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Mealworms Munch on Styrofoam Without Dying Shock Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: mealworms, polystyrene foam, styrofoam, poop pellets, fertilizer, digest, carbon dioxide )

- 3 days ago -
Styrofoam and other polystyrene foam are poisonous to a lot of animals so mealworms ability to digest them came as quite a surprise to scientists. Half of the eaten styrofoam turns into carbon dioxide the other half non-toxic poop pellets for fertilizer.
Tracking Cats From Space: Satellites Estimate Feral Ranges
Science & Tech  (tags: Tracking Cats From Space, Satellites Estimate Feral Ranges, feral cats )

- 6 days ago -
Satellites have not become so sensitive as to follow individual cats but productivity of a landscape measured by vegetation-tracking satellites determines the range of feral cats, which matters as feral cats are major predators of birds/small wild mammals
Tutankhamun Death Mask Was Made for Nefertiti, Archaeologist Says
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 6 days ago -
A new analysis of TutankhamunâEUR(TM)s golden death mask has led to a radical new theory âEUR" the mask was originally made for Nefertiti, step mother of Tutankhamun, as a co-regent to her husband king Akhenaten
Water Report: Without Regulations, Canada Is a Fish Out of Water
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, climate change, deregulation, environment, Harper, water )

- 6 days ago -
Blue Betrayal looks at the damage created by the deregulation and privatization of our water resources and the accelerated decline of water protection under the Harper government.
Could Cramond Hold the Secret of Scotland During Dark Ages?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 5 days ago -
A two-year investigation into the mystery of an Edinburgh crypt has cast important new light on the turbulent history of the Dark Ages.
Near the Site of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, Wildlife Bounces Back
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, investigation, study )

- 3 days ago -
A new survey of wildlife populations in the radiation-contaminated Chernobyl exclusion zone has found that many mammal species -- including elk, roe deer, red deer, wild boar, lynx and wolves -- seem to be thriving
The Mysterious Petroglyphs of Ometepe, Nicaragua
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 6 days ago -
Ometepe is an island located on Lake Nicaragua in Nicaragua. The name of this island comes from the indigenous Nahuatl language. Ome means as âEUR~twoâEUR(TM), whilst tepetl means âEUR~peaks / hills / mountainsâEUR(TM). Hence, Ometepe may be translated as
Solar Power and Federal Tax Credits Petition By Tom Mills PLEASE SIGN
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, energy, business, science, scientists, tech, world )

- 2 days ago -
"The solar industry has been providing good, high paying jobs throughout the country and it's the fastest growing job sector. Letting the federal tax credit expire would be detrimental to our economy, environment and national security."
INTERVIEW: Egypt's Antiquities Minister Speaks on the Search for Nefertiti in TutankhamunâEUR(TM)s Tomb
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 3 days ago -
Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Eldamaty tells Ahram Online his expectations and plans regarding Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves' theory on the location of NefertitiâEUR(TM)s crypt
All Early American Ancestors Hailed From East Asia and Siberia? Not So Fast, Says a Prominent Scientist.
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 5 days ago -
In his laboratory at the SmithsonianâEUR(TM)s Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., Dr. Dennis Stanford hands me a slab of brown plaster. ItâEUR(TM)s a replica of a bone fragment âEUR" from a mastodon or a giant ground sloth âEUR" original having been dredged
Synbiota Biohacking Kits Let You Do Genetic Engineering at Home
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, science, world )

- 3 days ago -
Gee, what could possibly go wrong? DIY bio movement envisions biotechnology becoming as accessible as programming.
A Neolithic Causewayed Enclosure and Other Exciting Discoveries at Thame, Oxfordshire
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 2 days ago -
At the end of August, Oxford Cotswold Archaeology (a joint venture between Oxford Archaeology and Cotswold Archaeology) completed the excavation of a site on the edge of Thame in Oxfordshire. The work was carried out in advance of new housing
Israeli Team Eyes 2017 Blast-Off for First Private Mission to Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli, Space travel, moon, Israeli technology )

- 1 day ago -
A team from Israel called SpaceIL has signed a contract to launch its robotic lunar lander toward the moon aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the second half of 2017. SpaceIL is therefore a strong contender to win the $20 million top prize in the Google
BBC - Earth - Secrets of Patagonia's Rare and Violent Volcanoes
Science & Tech  (tags: science, volcanoes, volcanic eruptions, Patagonia, BBC Earth, video, research, safety, technology )

- 4 days ago -
I love volcanoes and I cannot lie. Investigating one of the world's rarest and most explosive types of eruption in Patagonia could help save lives across the globe, explains Hugh Tuffen

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