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Paralyzed Man Walks Again Thanks to UK-Funded Tech
Science & Tech  (tags: Conflict, Health, Modernization, SciTech, Science, UK )

Ray
- 9 hours ago - rt.com
A man whose lower body was completely paralyzed has been given the chance to walk again, thanks to pioneering surgical therapy developed by scientists in the UK and Poland.
Consumers Will Soon Have Devices In Their Hands To Detect GMO and Toxic Foods
Science & Tech  (tags: design, GeneticEngineering, GMOs, environment, health, humans, NewTechnology, safety, science, tech, technology, toxins, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Every human being in every developed nation on Earth, whether living in a rural or isolated area, in the middle of a large city, or near an industrialized area, now contains at least 700 contaminants in their body including pesticides, pthalates, benzenes
Three Who Discovered 'Inner GPS' Win Nobel Prize in Medicine
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, health, environment, computer, discovery, design, inner GPS, Nobel Prize, medicine, , Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser, cells )

Darren
- 18 days ago - washingtonpost.com
U.S.-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian husband and wife Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser have won the Nobel Prize in medicine for discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.
Aids: Origin of Pandemic 'Was 1920s Kinshasa'
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, research, discovery, health, aids )

Ray
- 21 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The origin of the Aids pandemic has been traced to the 1920s in the city of Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists say.
The Committee For Skeptical Inquiry: No Health Risks From GMOs
Science & Tech  (tags: Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, Genetic Modification, GMOs, Science Literacy, Misinformation, Fear Mongering, Health, Safety )

Brian
- 28 days ago - csicop.org
"Genetic modification is easy to portray as a new and scary technology, but fear mongering is largely based on misinformation, a misunderstanding of evolution and our place in the natural world, and vague fears of contamination."
Non-Coding RNA: Genetic Modification Anti-Science Groups Can't Protest
Science & Tech  (tags: Non-Coding RNA, Genetic Modification, Anti-GMOers, Anti-Science, Environment, Health, RNA, DNA, Proteins )

Brian
- 31 days ago - science20.com
"Modern genetic modification is protested by environmental groups and organic farmers. Organic farmers will spray Bt on their plants, while calling them organic food, yet the same food that expresses Bt naturally, like many plants do, is a Frankenfood."
Global Population Could Top 12 Billion By 2100
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, health, humans, interesting, news, research, science, U.N., University of Washington, world )

Kayleen
- 34 days ago - csmonitor.com
All due to sub-Saharan Africa's higher-than-expected birth rates, the U.N. and other experts reported. They expect food and water wars and disease plagues across the planet, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
White House Unveils Strategy to Combat Antibiotic Resistance
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, scientists, science, research, health, humans, environment, White House, strategy, antiobiotic, drugs )

Darren
- 34 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A new science advisory panel assessment sparks executive actions to tamp down the threat of a future without lifesaving drugs
India's Verdana Shiva On The New Food Wars: GMOS And Biofuels   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Verdana Shiva, geneticengineering, GMO, GM crops, India, Asia, Ireland, Africa, Latin America, business, health, humans, medicine, NewTechnology, technology, world )

Betsy
- 36 days ago - youtube.com
Following Rachel Carson's courage and case, Dr. Shiva has fought against food. Intellectual property rights, biotechnology, and genetic engineering. She has assisted campaigns against GM crops and GMO's in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Geneticists Say Bald Chicken Is Safe, But Would You Eat It?
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, chicken, concept, health, science, world )

Kathy
- 37 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Chickens have feathers for a reason, or at least that's how nature intended it. Nine years after the first information on featherless chickens became known, the attention of the public and world media has once again focused on this experiment designed for
Why Do Some EVs Still Have Shorter Ranges? Written By Ken Green Burridge on 19 February 2012
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, research, performance, science, safety, NewTechnology, technology, world, concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, habitat, health, business, climate )

Ruth
- 38 days ago - evtopia.org
"Almost 20 years ago EVs (1996) were going farther than many of todays EVs using Nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) rechargeable batteries,which are currently also used in the Toyota Prius Hybrid so why aren't they also being used in pure EVs?"
Brain May 'Compensate' for Alzheimer's Damage
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Neuroscience, Health, Alzheimer's disease, research )

Ray
- 40 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The human brain may be able to compensate for some of the early changes seen in Alzheimer's disease, research in Nature Neuroscience shows.
Sherry Turkle Explains Why Social Technologies Are Making Us Less Social
Science & Tech  (tags: world, environment, technology, study, research, humans, history, environment, Sherry Turkle, social media, computers, health )

Darren
- 44 days ago - scientificamerican.com
For the first time in the history of our species, we are never alone and never bored. Have we lost something fundamental about being human?
Extreme Solar Storm on Way to Earth, But Worst Effects Skim Above Planet, Scientists Say
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, climate, energy, health, humans, interesting, news, research, safety, science, scientists, space, study, sun, technology, world )

Caree
- 44 days ago - news.msn.com
A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems. It has been several years since Earth has had a solar storm of this size coming from sunspots smack
VERIFICATION PROCESS Bowl of Cereal XSmallProduct Verification: From Start to Finish {For Non-Gmo Products}
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, safety, concept, environment, habitat, health )

Ruth
- 48 days ago - nongmoproject.org
'The Non-GMO Project's Product Verification Program(PVP) is a process-based and product-based program designed to assess compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard.The core requirements are traceability, segregation, and testing of high-risk ingredient'
 

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