Water geyser on Jupiter moon sprayed NASA spacecraft

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A new look at old data is giving scientists a fresh reason to view Europa, a moon of Jupiter, as a leading candidate in the search for life beyond Earth, with evidence of water plumes shooting into space. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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'Lost' but rediscovered asteroid to fly between moon and Earth tonight

On Nov. 30, 2010, astronomers discovered asteroid 2010 WC9. However, it soon faded from view and was lost. But now it’s back, and it’s going to whiz past Earth Monday night. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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How crematoriums are recovering precious metals from inside the dead

A Dutch firm has created a system through which it compensates cremation facilities for recovering recyclable parts from dead bodies, such as titanium hips and knees, stainless steel bone screws — even gold teeth. Powered More...

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By admin On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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10 kinds of packaging that are a pain in the blue box

Confused about what can and can’t go in your blue box? These 10 kinds of packaging that pose a challenge for recycling programs. Here’s a look at why and what the solutions might be. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Sunday, May 13th, 2018
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How much do Canadians care about the weather? Government develops new mobile app

It may be a cliché, but Canadians do like to talk about the weather. Now, the federal government is working on an app to give them smartphone access to Environment Canada weather reports. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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Flying boulders and clouds of ash: The Kilauea volcano's new explosive threat

Kilauea, the volcano that’s been erupting on the Island of Hawaii over the past week, has already forced the evacuation of nearly 2,000 people and the destruction of more than two dozen homes. Now there’s More...

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By admin On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Frogs are dying and Korea gets the blame

The world’s frogs are dying at an unprecedented rate because of a fungus that degrades their skin until they suffocate. New research from the UK has identified where this fungus originated and all signs point More...

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By admin On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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When governments censor websites and block messaging apps like Telegram, here's where to turn for proof

As network filtering and censorship technology becomes easier to obtain and use, data collected by an organization called Open Observatory of Network Interference is helping hold governments to account. Powered More...

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By admin On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Lust for social media fame endangers 1st responders at crash scenes

Rubberneckers trying to capture the fallout from car crashes on their cell phones are leading to even more collisions and putting first responders at risk, RCMP say. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Bottled water could soon be sold in plastic-free, biodegradable bottles

A British bottled water company wants to start selling water in a paper-based, plastic-free disposable bottle that breaks down within weeks when littered in the ocean or forest or dumped in a landfill. Powered More...