Science

Astronauts dock at the ISS after two day delay – video

Three astronauts on Russia's Soyuz rocket finally docked on Thursday

28, Mar, 2014 @12:53 PM

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How to write a science news story | Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize | Ian Sample

The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize 2014, in association with the Guardian and Observer, is open for entries

Ian Sample, science correspondent

28, Mar, 2014 @11:18 AM

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Mental health stigma: where's my cheesecake? | Tania Browne
Tania Browne: Mental illness can be just as common and debilitating as physical ones, but people react to them very differently, eg one is more likely to get cake

Tania Browne

28, Mar, 2014 @8:22 AM

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Giles Fraser says scientists are replacing theologians. Some thoughts on that | Jon Butterworth
Jon Butterworth: I enjoyed his article 'Good luck, physicists, with those tricky "meaning of life" questions', and I appreciate the good wishes as he acknowledges the perceived transfer of intellectual leadership from theologians to physicists

Jon Butterworth

27, Mar, 2014 @9:43 PM

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Spacewatch: Sentinel 1A ready for launch
Alan Pickup explains why a Sun-synchronous orbit has been chosen for the European Space Agency satellite due to be launched next month

Alan Pickup

27, Mar, 2014 @9:30 PM

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'Designer' chromosome for brewer's yeast built from scratch
Scientists streamlined organism's DNA and added sequences in first ever creation of an artificial 'eukaryotic' chromosome

Ian Sample, science correspondent

27, Mar, 2014 @6:07 PM

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App could help people shape their dreams, claims psychologist
Dream:ON iPhone app plays a soundscape a few minutes before the user's alarm goes off

Ian Sample, science correspondent

27, Mar, 2014 @2:06 PM

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Can one #nomakeupselfie make a difference?
Andrew Holding: It's fantastic that all the money raised for CRUK will help people live longer, but Jeanne Marie's selfie suggests we need to work on making the world worth living in.

Andrew Holding

27, Mar, 2014 @1:43 PM

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Bionic spinach, invisible barcodes and nanotube computers
This month's nanotechnology roundup includes artificially enhanced plants, a way to tag valuable oils, and transistors made from nanotubes

Liesbeth Venema

27, Mar, 2014 @6:59 AM

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Beaked whale sets new mammalian dive record
When it comes to marine mammals, Cuvier’s beaked whale is the new champion of deep-sea diving

Henry Nicholls

27, Mar, 2014 @12:17 AM

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Distant new world may point to undiscovered planets in solar system | Stuart Clark
Stuart Clark: Today’s discovery of dwarf planet 2012 VP113 suggests that many planet-sized worlds lurk undetected beyond the orbit of Pluto, maybe even a giant ‘Super Earth’

Stuart Clark

26, Mar, 2014 @6:34 PM

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Dwarf planet discovery hints at a hidden Super Earth in solar system

The body, which orbits the sun at a greater distance than any other known object, may be shepherded by an unseen planet

Ian Sample, science correspondent

26, Mar, 2014 @6:00 PM

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