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Yeast May Have Helped Lichens Conquer Land!
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, environment, interesting, science, research )

Mitchell
- 30 days ago - purdue.edu
"Lichens were also some of the first land-dwelling organisms, suggesting that a communal effort helped life make the ocean-to-land leap."
10 000 Days of Internet !!!!
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, concept, design, environment, history, humans, interesting, internet, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, society, study, technology, world )

Frans
- 30 days ago - thunderclap.it
Come July 28th, the web will be 10k days old! The web is still in its infancy but through its public release, there has been a tremendous impact on lives around the world....
Take Action: Swarm the EPA!
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, epa, environment, pesticide, bee killer )

Dogan
- 32 days ago - environmentcalifornia.webaction.org
Millions of bees are dying off, with alarming consequences for our environment and our food supply. It's urgent we protect our bees. That's why we're swarming the EPA with more than 50,000 petitions to ban bee-killing pesticides by July 31.
Warming Oceans Are Causing the Melting of Glaciers
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, interesting, Ocean Resources and Ecosystems Program a, news, US Geological Survey, world )

Kayleen
- 41 days ago - csmonitor.com
Warmer oceans are the primary driver of the world's shrinking glaciers. If we continue with greenhouse gas emissions, then catastrophic sea level rises will occur within several decades, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Scientists Warn of 'Unsafe' Decline in Biodiversity
Science & Tech  (tags: ecosystems, crop pollination, waste decomposition, carbon cycle, scientists, climate, environment )

Ray
- 44 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists warn that, if left unchecked, biodiversity loss could have devastating consequences, An international team of scientists has issued a warning that biodiversity is dropping below safe levels for the support and wellbeing of human societies.
Science Explains Why Volcanoes Are Erupting All Over the Place Right Now
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, environment, climate, humans, science, society, technology, world )

John
- 48 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Earth seems to have been smoking a lot recently. Volcanoes are erupting in Iceland, Hawaii, Indonesia, Ecuador and Mexico right now. Others, in the Philippines and Papua New Guinea, erupted recently but seem to have calmed down.
Traumatised By Jaws? There's Now a Device to Stop Great White Shark Attacks.
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, science, technology )

MonikaAWA
- 50 days ago - theconversation.com
Shark Shield deterred 89% of great whites from approaching bait.
New Carbon Capture Method Turns CO2 Into Solid Rocks Within Months
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, environment, health, humans, interesting, habitat, investigation, NewTechnology, research, safety, science, scientists, society, study, technology, world )

Frans
- 51 days ago - industrytap.com
Scientists have been working for years to find out ways to suck CO2 from the atmosphere and industrial plants. The only thing stopping them in capturing the carbon was the cost involved and finding an efficient way to store or repurpose the CO2.....
Colombia Builds Houses With Blocks Made of Discarded Plastics   video
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, recycling plastics, architect, Columbia, Oscar Mendez, Conceptos Plasticos, Oscar Andres Mendez Gerardino, bricks, low cost housing )

Evelyn
- 53 days ago - youtu.be
(See article also - link in 1st comment) Mendez's company, Conceptos Plasticos, was founded in 2010, and uses an industrial process called extrusion to create its special plastic bricks from unrecycled plastics.
Is Rooftop Solar Cheaper Than Buying Electricity From the Grid? Joshua D. Rhodes, The Conversation | March 31, 2016 12:33 Pm |
Science & Tech  (tags: science, NewTechnology, performance, research, tech, study, concept, design, energy, environment, business )

Ruth
- 57 days ago - ecowatch.com
'The National Renewable Energy Laboratory this week said that rooftop solar panels have the potential to generate nearly 40 percent of electricity in the U.S. But what about the cost of going solar?'
Tape Over Your Laptop Camera? Why It Might Not Be as Paranoid as It Seems
Science & Tech  (tags: laptop camera, Mark Zuckerberg, Data Security, hackers, computer, environment, humans, world )

Lone
- 63 days ago - cbc.ca
A photo circulating online of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal laptop has ignited a conversation about data security, and how people can protect themselves against hackers.
Does Pluto Have An Ocean Hiding Beneath Its Surface?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, research, science, oceans, habitat, environment, space, study, nasa, news, investigation, astronomy )

O O
- 64 days ago - gizmag.com
Brown University says that data returned in 2015 by NASA's unmanned New Horizons deep-space probe indicates that the dwarf planet may have a subsurface ocean similar to those suspected to exist on some moons of Jupiter and may be responsible for the
 

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