Seabirds 'blighted by plastic waste'

Unless something is done to stem the flow of waste to the oceans, virtually every seabird will be ingesting plastic debris by 2050, say scientists.

Mon 31 Aug 15 from BBC News

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Naturally-occurring protein has melting ice cream problem licked

There are few things that go as well together as an ice cream cone and a hot summer's day, but it can be a race against the clock to get the sweet treat down before it turns into a sticky ...

Tue 1 Sep 15 from Gizmag

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Climate event 'among strongest'

This year's El Nino weather phenomenon could be one of the strongest on record according to the World Meteorological Organization.

17 hours ago from BBC News

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Soyuz Carrying 3-Man Crew Blasts Off for Orbiting Station

The new three-man crew will arrive at the orbiting outpost on Friday

4 hours ago from TIME

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Biodiversity below ground is just as important as above ground

Although most of the world's biodiversity is below ground, surprisingly little is known about how it affects ecosystems or how it will be affected by climate change. A new study demonstrates ...

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Ancient cold period could provide clues about future climate change

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have found that a well-known period of abrupt climate change 12,000 years ago occurred rapidly in northern latitudes but much more gradually ...

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World's most powerful digital camera gets the go-ahead

A smartphone with a 16-megapixel camera may seem cutting edge, but it won't impress astronomers now that the US Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has given ...

9 hours ago from Gizmag

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Marine animal colony is a multi-jet swimming machine, scientists report

The University of Oregon's Kelly Sutherland has seen the future of under-sea exploration by studying the swimming prowess of tiny jellyfish gathered from Puget Sound off Washington's San Juan ...

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Continental break-up set the stage for life in Earth's mantle

The first evidence that ancient microbes colonised subsea mantle rock hints at how life might have emerged on Earth and even other worlds

17 hours ago from Newscientist

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How wind sculpted Earth's largest dust deposit

China's Loess Plateau was formed by wind alternately depositing dust or removing dust over the last 2.6 million years, according to a new report from University of Arizona geoscientists.

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