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Space debris must be cleared, warn European experts - video

The European Space Agency warns that space debris must be removed to prevent potentially catastrophic collisions with operational spacecrafts and …

Higgs boson: Call to rename particle to acknowledge other scientists

<b>One of the scientists who helped develop the theory of the Higgs boson says the particle should be renamed.</b><p>Carl Hagen believes the name should acknowledge the work of others - not just UK physicist Peter Higgs.<p>The long-running debate has been rekindled following speculation that this year's Nobel …

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Dear President Obama: When Will You Stop Talking About Climate Change And Actually Do Something?

You don't even need Congress to enact meaningful reform.<p>Dear Mr. President,<p>I was hoping to get a jump on this Earth Day letter during the weekend, but I fell behind because of water in my basement. Torrential rains the past few days soaked the ground so much, the water had nowhere else to go. Of …

Three CMEs in two days

On April 20th and 21st of 2013, NASA was able to capture three coronal mass ejections (CMEs) in two days!<p>On April 20, 2013, at 2:54 a.m. EDT, the sun …

To find what's lost, brain forms 'search party' - Futurity

UC BERKELEY (US) — When we’re looking for something specific, like a lost pet or …

E. coli bacteria 'can produce diesel biofuel'

<b>A strain of bacteria has been created that can produce fuel, scientists say.</b><p>Researchers genetically modified <i>E. coli</i> bacteria to convert sugar into an oil that is almost identical to conventional diesel.<p>If the process could be scaled up, this synthetic fuel could be a viable alternative to the …

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