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Malaysia Airlines Text: How Not to Break Bad News

Posted by External 25 days ago General — Texting is becoming a medium for increasingly serious communications. But when breaking bad news, experts say, text messages are far too cold and inhumane. Face-to-face is best when the news is bad. Read More
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Promising news for producing fuels through artificial photosynthesis

Posted by External 43 days ago General — There's promising news from the front on efforts to produce fuels through artificial photosynthesis. A new study shows that nearly 90 percent of the electrons generated by a hybrid material designed to store solar energy in hydrogen are being stored in the target hydrogen molecules. Read More
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Good news for Nepal's wildlife after another year of no poaching

Posted by External 45 days ago General — After Nepal making a commitment to protect the future of its magnificent and highly endangered species, it has once again succeeded and between February 2013 and February 2014, no rhino, tigers or elephants were poached in the country. Nepal has a history of success in the prevention of poaching, and another poaching-free year occurred in 2011. Read More
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Good news for the Hawksbill sea turtle

Posted by External 84 days ago General — A hawksbill sea turtle has been recorded for the first time in the waters of Pakistan. The turtle was found entangled in a net by local fishermen and was later confirmed to be a hawksbill by WWF-Pakistan. It is estimated that there are less than 50,000 hawksbill turtles remaining worldwide. The global population has declined 8 Read More
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Gallery: Measuring Aoraki/Mount Cook, New's Zealand's Tallest Mountain

Posted by External 94 days ago General — New Zealand's stunning Aoraki/Mount Cook, the country's tallest peak, will soon be officially 98 feet (30 meters) shorter. Read More
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'Dream of gold leads to government excavation in India' - Prof. Craig Jeffrey writes for the BBC News Magazine.

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Good News for the Moluccan Woodcock

Posted by External 109 days ago General — The Moluccan Woodcock, also known as Obi Woodcock, is a medium-sized forest wader. With it's long dark bill and orange buff, this elusive, rare bird is evaluated as Endangered and has been on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. But according to new research conducted by Oxford University and Louisiana State University, the Moluccan Woodcock is Read More
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Good news for corn farmers worth millions of dollars

Posted by External 121 days ago General — Good news for corn farmers: a major corn crop pest, the European corn borer (ECB) has seen a significant population decline in the eastern United States. This information comes from Penn State researchers on the heels of reports of similar population declines in the Midwest. As a result, farmers will save millions of dollars in some parts of the country because they will no longer need to treat f Read More
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