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"Nemo's Garden" grows terrestrial crops underwater

The stand for the region of Liguria at the Milan 2015 Expo features a project as bizarre-sounding as it is intriguing: an attempt to grow crops underwater, inside air-filled biospheres. ...

Fri 3 Jul 15 from Gizmag

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Experiments open window on landscape formation

University of Oregon geologists have seen ridges and valleys form in real time and—even though the work was a fast-forwarded operation done in a laboratory setting—they now have an idea of how ...

Thu 2 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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First look at Bruce Campbell back as Ash in Evil Dead

Grab your boomstick and get ready to take out your dead, because Ash is back, baby! Entertainment Weekly just released the first image of Bruce Campbell from the upcoming Starz series, Ash vs. ...

Thu 2 Jul 15 from Geek.com

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The very hungry sea anemone

The surprising culinary preferences of an abyssal sea anemone have been unveiled by a team of scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).

Thu 2 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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It's cold outside: Two remarkable roundworm species from Antarctica revisited

Discovered forty years ago, the two roundworm species, A. isokaryoni and P. paradoxus, are yet to be studied in detail. To obtain new information on the worms' morphology and taxonomic position, ...

Thu 2 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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NASA image: Canadian wildfires continue

Canada is reeling from an early fire season this year as dozens of fires ravage at least three provinces of the country. All of the following reports are as of July 2, 2015.

Thu 2 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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The math of shark skin

"Sharks are almost perfectly evolved animals. We can learn a lot from studying them," says Emory mathematician Alessandro Veneziani.

Fri 3 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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Creating a stopwatch for volcanic eruptions

We've long known that beneath the scenic landscapes of Yellowstone National Park sleeps a supervolcano with a giant chamber of hot, partly molten rock below it.

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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Carbon capture and storage safety investigated

A significant step has been made for potential Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) deployment, with the publication of the results from the world's first experiment into the realistic simulation ...

Thu 2 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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