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Scientists Wire Bats for Sonar Secrets

Israeli researchers are using bats to develop better radar and sonar systems. By attaching GPS units and microphones to the animals, scientists hope to learn more about the bats' remarkable echolocati…

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Study: India’s Air Worst in World

India has the worst air quality in the world, beating even its neighbor China, according to an annual survey based at Yale and Columbia universities in the United States. Science News by NewsLoo…

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Italian Engineers Pioneer Floating Solar Panels

Solar panels floating on the sea: the idea may sound like something from science-fiction, but an Italian firm has made it a reality. In the first scheme of its kind in the world, the panels turn on th…

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Germany Decides Genetically-Modified Foods Are Not Welcome

German chemicals giant BASF is closing its biotech division in Germany. The move was prompted by massive resistance to genetically modified food among both the public and politicians. GM opponents are…

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Risky Business? Measuring Alligator Bite Force

Scientists in Gosford near Sydney have taken the bull by the horns - or in this case, the alligator by the snout - in an effort to learn about the bite force and probable dining habits of prehistoric …

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Dung Beetle Dance: An Inspiration for Future Robots?

The dance of the dung beetle provides clues to navigation and could lead to more sophisticated light-weight robots in the future. Tech News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "FtTGooaNq3tsn8XF", News…

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Italian Researchers Learn How Birds Fly Together

As flocks of starlings descend on Rome, Italian researchers study how huge numbers of birds are able to move simultaneously. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "eGeevlv3nHZ9SyAH", NewsLo…

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“Lost World” Uncovered on Ocean Floor

After more than a year of analysis and interpretation, British scientists say they have discovered an exciting "lost world" full of previously undiscovered marine species on the seabed of the Southern…

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