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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

Google Science Fair Seeks Out Next-Gen Scientists, Engineers

Google today kicked off registration for its third annual contest. The search giant is partnering with CERN, the LEGO Group, National Geographic, and Scientific American to find the next generation of scientists and engineers.

31 January 2013
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 Google Science Fair Seeks Out Next-Gen Scientists, Engineers

Heat from North American cities causing warmer winters

A study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, found that the heat thrown off by major metropolitan areas on America's east coast caused winter warming across large areas of North America, thousands of miles away from those cities.

28 January 2013
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Heat from North American cities causing warmer winters

Epilepsy drug affects child IQ

A drug found to affect the cognitive ability of toddlers born to women who took the medication for epilepsy has a longer-term impact on their IQ, a study said on Wednesday.

23 January 2013
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Epilepsy drug affects child IQ

Balloon like dwelling to be tested on International Space Station

The Las Vegas based company, founded in 1999 by Budget Suites of America hotel chain owner Robert Bigelow, currently operates two small unmanned experimental habitats called Genesis 1, launched in 2006, and Genesis 2, which followed a year later.

17 January 2013
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Balloon like dwelling to be tested on International Space Station

Let's Put An Asteroid In Orbit Around the Moon

In 2010, President Obama set a sky-high goal for NASA: to send a team of astronauts to visit a near Earth asteroid (NEO) by 2025.

11 January 2013
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Let's Put An Asteroid In Orbit Around the Moon

Science finally gets a grip over wrinkled fingers

Getting pruney fingers from soaking in the bath is an evolutionary advantage, for it helps us get a better grip on objects under water, scientists suggested on Wednesday.

09 January 2013
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Science finally gets a grip over wrinkled fingers