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Artic Sea Ice Photo Credit Nasa
Humans Are Only Partially Responsible For Melting Arctic Ice; The Rest Is Natural
May 11, 2014 13:39 PM E
A recent study comparing temperatures since 1979, climate models and actual climate behavior, reveals that humans are only partially responsible for the rapidly melting arctic sea ice.
Mosquito by Lukas Hofstetter
Climate Change: A Boon for Pests, A Bane for Us
May 10, 2014 16:04 PM E
Recent studies show that as carbon dioxide levels rise, insect pests and weeds will become bigger, more pernicious problems.
Photo Credit: University of Liverpool Faculty of Health
Scientific Breakthrough Transforms Smartphones Into Cancer-Detecting Microscopes
May 05, 2014 16:37 PM E
A serendipitous discovery by Australian researchers, leads to the development of cheap, effective lenses for smart phones that are potentially effective enough to detect skin cancer.
South African Vredefort Crater May Have Once Been Filled By A Sea Of Magma
May 03, 2014 15:41 PM E
Scientists from Western University in Ontario, Canada realized that rocks previously thought to be terrestrial in nature, are actually the result of a meteor’s impact.
NOAA map of tornado tracks near Little Rock, Arkansas
Florida And The South Face Floods And Tornadoes Of Epic Proportions [PHOTOS]
May 01, 2014 13:01 PM E
More than two feet of rain inundated coastal Alabama and the Florida panhandle, leaving several dead and residents trying to cope.
Exercising in Space
Space Makes Astronauts Weak; This Suit Aims to Toughen Them Up
Mar 23, 2014 12:24 PM E
Scientists developed a new space suit to help mitigate the negative health effects of a zero gravity environment.
Coffee
How to Turn Your Tap Water Faucet Into a Coffee Spout [VIDEO]
Feb 11, 2014 12:19 PM E
Norwegian television show hosts hack a hot water heater to transform your typical kitchen faucet into a coffee maker.
Graham van der Wielen
Super Smart Crow Brings New Meaning To The Phrase ‘Bird Brained ‘
Feb 09, 2014 17:27 PM E
On a recent television show, a crow solves a complex multi-step puzzle to the astonishment of viewers.
NYC Climate Map
Big Cities Aren't As Green As You Think: Suburbs Effectively Wipe Out Climate Benefits Of Urban Living
Jan 07, 2014 09:32 AM E
A new study out of the University of California, Berkeley suggests that big cities are less green than previously thought.
Lunar plants
NASA Launches Lunar Garden Project: One Small Step for Man, One Large Step for Turnips
Dec 08, 2013 11:27 AM E
NASA launched a project to grow plants on the moon with the goal of one day helping to support astronaut life in space.
Boy drinks water from a tap stand at the school, NEWAH WASH water project in Puware Shikhar, Udayapur District, Nepal.
Scientists Uncover Massive Freshwater Reserves Under the Sea
Dec 05, 2013 13:07 PM E
A survey of previously conducted seafloor water studies reveals an abundance of blue gold — massive freshwater reserves — under the ocean floor.
Our Solar System
Scientists Discover Earth-Like Planetary System
Nov 30, 2013 11:27 AM E
Although scientists have found thousands of planetary systems, most don't resemble our own. A recent finding, however, the planetary system KoI-351, bucks that trend, and it looks remarkably like our own planetary system.
Cat on a deck.
Research Shows Cats Are Rude; Can Recognize Their Owners Voice But Choose Not To Respond
Nov 27, 2013 16:24 PM E
A recent study shows what cat owners have suspected all along – cats can recognize their owner’s voice, but, unlike dogs don’t feel a need to respond.
Changes in population density in the conterminous United States from 1970 to 2010.
US Coastal Wetlands Vanishing At Astonishing Rate Due To Human Development
Nov 24, 2013 22:21 PM E
A recent study from NOAA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows that the US has lost wetlands at an increasing rate.
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