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Regenerating plastic grows back after damage (w/ video)

(Phys.org) —Looking at a smooth sheet of plastic in one University of Illinois laboratory, no one would guess that an impact had recently blasted a …

Nanotech

The Cause Of Colony Collapse Disorder, Disappearing Bees Becoming More Clear

For the past eight years or so, we’ve been hearing the term “Colony Collapse Disorder” (CCD) to refer to the seemingly spontaneous abandonment of their hives by honeybees. Bees have been abandoning their hives for centuries, but the rate at which such collapses have been observed started to …

Meet the BAT, an airborne wind turbine

The first time you see this bizarre aircraft floating high above the horizon, you may be confused. It looks kind of like a giant, winged doughnut.<p>It's 35 feet wide, and inventors call it the BAT.<p>It's an unmanned, helium-filled, cylindrical blimp wrapped around three spinning blades that turn wind …

Metal-Eating Plant in the Philippines Feasts on Nickel

<b>A new paper in the journal PhytoKeys details the discovery of a new plant species that can be found in the Philippines and which displays some really</b> …

Philippines

Syria Misses Second Deadline for Surrendering Chemical Weapons

The Syrian government has failed to meet a second deadline for ridding the country of deadly chemical weapons, as more than 7% of the regime’s …

Indian man confronts mining industry, wins prize

GARE VILLAGE, India (AP) — The man walked into Ramesh Agrawal's tiny Internet cafe, pulled out a pistol and hissed, "You talk too much." Then he …

Colorado poll: Most back pot

A majority of Colorado voters supports both the legalization of marijuana as well as allowing same-sex marriage in the state, according to a new poll.<p>In a 54 to 43 split, voters in the state support the law legalizing the drug, which went into effect in January, the Quinnipiac survey released …

Divers find fuselage in San Francisco Bay

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Diving crews with the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office have located the fuselage of a plane that crashed into San …

Mexican army begins disarming vigilantes in Michoacan

<b>The Mexican army has begun registering the weapons carried by vigilantes in the western state of Michoacan.</b><p>The process begins nearly four months after the "self-defence groups" launched an offensive against the Knights Templar drug cartel.<p>The vigilantes will be allowed to keep their weapons, but …

Mexico