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Peter Coffey
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So many books... So little time.
So many books... So little time.

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Arctic sea ice has reached its peak winter extent for the year, and it’s the lowest winter maximum on record. 

Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/1xCbR5Q 

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Our Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission produced its first global map of rainfall and snowfall, from April to September 2014. The data map combines measurements from 12 satellites and the GPM Core Observatory, launched Feb 27, 2014, covers 87 percent of the globe and is updated every half hour. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1C0ZEyg

#EarthRightNow

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"The fact that the heart rates from two unrelated cities were in almost perfect sync was due to the fact that a large number of the people wearing the devices were watching the Superbowl on TV..... The heart rate of the two cities peaked before the end of the game, being an average of 10 beats per minute above the average heart rate in these cities. Interestingly, the half-time show by Katy Perry saw the heart rates in both cities fall gradually." http://theconversation.com/will-fitbit-discover-love-in-a-nations-heart-beats-during-valentines-37338

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"We were actually able to grow about a salad a week in a typical New York City apartment window."

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"Past research has examined how environmental and genetic factors affect plant life stages individually, but a new study models how the three stages (seed, vegetative, and reproductive) interact with each other".

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Today @Wired: Coprophagy and Chagas Disease: The proof is in the pooping. Risk from #Bedbugs is low. 

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