Methane

07.23.15
Modified rice plant produces more grain, less methane
07.23.15

Modified rice plant produces more grain, less methane

A single gene borrowed from barley leads to eco-friendly genetically modified rice that yields more grain.

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04.29.15
Now there's a wearable for tracking your farts
04.29.15

Now there's a wearable for tracking your farts

Unless you're Le Pétomane, Terrence, Philip or Leslie Nielsen, you probably don't like the...

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09.24.14
India put a satellite in orbit around Mars for a fraction of what NASA spent
09.24.14

India put a satellite in orbit around Mars for a fraction of what NASA spent

India can rightly feel proud of itself today as its Mangalyaan "MOM" satellite mission successfull...

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09.09.14
UN study shows atmospheric CO2 increases reach 30 year high
09.09.14

UN study shows atmospheric CO2 increases reach 30 year high

Aside from paying someone to scream "this is a problem" into everyone's faces, there's not much mo...

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08.23.14
Street View cars used to sniff out gas leaks, plots 'em on a map
08.23.14

Street View cars used to sniff out gas leaks, plots 'em on a map

Gas leaks are huge trouble. Leaky pipes are not only prone to exploding (which is already terrible...

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07.16.14
Google Street View cars have mapped methane gas leaks in big US cities
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Google Street View cars have mapped methane gas leaks in big US cities

Google's Street View cars aren't just useful for scouting out a locale in advance -- they might be...

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09.20.13
Life on Mars cast into doubt as Curiosity fails to find methane
09.20.13

Life on Mars cast into doubt as Curiosity fails to find methane

[Click] Hi, is that David Bowie? [Silence] ... It's NASA here. We've got some news. While it's...

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08.10.12
Morpheus lander crashes, burns and explodes in untethered flight test, NASA remains optimistic (video)
08.10.12

Morpheus lander crashes, burns and explodes in untethered flight test, NASA remains optimistic (video)

As noisy as we found Project Morpheus' tethered flight test, its untethered follow-up was far, far...

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08.07.12
NASA's Morpheus lander detects hazards, noisily passes tethered flight test (video)
08.07.12

NASA's Morpheus lander detects hazards, noisily passes tethered flight test (video)

While it's not landing on Mars any time soon, NASA took a breather from Curiosity's adventures to...

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