Monthly Archives: July 2013

Thousands of bees attack Texas couple, kill their horses

Thousands of bees attack Texas couple, kill their horsesNews from Fox News: A swarm of about 30,000 bees has attacked a North Texas couple as they exercised their miniature horses, stinging the animals so many times they died. The Fort … Continue reading

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NASA’s WISE Finds Mysterious Centaurs May Be Comets

NASA’s WISE Finds Mysterious Centaurs May Be CometsNews from Imperial Valley News: Details Created on Friday, 26 July 2013 17:54 Written by IVN Washington, DC – The true identity of centaurs, the small celestial bodies orbiting the sun between Jupiter … Continue reading

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NASA reveals true identity of mysterious space centaurs

NASA reveals true identity of mysterious space centaursNews from natmonitor.com: The findings suggest that approximately 66 percent of the centaur population are comets. NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has revealed the true identity of the mysterious space centaurs. Centaurs … Continue reading

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Scientists can implant false memories into mice

Scientists can implant false memories into miceNews from BBC News: 25 July 2013 Last updated at 15:28 ET By Melissa Hogenboom Science reporter, BBC News Optical fibres implanted in a mouse’s brain activated memory forming cells False memories have been … Continue reading

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Award nominee Dave Lavery oversees rover’s mission on Mars

Award nominee Dave Lavery oversees rover’s mission on MarsNews from Washington Post: As he does every morning after arriving in his small office at NASA headquarters in Southwest Washington, Dave Lavery turned to his computer and, with a few clicks, … Continue reading

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Dolphins ‘call each other by name’

Dolphins ‘call each other by name’News from BBC News: 22 July 2013 Last updated at 19:02 ET By Rebecca Morelle Science reporter, BBC World Service Researchers have long suspected dolphins use distinctive whistles to identify themselves Scientists have found further … Continue reading

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€400k-a-head Iberian Lynx mainly threatened by Spanish politics, NOT climate …

€400k-a-head Iberian Lynx mainly threatened by Spanish politics, NOT climate …News from Register: Cloud storage: Lower cost and increase uptime The survival of the endangered Iberian Lynx can easily be ensured, scientists report today, if only Spanish regional politicians will … Continue reading

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Ohio zoo tries to mate rhino siblings to save species

Ohio zoo tries to mate rhino siblings to save speciesNews from Fox News: CINCINNATI –  With the survival of a species on the line, Cincinnati Zoo scientists are hoping to mate their lone female Sumatran rhino with her little brother. … Continue reading

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Griffith Observatory makes the most of photo shoot from Saturn

Griffith Observatory makes the most of photo shoot from SaturnNews from Los Angeles Times: About 300 visitors gathered on the lawn of Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles Friday afternoon to wave at the Cassini spacecraft as it took their picture … Continue reading

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Smile for Earth’s ultimate selfie

Smile for Earth’s ultimate selfieNews from Sydney Morning Herald: It’s the photo opportunity of a lifetime. Between 7.27am and 7.42am on Saturday, NASA’s Saturn-orbiting space probe, Cassini, will take a series of high-resolution, natural-colour snapshots of Earth from the mind-blowing … Continue reading

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