Sudeshna Chowdhury

Sudeshna Chowdhury

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The Christian Science Monitor

Can we stop the lemur from going extinct? - CSMonitor.com

Can we stop the lemur from going extinct? - CSMonit...

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The Christian Science Monitor

Radioactive materials from Japan's Fukushima disaster reaches ...

Radioactive materials from Japan's Fukushima disast...

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The Christian Science Monitor

Stephen Hawking makes shocking revelation on black holes ...

Stephen Hawking makes shocking revelation on black ...

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The Christian Science Monitor

Bill Nye vs. Ken Ham: Should scientists bother debating creationists ...

Bill Nye vs. Ken Ham: Should scientists bother deba...

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The Christian Science Monitor

Element 117 could be latest addition to periodic table

By fusing calcium and berkelium, researchers have produced a new super-heavy element with 117 protons....

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The Christian Science Monitor

Humongous black hole to snack on gas cloud, say scientists

An expected collision between a gas cloud and a supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way will help us better understand the evolution of the entire galaxy, say scientists....

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The Christian Science Monitor

Scientists create a wire just three atoms wide

By exposing special semiconducting materials to beam of electrons, researchers have developed flexible metallic wires that are just three atoms wide....

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The Christian Science Monitor

How ancient lethal volcanic gas left a gift for paleontologists

Deadly pyroclastic flows from volcanic eruptions 130 million years ago helped exquisitely preserve the creatures of northeastern China's Jehol Biota....

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The Christian Science Monitor

Paleontologists spot stick insect fossil camouflaging itself as a stick fossil

Paleontologists have unearthed the oldest known remains of a stick insect species, which is thought to have mimicked plants in the Early Cretaceous period....

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The Christian Science Monitor

Whale sets deep-dive record for mammals

Scientists used satellite tags to track Cuvier's beaked whales as they dove to depths of up to 9,816 feet and held their breath for more than two hours....

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The Christian Science Monitor

Huge, amoeba-infecting virus unleashed from Siberian permafrost

Scientists have revived a 30,000-year-old giant virus found in Siberia, which they say affects amoebas and poses no threat to humans or animals....

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The Christian Science Monitor

Are we close to cheaper cleaner methanol?

A newly discovered nickel-gallium catalyst can convert carbon dioxide into methanol leaving fewer by-products, say scientists....

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The Christian Science Monitor

Modern humans were not any smarter than Neanderthals, say scientists

Neanderthals that lived in Eurasia for more than 300,000 years were skillful hunters making use of the landscape to kill animals, say researchers...

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The Christian Science Monitor

Is Stonehenge just a giant glockenspiel? (+video)

Many of the bluestones at the prehistoric stone circle in Wiltshire, England make 'distinctive (if muted) sounds' when hit with small hammerstones, say researchers....

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The Christian Science Monitor

Researchers measure minuscule particles with 'tiny diving boards'

Suspended nanochannel resonator (SNR), a high precision instrument, can now measure masses of particles as small as one millionth of a trillionth of a gram, say MIT researchers....