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2013's Best Visualizations Offer A New View Of Science

A competition from the National Science Foundation and the journal Science honors the best scientific videos, games, posters, and images.<p>Science is so much more engaging when you can actually see it. Yesterday, the journal <i>Science</i> and the National Science Foundation released the winners of the …

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Today in science: Great Meteor Procession

The February 9, 1913 meteors crossed the sky in formation, on nearly identical paths. Their pace across the sky was described as “stately” and …

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Archaeologists discover 800,000-year-old footprints on an English beach

A team of archaeologists has discovered a crucial clue to human ancestry in a set of 800,000-year-old footprints left in a beachside sediment bed in England. The prints offer an important look into early human habitation in northern Europe, with height estimates suggesting the prints were left by a …

Learning About Love From Prairie Vole Bonding

Most mammals have "love 'em and leave 'em" relationships, but not the prairie vole. They mate for life, sharing nest-building duties and an equal role in raising their young.<p>It looks a lot like a relationship many of us would like to have. Prairie voles have long been of interest to scientists …

Earth seen from Mars. Mars seen from Earth

This is cool, too, from the blog ridingwithrobots.org. Earth seen from Mars. Mars seen from Earth. Click on the picture for a larger view.

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Oil, Gas Drilling Seems To Make The Earth Slip And Go Boom

There's been a surge in earthquakes in the U.S. over the last few years. In Texas, there are 10 times the number of earthquakes now than just a few years ago.<p>Scientists say it's likely linked to the boom in oil and gas activity, meaning that people who never felt the ground shake are starting …

Footprints discovery makes Norfolk even more exciting

Footprints discovered in Happisburgh reveal that humans lived in Europe thousands of years earlier than previously thought. Unfortunately, the sea has washed the prints away …<p><b>Name:</b> Norfolk<p><b>Age:</b> Inhabited since the ice age.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Flat. But exciting!<p><b>It is, isn't it?</b> <b>The brilliant golden sands of</b> …