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Bridgmanite: Earth's Most Abundant Mineral That You Never Knew Existed
International Business Times UK

Bridgmanite: Earth's Most Abundant Mineral That You Never Knew...

Bridgmanite makes up 38% of the Earth's volume(Chi Ma / Caltech) It makes up 38% of Earth's volume, yet scientists have only just been able to give the planet's most abundant mineral a name. Bridgmanite or (Mg,Fe)SiO3 has finally been ... International Business Times UK, 23 hours ago

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Scientists: Earth has "Star Trek-like" shield from space radiation

It sounds like a plot ripped directly from science fiction: Scientists have discovered an invisible force field that shields the planet from a barrage of so-called "killer electrons" from space. "Somewhat like the shields created by force fields ...
 Denver Post11 hours ago Scientists Find A 'Star Trek' Field Wrapping The Earth To Save It From Killer Electrons  International Business Times Australia16 hours ago High above the Earth Exists Super Shields that Block Harmful Electrons  Indian Mirror12 hours ago Earth electron shield: 'Killer electrons' above Earth blocked by safety shield  Examiner.com12 hours ago
ABC Online

Earth DNA survives the extremes of space

News in Science Thursday, 27 November 2014 ABC DNA attached to the outside of the TEXUS-49 launch rocket survives the extremes of space (Source: Adrian Mettauer) Rocket experiment DNA hitching a ride on the outside of a rocket have ...
 ABC Online1 day ago DNA surprise for scientists  Times of Malta10 hours ago DNA may survive trip to suborbital space and back  Zee News1 day ago AFP - Science-US-space-biology-genetics  Namibia Press Agency1 day ago

Discovery Science brings back Strangest Weather on Earth

Each episode of the show will explore a range of fascinating weather events and the science behind these bizarre phenomena BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | November 28, 2014 Discovery Science is bringing to viewers the wild world of extreme ...
 Best Media Info12 hours ago Americans need to prep for more extreme, wet weather  USA Today5 hours ago Monitoring of Variability of Weather Phenomena  Business Standard India1 day ago

Colorado Mastodon Bones Show Ancient Warmer Earth

DENVER (AP) — A trove of ancient bones from gigantic animals discovered in the Colorado mountains is providing scientists with a fascinating look at what happened about 120,000 years ago when the Earth got as warm as it is today. Evidence left behind by ...
 Huffington Post2 days ago Colorado bones give insight on climate conditions 120,000 years ago  Japan Times13 hours ago Bones show ancient warmer Earth  IOL9 hours ago Mastodon bones show ancient warmer Earth  IOL13 hours ago
New Scientist

Lucky strike in search for Earth's most common mineral

Scientific accolades don't get much bigger. Percy Bridgman, an American physicist active during the first half of the 20th century, has just had one-third of the planet named after him, although it's a chunk of Earth that we will probably never see.
 New Scientist23 hours ago
Jerusalem Post

Genome of lowly centipede sequenced, adding a piece to puzzle of how life started on Earth

An international team of 100 scientists that included one from the Hebrew University have for the first time sequenced the genome of the many-legged centipede. The achievement in understanding the DNA of the humble arthropod will, they say, help ...
 Jerusalem Post2 days ago Centipede Genome Sequenced: Here's What Scientists Found  Tech Times6 hours ago Centipedes Shed Light on Life on Earth  Laboratory Equipment2 days ago Centipede's genome shows how life evolved on Earth  Business Standard India2 days ago

India to increase investment in science research

India's Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday that the government is seeking to invest 2 percent of its GDP on R&D during the XII plan period. Some of the measures being eyed include successive ...
 Enterprise Innovation16 hours ago India and USA start addressing grand challenges through science: Dr. Harsh Vardhan  Indian Business Review2 days ago Dr Harsh Vardhan takes over as Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences  PIB2 weeks ago
Irish Independent

DNA 'surprise' for space scientists

DNA can survive re-entry into the atmosphere, raising the possibility of extraterrestrial life molecules arriving on Earth from space, research has shown. The discovery came as a total surprise to scientists who attached small double strands of DNA ...
 Irish Independent2 days ago DNA Surprises Scientists By Surviving Entry into Earth's Atmosphere  Tech Times1 day ago Space DNA can help find alien life on Earth  Zee News1 day ago
Business Standard India

Proposal to Conversion of Sea Water Into Potable Water

Ministry of Earth Sciences, through National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), has been working on the Low Temperature Thermal Desalination (LTTD) Technology that utilizes the temperature difference available between surface water and deep sea water. In ...
 PIB1 day ago New conversion of sea water into potable water in Tamil Nadu to start soon  Business Standard India1 day ago
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