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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1486161/mystery-how-sperm-find-eggs-solved-discovery-protein-receptors
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1484482/scientists-explain-why-hot-new-look-wont-last
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1469577/european-union-survey-finds-its-bees-far-better-shape-was-feared
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    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 ...

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

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1443048/some-people-just-dont-music-research-spain-and-canada-shows
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Primates expend half the energy of simlar-size mammals, study shows

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by NYT

    ... The latest information suggests that slow metabolic rates also play a key role in our slow maturation and long lifespans. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1405617/primates-expend-half-energy-simlar-size-mammals-study-shows
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Reflections in eyes could be used to help solve crimes

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 02:17am by CSM

    ... matched. This group amassed a 71 per cent success rate for either correctly identifying a match or ruling out a match. Another group familiar with the photo subjects averaged an 84 per cent success rate. Then, Jenkins joined the five subjects in a line-up to see how well a new group of volunteers unfamiliar with the experiment but familiar with Jenkins could spontaneously identify him from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1392654/reflections-eyes-could-be-used-help-solve-crimes
  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nathan Myhrvold accuses experts of serious errors in theory on dinosaurs

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 09:19pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times Hobby scientist alleges 'serious errors' in papersby top palaeontologists about reptiles' life cycles Dinosaur growth rates at heart of hot debate ... graphs that did not match the data and curves that did not match the reported equations. And Myhrvold's revised estimates put the maximum growth rate of Apatosaurus at about a tenth of what ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1384324/nathan-myhrvold-accuses-experts-serious-errors-theory-dinosaurs
  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    European men grew 11cm taller over the past century, says study

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Hatton said one possible reason, alongside the decline in infant mortality, for the rapid growth of average male height was that there was a strong downward trend in fertility at the time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1301964/european-men-grew-11cm-taller-over-past-century-says-study
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Seawater from early Cretaceous period found under Chesapeake Bay

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... help explain a higher rate of sea-level rise around Norfolk, Virginia. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1358628/seawater-early-cretaceous-period-found-under-chesapeake-bay

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