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Huzzah, more open science news! Plans were released today for the launch of F1000 Research , an F1000 initiative. F1000 , for those for whom the name doesn’t ring a bell, are the ‘Faculty of 1000, which release post-publication peer reviews of scientific literature.
The new view is fast supplanting the traditional idea that modern humans triumphantly marched out of Africa about 50,000 years ago, replacing all other types that had gone before.
It is widely agreed that quantum mechanics is pretty cool.
The time-lapse video below, prepared by Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto, shows every nuclear explosion starting with the Manhattan Project test in 1945 (excluding two North Korea may have done) until the Pakistani tests in 1998.
There is an interesting article in the 28th February New Scientist called “How clean is green?”
Toxic barbs on a cucumber’s skin, nanoscopic flakes of metal and a mouse’s technicolor eyeball (above) are just a few of 2011′s top science visualizations.
To prevent a sudden release of gas, the Russian team will not push the drill far into the lake but just deep enough for a limited amount of water — or the slushy ice on the lake’s surface — to flow up the borehole, where it will then freeze.
Futurist Thomas Frey recently blogged about a talk he gave at a TEDx event — claiming 2 billion jobs will disappear by 2030 .
It’s good to see that, at last, some of the ideas and intellectual property residing in many of our universities and CRI’s has a bit of a national showcase through KiwiNet . When you think about it, New Zealand’s combined research pool is only the size of that of a medium sized USA state — so providing a potential first place for the wider world of people looking for skills and expertise makes a lot of sense. Being curlish, you could ask why it has taken so long.
It's the reason why parents tolerate Axe Body Spray.
Univ. of Reims / PLoS ONE A false-color infrared image shows gaseous carbon dioxide escaping from a coupe glass of champagne after being poured.