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Global Carbon Dioxide Levels Break 400ppm Milestone

Posted in Science on 7th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Concentrations of CO2 greenhouse gas in the atmosphere reached record global average in March, figures show, in a stark signal ahead of Paris climate talks.

SpaceX Tests Launch Abort System

Posted in Science on 7th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

SpaceX has put its Dragon astronaut capsule through a practice abort. The demonstration simulated what would happen to the crewship in the event of a rocket failure.

Scientists Identify Novel Drug Mechanism That Fights Brain Cancer

Posted in Science on 6th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have developed and tested a molecule that has the ability to disrupt the body's regulation of cancer cells, causing them to self-destruct rather than multiply.

Lens Turns Smartphone Into A Basic Microscope For Only 3 Cents

Posted in Science on 6th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have created an optical lens that can be placed on an inexpensive smartphone to magnify images by a magnitude of 120 times.

Russia's Lost Cargo Spacecraft Will Fall To Earth In 2 Weeks And Burn Up In The Atmosphere

Posted in Science on 5th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

No one can establish a clear line of communication with the cargo ship.