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1. The Guilty Secrets of Palm Oil - Comments
Posted in Make A Difference
When the rainforests disappear almost all of the wildlife - including the orangutans, tigers, sun bears, bearded pigs and other endangered species. In their place come palm-oil plantations stretching for mile after mile, producing cheap oil - the cheapest
2. The Venus Transit - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
A site dedicated to the next Venus's transit
3. Everyday Stuff Under an Electron Microscope - Comments
Posted in Technology
25 everyday objects under an electron microscope. See the world hidden right before your eyes!
4. Mooning Mercury - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
This discovery image provides the first evidence that Mercury has a small natural satellite or moon.
5. Giant Feathered Tyrannosaur Found in China - Comments
Posted in Biology & Medicine
This discovery provides "direct evidence for the presence of extensively feathered gigantic dinosaurs".
6. Assange: Facebook, Google, Yahoo are Spying Tools - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
In Julian Assange's exclusive interview with RT he discusses everything from the uprisings in MENA, to his extradition fight, the Guantanamo and US Cable files, his relationship with The Guardian and The New York Times, global political youth movements,
7. First Images of Atoms Moving in a Molecule - Comments
Posted in Physics
Ohio State University researchers have captured the first-ever images of atoms moving within a molecule using a novel technique that turns one of the molecules own electrons into a kind of flash bulb. The technique has yielded a new way of imaging molecul
8. NASA's Cassini Probe Finds New Saturnian Ocean - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
While Enceladus has been familiar to us since it was first spotted in 1789, the discovery of its ocean, courtesy of the venerable Cassini spacecraft, is a whole new and possibly game-changing thing.
9. Programming Error Doomed Russian Probe - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
A computer programming error doomed Russia's Phobos-Grunt Mars spacecraft, a government board investigating the accident has determined.
10. Quiet Signs Of Love - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
A story about love and deafness
11. Internet Archive: Wayback Machine - Comments
Posted in Technology
“Browse through over 150 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago. To start surfing the Wayback, type in the web address of a site or page where you would like to start, and press enter. Then select from the archived dates available. The r
12. Two-Dimensional Glass - Comments
Posted in Physics
In the production a graphene, a sheet of glass only 3 atoms think has been made.

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1. Ecstasy Unleashes Love Hormone
(Clubbers who take the "love drug" ecstasy really might be "loved up". Studies in rats suggest the drug causes a brain surge of oxytocin - the hormone that helps bond couples, as well as mothers to their babies.)
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2. Computer Viruses Are 25 Years Old
2. Computer Viruses Are 25 Years Old
(One of modern society's biggest problems celebrates its 25th birthday.)
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3. Dürer's Rhinoceros
3. Dürer's Rhinoceros
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4. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms
4. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms
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5. NASA's 'Orbiting Carbon Observatory' Ditches into Ocean After Major Fault
5. NASA's 'Orbiting Carbon Observatory' Ditches into Ocean After Major Fault
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6. Google vs. Facebook: What Business Needs To Know
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8. 1st Flight of a Pedaled, Wing-Flapping Plane
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10. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
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1. Mutant Worms Spin Spider Silk
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3. New Spider Found in Giant Sand Dune
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5. Reviving Extinct Woolly Mammoths
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6. Birds Falling Dead or Dying From the Sky
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10. New Species Of Prehistoric Creatures Discovered
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