found.<p>Scientists in Italy measured octopuses' arm extensions as they reached up a tube towards tasty bait.<p>They found for the first time that octopuses' arm elongation ability differed …

Biology

China's air pollution led to 1.2 million premature deaths in 2010

The pea-soup-like air pollution in China’s cities has received a lot of attention over the past year, but its actual human toll is just now coming to light, and it’s much worse than thought. Some 1.2 million premature deaths in the country can be attributed to the outdoor air quality in 2010, a …

Tiny Marine Crustacean Uses Power Stroke in Cold Water

The copepod, a tiny marine crustacean, switches to a power stroke in cold water to survive. Copepods are found in nearly every aquatic environment on …

Science Weekly podcast: The dawn of an era of de-extinction

On this week's edition of Science Weekly presented by <b>Camila Ruz</b>, we hear from the UK's leading conservationist <b>Prof Kate Jones</b>, joint chair of ecology …

Cash + competition can boost weight loss

<b>U. PENNSYLVANIA (US) —</b> People offered cash awards to lose weight may drop more pounds if they’re competing with others in the same situation.<p>A new …

How do you identify new types of class?

Sociologists are interested in the idea that class is about your cultural tastes and activities as well as the type and number of people you know.<p>These factors are important when put alongside people's economic position.<p>Professors Mike Savage and Fiona Devine explain how a BBC Lab UK experiment …

Income Inequality

‘Tug-of-war’ tells cell bits which way to go

<b>UC DAVIS (US) —</b> Like tiny, crawling compass needles, whole living cells and cell fragments orient and move in response to electric fields—but in …

To cut emissions, match fertilizer to soil

<b>UC DAVIS (US) —</b> Changes in agricultural practices could reduce soil emissions of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide and the atmospheric pollutant …

Will we ever… understand what dark matter is made from?

Perhaps the biggest secret in the Universe is the mysterious substance that makes up most of its mass. If dark matter does exist, asks Matthew Francis, what exactly is it?<p>Beautiful as it is, the Universe hides a great deal of its secrets from us. All the stars, galaxies, and other objects we see …

Smile and the world smiles back. Can looking at faces lower aggression?

Before I started my PhD, I worked as a "research assistant". That's a fancy title for an academic dogsbody; well, it can be. I was lucky and had some …

Why did 28,000 rivers in China suddenly disappear?

Startling government survey sheds new light on Chinese water crisis<p>For years, China claimed to hold an estimated 50,000 rivers within its borders. Now, more than half of them have abruptly vanished.<p>Last week, China's Ministry of Water Resources announced the results of a three-year survey of the …

Solar Panels Now Make More Electricity Than They Use

And by 2020, the solar industry will have completely "paid back" the energy it took to produce the world's panels.<p>Solar panels make energy, but they take energy to make, too. And, until about 2010 or so, the solar panel industry used more electricity than it produced, according to a new analysis. …