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New magnetic material discovered

Originally Published by BBC News - A highly sensitive magnetic material that could transform computer hard drives and energy storage devices has been discovered.

Posted on March 4th, 2014
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Adopt a shark and track it in Google Earth

Originally Published by Google Earth- David Shiffman at Southern Fried Science has come up with a very innovative way to attract donations to shark feeding ecology project. If you make a donation of over $3,000, you will be able to name the shark and track it in Google Earth for up to two years!Their project has raised over $6000 so far (more than double their original goal), so it seems to be in good shape.

Posted on February 26th, 2014
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Earliest UK human footprints found

Originally Published by BBC News - Scientists discover the earliest evidence of human footprints outside of Africa on the Norfolk coast in Eastern England.

Posted on February 7th, 2014
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Rain as acidic as lemon juice may have contributed to ancient mass extinction

Originally Published by ScienceDaily-Rain as acidic as undiluted lemon juice may have played a part in killing off plants and organisms around the world during the most severe mass extinction in Earth's history.

Posted on November 25th, 2013
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NASA’s MAVEN mission, to launch today, will seek a lost Mars

Originally Published by EarthSky - Today (November 18) at 1:28 p.m. EST (1728 UTC), NASA will launch its Mars MAVEN mission toward the red planet Mars. After decades of tantalizing evidence, NASA scientists want to find out what happened to the water on Mars

Posted on November 18th, 2013
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This date in science: Hurricane Sandy hits U.S. Northeast

Originally Published by EarthSky -- October 29, 2012 was a great and bad day for meteorology. Hurricane Sandy – unofficially known as Superstorm Sandy – was making landfall, affecting millions of people along the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and Northeast coasts. It was to be the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, as well as the second-costliest hurricane in United States history.

Posted on October 29th, 2013
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Newly discovered flux in Earth may solve missing-mantle mystery

Originally published by Science Daily - It's widely thought that Earth arose from violent origins: Some 4.5 billion years ago, a maelstrom of gas and dust circled in a massive disc around the sun, gathering in rocky clumps to form asteroids. These asteroids, gaining momentum, whirled around a fledgling solar system, repeatedly smashing into each other to create larger bodies of rubble -- the largest of which eventually cooled to form the planets.

Posted on July 17th, 2013
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NASA Hubble finds new Neptune moon

Originally published by EarthSky - NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new moon orbiting the distant blue-green planet Neptune, the 14th known to be circling the giant planet.

Posted on July 16th, 2013
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UK’s industrial badlands are surprise ecology hotspots

Originally published by New Scientist - This is Tilbury, east of London. It is one of hundreds of forgotten biological treasures in the UK's "brownfield badlands". The nation that gave birth to the industrial revolution is now the home of a remarkable wildlife revival on these old industrial sites.

Posted on July 12th, 2013
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Antarctic lake ‘might have fish’

LAKE VOSTOK Originally published by BBC - There could be some complex animals living in Lake Vostok, which lies close to 4km below Antarctica's ice sheet.

Posted on July 8th, 2013
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