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Bonaparte family letter to return to France

(Phys.org) —A handwritten letter dated April 27, 1792, signed by Joseph Bonaparte and referring to a skirmish in Corsica involving Napoleon, the writer's then 22-year-old brother, will be returned to its ...

May 16, 2013
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Scientific research increasingly fueled by prize money

Back when he was in medical school in the 1970s, Gary Michelson was nauseated by the portion of his training known as dog lab - a class where surgeons-in-training removed dogs' organs one at a time, over 13 weeks, with no ...

Jan 14, 2013
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How to discover a new element

(PhysOrg.com) -- It is not the same as it used to be, the element finding business. We have discovered and named all the elements from hydrogen (element 1) up to element 112 (copernicium)[1], and last week ...

Jun 15, 2011
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Ash clouds? You ain't seen nothing yet

The recent volcanic eruptions in Iceland upset airline bosses and caused a lot of fuss, but they were trivial by comparison with what could happen next, according to Clive Oppenheimer's new book.

Jun 13, 2011
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