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Earth's Magnetic Pole Could Reverse Within A Single Human Lifetime
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, study, space, Earth, magnetic field, north pole, south pole, technology )

Michael
- 6 days ago - iflscience.com
Over the course of millions of years, the Earth's magnetic field can reverse, so that compasses point south rather than north. There has been plenty of speculation that we're heading for another such event quite soon.
U.S. Lacks a Single Standard for Ebola Response
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, illness, disease, environment, ethics, family, children, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, warning, women, babies )

Frank
- 8 days ago - usatoday.com
As Thomas Eric Duncan's family mourns the USA's first Ebola death in Dallas, one question reverberates over a series of apparent missteps in the case: Who is in charge of the response to Ebola?
Small Black Hole Has Huge Appetite That Defies Theory
Science & Tech  (tags: science, nasa, research, astronomy, black hole, discovery, space )

Michael
- 9 days ago - iflscience.com
Astronomers have recently discovered that P13, a small black hole about 12 million light years away on the outskirts of galaxy NGC7793, eats very quickly.
Scientists in Petrified Forest Discover Ancient Villages. Who Lived There?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, humans, history, interesting, news, Petrified Forest National Park Arizona, research, science )

Kayleen
- 10 days ago - csmonitor.com
Archaeologists at the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona have discovered two ancient villages 1,300 years old containing weathered sand stone artifacts and tools poking out of sand dunes. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
The Biggest Methane Leak in America Is in New Mexico
Science & Tech  (tags: New Mexico's San Juan Basin, methane gas leak, research, science, space, study, investigation, interesting, news, technology )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Researchers using satellite data have pinpointed New Mexico's San Juan Basin as a major source of leaking methane in the United States. This is the first time scientists have used satellites to image greenhouse gas emissions on the ground.
Science Gone Social
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, humans, environment, computer, computers, social media, communication, public )

Darren
- 11 days ago - the-scientist.com
Scientists are beginning to embrace social media as a viable means of communicating with public audiences.
Korean Stem Cell Film Tops Box Office
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, medicine, interesting, humans, environment, culture, korean, stem cell, Woo Suk Hwang, scandal, South Korea )

Darren
- 11 days ago - the-scientist.com
A movie based on the Woo Suk Hwang cloning scandal is popular in South Korea, but the plot line strays from reality.
MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH : Desalination Powered By Graphite and Solar Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, environment, humans, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, study, technology, world )

Frans
- 14 days ago - industrytap.com
With worldwide spending on desalination technology expected to hit $16.6 billion by 2016, there is plenty of research and development underway driven by the world's growing need for fresh water and a plentiful supply of saltwater. The fate of humanity...
2 Japanese, 1 American Share Nobel Prize in Physics
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, performance, news, humans, environment, discovery, Nobel Prize, Physics, Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, Shuji Nakamura, invention )

Darren
- 15 days ago - nytimes.com
The Nobel Prize in Physics for 2014 was awarded to Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and Shuji Nakamura of the University of California, Santa Barbara, for "the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled. . .
New Study Confirms That Dogs Really Are Like Your Children
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, animals, dogs, children, science, research, study, interesting, news, scientists )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com
On an intellectual level I understand that having a dog is not the same as having a human child. Still, what I feel for him has got to be something like maternal attachment. And a new brain-imaging study backs me up on this.
The Biggest Myth About Organic Farming
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Environment, Agriculture, Farming, Organic Farming, Pesticides, Marketing, Proponents, Misconceptions, Science, Evidence )

Brian
- 15 days ago - realclearscience.com
"People buy organic because they think it's better for the environment; it's not. It's safer; it's not. It tastes better; it doesn't. It's more nutritious; it isn't. And these are all misconceptions that have been deliberately promoted by organic..."
Technology Takes the Wheel
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, tech, society, science, safety, research, performance, news, humans, environment, computer, computers, NewTechnology, automakers, vehicles, control, highways )

Darren
- 15 days ago - nytimes.com
By the end of the decade, many automakers will offer vehicles that can take control on the highway, even passing and exiting on their own.
Three Who Discovered 'Inner GPS' Win Nobel Prize in Medicine
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, health, environment, computer, discovery, design, inner GPS, Nobel Prize, medicine, , Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser, cells )

Darren
- 16 days ago - washingtonpost.com
U.S.-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian husband and wife Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser have won the Nobel Prize in medicine for discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.
Paisley Caves Added to U.S. List of Most Important Archaeological Sites
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history, humans, interesting, investigation, research, science )

Kathy
- 16 days ago - oregonlive.com
Paisley Caves, the location of human occupation beginning 14,300 years ago, has been added to the list of the nation's most important archaeological and historic sites. Situated near the town of Paisley in south-central Oregon, the caves have been the...
GMOs Are Old Hat. Synthetically Modified Food Is The New Frontier
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, NewTechnology, research, science, synthetic biology, technology, world )

Kathy
- 16 days ago - kplu.org
Genetically modified organisms are ancient, technologically speaking. Though some consumers may just be discovering that they're in the food system... But there's a new technology on the scene, adding a twist to the already complicated conversation about

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