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A Cambridge University professor and one of Britain’s top ocean experts says that Arctic sea ice could melt away entirely by 2015.
Scientists and engineers from the universities of Bristol, Cambridge and Oxford are launching a gigantic helium balloon to investigate the feasibility of climate engineering.
Research published in the journal Nature Communication states that graphene, the world’s thinnest material at one atom thick and 100 times stronger than steel, has been set up to produce electric energy.
The 300,000 year reign of the Neanderthals most likely came to an end because of simple numbers, as modern humans outnumbered their predecessors by a 10-to-1 margin.
CAMBRIDGE, England and NEW YORK, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A revolutionary theory about reasoning and argumentation is itself leading to argument and debate around the world. The theory, that the main function of human reasoning is not to help with the individual pursuit of the truth but with the production of arguments to convince others, has been promoted by academics, Hugo Mercier and Dan Sperber, in the journal Behavioral and Brain Sciences, published by Cambridge...
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