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Global warming may be far worse than thought, cloud analysis suggests

Researchers find clouds contain more liquid – as opposed to ice – than was previously believed, threatening greater increase in temperatures<p>Climate change projections have vastly underestimated the role that clouds play, meaning future warming could be far worse than is currently projected, …

NASA Wants You to Design a New Logo

NASA is in the market for a new logo for one of its projects.<p>The space agency has launched a logo-designing contest, open to the public, in …

Scientists Successfully Manage to Grow Peas, Tomatoes and Radishes in simulated Martian Soil

Moon and Martian soil substitutes have been used to grow crops and recently have had some success. The Dutch-based research centre Wageningen …

February breaks global temperature records by 'shocking' amount

Warnings of climate emergency after surface temperatures 1.35C warmer than average temperature for the month<p>February smashed a century of global temperature records by “stunning” margin, according to data released by Nasa.<p>The unprecedented leap led scientists, usually wary of highlighting a single …

Global Warming

Morocco Has Turned on the First Part of the World's Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant

It's still got room to grow.<p>The Noor complex—a massive solar farm outside of Ouarzazate, Morocco, that covers over 1,000 acres—will be the largest concentrated solar power plant in the world when it is completed in 2018. When completed, the $3.9 billion solar power plant is expected to produce …

Huge cancer breakthrough as scientists kill infected cells by getting them addicted to drugs

The technique, called "mito-priming", has been hailed by researchers as a breakthrough in the fight against the killer disease<p>Scientists have found a …

The Science Behind Daydreaming And How You Can Retrain Your Brain To Focus

Our brains aren’t designed for the type of work we do, which is why we’re always distracted. But two rules can help you retrain your brain.<p>The secret to productivity isn’t getting more things done; it’s getting the right things done. It sounds simple, but the problem is that office workers are …

Half of the Latest Class of NASA Astronauts Is Women—and They Could Be Heading to Mars

This is the first time that's ever happened, and it is major.<p>For the first time ever, the latest class of NASA astronauts is half female. And the coolest part about it? They could be on the first team to go to Mars in 15 years.<p>NASA only inducts new classes every four or five years and Nicole Aunapu …

EVO The Ultimate Multitool Designed For The Digital Age (video)

If you have been searching for a pocket-sized device that provides a wealth of features, you may be interested in the EVO which has been created by …

Gear & Gadgets

Survey: There are now more solar workers than oil workers in America

There are now more workers with jobs in the solar industry than there are performing oil and gas extraction, according to a new survey from the Solar …