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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Massive Chilean earthquake of 2010 ‘shook Antarctic ice sheet’

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 07:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Huge Chilean quake 'shook Antarctic ice sheet' A monster earthquake that struck Chile in 2010 also unleashed minor "icequakes" in Antarctica nearly 4,700km to the south, scientists said. Sensors recorded small tremors in West Antarctica within six hours of the Chilean mega-shock, providing the first evidence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571468/massive-chilean-earthquake-2010-shook-antarctic-ice-sheet
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists create fabric that mimics octopus camouflage

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:19pm by AFP

    ... of cephalopod skin. "Adaptive camouflage is extremely important to this animal group," explained Hanlon, senior scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577810/scientists-create-fabric-mimics-octopus-camouflage
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Humans coexisted with Neanderthals for millennia, new study shows

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:45pm by Reuters

    ... they found no evidence that Neanderthals and modern humans lived particularly closely together. Rather, Neanderthals probably survived in dwindling populations in pockets of Europe before dying out ... hypothesised that late-surviving groups of Neanderthals lived in places such as Gibraltar after 40,000 years ago, but the latest dating provides no evidence of this, according to the Oxford team, whose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1578597/humans-coexisted-neanderthals-millennia-new-study-shows
  4. News - China - SCIENCE

    Guangdong ape men could be older than Peking Man: archaeologists

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:30pm

    ... in Guangdong on Wednesday to join discussions on the artefacts. Archaeologists and anthropologists have yet to decide in what period the Guangdong apemen lived. But an archaeologist from Hunan said it’s possible they lived 700,000 to 800,000 years ago. But archaeologists haven’t yet found any fossils of the apemen, which makes further discussions about early human ancestors in Guangdong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551076/guangdong-apemen-could-be-older-peking-man-archaeologists
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    More than 100 scientists threaten to boycott 'premature' project to study brain

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 11:39pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Scientists fear the 10-year, HK$12.6 billion European initiative to create a supercomputer simulation is premature and a waste of resources Threat to boycott 'doomed' human brain project The world's largest project to unravel the mysteries of the human brain has been thrown into crisis with more than 100 leading researchers threatening to boycott ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1548867/more-100-scientists-threaten-boycott-premature-project-study-brain
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists try captive approach to fighting invasive lionfish

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:08pm by AP

    ... a tethered lionfish means that those predators will eat untethered lionfish," said Mark Hixon, a University of Hawaii professor of marine ecology and conservation biology who has studied ... lionfish that colonise regional reefs and voraciously prey on juvenile marine creatures. The invasive species with a flowing mane of venomous spines has no natural predators in the Atlantic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1487234/scientists-try-captive-approach-fighting-invasive-lionfish
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Quantum computer not as fast as maker D-Wave Systems claims, study shows

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by WASHPOST

    ... computer company, and are clearly a hot-ticket item. But the company's bold claim that the computer is thousands of times faster than a conventional PC have ruffled the feathers of academic ... shows no evidence of quantum speed-up, a measure of how well a quantum computer is outperforming a conventional PC. The study was published online on Thursday in the journal Science. It pitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537096/quantum-computer-not-fast-maker-d-wave-systems-claims-study-shows
  8. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Physics prodigy wins admirers for network theory

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:36am by MICHAEL DEWAALMONTGOMERY

    ... of processors and individual computers" that formed a network. Thus it would be subject to Lam's reliability theories in the same way as any other live network. "More reliable networks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534238/physics-prodigy-wins-admirers-network-theory
  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Queensland university develops ‘super banana’ for Africa

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:15pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Bill Gates' foundation sponsors the project aimed at boosting nutrition in Africa Australia produces the 'super banana' A super-enriched banana genetically engineered to improve the lives of millions of people in Africa will soon have its first human trial, which will test its effect on vitamin-A levels, according to its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534170/queensland-university-develops-super-banana-africa-gates-foundation-help
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Antarctic moss regrown after being trapped in ice for 1,500 years

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:08pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Moss regrown after 1,500 years under Antarctic ice In what they are calling the most extreme case of frozen plant regeneration ever documented, scientists are claiming to have regrown shoots of Antarctic moss that were trapped beneath layers of ice and frost for more than 1,500 years. In a paper published on Monday in the journal Current Biology, scientists from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1451842/antarctic-moss-regrown-after-being-trapped-ice-1500-years

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