Science http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/18823/all en Dragon watch: China pulls ahead in moon race http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/china/101027/space-race-moon <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/china/101027/space-race-moon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Green Asia-Pacific China India Science Technology Tue, 02 Nov 2010 10:55:00 +0000 Jonathan Adams 5595338 at http://www.globalpost.com Rivers run dry as drought hits Amazon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/101102/amazon-drought-climate-change <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/101102/amazon-drought-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Brazil Science Wed, 03 Nov 2010 10:36:00 +0000 Erik German and Solana Pyne 5596588 at http://www.globalpost.com The internet’s new billion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/101112/internet-growth-web-traffic <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/101112/internet-growth-web-traffic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Emerging Markets Brazil Science Mon, 15 Nov 2010 11:49:00 +0000 Erik German 5600128 at http://www.globalpost.com Africa's battle to eradicate polio goes door to door http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/africa/101122/togo-polio-vaccine <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/africa/101122/togo-polio-vaccine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Science Health Tue, 23 Nov 2010 10:43:00 +0000 Ken Maguire 5601337 at http://www.globalpost.com Negotiators leave bluefin tuna doomed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/france/101129/atlantic-bluefin-tuna-iccat <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/france/101129/atlantic-bluefin-tuna-iccat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green France Europe Science Tue, 30 Nov 2010 11:04:00 +0000 Mort Rosenblum 5602307 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexico: Climate change conference kicks off in Cancun http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/101201/cancun-conference-climate-change <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/101201/cancun-conference-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Science Mexico Sun, 05 Dec 2010 13:39:00 +0000 Myles Estey 5602373 at http://www.globalpost.com Asia: guinea pigs aplenty for drug giants http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/thailand/101223/asia-drug-trials-pfizer-glaxosmithkline-pharmaceuticals <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/thailand/101223/asia-drug-trials-pfizer-glaxosmithkline-pharmaceuticals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Science Technology Health Thailand Sun, 26 Dec 2010 13:16:00 +0000 Patrick Winn 5605343 at http://www.globalpost.com In Asia, more users signing on to Facebook http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/china/110110/facebook-growth-asia <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/china/110110/facebook-growth-asia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia-Pacific China Indonesia Japan Science Thailand Vietnam Tue, 11 Jan 2011 10:43:00 +0000 Patrick Winn 5609950 at http://www.globalpost.com Extreme weather: the reality of a warming world http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/110120/climate-change-floods-natural-disasters <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/110120/climate-change-floods-natural-disasters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Brazil Science Sat, 22 Jan 2011 14:07:00 +0000 Solana Pyne 5611705 at http://www.globalpost.com More wild weather http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/global-warming/more-wild-weather <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Record rains in Sao Paulo </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Solana Pyne </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Last week we mentioned how some scientists believe global climate change is responsible for <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/110120/climate-change-floods-natural-disasters">a year of extreme weather</a>. This week, Brazil&rsquo;s National Meteorology Institute documented&nbsp;<a href="http://g1.globo.com/sao-paulo/noticia/2011/01/janeiro-de-2011-ja-e-considerado-o-mais-chuvoso-da-historia-diz-inmet.html">yet another record</a>. It&rsquo;s not over yet but this January has already proven the rainiest in history for Sao Paulo. Chronic flooding has occurred throughout the city in recent weeks, though it&rsquo;s been dwarfed by the catastrophe in the mountains north of Rio de Janeiro. Some two weeks after the floods and landslides there, rescuers have recovered 832 bodies, and the list of those still missing now <a href="http://agenciabrasil.ebc.com.br/home?p_p_id=56&amp;p_p_lifecycle=0&amp;p_p_state=maximized&amp;p_p_mode=view&amp;p_p_col_id=column-3&amp;p_p_col_count=8&amp;_56_groupId=19523&amp;_56_articleId=3174070">holds 541 names</a>.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/global-warming/more-wild-weather" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Warming Brazil Science BRIC Yard Wed, 26 Jan 2011 13:21:22 +0000 Solana Pyne 5616059 at http://www.globalpost.com Science http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/science <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-seo"><legend>SEO</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-metatitle"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> World Science News | International Scientific News | Global Post </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-metadesc"> <div class="field-label">Meta Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> World science news covering emerging topics and trends. 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