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Russia Is Creating A 'Noah's Ark' With The DNA Of Every Creature That Ever Lived On Earth Read More: Http://Inhabitat.Com/Russi
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, animal kingdom, DNA, Russia, Arks, preservation )

Freya
- 56 days ago - businessinsider.com
Moscow State University just received Russia's largest-ever scientific grant in a bid to create a veritable "Noah's Ark" containing the DNA of every living and extinct creature on the planet.
Mysterious Russian Satellite Sparks 'Orbital Weapon' Speculations
Science & Tech  (tags: Military, Russia, SciTech, Space, Vehicles )

Ray
- 57 days ago - rt.com
A mysterious Russian satellite orbiting Earth has global media in a bit of a spin after the object, thought to be space debris, conducted suspicious manoeuvres in space sparking rumors of little less than a revival of old Soviet satellite-killer program.
700-Yo Virus From Ancient Caribou Poop Revived, Infects Living Plant
Science & Tech  (tags: Biology, Canada, Ecology, Global warming, Health, Law, Russia, SciTech, Social networks, USA )

Ray
- 120 days ago - rt.com
Scientists have successfully revived a 700-year-old virus that was frozen within ancient caribou feces, using it to infect a modern-day plant. The development raises the possibility that global warming could resurrect other infectious viruses.
Viewpoint: Turning Old Bombs Into Carbon-Free Electricity
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Energy, US, Russia, Agreement, Plutonium, Recycling )

Brian
- 126 days ago - bizjournals.com
"In 2000, the United States signed an agreement with Russia to eliminate 34 metric tons of plutonium. That is enough fissile material to power 17,000 nuclear weapons."
International Schemes Hatch to Tap Nuclear for Industrial Heat
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Nuclear Energy, China, India, Russia, Industrial Production, Reducing Emissions, Fighting Climate Change )

Brian
- 148 days ago - energy2blog.com
"China, India, Russia others eyeing high temperature reactors for producing metals, hydrogen, fossil fuels, petrochemicals. Desalination too. Beijing targets 2017."
Russia's Rosatom Ready to Produce Fresh Water Using Nuclear Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: Clean Water, Russia, Desaliinization, Nuclear Energy, Rosatom, Global Water Shortages, Population )

Brian
- 155 days ago - en.ria.ru
"About two billion people in the world suffer from water scarcity and in the decades to come the problem is expected to get worse, as the population of the regions, already experiencing water shortage will continue growing."
Russian Physicists Seek Help to Build Nikola Tesla's 'Planetary Energy Transmitter' - Via Waking Times
Science & Tech  (tags: Physics, Russia, Nikola Tesla, Energy, World, Sustainability, Ethics, Good News )

Victoria
- 205 days ago - wakingtimes.com
Leonid Plekhanov and Sergey Plekhanov, both graduates of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, believe that by combining Tesla's plans with modern materials and other recent discoveries, they will succeed in delivering free, clean energy.
Russia Launches Live Animals on Two-Month Space Mission
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, Launching, satellite, live animals, plant seeds, space mission, materials samples, research, biological, physical, science, animals, scientists, study, world )

Lone
- 219 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A high-flying package of live animals, plant seeds, and materials samples shot into space Friday aboard a retrievable Russian Foton satellite, launching a two-month mission focusing on microgravity research into biological and physical sciences.
Thorium
Science & Tech  (tags: Thorium, Element, Energy, Energy Technology, Nuclear Energy, Abundance, Low Waste Production, Recycling, Zero Emissions, Non-Weaponization, Safety, Research, Development, China, India, Russia )

Brian
- 253 days ago - world-nuclear.org
"Thorium fuel cycles offer attractive features, including lower levels of waste generation, less transuranic elements in that waste, and providing a diversification option for nuclear fuel supply."
Nuclear-Scale Asteroid Blasts in Earth's Atmosphere Up to 10 Times 'More Common' Than Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, SciTech, Security, Space, USA )

Ray
- 310 days ago - rt.com
There have been 26 nuclear-scale asteroid explosions in the Earth's atmosphere between 2001 and 2013, according to a new report. The most powerful of the impacts was dozens of times the magnitude of the atom bomb that devastated Hiroshima, Japan in 1945.
Big Meteorite Strikes in Russia -- Again!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Meteorite, Russia, performance, environment, society, space, world, news )

Frank
- 310 days ago - nydailynews.com
Unlike the celestial object that exploded over the town of Chelyabinsk last year, this recent one injured no one on the ground, say Murmansk emergency workers.
Spectacular Fireball From Space Explodes Over Russian City (VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: Natural disasters, Physics, Russia, Space )

Ray
- 313 days ago - rt.com
A suspected meteorite explosion has been recorded by citizens of the northern Russian city of Murmansk.
Suspected Russian Spyware Turla Targets Europe, United States
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, malware, cyber espionage, TURLA, investigation, technology, society, computers, russia, security researchers, NewTechnology )

Angelika
- 355 days ago - reuters.com
A sophisticated piece of spyware has been quietly infecting hundreds of government computers across Europe and the United States in one of the most complex cyber espionage programs uncovered to date.
ROSATOM Is in Discussion for Construction of 40 Nuclear Units Abroad
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, ROSATOM, energy, energy policy, nuclear power, reactors, construction, #climatechanged )

Brian
- 409 days ago - energybangla.com
"Russia's state nuclear corporation-Rosatom's foreign order portfolio to date comprises 20 nuclear power reactors and construction of 40 more reactors is under discussion with various countries."
Life Found 4000 Meters Beneath Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, Bowling Green State University in Ohio, discovery, interesting, Lake Vostok, Louisiana State University, prehistoric, Russia )

Kayleen
- 539 days ago - sciencenews.org
A Russian team drilled through the ice, breaching prehistoric Lake Vostok for the first time. Microbes and DNA from water fleas, mollusks, and something related to a sea anemone was discovered. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
 

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