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· November, 2011

Stories about Science from November, 2011

South Africa: Sci-Fi Novel “Zoo City” to Get Film Adaptation

South African science fiction novel “Zoo City” will soon be a movie: “After winning several literary awards and garnering global acclaim for its clever originality, South African author Lauren Beukes’...

Australia: Historic New Carbon Price Law Divides Nation

The Australian Federal Parliament finally passed the contentious Clean Energy Bill on 8 November 2011. The legislation introduces a carbon price of $A 23 per tonne from July 2012, leading...

Spain: Canary Islands Volcanic Activity at El Hierro

Although the community has been evacuated from the La Restinga in El Hierro Island of the Canary Islands due to increased earthquakes due to volcanic activity, scientists and journalists are...

Russia: Measuring Radiation with a Smartphone

Profy reports that on Russian scientists’ plans to “manufacture a device that will enable iOS, Android and Windows 7 mobile devices to measure radiation and inform the user of normal...

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