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House panel OKs cuts to education, boosts medical research

Republicans controlling the powerful House Appropriations panel Wednesday adopted a sweeping spending bill that seeks to protect popular programs like health research, drug treatment and AIDS prevention but slashes education ...

dateJun 24, 2015 in Other
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Getting the measure of matter

Peter Rohde and his collaborators develop big ideas – and a measure of corny humour – using photons, the smallest possible units of light. (Did you hear about the photon that walked into a hotel and the ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Quantum Physics
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California water consumption drops

Water consumption dropped 13.5 percent in California in April compared to the same month in 2013 before water saving measures went into effect, as the western US state fights a debilitating drought with mandatory ...

dateJun 03, 2015 in Environment
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Circular orbits for small extrasolar planets

Orbits of 74 small extrasolar planets are found to be close to circular, in contrast to previous measurements of massive exoplanets. The results, to be published in the Astrophysical Journal are obtained by the ...

dateMay 14, 2015 in Astronomy
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