A link between autism and air pollution during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists. —> Read More Here
Will this be the first new cloud type in 60 years? ‘Undulatus asperatus’ seeks official classification in international atlas
A type of cloud first photographed in Iowa could soon be added to the International Cloud Atlas. Called undulatus asperatus (shown) it would be the first new cloud type since 1951. —> Read More Here
Stepping on scales midweek best way to lose pounds as it gives more typical reading of genuine weight, food technology experts discover
Fewer than half the target number of badgers were killed in this year’s cull in Gloucestershire, Defra announces. —> Read More Here
As you sip your morning cup of Joe just know that one or more creatures likely had sex in it. —> Read More Here
A new study released today presents powerful evidence that clearing trees not only spews carbon into the atmosphere, but also triggers major shifts in rainfall and increased temperatures worldwide that are just as potent as those caused by current carbon pollution. Further, the study finds that future agricultural productivity across the globe is at risk from deforestation-induced warming and altered rainfall patterns. —> Read More Here
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne scientists take a significant step in our understanding of superconductivity by studying the strange quantum events in a unique superconducting material. —> Read More Here
There has been a spate of interest recently in criminal behavior among NFL athletes. Research examines the performance of athletes charged with wrongdoing, and raises questions about NFL policy.
Bangalore, India (AFP) Dec 18, 2014
India successfully launched its biggest ever rocket on Thursday, including an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space, as the country ramps up its ambitious space programme.
The rocket, designed to carry heavier communication and other satellites into higher orbit, blasted off from Sriharikota in the southeast state of Andhra Pradesh.
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Polar bears continue to take a hit in regions with the greatest loss of snow and ice, the latest report card on the Arctic shows. Meanwhile, plankton are thriving as the sea heats up.