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Britain's First Poop-Bus Leaves the Station
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, study, technology, sustainable energy )

Angela
- 9 hours ago - msn.com
Public transport powered by human waste and sewage could be the next big trend in sustainable energy. For real.
The Fossil That Revolutionized the Search for Human Origins: A Q&A With Lucy Discoverer Donald Johanson
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, history, environment, discovery, archaeology, human origins, Lucy, Donald Johanson, Donald Johanson, paleoanthropologist, Ethiopia, Afar, 3.2-million-year-old skeleton )

Darren
- 10 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Forty years ago today, a young American paleoanthropologist named Donald Johanson made the discovery of a lifetime in the arid badlands of Ethiopia's remote Afar region: a 3.2-million-year-old skeleton of a small-brained creature
Hydrogen May Prove Fuel of the Future
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, tech, study, society, scientists, science, research, performance, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, energy, discovery, design, hydrogen, fuel, molecule, universe, pollution free, cars, vehicles )

Darren
- 11 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
Will the most common molecule in the universe make for pollution-free cars?
Meditation Covers Scientific American November 2014 Issue
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, interesting, science, ancient, health )

Mike
- 12 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Scientific American's cover story -- written by French Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard and neuroscientists Antoine Lutz and Richard Davidson -- dives into the latest neuroscience research to look at the ways mindfulness creates changes in the brain.
European Space Plane for February Launch
Science & Tech  (tags: esa, european space agency, space plane, space plane, world, science, space )

Roger
- 1 day ago - sbs.com.au
Rocket firm Arianespace says Europe's first "space plane" will be launched on February 11 next year on an unmanned test flight and re-entry.
Does Uber Make Cities More Energy Efficient?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, society, science, performance, news, interesting, humans, environment, energy, design, Uber, Energy Efficiency, mobility service, Avis, Hertz, Sony, economy )

Darren
- 2 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
It seems you can't read an article about new mobility or the sharing economy without stumbling across Uber; the mobility service that sprung up in 2009 to only five years later become valued at more than Avis, Hertz, or Sony. Yes, Sony.
Watch the Milky Way Eat Its Neighbors [Video]
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, milky way, galaxies )

Darren
- 2 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
The Milky Way has a history of devouring its neighbors, the smaller satellite galaxies that orbit it. Over time our galaxy's gravity will tug on the near sides of these satellites more strongly than their far sides, slowly stretching them out. . .
Illuminating the Interactome
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, health, environment, discovery, computers, Interactome, map, binary human protein interactions )

Darren
- 2 days ago - the-scientist.com
A massive screen yields the most comprehensive map of binary human protein interactions to date.
Spacetime Is Not Necessarily Continuous
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, society, science, research, news, investigation, humans, interesting, environment, discovery, spacetime, perception, loop quantum gravity, safety )

Darren
- 2 days ago - scientificamerican.com
We perceive space and time to be continuous, but if the amazing theory of loop quantum gravity is correct, they actually come in discrete pieces
Inventing Health: Israeli Innovations in Life Sciences   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Israel, science, medicine, technology )

Barbara
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
Israel is a world leader in both innovation and medicine. Combine the two and you get great inventions that prevent, heal and monitor many health conditions. ~VIDEO~
Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to See It
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, science, research, news, nasa, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, computers, astronomy, cosmology, Leonid Meteor Shower )

Darren
- 3 days ago - scientificamerican.com
This year, the Leonid meteor shower should treat skywatchers to beween 10 and 15 meteors per hour, a NASA meteor expert says
Feature: Neuroprosthetics
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, performance, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, NewTechnology, nervous system, computers, Neuroprosthetics, artificial limbs, restoration, sensory function )

Darren
- 3 days ago - the-scientist.com
Linking the human nervous system to computers is providing unprecedented control of artificial limbs and restoring lost sensory function.
Brain Structure Rediscovered
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, news, medicine, investigation, interesting, humans, health, environment, discovery, brain structure, vertical occipital fasciculus, visual processing )

Darren
- 3 days ago - the-scientist.com
First described in the late 19th century, then lost from the literature for more than 100 years, the vertical occipital fasciculus appears to be important in visual processing.
Two New Sub-Atomic Particles Discovered at CERN
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, physics, particles, sub-atomic, CERN, discovery, technology, scientists )

Michael
- 4 days ago - iflscience.com
Two never-before-seen particles have just been detected at CERN's Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest particle accelerator, by the international LHCb collaboration.
Why Some Physicists Want to Get Rid of Time
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, scientists, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, physicists, time, static, universe, concept of time )

Darren
- 5 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The concepts of time and change may emerge from a universe that, at root, is utterly static
 

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