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The Globe and Mail
Scientist Louis Herman communicated with dolphinsLouis M. Herman, whose seminal research demonstrated that dolphins could unders
Scientist Louis Herman communicated with dolphins
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Louis M. Herman, whose seminal research demonstrated that dolphins could understand and respond to language transmitted by sound and visual signals, and whose research survived the criminal release of two trained dolphins by disgruntled former... Read more
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PhysOrg
Drought and fire activity—what's climate change got to do with it?the Blue Cut fire is burning through the mountains of San Bernardino, Californi
Drought and fire activity—what's climate change got to do with it?
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
the Blue Cut fire is burning through the mountains of San Bernardino, California. So far it's blackened 30,000 acres and forced more than 80,000 people to evacuate their homes. Several days before, NASA announced that July 2016 was Earth's... Read more
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PhysOrg
Luna moth's long tail could confuse bat sonar through its twistLuna moths are common in the central and eastern U.S. It is the largest moth in
Luna moth's long tail could confuse bat sonar through its twist
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Luna moths are common in the central and eastern U.S. It is the largest moth in North America, and sports a mysterious long, twisted tail. Credit: Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren/Flickr The long hindwing tails sported by many moths have long been... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The militant caught in between al-Qaeda and Isisbuildings at the dusty hilltop complex, looking for the cages where rabbits wer
The militant caught in between al-Qaeda and Isis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
buildings at the dusty hilltop complex, looking for the cages where rabbits were kept. Inside, he found a crudely equipped laboratory, with test tubes, protective masks and rows of black jars. As Mohammed al-Masri surveyed the cluttered room, his... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Ken Beaton: Standing on their shouldersBecause Nevada has 300 sunny days a year and the U.S. government owns 87 percen
Ken Beaton: Standing on their shoulders
Nevada Appeal / Posted 23 days ago
Because Nevada has 300 sunny days a year and the U.S. government owns 87 percent of our state’s sparsely populated kitty litter, in the late 30s and early 40s a number of airfields were constructed by the Nevada Department of Transportation for the... Read more
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Boston Globe
He wanted to make his own mark in terrorism. But everyone only saw the son of bin Laden’s bombmakerbuildings at the dusty hilltop complex, looking for the cages where rabbits wer
He wanted to make his own mark in terrorism. But everyone only saw the son of bin Laden’s bombmaker
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
buildings at the dusty hilltop complex, looking for the cages where rabbits were kept. Inside, he found a crudely equipped laboratory, with test tubes, protective masks and rows of black jars. As Mohammed al-Masri surveyed the cluttered room, his... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Man's best friend may be our best bet for staying safechain-link fencing. The winter classes of the Transportation Security Administr
Man's best friend may be our best bet for staying safe
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 24 days ago
chain-link fencing. The winter classes of the Transportation Security Administration's Canine Training Center at Lackland Air Force Base, which instructs up to 150 recruits, were ready to serve. They just needed someone to let them out."Comin'... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New technology can instantly provide in-field characterization of unknown liquidsidentifying and authenticating liquids, Harvard's solution is inexpensive, inst
New technology can instantly provide in-field characterization of unknown liquids
News-Medical-Net / Posted 24 days ago
identifying and authenticating liquids, Harvard's solution is inexpensive, instantaneous, and portable. Developed in the laboratory of Joanna Aizenberg, the Amy Smith Berylson Professor of Materials Science at the Harvard John A. Paulson School... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hearing damage may be 'restored' by sea anemonesSea anemone proteins may help 'restore' damaged hearing Sea anemones detect pa
Hearing damage may be 'restored' by sea anemones
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Sea anemone proteins may help 'restore' damaged hearing Sea anemones detect passing prey with vibration-sensitive hair cells These are similar to the tiny hair cells in our inner ears that detect sounds New research shows anemones can... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Liquid fingerprinting' technique instantly identifies unknown liquidsidentifying and authenticating liquids, Harvard's solution is inexpensive, inst
'Liquid fingerprinting' technique instantly identifies unknown liquids
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
identifying and authenticating liquids, Harvard's solution is inexpensive, instantaneous, and portable. Developed in the laboratory of Joanna Aizenberg, the Amy Smith Berylson Professor of Materials Science at the Harvard John A. Paulson School... Read more
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Air Force Times
Osprey takes to the sky with 3-D printed critical parts3-D printed parts have been used in Navy aircraft for years, but they’ve been m
Osprey takes to the sky with 3-D printed critical parts
Air Force Times / Posted 27 days ago
3-D printed parts have been used in Navy aircraft for years, but they’ve been mostly structural, not the safety parts that could mean the difference between flying and crashing. That was until Friday, when Naval Air Systems Command held its first... Read more

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