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Solar storms key to life on Earth?

EarthSky - ‎1 hour ago‎
Energy from our young sun - 4 billion years ago - helped create molecules in Earth's atmosphere that allowed it to warm up enough to incubate life, says study.
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Damselfish in a degraded habitat in the northern part of the Great Barrier Reef. Photo: Supplied

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
"If we carry on as we are with poor water quality, we are stuffed with a capital S." The state's chief scientist did not mince words when handing down a taskforce report on how best the government should spend its $90 million Great Barrier Reef ...
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Ancient crayfish and worms may die out together

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Research suggests that bizarre, tentacled worms which live attached to crayfish in the rivers of Australia are at risk of extinction - because the crayfish themselves are endangered.
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Researchers Find Two 'Fresh' Impact Craters near Moon's South Pole

Sci-News.com - ‎6 minutes ago‎
A team of researchers using data from the Lyman-Alpha Mapping Project (LAMP) instrument on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has detected two geologically fresh craters within the permanently shaded regions of the Moon.
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Octopus, squid and cuttlefish numbers boom in changing oceans

ABC Online - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A surprising 60-year boom in global octopus, squid and cuttlefish numbers points to long-term changes taking place in the world's oceans, scientists say.
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Labor's Mark Butler: Turnbull government's direct action could morph into ETS

The Australian Financial Review - ‎4 hours ago‎
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten with Canberra MP Gai Brodtmann at a solar farm near Canberra. Andrew Meares. by; Ben Potter · Mark Ludlow.
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No-Show Pacific Ocean Humpbacks Stump Scientists

Hakai Magazine - ‎5 hours ago‎
In winter breeding grounds like Hawai'i and Mexico, migrating humpback whales arrived later, left earlier, and showed up in fewer numbers than normal.

A million dollar solution to Maclean's bat disaster?

Clarence Valley Daily Examiner - ‎17 hours ago‎
MACLEAN should be able to dip into a $1million fund to help communities deal with flying fox hot spots, says the Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis.
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Microbiome research needs international database for data storage

Genetic Literacy Project - ‎18 hours ago‎
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In a paper published in Trends in Microbiology, researchers from the U.S.
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Lightning captured at 7000 fps

Gizmag - ‎7 hours ago‎
Researchers at the Florida Institute of Technology have snapped stunning images of lightning at 7,000 frames per second while testing a new high-speed camera.
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Antibiotics could increase greenhouse gas emissions from livestock

ABC Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
The study, published today in the Royal Society's Proceedings B, found that dung from cattle fed tetracycline produced more methane than dung from animals not fed the antibiotic.
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Getting a grip on ivy's adhesive properties

Gizmag - ‎9 hours ago‎
The molecular bonding process that makes ivy so hard to unstick could hold the key to improved medical adhesives and armor. Anyone who has tried to clear ivy from the side of their house will know the climber is almost impossible to unstick.
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Battery life to get five times better

Hindustan Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scientists have discovered a new catalyst material which may lead to cellphone and car batteries that last five times longer than current ones.
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New de-icer gains anti-icing properties

Science Daily - ‎10 hours ago‎
Date: May 23, 2016; Source: Rice University; Summary: Scientists have modified their graphene-based de-icer to resist the formation of ice well below the freezing point and added superhydrophobic capabilities.

This Might Be How Workers Moved The Stones Of Stonehenge

Gizmodo Australia - ‎4 hours ago‎
Archaeologists have long puzzled over how ancient workers moved the stones of Stonehenge. Now, a new experiment shows it might not have been that hard after all.
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Resetting the Political Moral Compass on Climate Change

ABC Online - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Leaders of the various faith traditions are speaking with one voice: our society must change course. Credit: Frederic Cirou / Getty Images.
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Urgent Plea From the Pacific

Huffington Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
Fiji came to the first UN World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul with an urgent plea from all Pacific peoples and the citizens of vulnerable low lying nations around the world.
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Human-Eating Crocodiles Taking Over Florida? Monster Crocodiles Invading the Sunshine State

The Inquisitr - ‎May 22, 2016‎
It is no surprise to see alligators and crocodiles in Florida, but a new species of human-eating crocodiles may be taking over Florida and invading the Sunshine State.
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Autonomous rally car gets sideways to improve performance in hazardous conditions

Gizmag - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The autonomous rally car uses a clever algorithm to work out what to do in slippery conditions. View gallery (3 images). Autonomous cars might be able to handle highway conditions pretty well, but they're still no match for humans when things get a ...

Scientists see a glimmer of hope for coral reefs hit by bleaching

Business Insider Australia - ‎10 hours ago‎
Science may have found a way to help those managing the impact of coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef, according to a report commissioned by the United Nations.
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