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`Shiny` sea ice spikes Arctic warming

The combination of melting sea ice and global atmospheric warming are contributing to the high rate of warming in the Arctic Continue reading “`Shiny` sea ice spikes Arctic warming” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, July 2nd, 2012
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Toxic seas `spurred` extinctions of dinosaurs and many other species

Poisonous seawater probably may have driven two of the earth’s best-known mass extinctions, say Penn State University researchers Continue reading “Toxic seas `spurred` extinctions of dinosaurs and many More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Earthquake aftershocks turned into music

A sound artist has transformed earthquake recordings into music that will be showcased at the International Computer Music symposium in Slovenia in September Continue reading “Earthquake aftershocks turned More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Global migration trends discovered in email data

Comparable migration data for almost every country of the world, which till now was incompatible between two nations and nonexistent especially by gender and age Continue reading “Global migration trends discovered More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Titan’s tides point to hidden ocean beneath Saturn’s largest moon

Large tides have been found on Saturn’s moon Titan that point to a liquid ocean – most likely water – swirling around below the surface Continue reading “Titan’s tides point to hidden ocean beneath More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Solar tornadoes could be replicated on Earth to produce clean energy

An international team of scientists has discovered tornadoes in space, which could hold the key to power the atmosphere of the Sun to millions of kelvin Continue reading “Solar tornadoes could be replicated More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Pre-human relatives ate like present-day chimpanzees

A new study has revealed that Australopithecus sediba, an ape-like creature with human features living in a region about 50 miles northwest of today’s Johannesburg Continue reading “Pre-human relatives ate More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Scientists to hold back time for one second on June 30

The last minute of June 30, 2012 is destined to be 61 seconds long, as timekeepers will add a “leap second” to compensate for the wibbly-wobbly movements of our world Continue reading “Scientists to hold More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Elephant seals help reveal Antarctic melting slower than thought

Elephant seals are helping scientists to determine critical information about Antarctic melting and future sea level rise Continue reading “Elephant seals help reveal Antarctic melting slower than thought” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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Gases released during giant volcanic eruptions could deplete ozone layer

Giant volcanic eruptions in Nicaragua over the past 70,000 years could have injected enough gases into the atmosphere to temporarily thin the ozone layer Continue reading “Gases released during giant volcanic More...