A Week in Science- Chocolate Coated Science

Could chocolate be good for your health? We look at why our favourite sweet treat may be good for us, in moderation of course!

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Space Fan News Live! №133

In this special edition of SFN Live, Scott will be on location at the California Science Center, which is hosting Yuri’s Night for Los Angeles. If you’re in the LA area and are attending the local Yuri’s Night celebration, let us know and we’ll try to have a hangout in real life (HIRL) with Scott!

Duration: 46:56

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A Week in Science - Global Population Growth

Our population recently hit 7 billion- that’s a lot of people! This week we look at how humans compare to other species including bacteria, ants and rodents. Plus a sobering look at how we impact wild mammal populations.

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Turtle surgery, octopus births & a monster croc

Good news: no more orangutan shows at Universal Studios. Bad news: Cincinatti Zoo has lost a rare Sumatran rhino. Add monster croc relocations, pioneering tumour treatments for turtles and a death-defying pigeon and that’s your roundup of the week’s nature news.

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Space Fan News live! №132

It’s time for another edition of +Space Fan News! live where +Tony Darnell and +Scott Lewis discuss this week’s episode and respond to questions from Space Fans.

Duration: 1:06:50

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Giant Turtle Fossil Reunited After 163 Years and More!

This week on IFLS, the fossil of an ancient whale-like filter feeder is found, first asteroid with rings discovered and much more!

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Asteroid with rings: http://bit.ly/1laCgDo
Synthetic chromosome: http://bit.ly/O5p06N
Turtle: http://bit.ly/1nYCDoY
Cambrian filter feeder: http://bit.ly/OTjODB

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Space Fan News Live №131

It’s time for another edition of +Space Fan News! live where +Tony Darnell and +Scott Lewis discuss this week’s episode and respond to questions from Space Fans.

Duration: 5716

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Space Fan News №131 - Asteroid with Rings. Precise measure to center of galaxy. 360 panorama of Milky Way

The “Centaur” Chariklo is observed with two rings around it!
http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1410/
http://www.nbi.ku.dk/english/news/news14/cosmic-collision-creates-mini-planet-with-rings/

New, highly accurate distance to center of our galaxy found.
https://public.nrao.edu/news/tip-sheets/march-2014-tip-sheet

360-degree panorama of our Milky Way released on WWT
http://www.news.wisc.edu/22652
http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/news/1624
http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/glimpse360

To access Microsoft Research’s World Wide Telescope, go to http://www.worldwidetelescope.org to get started!

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Sky & Telescope’s SkyWeek March 31 - April 6, 2014

The waxing crescent Moon passes through the Hyades cluster on Thursday. If you watch long enough, you may see the Moon’s dark edge blot out one or more stars.

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Brainstorm - Episode 177 - Bionic Plants Are A Thing

Material Science News

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Contributors
Monica
Julian
Geoffrey Chew
Richard (the awesome new animations)

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Meet The Chicken From Hell, Titan Has Waves and More!

This week on IFLS, the sea anemone is discovered to be half plant and half animal, moss that comes alive after being frozen for 1500 years, and much more!

Chicken from hell: http://bit.ly/PTTDxX
Gravitational waves: http://bit.ly/1kCt2iO
Waves on Titan: http://bit.ly/OtnPPo
Sea anemone: http://bit.ly/1nCdWOV
Venus: http://bit.ly/1geFiGP
Moss: http://bit.ly/1gGLoef

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