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Brilliant Device Could Completely Replace Crutches!
Science & Tech  (tags: design, Gizmos, health, interesting, safety, technology, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - inhabitat.com
It is astonishing that the design of crutches hasn't changed much since they were invented about 100 years ago. Behzad Rashidi's brilliant Sit & Stand Walking Assistant addresses this anachronism and reconfigures the crutch into a hands-free aid that uses
Student Develops Inexpensive Solar Lens To Purify Polluted Water
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, water, pollution, disease, Purification, Gizmos, environment, safety )

Michael
- 8 days ago - iflscience.com
Deshawn Henry, a Civil Engineering sophomore at the University of Buffalo, spent his summer developing a solar lens using inexpensive supplies from a hardware store that can clean 99.9% of pathogens in a liter of water in about an hour.
You Can't Change the Color of Facebook - It's a Virus
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, computers, discovery, Gizmos, investigation, safety, society, technology, world, virus, malware )

Frank
- 10 days ago - money.cnn.com
"A scam app claiming that it can change the color of your Facebook profile page actually loads malware onto your smartphone or computer."- money.cnn.com
Underwater Ocean Turbines: A New Spin on Clean Energy? By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer/August 05, 2014/ DO YOU WANT THIS?
Science & Tech  (tags: business, climate, concept, design, energy, environment, habitat, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, science, scientists, study, tech, world )

Ruth
- 20 days ago - livescience.com
?'Janca plans to build a production-scale turbine with a 100-foot (30 meters) wingspan (and ultimately, much larger ones). Janca estimates that one of these turbines could generate 13.5 megawatts of electricity -- enough to power 13,500 high-use..houses' ?
GMO Critics: 'Chill Out'!?
Science & Tech  (tags: food, gmo, science, study, research, safety, tyson, neil, degrasse, science, humans, healthcare, diet, food, scientists )

Mari
- 25 days ago - businessinsider.com
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, perhaps the country's most famous scientist, has a message for critics of genetically modified foods: "Chill out."
Drug-Resistant Superbug Infections Explode Across U.S. Hospitals: 500% Increase Foreshadows 'New Plague' Caused By Modern Medici
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, health, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, research, safety, society, study )

Frans
- 39 days ago - naturalnews.com
.......This dangerous bacteria is finding its way into healthcare facilities nationwide... A CRE epidemic is fast approaching... Even this marked increase likely underestimates the true scope of the problem given variations in hospital surveillance...
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Urge the FDA to End Painful Tests on Animals
Science & Tech  (tags: Thousands of mice, rats, rabbits, dogs, monkeys are killed, can cause severe abdominal pain, paralysis, convulsions, seizures, bleeding from the nose, mouth and genitals, research, science, scientists, medicine, safety, technology, treatment, s )

Kelly
- 39 days ago - peta.org
Shockingly, the FDA acknowledges that 92 out of every 100 drugs that successfully pass these crude animal tests fail or cause harm during human clinical trials. In spite of this intolerable failure rate, the FDA continues
Anti Gravity Secrets of Building the Pyramids - Coral Castle in Florida, - Edward Leedskalnin   video
Science & Tech  (tags: research, performance, science, scientists, society, interesting, internet, investigation, medicine, nasa, news, NewTechnology, safety, space, study, tech, technology, world )

Stargazer
- 44 days ago - youtube.com
"I have discovered the secrets of the pyramids, and have found out how the Egyptians and the ancient builders in Peru, Yucatan, and Asia, with only primitive tools, raised and set in place blocks of stone weighing many tons!"
Take Action to Oppose the New 2,4-D-Resistant G.E. Crops *** Please Sign ***
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, environment, GeneticEngineering, health, humans, investigation, research, safety, science, society )

Frans
- 65 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Environmental Protection Agency is considering an application to use a combination of glyphosate, a chemical in many common pesticides, with 2,4-D, a highly toxic weed killer, on genetically engineered corn and soybeans designed to withstand 2,4-D ...
Thorium
Science & Tech  (tags: Thorium, Element, Energy, Energy Technology, Nuclear Energy, Abundance, Low Waste Production, Recycling, Zero Emissions, Non-Weaponization, Safety, Research, Development, China, India, Russia )

Brian
- 69 days ago - world-nuclear.org
"Thorium fuel cycles offer attractive features, including lower levels of waste generation, less transuranic elements in that waste, and providing a diversification option for nuclear fuel supply."
How to Swim With Sharks and Not Get Eaten (TEXT and VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, animals, swimming with sharks, research, interesting, news, science, safety )

Carrie
- 71 days ago - thestar.com
The ocean's apex predator does kill people, but we are much more devastating to sharks than they are to us. And now, conservation-minded scientists are learning more about what makes sharks tick. The Star's Sandro Contenta reports from the Bahamas.
Scientists Condemn 'Crazy, Dangerous' Creation of Deadly Airborne Flu Virus
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, health, news, research, safety, science, scientists )

Sally
- 76 days ago - theguardian.com
Researchers say recreation of Spanish flu strain highlights risk of pandemic, but critics say work puts global population at risk
Asteroid Dubbed 'The Beast' Set to Fly Past Earth on Sunday
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, asteroid, safety, nasa, The Beast )

Michael
- 80 days ago - cbc.ca
A recently discovered asteroid nicknamed The Beast is expected to make its closest approach to Earth this Sunday.
Would You Let Your Dog Be Walked By a Drone? (VIDEO!)
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, vemo-drone-dog-walkers, disabled-dog-owners, safety, video camera, video )

BarbCat
- 83 days ago - care2.com
Technology for dogs just moved one paw forward. A New York man named Jeff Myers recently uploaded a video to Vimeo of a drone walking his dog. Yes, you read that correctly. He connected the dog's leash to the drone and sent them outside for the Golden....
Demand Proper Regulation of New Genetically Engineered Kentucky Blue Grass in US - Via Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Kentucky Blue Grass, Environmental concerns, Ecosystem, Contamination, Plants, Safety, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 86 days ago - forcechange.com
Sign this global petition to the Administrator of the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services Properly, to regulate and conduct scientific research on the negative health effects of GM grass, produced by Scotts company.
 

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