Go to content Go to navigation Go to search
A traveling exhibition about the sounds and songs of life

Feed aggregator

Is a little card reader how Amazon woos brick and mortar stores?

Christian Science Monitor - August 19, 2014 - 8:31pm

Amazon Wednesday announced a new card reader to let local businesses easily accept debit and credit card transactions. 

Categories: Wild Music News

World Briefing: Mexico: Mining Company Lied on Spill, Official Says

NY Times - August 19, 2014 - 8:03pm
Environment Secretary Juan Jose Guerra Abud said Tuesday that a mining company lied about a spill of 10 million gallons of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam downstream.






Categories: Wild Music News

Liberia fights Ebola in capital, West Africa toll tops 1,200

Reuters - August 19, 2014 - 7:23pm
MONROVIA/GENEVA (Reuters) - Liberia battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, run-down oceanside capital Monrovia, recording the most new deaths as fatalities from the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus rose above 1,200.






Categories: Wild Music News

Advancing Ukraine troops take fight to heart of pro-Moscow rebellion

Reuters - August 19, 2014 - 6:56pm
DONETSK Ukraine/BERLIN (Reuters) - A gun battle broke out in the center of the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk and residents ran for cover from artillery fire on Tuesday, taking a government military offensive into the heart of the retreating pro-Moscow separatist rebellion.






Categories: Wild Music News

Double threat for Tibet

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Climate change and human development are jeopardizing the plateau’s fragile environment.

Nature 512 240 doi: 10.1038/512240a

Categories: Wild Music News

African elephant numbers collapsing

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Long-awaited study suggests that many of the continent's elephant populations could be wiped out in ten years.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15732

Categories: Wild Music News

Dust reveals ancient origin for Saturn's rings

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Data from the Cassini spacecraft suggest rings formed 4.4 billion years ago.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15743

Categories: Wild Music News

NIH to probe racial disparity in grant awards

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

US agency will assess whether grant reviewers are biased against minority applicants.

Nature 512 243 doi: 10.1038/512243a

Categories: Wild Music News

Man-made quakes shake the ground less than natural ones

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Seismic danger from oil and gas operations may be overestimated.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15742

Categories: Wild Music News

Congo polio strain can resist vaccine

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Variant was responsible for a deadly outbreak but is stopped by fresh, oral immunization.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15731

Categories: Wild Music News

High-risk brain research wins NSF backing

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Agency awards $10.8 million in grants to support US government initiative.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15733

Categories: Wild Music News

Developing brains switch maths strategies

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Counting on fingers gives way to memorized sums as neurons change connections.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15724

Categories: Wild Music News

NIH chief keeps hopes afloat

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Director Francis Collins discusses the changing landscape of biomedical research.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15723

Categories: Wild Music News

US drone research hits regulatory turbulence

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Federal rules ground scientists using remotely piloted aircraft at private universities.

Nature 512 239 doi: 10.1038/512239a

Categories: Wild Music News

Oceans need saving before science is nailed

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Nature News Blog doi:

Categories: Wild Music News

Researchers create 1,000-robot swarm

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Tiny troupe could shed light on collective behaviour in animals and humans.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15714

Categories: Wild Music News

First dust grains from outside the Solar System

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Citizen-science project identifies particles caught by NASA craft as having likely interstellar origin.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15720

Categories: Wild Music News

Indian universities ordered to cut length of science courses

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

Nature News Blog doi:

Categories: Wild Music News

China should aim for a total cap on emissions

Nature.com - August 19, 2014 - 6:31pm

A focus on carbon intensity alone will allow emissions to grow with the economy, argues Qiang Wang.

Nature 512 115 doi: 10.1038/512115a

Categories: Wild Music News

Japan's polarizing PM Abe learns the long game

Reuters - August 19, 2014 - 5:36pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Shinzo Abe is one of Japan’s most polarizing prime ministers in decades. He may also have a good shot at becoming that rarity in Japanese politics – a long-serving leader.
Categories: Wild Music News