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Golden Rice: Lifesaver? *You Decide*
Science & Tech  (tags: business, design, food, GMO, GeneticEngineering, health, investigation, NewTechnology, research, society, technology, world )

Kit
- 336 days ago - nytimes.com
[....]the rice is endowed with a gene from corn and another from a bacterium, making it the only variety in existence to produce beta carotene, the source of vitamin A. Its developers call it "Golden Rice."
Healthy Diet and Exercise Can Reverse Aging in Our Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: aging, diet, exercise, health, investigation, research, science, society, study, technology, telomeres )

Kit
- 313 days ago - blogs.discovermagazine.com
A small pilot study has provided the first evidence that lifestyle changes can lengthen protective regions of our DNA called telomeres.
These Twisted Maps Prove That America Isn't a Red Country (INFO GRAPHIC)
Science & Tech  (tags: cartography, maps, study, science, research, U.S. democrats, republicans, interesting, society )

Carrie
- 258 days ago - newrepublic.com
I live on county maps. They offer an accessible, yet incredibly rich way to understand the diversity of our country. But they're also imperfect. An unfamiliar eye might draw the wrong lessons, like concluding that the country is overwhelmingly Republican.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Barbaric Torture of Cats at Toronto University!
Science & Tech  (tags: activists, abuse, world, violence, society, safety, sadness, politics, media, internet, health, research, study, science, scientists, medicine, investigation, money, lies, marketing, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, business, treatment, risks, prevention )

Kelly
- 240 days ago - yousign.org
It has recently come to our attention that Toronto University is doing intensive research on live cats. The poor and innocent animals are deafened and have some sort of steel coils planted in their eyes. Moreover, holes are drilled in their skulls
What's Missing From the Nobel Prizes? Scientists Weigh In
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, investigation, nasa, Nobel Prize, NewTechnology, science, scientists, society )

Kit
- 293 days ago - livescience.com
The Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel established the Nobel prizes more than 100 years ago, in 1895, with the following prize categories: physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, and peace.
Einstein's Lost Theory Uncovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, energy, Einstein, research, scientists, society, study, space )

Kit
- 149 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A manuscript that lay unnoticed by scientists for decades has revealed that Albert Einstein once dabbled with an alternative to the Big Bang theory, proposing instead that the Universe expanded steadily and eternally.
The Curious Case of the 103-Year-Old Car Phone
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, car phone, Lars Magnus Ericsson, interesting, society, history )

Carrie
- 310 days ago - wired.com
You think the mythology swirling around Apple and the iPhone is impressive? The ghost of Steve Jobs ain't got nothin' on Lars Magnus Ericsson.
You Share 98.7 Percent of Your DNA With This Sex-Obsessed Ape
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, DNA, evolutionary biology, investigation, research, science, society, study, technology )

Kit
- 147 days ago - motherjones.com
Earlier this month, just before the famed creationism debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham, I published an article drawing attention to a stunning piece of evidence in favor of the theory of evolution--one that terrifies creationists.
Take Action: End the NSA's Dragnet Surveillance Program!
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, government, humanrights, unitednations, usa, world, UnitedNations, politics, middle-east, HumanRights, study, technology, internet, Gizmos, discovery, society, safety )

JL
- 235 days ago - secure2.convio.net
A NSA senior manager, speaking anonymously to the Washington Post, admitted that the NSA gets vast volumes of location data of Americans as well as overseas cell phone users by tapping into the cables that connect mobile networks.
Neanderthal Demise Not Caused By Iinferiority, New Study Suggests
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, humans, Neanderthal, research, science, society, study )

Kit
- 87 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Study indicates low fertility and interbreeding with humans -- not lower intelligence -- may have contributed to extinction.
Large Earthquakes Still Possible in the Central United States
Science & Tech  (tags: america, central states, climate, concept, discovery, earth quakes, environment, history, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, scientists, society, study, USGS )

Kit
- 176 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
The region shook in 1811 and 1812, and scientists say it could happen again
The 10 Best Science Stories of 2013
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, investigation, nasa, NewTechnology, research, science, scientists, society, study )

Kit
- 207 days ago - livescience.com
As 2013 draws to an end, a look back reveals a busy year in science.
Harvesting Waste Plastic for 3D Printers to Reduce Poverty: Plastic Bank
Science & Tech  (tags: business, concept, energy, environment, health, medicine, NewTechnology, plastic, poverty, society )

Kit
- 224 days ago - treehugger.com
Once hailed as a miracle material, the now ubiquitous plastic is out of control, and it's polluting the water, littering our landscapes, and endangering wildlife all over the world.
Highlights From Bill Nye And Ken Ham's Debate Over Creationism (TEXT and VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: Bill Nye, Ken Ham, science, religion, evolution, creationism, society, humans )

Carrie
- 173 days ago - usatoday.com
For true believers of all stripes, Tuesday night was the opportunity of a lifetime. Nine hundred people streamed into the Creation Museum for the debate between founder Ken Ham and Bill Nye, the "Science Guy" of television fame.
 

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