Robots reveal thicker Antarctic sea ice

ROBOTS IN ANTARCTICA: Sea ice in the Antarctic is much thicker than previously thought, according to new data obtained by robotic submarines.

1 hours ago from ABC Science

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New astronauts, and caviar, arrive at International Space Station on Soyuz spacecraft

Three new visitors arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday night, bringing with them coffee, caviar and worms.

15 hours ago from The Independent

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Autopsies from space: who killed the sea lions?

A decade ago, we set out to unravel deep ocean crime scenes we weren't even sure existed. The crime? Endangered Steller sea lions were rapidly disappearing in parts of Alaska. Their numbers ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Know Right Now: Elon Musk Debuts New Rocket on Twitter

He revealed the improved Falcon 9R

8 hours ago from TIME

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Global warming cynics unmoved by extreme weather

What will it take to convince skeptics of global warming that the phenomenon is real? Surely, many scientists believe, enough droughts, floods and heat waves will begin to change minds.

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Bizarre Black Sea Devil anglerfish captured on video for the first time

Researchers in the US have released what they believe to be the first video footage showing a bizarre-looking Black Sea Devil anglerfish in the wild.

9 hours ago from The Independent

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NASA issues 'remastered' view of Jupiter's moon Europa

(Phys.org) —Scientists have produced a new version of what is perhaps NASA's best view of Jupiter's ice-covered moon, Europa. The mosaic of color images was obtained in the late 1990s by NASA's ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Study finds way to conserve soil and water in world's driest wheat region

In the world's driest rainfed wheat region, Washington State University researchers have identified summer fallow management practices that can make all the difference for farmers, water and ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Lionfish analysis reveals most vulnerable prey as invasion continues

If you live in lionfish territory in the Atlantic Ocean, the last thing you want to be is a small fish with a long, skinny body, resting by yourself at night, near the bottom of the seafloor.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Grasshoppers signal slow recovery of post-agricultural woodlands, study finds

Sixty years ago, the plows ended their reign and the fields were allowed to return to nature—allowed to become the woodland forests they once were.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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