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How does a chick breathe in the egg?

The Guardian - 4 hours 34 min ago
… with the aid of a membranous bag called the allantois. And guess what? You once had one too Continue reading...
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New to nature No 140: Anthroherpon cecai and A sinjajevina

The Guardian - 4 hours 34 min ago
The caves of southern Europe are crawling with beetles – including two new discoveries Continue reading...
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China central bank governor calls for vigilance on deflation

Reuters - 4 hours 36 min ago
BOAO, China (Reuters) - China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan warned on Sunday that the country needs to be vigilant for signs of deflation and said policymakers were closely watching slowing global economic growth and declining commodity prices.
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Modi's popularity in rural India punctured by discontent, suicides

Reuters - March 28, 2015 - 10:52pm
VAIDI, India (Reuters) - Over a dozen debt-laden farmers have committed suicide in recent weeks in India, and discontent in many rural areas against government policies is turning into anger against Prime Minister Narendra Modi less than a year after he swept into office.
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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

AP News - March 28, 2015 - 10:31pm
PARIS (AP) -- The Eiffel Tower went dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change....
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Berkeley researchers lead effort to better understand earthquakes

geology topix - March 28, 2015 - 9:55pm

For most Bay Area residents, earthquakes are just an accepted part of life, as deeply-rooted as morning fog and heavy traffic. But the uncertainty of the "Big One," and being prepared for it, is not as easy to swallow.

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The Passive House in New York

NY Times - March 28, 2015 - 9:18pm
In New York City, hundreds of new units designed to use a quarter of the energy consumed by traditional homes are in the works.






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Coastal Communities Roll Out Tailored Tsunami Evacuation Plans

geology topix - March 28, 2015 - 6:41pm

If a tsunami were to threaten the San Diego coast, San Diego's 10 coastal cities and U.S. Naval installations could refer to new tsunami response "playbooks" that include tailored, phased evacuation and mitigation plans for each area. "Advanced modeling gives us the ability to more accurately predict who may be impacted by an approaching tsunami," said Holly Crawford, director of the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services .

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Thousands march in Indiana to protest law seen targeting gays

Reuters - March 28, 2015 - 6:12pm
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Thousands of people marched in Indiana's largest city on Saturday to protest a state law that supporters contend promotes religious freedom but detractors see as a covert move to support discrimination against gay people.






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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

PhysOrg2 - March 28, 2015 - 4:10pm
The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.
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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

Phys.Org - March 28, 2015 - 4:10pm
The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.
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Some British Airways frequent flier accounts miles breached

PhysOrg2 - March 28, 2015 - 3:52pm
Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe.
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Some British Airways frequent flier accounts miles breached

Phys.Org - March 28, 2015 - 3:52pm
Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe.
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Greek PM Tsipras says he seeks no rift with Europe

Reuters - March 28, 2015 - 3:39pm
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday that he sought no rift with Europe after his cash-strapped country submitted a list of reforms to its lenders in a bid to secure much-needed funds.
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Diplomats and U.N. staff flee Yemen as Houthis target Aden

Reuters - March 28, 2015 - 3:31pm
ADEN (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen on Saturday and the United Nations pulled out international staff after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes trying to stem advances by Iranian-allied Houthi fighters.






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Iran, powers struggle to overcome disputes in push for nuclear deal

Reuters - March 28, 2015 - 3:29pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of France and Germany joined the top U.S. and Iranian diplomats on Saturday to help break an impasse in nuclear negotiations as major powers and Iran closed in on a two- or three-page accord that could form the basis of a long-term deal.






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Gunmen kill 15 in Nigeria during tense election

Reuters - March 28, 2015 - 3:29pm
ABUJA (Reuters) - Gunmen killed at least 15 people including an opposition politician near polling stations in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, casting an ominous shadow over the closest electoral contest since the end of military rule in 1999.






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Moderate earthquake hits northern Chile; no damage

geology topix - March 28, 2015 - 2:36pm

" A magnitude-5.6 earthquake hit northern Chile on Saturday, but there were no reports of damage.

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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

AP News - March 28, 2015 - 2:31pm
PARIS (AP) -- The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly, with lights going out to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change....
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Scars on Mars from 2012 rover landing fade—usually

PhysOrg2 - March 28, 2015 - 1:55pm
A series of observations from Mars orbit show how dark blast zones that were created during the August 2012 landing of NASA's Curiosity rover have faded inconsistently.
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