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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Asteroid’s bad timing wiped out unlucky dinosaurs, says UK researcher

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:49pm by GDN

    ... on the team said the reptiles might have prevailed had the asteroid struck earlier or later than it did. Edinburgh University palaeontologist Steve Brusatte was part of a team of researchers who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561298/asteroids-bad-timing-wiped-out-unlucky-dinosaurs-says-uk-researcher
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    One week from catastrophe: Hugely destructive solar flare narrowly missed earth

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 01:54pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... of the University of Colorado said in a Nasa Science online release. "If the eruption had occurred only one week earlier, earth would have been in the line of fire." On July 23, 2012, the sun ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1560409/solar-storm-could-have-pulled-plug-earth
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Queensland university develops ‘super banana’ for Africa

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

    ... food," said project leader Professor James Dale. The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) project, which is backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, hopes to see conclusive results ...

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

    US study focuses on how infants' brains respond to language

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... at the University of Washington in Seattle had a group of seven- and 11-month-old infants listen to a series of syllables while sitting in a brain scanner. Not only did the auditory areas of their brains ... apart the sounds their language uses, and worse at telling apart the sounds their language doesn't use," said psychologist Daniel Swingley, of the University of Pennsylvania. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556731/us-study-focuses-how-infants-brains-respond-language
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Friends share similar genes, researchers find, but they're not sure why

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:29pm by AP

    ... of the University of California, San Diego. He and Yale researcher Nicholas Christakis presented their results in a paper released by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study included ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554996/friends-share-similar-genes-researchers-find-theyre-not-sure-why
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

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

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

    ... not a groundbreaking thing", said professor George Stylios at the school of textiles and design at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. "It's a progression of a group of scientists, of companies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554903/vantablack-worlds-darkest-material-unveiled-uk-firm
  7. News - China - SCIENCE

    Guangdong ape men could be older than Peking Man: archaeologists

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:30pm

    ... of] Peking Man, have been discovered. There is a high possibility that they are older than Peking Man,” Xia Zhengkai, professor at Peking University, told the newspaper. All the artefacts ...

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

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

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

    ... than 130 leaders of scientific groups around the world, including researchers at Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh and University College London (UCL), warned they would boycott the project unless ... Alexandre Pouget, a signatory of the letter at Geneva University, said that while simulations were valuable, they would not be enough to explain how the brain works. "There is a danger ...

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

    Surge in Oklahoma earthquakes linked to fracking for oil and gas

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

    ... Now they have some fresh scientific evidence to back up their observations. Researchers from Cornell University and the University of Colorado say a large swarm of earthquakes in central ... Shemin Ge, a hydrogeology professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The increased pressure can trigger earthquakes in pre-existing faults or other areas of geological weaknesses, she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1546722/surge-oklahoma-earthquakes-linked-fracking-oil-and-gas
  10. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... occurs," said Li. Dr Ge Jianqiao, a neurologist at the Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies at Peking University, said studying the brain functions of corrupt officials could uncover ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1545137/corruption-all-mind

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