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This Is How Scientists Are Keeping ChernobylâEUR(TM)s Radiation Contained - The Washington Post
Science & Tech  (tags: Chernobyl meltdown, Nuclear Power Plants, European Union, Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, Chernobyl Ukraine, Nuclear Energy, science, technology, world, scientists, news, health, medicine, safety )

Cat
- 7 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Here's hoping the damn thing works! Engineers at Chernobyl, Ukraine, are close to installing a new state-of-the-art protective shelter over the remains of reactor no. 4, the site of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history
Solar Impulse 2 Lands in California After Pacific Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, interesting, news, NewTechnology, science, study, technology, world )

Frans
- 10 days ago - edition.cnn.com
An experimental plane flying around the world without a single drop of fuel landed in California after a two-and-a-half day flight across the Pacific. Piloted by Swiss explorer and psychiatrist Bertrand Piccard, Solar Impulse 2 touched down ...
Nutritionally-Enhanced GM Crops? Too Bad About the Deformed Butterflies
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, GeneticEngineering, health, genetic engineering, GMOs, safety, study, world )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - theecologist.org
It looked like such a good idea: take the pressure off wild fish stocks by growing GM oilseeds that produce health-enhancing long-chain omega-3 fatty acids...
Solar Storm Scientists Prepare for Geomagnetic Event That Could Destroy Technology Across the World for Years
Science & Tech  (tags: world, death, society, humans, environment, space, scientists, investigation )

Rituraj
- 23 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Scientists are preparing for a solar storm that could break communications for years and potentially put life on Earth in danger.
Can a Bottle Made From Algae End the World's Plastic Addiction?
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, humans, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, society, technology, world )

Frans
- 24 days ago - takepart.com
It started as a homework assignment for a college class, but the biodegradable, algae-based container 32-year-old product design student Ari Jónsson ended up creating has the potential to shake up the plastic water bottle industry....
As Ocean Acidification Threatens the West Coast, Scientists Try to Stop It
Science & Tech  (tags: CO2, environment, food fish, fossil fuels, interesting, news, ocean acidification, Oregon State University, science, world )

Kayleen
- 27 days ago - csmonitor.com
Urgent action must be taken to avoid devastating consequences to the North American West Coast due to global CO2 emissions. Food fish and the entire ocean ecosystem are at risk, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
University Develops Leak-Proof Food Bowls From Leaves
Science & Tech  (tags: poluting styrofoam containers, research team, naresuan university, degradable food bowls, concept, design, environment, humans, interesting, research, world )

Lone
- 28 days ago - bangkokpost.com
Concern over the rising use of polluting styrofoam containers has encouraged a research team at Naresuan University to develop a process to make watertight, degradable food bowls from leaves.
Could 'Planet X' Cause Comet Catastrophes on Earth?
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, Earth, mass, extinction, life, science, news, interesting, humans, discovery, climate, environment, history, habitat, nasa, research, safety, scientists, study, technology, world )

Roger
- 30 days ago - space.com
Space.com is asking some very good questions about Planet 9 and 10 yet to be discovered and their potential to cause mass extinctions on Earth every 27 millions years, a very good report and "must read"
WorldâEUR(TM)s First Robotic Vegetable Factory Opening in Japan in 2017
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, scientists, study, technology, world )

Frans
- 32 days ago - industrytap.com
Japan shocked the world when it recently staffed a hotel with robots. Now Japan is preparing to open the worldâEUR(TM)s first fully automated vegetable farm. These developments, in quick succession ...
Junk Food Is Bad For Plants, Too
Science & Tech  (tags: chemicals, environment, farming, food, health, interesting, research, science, world )

Kathy
- 33 days ago - nautil.us
Most of us are familiar with the much-maligned Western diet and its mainstay of processed food products found in the middle aisles of the grocery store. Some of us beeline for the salty chips and others for the sugar-packed cereals. But we are not the...
WOMEN ATTACK! A Scientific Argentina, at the Forefront of World Science
Science & Tech  (tags: women, investigation, research, science, safety, world, technology, study )

Pablo
- 36 days ago - fwis.fr
Andrea Gamarnik yesterday received the L'Oréal-Unesco international award for Women in Science for her studies of dengue virus; The award is given every year to the five most prominent researchers of the moment.
Would You Swallow a Data-Tracking Big Pharma "Smart" Pill?
Science & Tech  (tags: Big Pharma, concept, design, Gizmos, health, medicine, NewTechnology, society, technology, world )

Kathy
- 37 days ago - naturalsociety.com
Big Pharma is spending like never before to make sure patients take their drugs. Investors recently committed $172 million for a "smart pills" being developed jointly by Proteus Digital Health and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals. After a pill is swallowed...
 

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