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Science News Archive - April 24, 2011

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A week of meetings in Kiev show that the Chernobyl cleanup will remain expensive and a hassle for many more years.

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In a report on Friday, the US Coast Guard criticized Transocean's Deepwater Horizon oil rig by saying the company had 'poor safety culture'.

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Scientists have uncovered an important clue to one of the mechanisms underlying cancer cell immortality.

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ESA is looking for a successor to their researcher at Concordia in Antarctica.

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Earth observation satellites allow objective assessments of remote rural areas to help design, plan and monitor the impact of IFAD’s development projects.

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Accounting for wavelength effects will likely improve climate models.

Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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