Category: SCIENCE

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Giant tsunami 73,000 years ago in the Atlantic

Rock deposits in Cape Verde reveal a Drama: 73,000 years ago, a hillside plunged into the Atlantic – 170 -meter-high tsunamis built up. collapsing volcanoes near a coast, threatening mega – tsunamis. The impact...

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India announces climate targets for CO2_Reduktion

India launches third most greenhouse gases – a turnaround seemed nowhere in sight: poverty reduction have priority over climate change. Now the giant state surprised with plans to reduce its CO2 emissions significantly. As...

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Dinosaur extinction: Asteroid increased volcanism

Indian volcanoes or a meteorite in Mexico? What extinguished the dinosaurs? In arguing researchers for decades. New datings show: The meteorite could have caused the strong volcanic eruptions. For more than 30 years, two...

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1000 Genomes Project: genome deciphered by 2,500 people

What distinguishes humans genetically from each other? And which genetic regions are associated with which diseases? The 1000 Genomes Project is to provide answers, it is now officially closed. The 1000 Genomes Project has...

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Fossils: As the age determined

Can scientists really be sure that fossils are millions of years old? Bible loyalty and other believers doubt the times. In this case, the age of fossils can be measured amazingly well. Smiths discovery...

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Baltic: beached whale is uncommon species

A whale was stranded on Friday in Wismar Bay, anglers helped him back into the water. Now it turns out that the animal is a rare Sowerby’s beaked whale. In the well-Wiek before Mecklenburg-Vorpommern...

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Horizon 2020: EU research funds are distributed unequally

With ” Horizon 2020″, aims to promote innovative research projects the EU. More than eight billion euros are already approved. The money is distributed unequally, as the data analysis shows. .article – section,.article –...

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Bats: slurping Conveyor technology

Drink flyweight is power consuming and therefore has to be fast. A bat has developed a special technique: She uses her tongue like a conveyor belt. Many animals feed on nectar. The problem is...

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Australia: koalas are killed by authorities

Koalas in Australia multiply so rapidly that many people do not find enough food. The authorities now lull selected animals, females get contraceptives. Australian authorities go in the southwest of the country again before...

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Bacteria: Everyone has personal microbes Cloud

Betrayed criminals using their bacteria? Analyses show: Everyone loses millions every day bacteria – they form characteristic clouds. Everyone has a typical for him Mikrobenmixtur. According to a new study people leave their individual...

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German Environmental Award to Latif and Rockstrom

The German Federal Environmental Foundation has awarded its worth 500,000 euros in prize. They paid tribute to two scientists who warn particularly intensively ecological problems. The Kieler climatologists Mojib Latif and Swedish sustainability expert...

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Math phobia: Individual lessons diminishes fears

Math functions can trigger panic. But studies show that the fear of arithmetic can be reduced – for example with individual lessons or playful exercises on the computer. ‘ What’s seven times eight?’, asks...

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Alps: Record summer is shrinking glaciers

2015 could be the hottest since weather recording, forecasting geoscientists. This year’s record summer is also reflected in the Alps noticeable: The glaciers have lost a lot of ground. .html asset_fader.html asset_fader.item.html asset_fader.item.js modules...