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Autism Nation: America's Chemical Brain Drain
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans. Autism, brain, babies, children, disease, drugs, family, food, government, healthcare, investigation, medicine, prevention, pollution, protection, research, science, society, study )

Kit
- 2 hours ago - truth-out.org
While autism rates in Europe have remained virtually flat for the last decade, in the US, they have risen from 1:10,000 in 1981 to 1:68 in 2014. Many studies point to the prevalence of toxins in our environment as the culprit.
Republicans Say No to CDC Gun Violence Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, death, government, guns and violence, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, study )

Kit
- 6 hours ago - truth-out.org
"Put guns on the table, also put video games on the table, put mental health on the table," he said less than a week after the Newtown shootings. He told a local TV station that he wanted to see more research done to understand mass shootings.
Science Tools Anyone Can Afford
Science & Tech  (tags: Foldscope, Manu Prakash, research, concept, interesting, science, technology )

Evelyn
- 15 hours ago - nytimes.com
Dr. Manu Prakash, 34, a biophysicist and an assistant professor at Stanford University, is designing laboratory tools that are significantly cheaper and in some cases more powerful than existing professional equipment.
Monkeys Can Do Math, Say Scientists (+Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, Harvard Medical School, interesting, monkeys, news, science, study )

Kayleen
- 1 day ago - csmonitor.com
Rhesus monkeys choose big numbers rather than small ones and perform a calculation in order to get a fruit juice reward. There is a certain way quantity is represented in their brains, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Touch-Sensitive Prosthetics One Step Closer to Reality
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, health, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, NewTechnology, research, science, study, technology )

Frans
- 1 day ago - industrytap.com
The research, development and design behind prosthetic limbs has become more and more astonishing since the turn of the century as researchers have sought a way to make prosthesis much more intuitive and lifelike. These exciting new innovations ...
Tracking Global Warming Since The First Earth Day
Environment  (tags: Earth Day, global warming, climate change, research, science, weather, environment )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - climatecentral.org
It's been 44 years since the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, and since that time, average temperatures have been rising across the U.S. This Climate Central interactive graphic shows a state-by-state analysis of those temperature trends.
Impact of Climate Change on Forest Growth
Environment  (tags: beetles, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustainabililty, trees )

Kit
- 2 days ago - epa.gov
Warmer climates cause greater spread of pine beetles and leave forests more vulnerable to rapid spread of fires.
Let's Rename Earth Day
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, Earth Day, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 2 days ago - thinkprogress.org
In 2008, I wrote a piece for Salon about renaming 'Earth' Day. It was supposed to be mostly humorous. Or mostly serious.
That One Time A Cartoon Punched Fake Science In The Face With ACTUAL FACTS
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, children, disease, drugs, family, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, research, science, society, study, vacines )

Kit
- 2 days ago - upworthy.com
Think you shouldn't vaccinate? Click play. Think you should vaccinate? Click play. Just click play and let the knowledge sweep you away like the hero(ine) of that trashy romance novel we all know you keep hidden away on your bookshelf.
Scientists Warn the Rise of AI Will Lead to Extinction of Humankind
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, concept, design, discovery, Gizmos, humans, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, study, technology, world )

Frans
- 2 days ago - naturalnews.com
.... Everything you and I are doing right now to try to save humanity and the planet probably won't matter in a hundred years. That's not my own conclusion; it's the conclusion of computer scientist....
Most Efficient Thermoelectric Material Created
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, energy, heat, efficiency, thermoelectric, tin selenide, Northwestern University )

Brian
- 3 days ago - dailyfusion.net
"Northwestern University scientists have discovered a material--tin selenide--that is, according to a press release, "the best in the world at converting waste heat to useful electricity."
Goggles Help Surgeons 'See' Tumours
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, high-tech goggles, health )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists are continually seeking new ways of targeting cancer - and the latest is high-tech goggles.
CETO Produces Wave Power and Freshwater
Science & Tech  (tags: science, energy, wave energy, wave power, green energy, sustainability, concept, design, technology )

Michael
- 3 days ago - ecogeek.org
A new, grid-tied offshore wave energy project called CETO is being readied off the west coast of Australia, near Perth. Carnegie Wave Energy is installing what is called the "first operating wave energy array scheme in the world."
Off the Shelf, on the Skin: Stick-on Electronic Patches for Health Monitoring
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, Gizmos, health, humans, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, technology )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - news.illinois.edu
Wearing a fitness tracker on your wrist or clipped to your belt is so 2013. Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University have demonstrated thin, soft stick-on patches that stretch and move with the skin and in
NASA Discovers Most Earth-Like Planet in 'Habitable Zone'
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Science, Space, USA )

Ray
- 5 days ago - rt.com
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has found an Earth-sized planet within the habitable zone of the star it orbits, the space agency announced Thursday.
 

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