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Why Chopping Down Trees Could Give You a Heart Attack
Science & Tech  (tags: illness, health, research, risks, safety, protection, prevention, warning, study, science, disease, death, trees, forests, discovery, environment, scientists, world, interesting )

JL
- 820 days ago - takepart.com
New research finds a possible rise in human deaths where trees are scarce.
Climate Conversations - Chickpea Genome Map to Benefit Poor Farmers
Science & Tech  (tags: africa, asia, middle-east, world, freedoms, ethics, death, GoodNews, goodnews, society, food, diet, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, study, environment, scientists, discovery, investigation, news )

JL
- 825 days ago - trust.org
A team of agricultural researchers from Asia, Australia, Europe& North America, led by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), has decoded the genome of the chickpea, a nutritious grain legume for many of the wor
Biofuel Production Threatens Air Quality and Crop Yields, Study Finds
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JL
- 846 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Report warns large-scale cultivation of trees for renewable wood fuel would emit high levels of the chemical isoprene
Nobel-Winning Italian Biologist Dies at 103
Science & Tech  (tags: death, obituary, science, scientists, Rita Levi-Montalcini, biology, medicine, research, study, Nobel, Nobel Prize )

Michael
- 856 days ago - cbc.ca
Rita Levi-Montalcini, an Italian biologist who conducted underground research in defiance of Fascist persecution and went on to win a Nobel Prize for helping unlock the mysteries of the cell, died at her home in Rome on Sunday.
Gene Variant Predicts Time of Death
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, genetics, health, death, humans, study )

Michael
- 863 days ago - cbc.ca
Scientists who study genetic mutations and the body's "circadian clock" say they have found a variant that determines the time of day a person is most likely to die.
The Dronefather
Science & Tech  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, violence, usa, war, world, politics, government, ethics, death, conflict, science, scientists, society, technology, tech, performance, research, NewTechnology, investigation, concept, design, Gizmos )

JL
- 877 days ago - economist.com
Abe Karem created the robotic plane that transformed the way modern warfare is waged--and continues to pioneer other airborne innovations
UNICEF Uses Mobile App To Empower Youth
Science & Tech  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, government, humanrights, HumanRights, politics, world, children, crime, death, ethics, illness, health, treatment, warning, risks, safety, prevention, society, NewTechnology, tech, technology, concept )

JL
- 880 days ago - mediabistro.com
UNICEF wants to prevent HIV and AIDS among youth in Haiti. To address the issue the non-profit is arming kids with technology that they can use to help identify risks of sexual abuse in the city of Port Au Prince.
Syria: Internet and Mobile Communication 'Cut Off'
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JL
- 886 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The internet has been cut off and mobile phones have been disrupted in Syria, monitoring firms have said.
Climate Conversations - 'Virtual' Crops Could Lead to Climate-Sustainable Food
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JL
- 912 days ago - trust.org
business as usual in farming and food production cannot sustainably feed the 9 billion people projected to populate the world by 2050.
US State Opens Door To Creatinism In Public Schools
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Mari
- 1118 days ago - straitstimes.com
A law to allow public school teachers to challenge the scientific consensus on issues like climate change and evolution will soon take effect in the southern US state of Tennessee
More Proof Pesticide Causes Bee Colony Collapse Disorder
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Bryan
- 1123 days ago - examiner.com
Ninety-four percent of the imidacloprid exposed hives had died at 23 weeks, The hives that died first were exposed to higher concentrations of imidacloprid. Lower levels of imidacloprid than are ordinarily used in the treatment of crops produced CCD
World Peace Is Hanging By A Thread
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Michael
- 1198 days ago - opednews.com
The atomic bomb never should have been used to attack defenseless cities such as Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing with horrible and long-lasting effects 100,000s of men, women and children, in a country that had already been militarily defeated.
Tribute to Arfa Karim - the Youngest Ever Microsoft Certified Professional
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, science, humans, health, medicine, asia, children, death, news, society, education, family, child, children )

Matloob
- 1206 days ago - propakistani.pk
Arfa Karim; it's a name that needs no introduction. She made the nation proud when she became the youngest ever Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in 2004 at the age of 9.
NTSB Recommends Ban on Driver Cell-Phone Use
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, research, safety, law, driving while texting, death, selfish attitudes, stupidity, focus, study, investigation, tech, environment, news )

Cal
- 1239 days ago - azcentral.com
States should ban all driver use of cell phones and other portable electronic devices, except in emergencies, the National Transportation Board said
Ice Finger of Death Kills All That It Touches
Science & Tech  (tags: Ice Finger, of, Death, Kills, All, That, it, Touches )

Agnes
- 1258 days ago - treehugger.com
Happy Thanksgiving! Now meet the ice finger of death. According to the BBC, it kills all that it touches, freezing any living thing in its path in an "icy tomb". It also might be the most stunning thing you watch all day, so without further ado, here

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