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Low-carbon technology will not mean big bill rises

Posted in Science on 16th Dec, 2011 05:26 PM
by APM
Claims that the costs of wind farms and other low carbon technology will lead to sharp rises in fuel bills are wrong, government advisers say.
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Nasa develops space harpoon to take samples from comets

Posted in Science on 16th Dec, 2011 04:56 PM
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Nasa is developing a harpoon capable of taking samples from comets.
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Life possible on large regions of Mars

Posted in Science on 16th Dec, 2011 03:58 PM
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With higher pressures and warmer temperatures beneath the Martian surface, Earth-like microorganisms could thrive
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CERN to announce Higgs boson observation at LHC

Posted in Science on 13th Dec, 2011 03:16 AM
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expected to announce, with fairly strong certainty, that they have observed the Higgs boson
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SpaceX to launch dragon spacecraft to space station

Posted in Science on 10th Dec, 2011 02:05 AM
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SpaceX will attempt the first commercial link-up with the International Space Station (ISS) on Feb. 7
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Bill Gates, China jointly developing nuclear reactor

Posted in Science on 8th Dec, 2011 04:04 AM
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Bill Gates confirmed Wednesday he is in discussions with China to jointly develop a new and safer kind of nuclear reactor.
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Cern scientist expects first glimpse of Higgs boson

Posted in Science on 8th Dec, 2011 03:41 AM
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A respected scientist from the Cern particle physics laboratory has told the BBC he expects to see the first glimpse of the Higgs boson next week.
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Plans for clone of woolly mammoth

Posted in Science on 8th Dec, 2011 03:21 AM
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not everyone is convinced it will work.
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Graphene spun into metre long fibres

Posted in Science on 7th Dec, 2011 03:29 AM
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Nano-sized flakes of graphene oxide can be spun into graphene fibres several metres long, researchers in China have shown.
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Seamounts and coral: a conservation diary from the deep

Posted in Science on 5th Dec, 2011 09:37 PM
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A team of scientists has set out on a six-week mission to explore the Indian Ocean's underwater mountains, or seamounts
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Team sees biggest black holes yet

Posted in Science on 5th Dec, 2011 09:30 PM
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A US team has found the two biggest supermassive black holes known to science, Nature journal reports.
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Kepler 22-b: Earth-like planet confirmed

Posted in Science on 5th Dec, 2011 09:20 PM
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Astronomers have confirmed the existence of an Earth-like planet in the habitable zone around a star not unlike our own.
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Senseg demonstrates new technology that creates textures on flat screens

Posted in Science on 4th Dec, 2011 10:07 PM
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Senseg's technology would allow you to feel textures on a tablet's screen
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Rapamycin increases lifespan in mice

Posted in Science on 4th Dec, 2011 09:39 PM
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Rapamycin increases lifespan and inhibits spontaneous tumorigenesis in female mice
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A Huge Leap in the Scale of Quantum Entanglement

Posted in Science on 4th Dec, 2011 01:44 AM
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Now for the first time, scientists have accomplished quantum entanglement on the macro scale
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China could be hoarding up to 3000 nukes

Posted in Science on 1st Dec, 2011 07:31 PM
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The study concludes that Chinas nuclear arsenal could be many times larger than the well-established estimates of arms-control experts.
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