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Laser fusion nears crucial milestone

Posted in Science on 8th Mar, 2012 12:07 AM
by AlexMuller
National Ignition Facility approaches energy break even point, but uncertainty over next step persists.
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Human stem cells help blind rats

Posted in Science on 8th Mar, 2012 12:03 AM
by AlexMuller
Stem cells taken from the back of a human eye have restored some vision to blind rats, according to researchers.
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Gorilla genome could hold key to the human condition

Posted in Science on 7th Mar, 2012 11:42 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers in Cambridge have deciphered the genetic code of the gorilla, the last of the Great Ape genuses to be sequenced.
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Redheads feel a different kind of pain

Posted in Science on 6th Mar, 2012 08:26 PM
by APM
Redheads are more sensitive to some kinds of pain and less sensitive to others. The explanation for these differences could be found in their genetic makeup.
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SpaceX Passes Major Test

Posted in Science on 6th Mar, 2012 08:19 PM
by APM
The next step is a full launch and docking with the International Space Station.
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Study finds thickest parts of Arctic ice cap melting faste

Posted in Science on 6th Mar, 2012 12:09 AM
by APM
A new NASA study revealed that the oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice is disappearing at a faster rate than the younger and thinner ice at the edges of the Arctic Oceans floating ice cap.
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Spider silk spun into violin strings

Posted in Science on 6th Mar, 2012 12:03 AM
by APM
A Japanese researcher has used thousands of strands of spider silk to spin a set of violin strings.
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Can Computers Catch You Telling a Lie?

Posted in Science on 5th Mar, 2012 11:59 PM
by APM
Research suggests that software might be better than law enforcement officials at detecting a lie. But will it really work?
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Oceans acidifying at unprecedented speed

Posted in Science on 4th Mar, 2012 03:55 PM
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Greenhouse gas emissions may be acidifying the oceans at a faster rate than at any time in the last 300 million years.
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Proposed National Goal of doubling launches every year

Posted in Science on 3rd Mar, 2012 02:45 PM
by APM
Is it possible to double the number of permit holding private launches every year for the rest of the decade? That would mean 1,280 liftoffs in 2019 an average of 3 1/2 per day.
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Computer modelling: Brain in a box

Posted in Science on 2nd Mar, 2012 08:27 PM
by APM
Henry Markram wants 1 billion Euros to model the entire human brain. Sceptics dont think he should get it.
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Peter Diamandis: Abundance Is Our Future (New TED Video)

Posted in Science on 2nd Mar, 2012 08:27 PM
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Peter Diamandis believes we have never been readier to solve the worlds most pressing challenges.
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Robot Fish Moves to the Head of the School

Posted in Science on 2nd Mar, 2012 08:05 PM
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researchers have discovered that by mimicking nature, a robotic fish can transform into a leader of live ones.
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Oxygen envelops Saturns icy moon

Posted in Science on 2nd Mar, 2012 08:00 PM
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A Nasa spacecraft has detected oxygen around one of Saturns icy moons, Dione.
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The $46 iPhone Geiger counter

Posted in Science on 2nd Mar, 2012 07:51 PM
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Japanese non profit organization Radiation Watch has released a $46 Geiger Counter iPhone peripheral
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Giving waste water the power to clean itself

Posted in Science on 2nd Mar, 2012 07:21 PM
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A technique that combines two forms of renewables, one relying on bacteria and the other on salt water, generates electricity and cleans waste water at the same time.
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