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Evolution Sparks Debate Texas Board Of Education's Textbook Review
Nov 24, 2013 15:43 PM E
The Texas School Board of Education halts final approval of biology textbook citing creationism concerns while Pearson, the book’s publisher, refuses to back down.
Ozone Layer
Laughing Gas No Laughing Matter; Nitrous Oxide Threatens The Ozone Layer
Nov 24, 2013 12:29 PM E
A new UN report states that this “Cinderella Gas” is a significant threat to both the ozone layer and our climate.
Eyes-on-Glasses
Step Aside Google Glass: California Company Invents, Releases X-Ray Glasses
Nov 21, 2013 12:26 PM E
Evena Medical, a California based imaging company, has released Eyes-on-Glasses. They’re "X-ray glasses" — digital imaging glasses that enable medical professionals to peer beneath the skin and better implement medical treatments.
Lake Baikal
DNA Analysis Of 24,000 Year Old Body Suggests Native Americans Were Originally From Europe
Nov 21, 2013 11:06 AM E
Genomic analysis of the remains of a 3-4-year old boy buried 24,000 years ago reveals a previously unknown genetic link between Europeans and Native Americans, casting new light on human migration to the Americas.
Comet ISON in Virgo
ISON Comet Update: Are You Ready For The Galactic Fireworks? [PHOTOS]
Nov 19, 2013 11:39 AM E
Dubbed the “comet of the century” the ISON comet brightens as it moves closer to our sun.
Archaeologists Unearth Ancient City Nestled Below an Ancient City
Nov 19, 2013 11:39 AM E
An archaeological excavation of the ancient Israeli city of Gezer reveals that an even older city once existed on the same site.
Polar bear trio on arctic ice.
Chukchi Sea Polar Bears Faring Well Despite Declining Sea Ice
Nov 18, 2013 09:13 AM E
Researchers studied the effects of retreating ice on polar bears and discovered that geographic differences play key factor in health of species.
Mount Sinabung spews ash in this picture taken from a school at Tiga Pancur village in Karo
Thousands More Flee From Mount Sinabung’s Continued Eruption
Nov 17, 2013 11:38 AM E
Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung’s volcano erupts for a fourth time in as many months causing many to flee and damage to farm land.
Crew members aboard a MH-60S Seahawk helicopter , dumping water below them on a California wild fire.
Scientists Turn To The Sky To Forecast Wildfires
Nov 16, 2013 18:51 PM E
Borrowing from weather forecasting techniques, scientists unveil a new, more accurate method for predicting the trajectory of wild fires.
Massive Sinkhole Swallows Chicago Street
Nov 13, 2013 00:22 AM E
A water main break caused a massive sink hole in Chicago's South Side neighborhood late Sunday evening.
Urinal
Scientists Unveil Pee Powered Robots, Environmentalists And Techies Rejoice
Nov 11, 2013 00:01 AM E
Scientists at the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England and the University of Bristol recently unveiled a robot pump powered by urine.
Lemaire Channel Antarctica
'Tiger Stripes' Act As Glacier Speed Bumps
Nov 10, 2013 21:13 PM E
Researchers have discovered the existence of “tiger stripes” or naturally occurring non-slip ribs that delay glacier movement towards the sea, which could have implications for climate change related sea-level rise.
Russian Meteor Explosion Was Bigger Than Hiroshima
Nov 10, 2013 18:24 PM E
A close look at YouTube videos reveal critical insights into the size and power of Chelyabinsk Meteor.
alligator
Gator Gate: Alligator Found Roaming Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport
Nov 04, 2013 13:22 PM E
TSA officers used a broom and a trash bin to capture the alligator that was located under an escalator this past Friday.
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