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Bloodhound: A car with the speed of 1,610km/h

A British team is going to astonish the world by developing a car that will be capable enough to reach 1,000 mph that means its speed will be 1,610km/h.

27 February 2014
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Bloodhound: A car with the speed of 1,610km/h

Activists and Japan engage in blame game

Anti-whaling campaigners and Japan have engaged in a fresh war of words after a Sea Shepherd ship clashed with Japanese whalers in the Southern Ocean. Japan asked the Netherlands to take measures against the Dutch-registered Bob Barker after it collided with a Japanese whaling ship.

03 February 2014
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Activists and Japan engage in blame game

UrtheCast Cameras Successfully Installed On International Space Station

Contrary to the online broadcast of the installation, the telemetry was received by Mission Control Central near Moscow. During the installation, we were able to complete all of the intended tests during the spacewalk. At this time, all telemetry received and analyzed is within our expected results.

28 January 2014
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UrtheCast Cameras Successfully Installed On International Space Station

Mystery Behind Birds Flying In a V Formation Revealed

A new study published in the journal Nature and led by researchers from Royal Veterinary College in the UK, finds that the migrating birds carefully position their wingtips and sync their flapping, apparently to hook the former bird’s updraft and save energy during flight. Scientists concluded after tracking a group of large black birds, the northern ibises each equipped with ultra-light sensors with a tiny GPS device that had been trained to follow an ultralight aircraft. The surprising fact is that t

17 January 2014
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Mystery Behind Birds Flying In a V Formation Revealed

Shutdown Cancels US Antarctic Research Program

As scientists had feared, yesterday (Oct. 8) the National Science Foundation announced it was canceling the U.S. Antarctic research program for this year because of the ongoing government shutdown.

09 October 2013
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Shutdown Cancels US Antarctic Research Program

Virgin Galactic releases footage from supersonic flight

After a successful sound-barrier-smashing test flight, Virgin Galactic has released footage from a camera on its prize spaceship’s tail. The view, though not as extraordinary as the one that future ticketed passengers can expect to see as they float at the craft’s windows, is a white-knuckle-inducing one of a plume of fire and a distant desert below.

10 September 2013
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Virgin Galactic releases footage from supersonic flight

Eco-Friendly Batteries Made Using Wood Slivers

Researchers at the University of Maryland have created a battery that is made of a sliver of wood, coated with tin. This eco-friendly battery is a 1000 times thinner than paper and can last longer than a commercial battery.

20 June 2013
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Eco-Friendly Batteries Made Using Wood Slivers

China launches manned space mission

The Xinhua news agency hailed the triumph of three Communists in space after China successfully launched its fifth manned spacecraft late on Tuesday, sending three astronauts into orbit on the country’s longest space trip. A Long March 2F rocket carrying three astronauts, or taikonauts as they are known in China, aboard the Shenzhou 10 astronaut capsule, lifted off as scheduled at 5.38pm on Tuesday.

13 June 2013
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China launches manned space mission

Aust must lead way against shark fin trade

Conservationists are calling on Australia to take a stand to protect several shark species threatened by the multi-million dollar shark fin trade to Asia, especially China.

02 March 2013
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Aust must lead way against shark fin trade

Salmon use magnetic fields to return home

A new study has discovered than salmon use the Earth’s magnetic field in order to swim across the ocean to find the stream the fresh water stream they were born in. A group of U.S. Researchers have suggested that the salmon are able to find their birth streams because of a memory of the magnetic field where they first entered the ocean.

08 February 2013
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Salmon use magnetic fields to return home
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