Category Archives: Science

26Oct/15

Plankton poo clue could aid climate predictions

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – Marine scientists call it the ocean’s ‘twilight zone’, where only a small amount of sunlight can penetrate.

But it’s the ocean life here – between 100 and 1000 metres deep – that scientists say is crucial for keeping atmospheric carbon-dioxide (CO2) levels 30 percent lower than it otherwise would be.
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21Oct/15

Advertisers jump on ‘Back to the Future’ day

(EVO) – October 21, 2015 is ‘Back to the Future’ day – the day when Michael J. Fox’s character, Marty McFly, travels from 1989 to 2015 in the film “Back to the Future Part II,” and companies are taking advantage of the hype around the day to promote their own lines.
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03Apr/15

Large Hadron Collider scheduled to restart after two-year shutdown

CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, is scheduled to restart this weekend after a two-year hiatus.

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02Mar/15

Science explains why people perceive color differently

(Next Media) – A photograph of a cocktail dress went viral online recently after it had people divided on whether the dress was actually white with a gold lace trim, or blue with a black lace trim. The dress, designed by British clothing company, Roman, is in reality royal blue with black lace trim.
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