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Marscape

New billion-pixel view of Mars landscape<p>This is a reduced version of panorama from NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity with 1.3 billion pixels in the …

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Hydropower must win hearts and minds in local communities

Electricity generated by hydropower accounts for 78% of the world's renewable power generation. This means that, in addition to producing less …

How species are identified

The naming of a new species is often taken to be a significant event in biology, much excitement in the media is devoted to the identification of a …

Early Monsoon Rains Flood Northern India

The annual monsoon rains have come heavy and early to India, swelling the Ganges, India's longest river, sweeping away houses, stranding thousands, and and killing more than 100 so far. Record downpours fell in Uttarakhand state, situated in the foothills of the Himalayas, causing mudslides and …

Zynga Moves Into The Mobile MOBA Space With Solstice Arena

Zynga’s take on the mobile MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena), <b>Solstice Arena</b> (iOS), went live during E3 2013. It features a 3v3 free-to-play structure and gameplay that strips down the MOBA to core player vs. player elements in a compact synchronous session. While other attempts at bringing the …

The First Animated GIF to be Beamed Into Deep Space

We humans have done quite a lot in the span of a thousand years. We’ve discovered new lands by sail boat, sent men to the moon, and successfully …