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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Britain’s fertility regulator says creating embryos from three people’s DNA ‘not unsafe’

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:27pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in London Panel backs 'and three make baby' technique Britain's fertility regulator says controversial techniques to create embryos from the DNA of three people "do not appear to be unsafe", even though no one has ever received the treatment. The conclusion is largely based on lab tests and some animal experiments and the regulator wants ...

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    British scientists modify mosquitoes to breed mostly males, in fight against malaria

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 09:28pm by GDN

    ... males. The researchers found that the modified mosquitoes mated with wild mosquitoes, creating fertile mosquitoes which then overwhelmingly produced male offspring, passing on the gene. ... meaning the gene's ability to spread was limited. Imperial College London also published work in 2011 on a distinctly different approach to impair the fertility of mosquitoes generally, ...

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    Vantablack, the world’s darkest material, is unveiled by UK firm

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:44pm by GDN

    ... but it can't get back out." Very little gets out, at any rate. Carbon nanotubing was discovered as a material in the 1990s. Since then there has been a race towards the blackest black. Every few ...

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    Surge in Oklahoma earthquakes linked to fracking for oil and gas

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 09:23pm by Reuters

    ... geological formations for storage. Four high-rate disposal wells in southeast Oklahoma City probably induced a group of earthquakes known as the Jones swarm, which accounted for 20 per cent ...

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    Mystery of how sperm find eggs solved with discovery of protein receptors

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:30pm by Reuters

    ... This protein, dubbed Juno in honour of the ancient Roman goddess of fertility and marriage, and its counterpart in sperm, named Izumo after a Japanese marriage shrine, are essential for reproduction ...

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    EU survey finds its bees in far better shape than was feared

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 08:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Brussels EU finds its bees in far better shape than feared A pioneering EU survey of the impact of pests and diseases on honey bees found death rates were lower than feared, ... winter mortality rates ranged from 3.5 per cent to 33.6 per cent. The winter of 2012-13 was particularly cold and the highest mortality rates were in northern countries with harsher climates. ...

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    ‘Wonder material’ graphene made in kitchen blender with detergent

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:38pm by NYT

    ... the production rate could easily be hundreds of times higher than many current outfits. To test exactly how robust their method was, the scientists also tried the method using a Kenwood kitchen blender ...

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    Scientists explain why hot new look won’t last

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:52pm by AFP

    ... have them. They showed women sets of pictures of men: clean-shaven, with stubble, or bearded, and had them rate the men's attractiveness. Men with beards scored better when surrounded ...

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

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

    ... and 1,697 years old. They also placed sections under growing lamps and misted them with water. Each showed new growth, but at very different rates. "The length of time required before growth ...

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    Some people just don’t like music, research in Spain and Canada shows

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 10:16pm by NYT

    ... by their relative affinity for music. The bottom group, which expressed the least pleasure in music, also exhibited the least change in heart rate or skin conductivity- which are proxy measures of emotional ...




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