Tag Archives: Natural sciences

25Jul/15

Gas inhalation kills eight with over 100 hospitalised in Nigeria’s Jos

Eight people killed and over 100 hospitalised after inhaling chlorine gas following an explosion at a water treatment plant in Jos, a city in central Nigeria.
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06Jul/15

NASA: Black holes make perfect lab for dark matter

NASA scientists believe the gravitational pull of black holes in the galaxy is causing dark matter to smash together at such high intensity that it is emitting gamma-ray light.

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05May/15

New self-cleaning paint offers stain and damage-free future

A new water-resistant paint which can withstand exposure to oil and damage caused by scratching and scuffing has been developed by British and Chinese scientists.

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04May/15

Oxygen-deprived dead zones found in the Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean (Next Media) – Researchers of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel in Germany have discovered unexpectedly low oxygen dead zones traveling inside 100-mile-long eddies of swirling water across the Atlantic Ocean. Their discovery was published in the journal, Biogeosciences.
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26Apr/15

Hubble telescope turns 25

Happy Birthday Hubble! NASA celebrates twenty five years of the Hubble Space telescope.
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26Feb/15

Scientists find giant black hole weighing as much as 12 billion suns

(Next Media) – The discovery of a giant black hole which is growing faster than usual challenges our current theories of black hole expansion.
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24Feb/15

Carbon dioxide released by the ocean thousands of years ago may have ended the ice age

UK (Next Media) – Recent research conducted by the University of Southampton and published in Nature magazine suggests that carbon dioxide released from the ocean played a large role in ending the most recent ice age.
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