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Newly Identified Bacteria Break Down Tough Plastic
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, news, research, science, study, technology )

Pablo
- 317 days ago - aaas.org
Keio University. Researchers have identified a species of bacteria that uses just two enzymes to break down a tough type of plastic polymer. A NEW BACTERIA BREAKS DOWN PET POLYMERS THAT MAKE UP SOME WATER BOTTLES AND OTHER COMMON PLASTIC CONTAINERS.
Siri And Other Phone Assistants Don't Always Help In A Crisis
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, research, humans, environment, tech, investigation )

Cal
- 314 days ago - npr.org
...if you told the Google App or S Voice from Samsung that you were just sexually assaulted or beaten by your partner, they don't have much to offer, a study finds.
Groundwater Contamination From Fracking Changes Over Time: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: carcinogens, earthquakes, environment, fracking, ground water, heavy metals )

Julie
- 256 days ago - thetyee.ca
Fracking chemicals from oil wells were located within four kilometres from sampled water wells. Canada's top hydrogeologist and contaminant expert calls fracking an uncontrolled science experiment on groundwater
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
- 297 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 ...
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
- 189 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.
French Billionaire Clashes With Rural California Town Over Water Rights
Science & Tech  (tags: water, ecosystems, environment, Sustainabililty, California, CA, water rights )

Carol
- 109 days ago - triplepundit.com
"...that insists the townâEUR(TM)s water is better served if it is bottled and exported to Japan."
Junk Food Is Bad For Plants, Too
Science & Tech  (tags: chemicals, environment, farming, food, health, interesting, research, science, world )

Kathy
- 297 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...
Denmark Breaks Its Own World Record For Wind Power Generation In 2015
Science & Tech  (tags: wind power generation, denmark, electricity, wind turbines, climate, environment, humans, world )

Lone
- 365 days ago - iflscience.com
Denmark has managed to set another world energy record, generating over 42 percent of its electricity in 2015 through wind turbines alone, the highest proportion for any country.
These Students Just Designed and Built Gaza's Very First Solar Car   video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, concept, design, energy, environment, renewable, solar, vehicle, Gaza, Palestine, Jamal Al Miqaty, Khalid Al Bardawil, prototype )

Evelyn
- 102 days ago - youtu.be
Inspired in the permanent shortage of electricity and diesel, the two students have used their knowledge to create a functioning prototype. Renewable sources, particularly solar energy, could pave the way to energy independence in Palestine.
Yeast May Have Helped Lichens Conquer Land!
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, environment, interesting, science, research )

Mitchell
- 178 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."
Animals More Capable of Empathy Than Previously Thought, Study Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, environment, humans, interesting, science, research, empathy, study )

Lone
- 362 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The study authors said: "Scientists have been reluctant to attribute empathy to animals, often assuming selfish motives. These explanations have never worked well for consolation behavior, however, which is why this study is so important."
Take Action: Swarm the EPA!
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, epa, environment, pesticide, bee killer )

Dogan
- 180 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.
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
- 179 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....
This New Plane Will Make the First Ever Carbon-Free Flight Across the Atlantic
Science & Tech  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, globalwarming, environment, humans, nature, green, greenliving, sustainable, Sustainabililty, eco-friendly, NewTechnology, science )

Rituraj
- 313 days ago - sciencealert.com
A new plane powered solely by biofuels and solar energy is about to make the first zero-carbon-emission flight across the Atlantic Ocean. The 'Eraole' has been developed by French pilot, scientist, and entrepreneur, Raphaël Dinelli and will fly in June.
 

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