SCIENTISTS HOPE WHITER CLOUDS WILL SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT

Scientists are considering whitening the clouds to combat global warming. — (@UberFacts) December 20, 2014 Researchers are revisiting a proposal to turn sea water into clouds in an attempt to combat climate change. Ships could be remotely controlled and wind powered, roaming the oceans casting sea salt particles into the air in a project called marine cloud brightening. […]

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DO RATS CARE FOR EACH OTHER?

A study into rat behaviour points towards empathy in the animal kingdom. We think of empathy – the ability to think compassionately about those around us – as a particularly advanced, human, trait. But rats in a lab experiment conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago learnt to free their trapped, distressed cagemates even though there […]

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