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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Humans coexisted with Neanderthals for millennia, new study shows

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

    ... Paleoanthropologist Chris Stringer of the Natural History Museum in London, who was not involved in the research, said the new findings were "striking" and backed up the idea that modern humans ...

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

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

    ... of eruption was earth-facing, the outcome could have been disastrous. A CME double blow of this potency striking earth probably would cripple satellite communications and could severely damage ...

  3. News - China - SCIENCE

    Chinese scientists claim EU snub over jobs on nuclear fusion project

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com In new case of perceived bias, experts say country is not fairly represented on nuclear project in France despite paying its share Chinese scientists ... are Chinese, although the country has pledged 9 per cent of the funding. "The discrimination against Chinese [at ITER] is an open secret," said Liu Huajun, a nuclear fusion scientist ...

  4. News - China - SCIENCE

    Project at Daya Bay nuclear plant tries to unlock key to origin of the universe

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com A global project at the Daya Bay nuclear plant is trying to track down tiny, elusive particles Unlocking a key to origin of the universe Scientists at the Daya Bay nuclear power plant- about 50 kilometres from Hong Kong- say new results they have recorded about ghostly particles called neutrinos may be a step towards solving some of the biggest ...

  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Stem cell cloning could lead to cure for diabetes, say scientists

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 01:28am by AFP

    ... of about 150 cells with the DNA of the donor of the tissue cell. Technically known as somatic-cell nuclear transfer, the technique is used for therapeutic research but is also the first step ...

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    US scientists report ‘turning point’ in fusion energy

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 09:12pm by Reuters

    ... that they did not produce self-heating nuclear fusion, known as ignition, needed for any fusion power plant. Researchers have faced daunting scientific and engineering challenges in trying to develop nuclear fusion- the process that powers stars including our sun- for use by humankind. "Really for the first time anywhere, we've gotten more energy out of this fuel than was put ...

  7. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Scientists set sail for source of future quakes off Japan

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... quakes strike, meaning damage and death tolls are often much lower than in other parts of the world. But its proximity to major tectonic faults means the risk is ever-present. That was never ... They also swamped cooling systems at a nuclear plant in Fukushima, sending reactors into meltdown and sparking the world's worst atomic accident in a generation, which is still causing major ...

  8. News - China Insider - SCIENCE

    Juno- China's HK$2 billion ambition to catch the 'phantom particle'

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:10pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... to measure the particles are expected to start in about 2020 and run for two decades. The detector will measure neutrinos sourced from two nearby nuclear power plants that have yet to be built. “It ...

  9. News - World - SCIENCE

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

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

    ... "This is striking because the period largely predates the wide implementation of major breakthroughs in modern medicine and national health services," the researchers wrote. Hatton said one ...

  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Asians, native Americans descended from same group, DNA analysis shows

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of modern-day Europeans. Researchers took nuclear and mitochondrial DNA from a leg bone found in the Tianyuan Cave near China's capital in 2003. Using this, they reconstructed the genetic profile ...




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