Category: Science

Shrubbery is King In Urban Jungle

Shrubbery is King In Urban Jungle

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Adding greenery to incorporated town sidewalks can eliminate about half of at least two types of pollution from the atmosphere, especially on streets that snake end rows of tall buildings. Just by strategically planting the right kinds of shrubbery in the rectilinear places, the new discovery suggests, we may subsist able to clean urban air [...]

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Pew! Pew! Space Lasers to Give Missions Broadband

Pew! Pew! Space Lasers to Give Missions Broadband

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

With a single one space mission the communication rate between a spacecraft and those controlling it forward the ground is often the limiting go-between behind the science that can exist done. Transferring images, for example, can take up to 90 minutes from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to Earth. That time is dictated by the data [...]

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Amazing Photo of Hurricane Isaac Is Fake

Amazing Photo of Hurricane Isaac Is Fake

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

If, formerly in the past few days, you maxim a photo alleging to show Hurricane Isaac barreling through ominously still waters as it approached the Gulf Coast, clean the image from your memory: the photo is fake. "It is a Photoshopped drawing of a supercell thunderstorm that seems to burst up with a new foreground [...]

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Cancer Genome Atlas Finds Potential Drug Targets for Squamous Cell Lung Cancers

Cancer Genome Atlas Finds Potential Drug Targets for Squamous Cell Lung Cancers

| September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Squamous small room lung cancer (The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network)Source featured

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Cheers! 5 Intoxicating Facts About Beer

Cheers! 5 Intoxicating Facts About Beer

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

If America, and American workers, had one official alcoholic beverage, it would to all appearance be beer. According to the Brewers Association, the overall U.S. beer market was worth $96 billion in 2011, while some 200 million barrels of beer were sold (1 barrel equals 31 gallons of beer). In the identical year, 1,989 breweries [...]

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Pair of Eclipsing White Dwarfs Produce Gravitational Waves

Pair of Eclipsing White Dwarfs Produce Gravitational Waves

| September 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

An master-hand’s conception of J0651 with ripples to demonstrate how the white dwarf fit is emitting gravitational waves. Credit: NASASource featured

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Science Behind Orgasm, Part I: Gotta-See Video

Science Behind Orgasm, Part I: Gotta-See Video

| September 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Sugar Molecules Found in Gas Surrounding Sun-Like Star

Sugar Molecules Found in Gas Surrounding Sun-Like Star

| September 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

This object of worship shows the Rho Ophiuchi star-forming territory in infrared light, as seen by NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Explorer (WISE). IRAS 16293-2422 is the red object in the centre of the slender square. The inset image is every artist’s impression of glycolaldehyde molecules, showing glycolaldehyde’s corpuscular structure (C2H4O2). Carbon atoms are shown during the [...]

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Science of Sex, Part II: Gotta-See Video

Science of Sex, Part II: Gotta-See Video

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Ban On Super-trawler in Doubt: DNews Nugget

Ban On Super-trawler in Doubt: DNews Nugget

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Australia’s Ban On Super-trawler in Doubt: Australia’s hopes of blocking a polemical super-trawler from fishing in its waters looked variable with the opposition speaking out for the move and a key unconstrained lawmaker expressing reservations. Environment Minister Tony Burke has introduced legislation to debar the Dutch-owned FV Margiris, lately reflagged as the Abel Tasman, from [...]

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