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Steven Chu to Greenhouse Gases: We Will Bury You

The U.S. Secretary of Energy—channeling former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev perhaps?—has one thing to say in this week's Science to the greenhouse gases emitted by coal-fired power plants: We will bury you...

September 25, 2009 — David Biello

Wylie Coywolf: The coyote-wolf hybrid has made its way to the Northeast

Bigger than coyotes but smaller than wolves, their howl is high-pitched and their diet includes deer and small rodents. They are "coywolves" (pronounced "coy," as in playful, "wolves"), and they are flourishing in the northeastern U.S., according to a study published today in Biology Letters ...

September 23, 2009 — Carina Storrs

Do you know where you are? Your cell phone does

A team of Duke University researchers in Durham, N.C., is studying new ways to use the abundance of sensors contained in most smart phones (including the camera, accelerometer, microphone, GPS and Wi-Fi radio) to determine mobile users' precise locations and thereby deliver hyper-localized services...

September 23, 2009 — Larry Greenemeier

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