Archive: 11/22/2013

Rhino poaching nearly outpaces births, group warns

Deaths of rhinos by poaching are fast approaching a tipping point, with the number of endangered creatures killed annually nearly outnumbering births for the first time, international experts warned Friday.

Nov 22, 2013
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Research funding has become prone to bubble formation

Fashions in research funding, reward structures in universities and streamlining of scientific agendas undermine traditional academic norms and may result in science bubbles. Research from the University of Copenhagen, which ...

Nov 22, 2013
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Suspected dust ring in Venus's orbit confirmed

(Phys.org) —A trio of researchers from The Open University and the University of Central Lancashire in the U.K., has confirmed that a ring of dust surrounds the sun in the orbit of Venus. In their paper ...

Nov 22, 2013 report
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