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Science & Tech  (tags: education, history, culture, environment, science, world )

- 4031 days ago -
Civilization is a mental/material world of culturally transmitted illusion.
Why Animal Research Is Bad Science
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, humans, medicine, research, science, scientists )

- 3981 days ago -
Did it delay new treatments for HIV? Government enthusiasm for animal research is misplaced. Vivisection is scientifically flawed. It may have seriously delayed the development of new treatments for HIV.
The Truth Behind This Month's Blue Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, discovery, scientists, sky )

- 4017 days ago -
Thursday, May 31 brings us the second of two full Moons for North Americans this month. Some almanacs and calendars assert that when two full Moons occur within a calendar month, that the second full Moon is called the "Blue Moon."
Mercury Found in All Fish Caught in U.S.-Tested Streams
Science & Tech  (tags: u.s., geological, survey, mercury, fish, freshwater, streams, discovery, investigation, science, research, health, habitat, ecosystems, nature, environment, pollution, health, risks, warning, disease, illness, coal, mining, safety, food )

- 3193 days ago -
The U.S. Geological Survey's research marks its most comprehensive examination of mercury contamination in stream fish. The study found that 27% of the fish had mercury levels high enough to exceed what the Environmental Protection Agency considers safe.
Nasa Chimps Earn Florida Comforts After Taking a Punishing Step for Mankind
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, chimps, primates, nasa, space program, miloitary, research, suffering, experiments, science, technology, moon, landing )

- 3250 days ago -
An infant chimpanzee seized in Africa for the US Air Force in the 1950s, Marty was recruited into the military's air and space research program, paving the way for America's first manned spaceflight in 1961 and, ultimately, the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Study Finds Humans Still Evolving, and Quickly
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, ancestors, humans, europe, asia, africa, agriculture, disease, genes, dna, cattle, nutrition, siciety, culture, science, technology, research, investigation, humans )

- 3175 days ago -
The pace of human evolution has been increasing at a stunning rate since our ancestors began spreading through Europe, Asia and Africa 40,000 years ago, quickening to 100 times historical levels after agriculture became widespread, according to a study.
"The Thing": A 140,000-Year-Old Organism Discovered in Antarctica's Ice-Shrouded Lake Vostok
Science & Tech  (tags: Ancient Organism, Antarctica, environment, science )

- 2592 days ago -
An ancient living laboratory of our planet's past in Antarctica may have provided a preview of what we can expect to find deep below the barren surface of Mars and in the ice-shrouded seas of Jupiter's Europa. Two of the world's leading experts on life...
Scientists Hail the Seas of Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, mars )

- 4000 days ago -
Mars was once a blue planet, a team of Canadian and American scientists have found, with a third of its surface covered by ancient seas.
Bees Fight Back Against Colony Collapse Disorder
Science & Tech  (tags: honey, bees, Colony, Collapse, Disorder, genetic, trait, science, research, technology, investigation, environment, discovery, wildlife, protection, endangered, hybrid, colonies, Varroa, mites )

- 3155 days ago -
Honey bees are now fighting back aggressively against Varroa mites, thanks to Agricultural Research Service (ARS) efforts to develop bees with a genetic trait that allows them to more easily find the mites and toss them out of the broodnest.
Something Under the Ice Is Moving
Science & Tech  (tags: earth, research, science )

- 4046 days ago -
Throughout Antarctica, broad ribbons of ice known as ice streams shed large quantities of ice into the ocean. Glaciologists try to closely monitor ice streams because their movement ultimately affects sea level..
The Wave That Destroyed Atlantis
Science & Tech  (tags: NATURE, SCIENCE )

- 4052 days ago -
The legend of Atlantis, the country that disappeared under the sea, may be more than just a myth. Research on the Greek island of Crete suggests Europe's earliest civilisation was destroyed by a giant tsunami.
Scientists Grow Retina From Stem Cells in Lab Bringing Vision Restoring Transplants Closer
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, blindness, technology, Human retina, stem cells )

- 2607 days ago -
Part of an eyeball has been grown in a lab, paving the way for 'DIY transplants' that would offer hope to millions of blind people.The retina - a light-sensitive 'film' crucial to vision - was produced from scratch in what experts describe as ...........
No Evidence of Time Before Big Bang
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, humans, interesting, investigation, research, science, scientists, space, study )

- 2723 days ago -
Our view of the early Universe may be full of mysterious circles -- and even triangles -- but that doesn't mean we're seeing evidence of events that took place before the Big Bang.
Best Art in the Universe? Hubble Space Telescope's Amazing Pics From 2010
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, humans, investigation, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology, discovery )

- 2717 days ago -
For the past 20 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has been orbiting the planet and wowing earthlings with breathtaking images of outer space, from jaw-dropping pictures of clusters of newborn stars to fantastic photos of colliding galaxies.

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