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Will Solar Float to the Rescue in Japan?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, NewTechnology, news, interesting, humans, environment, design, concept, solar float, japan, Electricity Generation, nuclear )

Darren
- 21 minutes ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Land-constraints and a massive nuclear shutdown have intensified the debate over where to put new electricity generation capacity in Japan. Solar has risen to the forefront, as its panels take to the water.
Bike To The Future With The ELF   video
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, space, technology, world )

Ruth
- 21 minutes ago - youtube.com
"The ELF, from Organic Transit, is a recumbent tricycle, with a solar panel on top, and a trunk in the rear. It's a single occupancy vehicle that marries the environmental benefits of a bike with the personal convenience of a car. Inventor Rob Cotter..."
Mad Science: 'Genetically Modified Micro Humans' to Be 'Farmed' for Drug Testing By 2017
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, concept, GeneticEngineering, humans, medicine, NewTechnology, research, science, technology )

Kathy
- 4 hours ago - myscienceacademy.org
Artificial humans will be 'farmed' with interacting organs that can be used in drug tests, speeding up the process of FDA and other government regulatory approvals, and supposedly without damaging rats or other animals currently used in laboratories.
Brain May 'Compensate' for Alzheimer's Damage
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Neuroscience, Health, Alzheimer's disease, research )

Ray
- 15 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The human brain may be able to compensate for some of the early changes seen in Alzheimer's disease, research in Nature Neuroscience shows.
U.S. Skygazers Could Get Rare Glimpse of Northern Lights
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, news, interesting, nasa )

Carlene
- 19 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Stargazers across a wide swath of the United States could get a rare view on Friday of the northern lights, a colorful cosmic display normally only visible in far northern latitudes.
1957-Roger Ravelle and Hans Suess "Discover Global Warming"
Science & Tech  (tags: Hans Suess, Roger Revelle, oceanography, chemistry, geochemistry, global warming effects, technology, science, investigation, environment, scientists )

Betsy
- 1 day ago - aip.org
Before scientists would take greenhouse effect warming seriously, they had to get past a counter-argument. It seemed certain that the immense mass of the oceans would absorb the excess carbon dioxide produced by human activity.
Salt Doesn't Cause High Blood Pressure? Here's What a New Study Says
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, diet, HBP, salt, science, study, humans, interesting, medicine, news, nutrition )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - time.com
Sodium has long been labeled the blood-pressure bogeyman. But are we giving salt a fair shake?
Tell Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz: Switch to Organic Milk! {PLEASE SIGN, SHARE, THIS PETITION}
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, investigation, prevention, science, study, nutrition, protection, risks, diet, disease, babies, children, women, men )

Ruth
- 2 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
"Starbucks likes to tout the fact that since it stopped buying milk that contains Monsanto's rBGH growth hormone, it uses "GMO-free" milk..That may be true. But by its refusal to switch to USDA certified organic milk, Starbucks is promoting the GMO.."
VIDEO: Found at Sea-- How the International Space Station Can Save Lives on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, interesting, internet, environment, discovery, astronomy, International Space Station, iss, Eirikur Johannsson, Norway, save, lives, experiments )

Darren
- 2 days ago - esa.int
5 September 2014 The International Space Station (ISS) is probably best known for its potential to help us learn more about our terrestrial world & our galaxy through scientific experiments, but Eirikur Johannsson of Norway is one example of how the. .
Take Action to Protect Pollinators: Ask Your Congress Member to Sign on to This Important Letter to the EPA
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, babies, environment, ethics, family, food, bees, honey, government, health, nutrition, prevention, protection, safety, science, society, treatment, women, men )

Ruth
- 2 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
"Please contact your Congress member today and ask them to sign on to a letter by Reps. Blumenauer and Conyers urging EPA Administrator McCarthy to review and revise pesticide regulations in order to protect pollinators." PLEASE SIGN & SHARE! Need honey!
Gaia Discovers Its First Supernova
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, news, humans, discovery, astronomy, gaia, Supernova, galaxy, stellar explosion )

Darren
- 3 days ago - esa.int
12 September 2014 While scanning the sky to measure the positions and movements of stars in our Galaxy, Gaia has discovered its first stellar explosion in another galaxy far, far away.
Solar Storm Heads Earth's Way After Double Sun Blasts
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, world, news, interesting, environment )

Carlene
- 4 days ago - phys.org
Two big explosions on the surface of the sun will cause a moderate to strong geomagnetic storm on Earth in the coming days, possibly disrupting radio and satellite communications, scientists said Thursday.
Underground Beauty
Science & Tech  (tags: world, society, science, news, humans, interesting, environment, nature, Symbiartic, SciArt Blit, celebration, september )

Darren
- 4 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
On Symbiartic, September is a month-long celebration of science artists called the SciArt Blitz. A different science artist is featured each day, so head over and check out the latest from the science art world.
NASA to Send Sample-Return Mission to Earth-Bound Asteroid
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, nasa, interesting, humans, astronomy, cosmology, asteroid, spacecraft, carbonaceous, collision )

Darren
- 4 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A spacecraft set to launch in 2016 will head for a carbonaceous asteroid that has a high probability of colliding with Earth in the 22nd century
Map of Body's Protein-Folding Machinery Wins a Major Medical Prize
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, science, research, news, humans, map, body, protein, protein-folding, medical, Lasker Awards )

Darren
- 4 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The Lasker Awards are called the "American Nobels," and one of the new winners says curiosity is his driving force
 

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