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China to step up uranium imports; plans to buy mines abroad

Posted in Science on 14th Mar, 2012 01:12 PM
by AlexMuller
China plans to import more uranium this year and is busy scouting to buy uranium mines abroad especially in Canada as it gears up to resume its nuclear power projects
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Long space missions may damage eyesight

Posted in Science on 14th Mar, 2012 01:04 PM
by AlexMuller
The eyes and brains of astronauts who have spent long periods of time in orbit can develop abnormalities, new research has suggested.
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Activist pressure slowing animal imports

Posted in Science on 14th Mar, 2012 12:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Some leading scientists are warning pressure from animal rights activists is reducing the number of animals being brought into Britain for research.
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The first dinosaur discovered in Spain is younger than originally thought

Posted in Science on 13th Mar, 2012 01:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Its new dating now means that it was the ancestor of the Titanosauriforms, which includes the biggest dinosaurs.
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A new view of DNA

Posted in Science on 13th Mar, 2012 12:48 AM
by AlexMuller
New research from Harvard suggests that how DNA is packed into cells may be at least as important as the biological coding it contains.
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Esa to start mini space mission series

Posted in Science on 13th Mar, 2012 12:43 AM
by AlexMuller
The European Space Agency is starting what it expects to become a regular series of small science missions
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Ancient impact may explain moon's magnetic mystery

Posted in Science on 11th Mar, 2012 11:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Iron rich fragments from an ancient impact could explain puzzling magnetic fields measured in various places on the moon.
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Visual computing still decades from computational apex

Posted in Science on 11th Mar, 2012 11:24 PM
by AlexMuller
The eye and brain are able to do what even our most advanced cameras are unable to...
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Bee genes may drive them to adventure

Posted in Science on 11th Mar, 2012 11:17 PM
by AlexMuller
Scouting behavior linked to certain molecules in insect brains
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Transcranial Direct Stimulation for Enhance Learning

Posted in Science on 11th Mar, 2012 12:59 AM
by AlexMuller
While bioethicists are debating whether or not its ethical to use it to enhance learning in children, hobbyists have figure out how to try it out at home.
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Scientists Claim Brain Memory Code Cracked

Posted in Science on 11th Mar, 2012 12:02 AM
by AlexMuller
Despite a century of research, memory encoding in the brain has remained mysterious.
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Japan ends whaling season short of quota

Posted in Science on 10th Mar, 2012 11:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Japan has ended its whaling season with less than a third of its annual target, said the country's Fisheries Agency
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NASA Boss Says Mars Colonization Will Be Corporate Only

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2012 06:39 PM
by AlexMuller
The future of space exploration is going to be dependent on a mix of public and private money, and its likely that the first Mars colonization missions will be commercial operations
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Ultra efficient LEDs puts out more power than is pumped in

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2012 06:26 PM
by AlexMuller
MIT physicists have managed to build a light emitting diode that has an electrical efficiency of more than 100 percent
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hallucinogenic drugs help problem drinkers

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2012 06:03 PM
by AlexMuller
drugs have potential as a treatment for alcoholism, according to a retrospective analysis of studies
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Proposed nuclear clock may keep time with the Universe

Posted in Science on 8th Mar, 2012 07:56 PM
by AlexMuller
A proposed new timekeeping system tied to the orbiting of a neutron around an atomic nucleus could have such unprecedented accuracy that it neither gains nor loses time
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