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No. 265 - End of the twenty-fifth eclipse season, continuation of the first sulphur dioxide campaign, start of quadrature operations

ESA - 1 hour 10 min ago
Report for the period 15 September to 12 October 2013.This reporting period covers four weeks of Venus Express operations. It includes the end of the twenty-fifth eclipse season, continuation of the first sulphur dioxide campaign, and the start of quadrature operations.
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Herschel Status Report - June 2013

ESA - 1 hour 10 min ago
Report for period 3 June to 1 July 2013 On 17 June 2013 Herschel operations were concluded, following the last manoeuvre to deplete the spacecraft's fuel and the final passivation of the spacecraft. Herschel has been switched off and is in its final heliocentric orbit. The mission is now in its post-operations phase.
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Fracking linked to 4.4 magnitude quake in Fox Creek

CBC - 2 hours 6 min ago

Alberta's energy regulator says a significant earthquake in the province last week was likely caused by hydraulic fracturing. Scientists say that if that's true, it will have been the largest earthquake ever to happen as a result of an industrial operation.

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Gravitational waves discovery now officially dead

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

Combined data from South Pole experiment BICEP2 and Planck probe point to galactic dust as confounding signal.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16830

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Obama to seek $215 million for precision-medicine plan

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

Details emerge as White House prepares to release budget request to Congress.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16824

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Analysis of trial data revives flu-drug row

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

What are the benefits of Tamiflu, and why is it so controversial?

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16820

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German police raid animal-research lab

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

Documents seized from Max Planck Institute in Tübingen.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16813

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People can be identified through their credit-card transactions

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

Analysis suggests that making data anonymous is not enough to protect consumers.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16817

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Survey finds US public still supports science

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

Researchers question meaning of an apparent opinion gap between scientists and the public.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16818

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Seven days: 23–29 January 2015

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

The week in science: Obama announces precision-medicine push, marijuana research endorsed by paediatric group, and Israel frees jailed Palestinian physicist.

Nature 517 532 doi: 10.1038/517532a

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Gather data to reveal true extent of doping in sport

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

Drug cheats will not be tackled properly until anti-doping agencies do more to assess the scale of the problem scientifically, says Roger Pielke Jr.

Nature 517 529 doi: 10.1038/517529a

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Mystery childhood paralysis stumps researchers

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

Pathogen related to polio and common cold could be the cause — but little is known for sure.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16812

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NIH defends monkey experiments

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

Director Francis Collins says the agency has changed how it conducts controversial studies, but argues the work is necessary.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16814

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Neanderthals gain human neighbour

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

Cranium discovery shows that Homo sapiens was living in Middle East 55,000 years ago.

Nature 517 541 doi: 10.1038/517541a

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‘Gutsy’ university chief to take on China's pollution

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

Tsinghua's Chen Jining is slated to become environmental protection minister as China steps up efforts to clean up its air, water and soil.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16810

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Not your average technician

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

Research relies on unsung heroes working behind the scenes — and some of them have rather unusual jobs.

Nature 517 542 doi: 10.1038/517542a

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US lawmakers seek to revamp biomedical research

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

Plan would hasten development of new treatments with major changes to key government agencies.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16807

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Obama acts alone on climate

Nature.com - 2 hours 10 min ago

US president defies hostile Congress and takes action on global warming.

Nature 517 535 doi: 10.1038/517535a

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Where is Philae? Search for Rosetta's Lander Continues

Discovery - 3 hours 4 min ago
Rosetta scientists are scouring comet images in the hope of finding where Philae ended up -- and there's hope the tiny lander might reawaken as soon as May.
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Ancient deformation of the lithosphere revealed in Eastern China

Science Daily - 3 hours 12 min ago
Seismic investigations from the Qinling-Dabie-Sulu orogenic belt in eastern China suggest that this region was affected by extreme mantle perturbation and crust-mantle interaction during the Mesozoic era. The Qinling-Dabie-Sulu orogenic belt formed through the collision between the North and South China blocks, which produced large-scale destruction of the cratonic lithosphere, accompanied by widespread magmatism and metallogeny.
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