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Emily Kelly 21-Feb, 09:08 30 ScienceNews

Platinum, one of the rarest and most expensive metals on Earth, may soon find itself out of a job. Known for its allure in engagement...


Thousands of spills at US oil and gas fracking sites

Thousands of spills at US oil and gas fracking sites..

21-Feb, 08:10 28 BBC

Up to 16% of hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells spill liquids every year, according to new research from US scientists. They found...


Coconut crab pinches like a lion, eats like a dumpster diver

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Antonio Roberts 21-Feb, 07:06 29 ScienceNews

A big coconut crab snaps its outsized left claw as hard as a lion can bite, new measurements suggest. So what does a land crab the size of...


Poaching drives 80 percent decline in elephants in key preserve

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Anna Torres 20-Feb, 19:37 23 ScienceDaily

Forest elephant populations in one of Central Africa's largest and most important preserves have declined between 78 percent and 81 percent...


Only one-third of parents think they are doing a good job helping kids eat healthy

Only one-third of parents think they are doing a good job..

Michael Adamson 20-Feb, 14:08 36 ScienceDaily

If you know healthy eating is important for your kids but you also feel like it's easier said than done, you're not alone. Nearly all...


Slippery bottle solves ketchup problem

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Michael Adamson 20-Feb, 12:34 37 BBC

Scientists in Boston have found a way to get every last drop of ketchup out of the bottle. They have developed a coating that makes bottle...


AAAS chief puts weight behind protest march

AAAS chief puts weight behind protest march..

Wyatt Waller 19-Feb, 23:54 128 BBC

The head of the world's largest scientific membership organisation has given his backing for a planned protest by researchers in Washington...


Is the human brain hardwired to appreciate poetry?

Is the human brain hardwired to appreciate poetry?..

Ella Flores 19-Feb, 14:44 33 ScienceDaily

In 1932 T.S. Eliot famously argued, "Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood." In a recent article published in the journal...


Antibiotic effective against drug-resistant bacteria in pediatric skin infections

Antibiotic effective against drug-resistant bacteria in..

Michael Adamson 19-Feb, 14:20 46 ScienceDaily

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterial scourge. As its name suggests, MRSA is resistant to most common...


Enzymes aid rice plants’ arsenic defenses

Enzymes aid rice plants’ arsenic defenses..

Kevin Allen 19-Feb, 12:08 37 ScienceNews

BOSTON — Rooted in place, plants can’t run away from arsenic-tainted soil — but they’re far from helpless. Scientists have identified...


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