Remote Crozet Islands to House Nuclear Monitoring System

(Reuters) Anti-nuclear test agency installs a key part of a hydroacoustic monitoring system on the remote French-administered Crozet Islands. Edward Baran reports. It’s one of the last untouched places on

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NTT R&D Forum 2016

Annual Showcase for the Research and Development Focusing on Buru-Navi, Research on Replicating Human Motor Control (Reuters)  NTT R&D Forum 2016 was an annual showcase for the research and development

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3-D Printer, ‘Gecko Grippers’ Head to Space Station

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket loaded with supplies and science experiments blasted off from Florida on Tuesday, boosting an Orbital

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Modern Beekeeping Offers Ethiopian Youth a Sweeter Future

By Pius Sawa NAIROBI, March 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Beekeeper Ayenalem Ketema is the proud owner of three hives which have produced enough honey for the young Ethiopian to

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Exhibit Showing the Life of a Neanderthal Family in a Cave in the New Neanderthal Museum in the Northern Town of Krapina

An exhibit shows the life of a neanderthal family in a cave in the new Neanderthal Museum in the northern town of Krapina in this February 25, 2010, file photo.

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Hyperrealistic Face of a Neanderthal Male Displayed in New Neanderthal Museum

Hyperrealistic face of a neanderthal male is displayed in a cave in the new Neanderthal Museum in the northern Croatian town of Krapina in this February 25, 2010. Scientists said

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How Can Chemistry Help Prevent Another Flint Water Crisis?

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2016 (ACS) How often do you use water from your tap? Do you trust it? Residents of Flint, Michigan, don’t, and they have a good reason. How

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Britain – Chicken Mood Lighting

(Reuters) An energy efficient lighting system designed specifically for poultry farms emits a light spectrum adjusted for a chicken’s retinas, helping to promote happy and stress-free fowl. Matthew Stock reports.

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Snake-Hunting Secretary Bird Has Killer Kick

(Reuters) Scientists are studying the snake-hunting ability of the secretary bird from sub-Saharan Africa, which can kick a snake to death with a force five times its own body weight.

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Pulled Oats to Take Bite Out of Meat Substitute Market

(Reuters) A Finnish food start-up has developed a meat substitute food product they call “pulled oats”, a plant-based product made of oats and beans. Matthew Stock reports.   It looks

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