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Female bamboo shark set for 'virgin birth' at Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre

Irish Independent - ‎10 hours ago‎
A female shark which has had no contact with males for more than two years could be set to give birth to two babies. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Birds of prey may deliberately spark bush fires to help them hunt

Irish Examiner - ‎12 hours ago‎
Birds of prey are thought to ignite bush fires to force their prey into the open. Birds of prey may deliberately spark bush fires to help them hunt.
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Stars turn up for launch of Asteroid Day 2016 - ‎8 hours ago‎
Many of the most famous names in astronomy and space enthusiasts turned up for today's (9 February) launch of this year's Asteroid Day, due to take place on 30 June.
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Anticipation builds over expected confirmation of gravitational waves

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 minutes ago‎
The rumours have been spreading like ripples - and so, it seems, have space and time. By all indications, scientists are about to announce they have detected gravitational waves - a century-old prediction of Einstein's theory of general relativity and ...
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Aussie astronomers identify hundreds of new galaxies behind Milky Way

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
SYDNEY, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- There's a mysterious force pulling the Milky Way galaxy towards it at 2 million km per hour and scientists may have finally found out why.
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Explore Mars Via Smartphone & Desktop, Here's How

Morning News USA - ‎11 minutes ago‎
NASA has released a 360-degree video allowing individuals to take a virtual tour of Mars. The footage was taken by the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity rover on Dec. 18, 2015, and uploaded to YouTube, which then allows people to take their ...
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NASA budget proposal widens divide between White House and Congress

Ars Technica - ‎1 hour ago‎
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden delivers his "State of NASA" speech at Langley Research Center on Tuesday. NASA. Each year President Obama submits a budget for NASA to Congress, and each year the House of Representatives and Senate ...
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Cockroach-inspired robots can squeeze through cracks

The Hindu - ‎2 hours ago‎
Inspired by cockroaches that can squeeze through tiny spaces, US scientists have designed a small robot that may one day help locate people in the rubble of earthquakes, tornadoes or explosions.
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Asteroid will fly super close to Earth on 5th March says NASA

Market Business News - ‎5 hours ago‎
A small asteroid will fly super close to Earth on 5th March, so near says NASA as to be considered an ultra-close near miss - astronomically speaking, that is.
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Australia needs 'highly effective' climate research amid CSIRO cuts: Alan Finkel

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Australia's new chief scientist Alan Finkel has had "significant conversations" with leading researchers to ensure planned deep cuts to climate science programs by the CSIRO would not undermine the country's ability to deal with global warming.
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Global warming likely to extend for thousands of years

Thelakeandeswave - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dan Kipnis has been in New Hampshire since Marco Rubio left Iowa, and on Sunday he finally got what he wanted. Sea level rise projection for New York City based on 30 meters, or 98 feet, of sea level rise.
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Scientists just uncovered yet another troubling fact about Antarctica's ice

Washington Post - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
In the past two years, major scientific developments have suggested that all of our eyes should be on a place that only a tiny fraction of us will ever visit - Antarctica, the frozen South Pole continent that's larger than the continental United ...

North Korean shipping firm skirts UN sanctions, gets port access

Reuters - ‎6 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS Feb 9 A U.N.-blacklisted North Korean shipping company continues to evade sanctions through its use of foreign-flagged ships, name changes and other means of obfuscation, according to a new report by United Nations monitors.
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Fossil fish species with giant parachute-like mouth found

The Hindu - ‎2 hours ago‎
Researchers have discovered two new fossil fish species that could swing the jaws open extra wide, like a parachute, from the Cretaceous Period, about 92 million years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the planet.
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No fear of asteroids – Luxembourg starts asteroid mining plan !

Military Technologies - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Some countries are developing programs of early warning of asteroids. Luxembourg would like to change asteroids from the threat into a source of profit.
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Global warming likely to extend for next 10000 years, says study

Times of India - ‎6 hours ago‎
Boston: The damaging climate consequences of carbon emissions will grow and persist for millennia without a dramatic new global energy strategy, a new study has warned.
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Sorry guys, our early human ancestors didn't have insane, wood-eating jaws

ScienceAlert - ‎3 hours ago‎
Back in 2012, researchers made headlines by suggesting that South Africa's Australopithecus sediba, one of our possible early ancestors, lived on a strange diet of tree bark, fruit, leaves and a bunch of other hard, seemingly inedible objects from the ...
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Fossilized Pollen Reveals Climate Clues

Discovery News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Fossilized pollen is sometimes used to determine what sort of vegetation grew as Earth's climate changed over time. But until recently, samples could only be dated back about 500,000 years, a relatively narrow window for study.