Monthly Archives: February 2013

In a First, Experiment Links Brains of Two Rats

In a First, Experiment Links Brains of Two RatsNews from New York Times: In an experiment that sounds straight out of a science fiction movie, a Duke neuroscientist has connected the brains of two rats in such a way that … Continue reading

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In a First, Experiment Links Brains of Two Rats

In a First, Experiment Links Brains of Two RatsNews from New York Times: In an experiment that sounds straight out of a science fiction movie, a Duke neuroscientist has connected the brains of two rats in such a way that … Continue reading

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Fragments of ancient continent buried under Indian Ocean

Fragments of ancient continent buried under Indian OceanNews from BBC News: 24 February 2013 Last updated at 19:13 ET By Rebecca Morelle Science reporter, BBC World Service Land on Earth was once gathered together in a supercontinent known as Rodinia; … Continue reading

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Freakishly large goldfish found in Lake Tahoe; Researchers worry about impact …

Freakishly large goldfish found in Lake Tahoe; Researchers worry about impact …News from Science Recorder: A gigantic goldfish has been found in Lake Tahoe, according to LiveScience. Deep down in the depths of Lake Tahoe, researchers trawling the freshwater lake … Continue reading

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Bees use ‘electrical SIXTH SENSE’ to nail nectar-stuffed flowers

Bees use ‘electrical SIXTH SENSE’ to nail nectar-stuffed flowersNews from Register: There’s electricity in the air when bees meet flowers: according to a new study, the blooms and approaching insects uses electrical signals to find out whether there is nectar … Continue reading

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The new Nobel Prize? Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Google’s Brin announce $33 …

The new Nobel Prize? Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Google’s Brin announce $ 33 …News from Science Recorder: It could end up being the next Nobel Prize. A group of Silicon Valley’s tech billionaires have announced plans to form a massive prize for … Continue reading

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Google, Facebook Executives Award $33 Million in Prizes

Google, Facebook Executives Award $ 33 Million in PrizesNews from Businessweek: Executives from Facebook Inc. (FB) and Google Inc. (GOOG) awarded $ 33 million in prizes to support research aimed at curing diseases and extending life. The Breakthrough Prize in … Continue reading

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Russian Meteor Kicks Up Cloud of Mistrust

Russian Meteor Kicks Up Cloud of MistrustNews from Bloomberg: If I had to choose a single word to describe the dominant attitude in Russian society, it would be “mistrust.” The meteor, or possibly small asteroid, that exploded over the Ural … Continue reading

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Russian scientists analyze meteorite

Russian scientists analyze meteoriteNews from Newsday: Published: February 18, 2013 8:22 PM  MOSCOW — Russian scientists said yesterday they had established the composition of the meteorite that exploded Friday over the Chelyabinsk region, injuring hundreds of people and causing millions … Continue reading

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In Russia, Ruins and Property Spared by Meteor, Side by Side

In Russia, Ruins and Property Spared by Meteor, Side by SideNews from New York Times: CHELYABINSK, Russia — The shock wave from a meteor that exploded above Siberia last week somehow sheared the roof off a brick and steel factory … Continue reading

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