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The quake read 7.1 magnitude on the Ritcher Scale.
Science deniers 'rising to power' now create a 'recipe for the complete dismantling of our informed democracy'.
WASHINGTON ― Leland Melvin hasn't been to space since the beginning of Barack Obama's presidency, but he's sure glad to be back on Earth now. The former NASA astronaut joined thousands Saturday on th...
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A pro-science crowd has filled Martin Place.
It seems like only yesterday when scientists announced the discovery of yet another "super-Earth." Last year, a half-lava, half-rock world, dubbed 55 Cancri e, was found around 40 light-years from Ear...
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The electrode boosts solar storage capacity by 3000 per cent.
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Billions of pieces of plastic dumped by North Americans and Europeans are ending up in the Arctic.
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In the last decade, meerkats have seen a public relations revival, appearing in adverts, films and not to mention a starring role in David Attenborough's BBC nature documentaries. As a result they are...
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There are not many things more irritating than having to walk around with a soggy tissue stuffed up your sleeve, constantly sniffing, because your nose won't stop running. But now it seems that it mig...
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The 1.3kg 'cubesats' are being sent to research the little-understood thermosphere.
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Scientists have examined the first live specimens of the giant, black, mud-dwelling shipworm in the Philippines. The creatures – which measure between three-to-five-foot long – are encased...
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