Italian astronaut brews, sips first fresh espresso in space

The first Italian woman in space is now the world's first orbiting barista.

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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Fjords are 'hotspots' in global carbon cycling

While fjords are celebrated for their beauty, these ecosystems are also major carbon sinks that likely play an important role in the regulation of the planet's climate, new research reveals.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Floods might have doomed prehistoric American city

Cahokia settlement's decline began in 1200, around time of major Mississippi River surge.

16 hours ago from Nature News

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Heat stress costs Australian economy billions

HOT UNDER THE COLLAR: Heat stress cost the Australian economy more than $6 billion in the 2013 financial year through lost productivity and worker absenteeism, a new study shows.

11 hours ago from ABC Science

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Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 US lives a year, study finds

The Obama Administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year by cutting back on other types of pollution ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ten-engine electric plane prototype takes off

A team at NASA's Langley Research Center is developing a concept of a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft. The prototype, ...

Mon 4 May 15 from Phys.org

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Astronomers find first evidence of changing conditions on a super Earth

Astronomers have detected wildly changing temperatures on a super Earth the first time any atmospheric variability has been observed on a rocky planet outside the solar system and believe ...

2 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Warm oceans caused hottest Dust Bowl years in 1934/36

Two ocean hot spots have been found to be the potential drivers of the hottest summers on record for the Central US in 1934 and 1936. The research may also help modern forecasters predict particularly ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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VIDEO: Tour of Norwegian Arctic science ship

David Shukman takes a look around the bridge, sleeping quarters and laboratories for a taste of life on board the Norwegian Arctic research vessel Lance.

6 hours ago from BBC News

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Microwave oven caused mystery signal plaguing radio telescope for 17 years

Australian astronomers first detected interference in 1998, which they assumed was from lightning strikes, but earlier this year they finally found the real culprit Continue reading...

4 hours ago from Guardian.co.uk

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