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Science & Tech

Trifid Nebula: 40 Light-Years Across and a Mere 300,000 Years Old
Science & Tech  (tags: world, cosmology, space, Trifid Nebula, universe )

Darren
- 19 hours ago - apod.nasa.gov
Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer
Row Reignites Over Distance of Pleiades Star Cluster
Science & Tech  (tags: world, astronomy, cosmology, science, pleiades, stars, cluster, esa, measurement, gaia )

Darren
- 22 hours ago - nature.com
New measurement points to possible error in ESA survey that could also affect the agency's new Gaia mission.
Here's a Map of Everything on the Internet
Science & Tech  (tags: world, internet, computer, Connectivity, society, World Wide Web )

Darren
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
The image was created by John Matherly, founder of Shodan, a search engine for connected devices. He pinged every device online, then mapped the location of the ones that responded. . .
Possible Evidence of Water Clouds in Brown Dwarf Situated Just 7.3 Light Years Away
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, evidence, water, brown dwarf, light years )

Darren
- 1 day ago - phys.org
A team of researchers, led by space scientist Jacqueline Faherty, has found evidence of water clouds in the atmosphere of a brown dwarf situated just 7.3 light years away. In their paper to be published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters. . .
Wake of Nearby Supernova Hints at Explosion's Origins
Science & Tech  (tags: world, science, space, scientists, study, astronomy, cosmology )

Darren
- 2 days ago - sciencenews.org
Radiation pouring out of a nearby supernova is giving astronomers an in-depth look at the aftermath of a stellar explosion. The unprecedented peek has revealed never-before-seen details of how gamma rays are produced by such detonations.
The Origin of Humans Is Surprisingly Complicated
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, nature, research, science, world, history )

Darren
- 5 days ago - scientificamerican.com
HUMAN FAMILY TREE used to be a scraggly thing. With relatively few fossils to work from, scientists' best guess was that they could all be assigned to just two lineages, one of which went extinct and the other of which ultimately gave rise to us.
Scientists Invent a Way to Generate Electricity From Your Home's Windows
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, technology, world )

Frans
- 5 days ago - takepart.com
Forget putting solar panels on your roof--in the near future, you may be generating electricity from windows, skylights, or even your iPhone. Researchers at Michigan State University have created a transparent photovoltaic material that ...
Our Life With the Neanderthals Was No Brief Affair
Science & Tech  (tags: neanderthals, humans, research, science, world, discovery )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - news.msn.com
The most accurate timeline yet for the demise of our closest relatives, published on Wednesday, shows Neanderthals overlapped with present-day humans in Europe for between 2,600 and 5,400 years before disappearing about 40,000 years ago.
Brilliant Device Could Completely Replace Crutches!
Science & Tech  (tags: design, Gizmos, health, interesting, safety, technology, world )

Kathy
- 8 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
New Carbon Dating Suggests Neanderthals Had 'Ample Time' to Mix With Modern Humans
Science & Tech  (tags: carbon dating, Neanderthals, Europe, research, ancient, discovery, humans, NewTechnology, scientists, technology, world )

Lone
- 8 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.
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
- 13 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
Say No to Genetically Engineered Trees in US - Via Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Trees, Contamination, Habitat destruction, Wildlife, Health risks, Safety issues, Sustainability, World, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 14 days ago - forcechange.com
Unnatural GE trees will easily contaminate native ecosystems spreading their genetically engineered genes into wild environments, leading to negative and irreparable consequences for the environment, other species and Earth as a whole. Global Petition.
China's Shunfeng Continues Grand Solar Plans, Buys 30% Stake in US Energy Storage Company Feifei Shen, Bloomberg August 08, 20
Science & Tech  (tags: world, americans, USA, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, greenbuilding, investing, sustainable development, labor, research, science, tech, study )

Ruth
- 14 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
'BEIJING -- Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd., a Hong Kong-based maker of solar products, said its unit SF Suntech Inc. will buy a 30 percent stake in U.S. energy storage company Powin Energy Corp. for $25 million.'
Monsanto's Glyphosate Is Killing Bees and Destroying The Global Food Supply - Via Green Med Info
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Biology, Study, Bees, Pollinators, Monsanto, Toxic Chemicals, Glyphosate, Food Industry, World, Sustainability, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 16 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
The GM agricultural system that Monsanto arrogantly claims will help to solve world hunger depends on a highly toxic chemical, that a new biology study finds kills the pollinator upon which approximately 70% of the world's food supply depends on, the bee.
Mysterious Objects Filmed Near International Space Station Send UFO Watchers Into Frenzy
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, energy, environment, interesting, nasa, news, performance, science, scientists, society, space, technology, world, ufos, paranormal event )

Frank
- 17 days ago - nydailynews.com
The first sighting of several white orbs was seen on Aug. 4 by eagle-eyed UFO watchers hooked on monitoring NASA's live webcam. Blogger Scott Waring, of UFO Sightings Daily, was one of the first to point out the Aug. 4 appearance while describing it as...
 

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