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How 'Slippers' Can End Mascara Irritation
Posted on January 03, 2014 at 01:44:04 pm
An end to mascara testing on animals could be in sight thanks to tiny organisms nicknamed 'slipper' and 'eyelash'

Researchers Use Hubble Telescope to Reveal Cloudy Weather On Alien World
Posted on January 02, 2014 at 12:34:32 am
Weather forecasters on exoplanet GJ 1214b would have an easy job. Today's forecast: cloudy. Tomorrow: overcast. Extended outlook: more clouds

Vitamin E May Delay Decline in Mild-To-Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease
Posted on January 02, 2014 at 12:28:16 am
Difficulty with activities of daily living often affect Alzheimer's patients, which is estimated to affect as many as 5.1 million Americans

January Will Be A Super Month For Supermoons
Posted on December 30, 2013 at 05:25:43 pm
Astronomy enthusiasts will be able to ring in the new year with a January 1 supermoon – one of two that will occur during the first month of 2014, and the first of five that will take place before the end of the calendar year.

Sun Has 'Flipped Upside Down' as New Magnetic Cycle Begins
Posted on December 30, 2013 at 11:35:46 am
The sun has "flipped upside down", with its north and south poles reversed to reach the midpoint of Solar Cycle 24, Nasa has said

Brainlike Computers, Learning From Experience
Posted on December 29, 2013 at 10:52:31 am
Computers have entered the age when they are able to learn from their own mistakes, a development that is about to turn the digital world on its head

Museum Exhibit Stars Indiana's Prehistoric Beasts
Posted on December 28, 2013 at 01:02:39 pm
From the shadows of the partially lit gallery, a monster emerged

Scientists Anticipated Size and Location of 2012 Costa Rica Earthquake
Posted on December 28, 2013 at 11:05:26 am
Scientists using GPS to study changes in Earth's shape accurately forecasted the size and location of the magnitude 7.6 Nicoya earthquake that occurred in 2012 in Costa Rica

Fracktivists weep: Fracking Saves Water and Prevents Droughts, Says Study
Posted on December 28, 2013 at 10:22:11 am
Despite claims from anti-fracking activists that hydraulic fracturing contaminates ground water, a new study by the University of Texas found the process actually saves water and prevents droughts

Comets Key to Curious Exoplanet System?
Posted on December 27, 2013 at 11:03:16 am
The nearby star Fomalhaut A hosts the most famous planetary system outside our own Solar System, containing both an exoplanet and a spectacular ring of comets


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