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Thursday, 20 April 2017

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With a Little Software Magic, Students Create Pollution Solutions 

State of the Planet [22:31:40]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Undergraduate sustainability students explored innovative software and 3D printing to create a set of possible solutions to help Singapore cope with a big problem: haze and air pollution drifting over the city state from burning forests in neighboring

What’s The Splatter? The Science Behind Bug Guts on your Windshield. 

BEYONDbones [22:17:36]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
  Road trips…they’re fun, but rough on your car’s paint job! Why? Bug splatter! We are all familiar with the mess all over the front of our cars from driving, especially long distances. But, what you may not know is all of the science that can be found in all of those little dead bug bodies,

Utahraptor competition: the winner! 

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [20:57:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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After consulting with the Chasmo-team, and taking into account the feedback from our readers (i.e. that one comment from Emily Willoughby - thanks, Emily!), I'm happy to present the winner of our Utahraptor [...]

Geology Through Literature - Idylls of the King 

The Geology P.A.G.E. [18:47:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
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The next up on my Geology Through Literature thread is Idylls of the King by Alfred Lord Tennyson published between 1859 and 1885. You can get my complete thoughts on the book/story over at my blog - [...]

How Is Betsy DeVos Bad for Public Education? 

Rosetta Stones [15:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Let us count the ways -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Lo que nos cuenta el Pirineo aragonés sobre la extinción de los dinosaurios 

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Nuestro aragosaurero José Ignacio Canudo, investigador del IUCA y director del Museo de Ciencias Naturales de la UZ va a impartir el próximo Viernes, 21 de Abril a las 19 horas la charla titulada “”. [...]

Poás: weitere phreatische Eruptionen 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [09:52:14]  recommend  recommend this post  info
In den letzten Tagen gab es weitere phreatische Eruptionen am Poás. Der alte Lavadom am Rand des Kratersees wurde dabei zerstört. Zudem wurde erstmals frische glühende Lava gefördert: auf einem [...]

Enoploclytia leachi Fossil 

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The image is of an Enoploclytia leachi (Mantell, 1822) lobster fossil from the Late Cretaceous Period (Turonian). Found in the Upper Chalk Burham Kent England. On display at the British Natural History Museum [...]

How Women Tackle Challenges of Peace and Security 

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A workshop Thursday will bring together women activists from many communities to talk about how women have been able to successfully influence sustainable peace through everyday activism. The event is being [...]

Science: “An Exercise in Finding What’s True” 

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [00:05:05]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
Neil de Grasse Tyson’s video below is a must watch. His quote that “Science in an entire exercise in finding what is true”, is similar to another quote that I’ve often repeated from Richard Feynman: [...]

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) seeks a Preparator 

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The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) seeks a Preparator to oversee the fossil preparation program for its vertebrate fossil collections.The successful candidate will manage the daily [...]

Like White Sheets in the Sun 

Ontario-geofish [15:42:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (58 visits) info
Once in a while, I'll push a good product (Shades of Gweneth!).  The last was my coffee roaster, which I'm still using all the time, and makes you healthy.  This time it is an air filter, which uses uv-c on [...]

Trazodone in the News 

Ontario-geofish [14:47:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (51 visits) info
Reference Traz is an anti-depressant, and this news makes me happy.  For the last couple of centuries, the only cure for Hereditary Intellectual Depression was a bullet to the head, or lots of alcohol, which [...]

Las aventuras de Tommy, por Sarah Ehlen 

Koprolitos [09:55:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (32 visits) info
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Sarah Ehlen es una diseñadora de joyas e ilustradora freelance que vive en Wichita (Kansas, Estados Unidos). Estudió Bellas Artes en la Iowa State University y ha participado en varios exposiciones [...]

GeoTrips - visiting New Zealand's geology and landforms 

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Tasman Glacier Lake,  J.Thomson / GNS Science New Zealand is an isolated country with a very active plate boundary running right through it. For a relatively small landmass it has an astonishing variety [...]

Over-Steering the Toronto Housing Market 

Ontario-geofish [02:03:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (48 visits) info
Reference Yeah, this will one of the definitive moments for the hind-sight of the Toronto housing market.  All the foreign money left in November with the trumpy bond route.  This is icing on the cake. [...]

NOAA: 2nd Hottest March on Record. When Was the last Below Average Month?? 

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [00:25:26]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
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