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Science & Tech

What It's Like To Get Bitten By A Black Widow (TEXT and VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, black widow spiders, Jackson Landers, illness, danger, medicine, humans, science, news )

Carrie
- 316 days ago - nytimes.com
I lay on my back with my teeth clenched and my hands gripping the sides of a hospital bed. A crowd of strangers in white coats filled the tiny room. Waves of pain lapped from my abdomen into my chest as the venom worked its way toward my heart.
A Teen Wrote 200 Letters To Get Lab Space. All But One Said No. Now, Cancer Should Be Very Worried
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, ins[irational, young scientist, research, news, interesting )

Cal
- 279 days ago - upworthy.com
When one lab gives him a chance, he shows that kids aren't just the future, but also the present.
Reports: NSA Has Keys To Most Internet Encryption
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, study, NSA, privacy righs, NewTechnology, computers, news )

Cal
- 327 days ago - npr.org
The National Security Agency has the keys to most Internet encryption methods and it has gotten them by using supercomputers to break them and by enlisting the help of private IT companies, and are reporting.
Find A Blue Chicken Egg? Congrats, Your Chicken Has A Virus
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, animals, chickens, blue eggs, discovery, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 319 days ago - popsci.com
Here in the U.S., our eggs mostly come in two colors: white and brown. But there are two breeds, one in Chile and one in China, that are known to lay blue eggs. Yeah, weird, right? And a new study has figured out why that happens.
Supposedly "Extinct" Pinocchio Lizard Pokes His Nose Out
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, Ecuador, endangered, good news, interesting, news, science, Tropical Herping )

Kayleen
- 298 days ago - cbsnews.com
Thought to be extinct for 50 years, this incredible lizard species has just been rediscovered in the cloud forests of Ecuador. Only the male has this noselike appendage which attracts females. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
These Robots Hunt Jellyfish--And Then Liquify Them With Rotating Blades Of Death (TEXT and SHORT VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, jellyfish, destruction, danger, world oceans, news )

Carrie
- 300 days ago - fastcoexist.com
Huge herds of roaming jellyfish are becoming a huge problem in our ocean, causing millions of dollars in damage and injury and death. The JEROS Robot will hunt them down and kill them.
Bright Future for Brain Research
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, medicine, investigation, interesting, discovery, concept, health, science, scientists, world, research, news, study )

JL
- 194 days ago - weizmann-usa.org
The brand-new field of optogenetics is shedding light on brain disorders
Cats Bring Potential Breakthrough in HIV Research
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, news, health, discovery, cats, HIV virus, goodnews )

Giana
- 252 days ago - shine.yahoo.com
Researchers from the University of Florida and University of California, San Francisco are reporting a surprise finding that may lead to the development of an effective vaccination against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Half Of America's Scientists Have Laid People Off Thanks To Budget Cuts
Science & Tech  (tags: news, economy, sequestration, scientists, study, safety, humans, medicine, research, technology )

Carrie
- 332 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Sequestration, on top of other budget cuts over the years, has meant that nearly half of respondents to a new survey of 3,700 scientists have laid people off or expect to soon, while more than half have had a colleague who lost a job or expects to...
Secrets Behind the Songs of Humpback Whales
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, news, Rarotonga, research, science, whales )

Kayleen
- 285 days ago - cbsnews.com
The male humpback song can be 20 minutes long, carries for miles, and is repeated many times to mark their territory. But the next year they return with a new composition. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Meet the Cape Ray, the U.S.'s 22,000-Ton Floating Chemical Weapons Eater
Science & Tech  (tags: U.S, technology, chemical weapons, world, science, safety, environment, news )

Carrie
- 206 days ago - complex.foreignpolicy.com
Long before forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad launched a massive chemical weapons strike that nearly dragged the U.S. into Syria's civil war, the American government was trying to figure out a way to neutralize Assad's stockpile of nerve gas and other...
GOOD NEWS GOOD NEWS Brazilian Activists Rescue 200 Drug Test Beagles
Science & Tech  (tags: research, world, scientists, news, science, performance, investigation, health, environment, concept, animals, interesting, safety, society, medicine, money, GoodNews, dishonesty, corruption, business, lies, cover-up, treatment, research, protection, medi )

Kelly
- 284 days ago - lifewithdogs.tv
Animal activists are rumored to be behind the freeing of nearly 200 beagles to be used for drug testing in the state of Sao Paulo.
Science Can Never Rest in the War Against Emerging Pathogens
Science & Tech  (tags: research, study, scientists, pathogens, food, water, soil, infectious disease, world, science, news, investigation, health, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 330 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The war on emerging pathogens isn't like any others. The war on drugs might well end with a new approach. The war on terrorism might eventually wind down. But the war on emerging pathogens is different. It will never end.
Meet the Deadliest Venomous Animals in the World
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, nature, deadly, venomous, humans, safety, science, society, interesting, medicine, news )

Carrie
- 307 days ago - io9.com
Venom can turn a seemingly weak and tiny creature into a feared killer. But what, exactly, does it mean for an animal to be "venomous"? And which venomous species are the most deadly to humans? Here's what we know.
U.S. Scientists Unable to Replicate Radiation Leak at New Mexico Nuclear Waste Facility
Science & Tech  (tags: WIPP, radiation leak, danger, nuclear waste, investigation, news, ethics, New Mexico, Carlsbad, Los Alamos, government, scientists )

Carrie
- 32 days ago - rawstory.com
Government scientists have not been able to replicate a chemical reaction suspected of causing a radiation leak at a U.S. nuclear waste dump in New Mexico, complicating efforts to understand what went wrong, a U.S. Energy Department official said Friday.
 

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