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Earth: Spotting a Polar Bear's From Space
Offbeat  (tags: science, scientists, space, environment, animals, Polar Bears )

Ray
- 17 days ago - bbc.com
Scientists have begun to track bears from space in a bid to monitor their behaviour and numbers
I-Wonder: How Do We Know the Big Bang Actually Happened?
Offbeat  (tags: science, scientists, space, Big Bang )

Ray
- 18 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It's the oldest question in human history. Everyone's asked it, from philosophers and poets to mathematicians and physicists. Most scientists think that everything that we know and experience around us began at a moment known as the Big Bang,
Earth - The "Lucy" Fossil Rewrote the Story of Humanity
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Life, Humanity, Lucy Fossils, Scientists )

Ray
- 27 days ago - bbc.com
Forty years ago, on a Sunday morning in late November 1974, a team of scientists were digging in an isolated spot in the Afar region of Ethiopia.
Scientists Thrilled After Spectacled Hare-Wallaby Which Was Feared Extinct Has Been Rediscovered Alive and Well
Offbeat  (tags: australia, Broome, spectacled hare wallaby, good news, scientists, redirected )

Scooby
- 35 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A marsupial feared locally extinct has been again spotted in Western Australia's Kimberley region, thrilling scientists and conservationists.
Koala Chlamydia Vaccine Trial Raises Hope
Offbeat  (tags: animals, koalas, Chlamydia, vaccine, protection, scientists, Australia )

Ray
- 59 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Chlamydia causes blindness and infertility in koalas, and can be fatal, Australian scientists say they have successfully tested a vaccine aimed at protecting wild koalas from chlamydia.
Life After Death? Scientists Gather 'Out-of-Body' Evidence in 'Largest-Ever' Study
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, Health, Medicine )

Ray
- 77 days ago - rt.com
It seems that scientists have finally offered evidence that consciousness after death really could exist, as the largest-ever study into the issue showed that patients could recall intricate details despite being officially declared clinically dead.
Leonardo Da Vinci 'Painted Three Ermine Portraits'
Offbeat  (tags: art, scientists, techniques, France, discovery )

Ray
- 89 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A French scientist has revealed a major new discovery about one of Leonardo da Vinci's most famous paintings, shedding new light on his techniques.
India Successfully Puts Spacecraft in Mars Orbit
Offbeat  (tags: technology, scientists, astronomy, asia, India, spacecraft, Mars )

Naoko
- 95 days ago - the-japan-news.com
India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday morning and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space explorers.
Japanese Researchers' Banana Peel Study Wins Ig Nobel Award
Offbeat  (tags: research, scientists, discovery, interesting, off-beat, humor )

Naoko
- 99 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
A team of Japanese scientists earned the Ig Nobel Physics Prize for detailing the hazards of stepping on a banana peel in their paper titled "Frictional Coefficient under Banana Skin."
Longitude Prize 2014: The Challenges
Offbeat  (tags: inventors, scientists, Research UK, solutions, Longitude Prize 2014 )

Ray
- 219 days ago - bbc.co.uk
To commemorate the 300th Anniversary of the original Longitude Prize (for the invention of a clock that could keep time at sea), a new prize has been launched to encourage inventors and scientists to find solutions to six key problems facing the world.
Animal Research 'Pledge on Openness' Agreed
Offbeat  (tags: bio-industry, scientists, science, research, animals )

Ray
- 226 days ago - bbc.co.uk
UK animal researchers have signed a pledge to be transparent about the nature of their experiments, The Concordat on Openness on Animal Research has initially been signed by 72 organisations, including universities, bio-industry companies,
Ageing Research: Could New Blood Be the Secret to Youth?
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, research, humans, Ageing, blood, secret to youth )

Ray
- 237 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The secret to reversing the ageing process could lie in the blood of the young, according to new research. Scientists, who have been experimenting on mice, have discovered older animals got stronger,
EXPOSED: Whales Exploited in Circus-Style Shows By SEA LIFE
Offbeat  (tags: animalcaptivity, whales, investigation, cruelty, sealife, endangered, ethics, suffering, scientists, habitat, conflict, humans )

Borg
- 253 days ago - us6.campaign-archive2.com
A painstaking CAPS investigation, carried out over the last six months, has revealed the cruel exploitation of beluga whales, who are forced to perform degrading, circus-style tricks for screaming audiences in SEA LIFE's "Beluga Whale Theatre" in Shanghai
Scientists Think They'Ve Found a Lost Continent in the Indian Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: lost continent, indian ocean, sand, scientists, interesting, world )

Tamara
- 669 days ago - socialreader.com
William Blake saw the universe in a grain of sand. A team of geologists saw a continent. In a paper published online Monday in Nature Geoscience, an international research team reports that it has found evidence of a lost "micro continent" in the Indian
 

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