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Growing Human Organs in Pigs and Sheep Takes a Step Closer: New Guidelines Will Allow Research on Human-Animal Hybrids Read Mor
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, health, humans, medicine, performance, research, science, scientists )

Rosemary
- 17 minutes ago - dailymail.co.uk
Hopes that personalised human organs could be grown in farm animals have taken a step forward after the British government published its first guidelines for such research. The guidance is aimed at providing a framework for regulating the emerging tech
Sterkfontein Caves Produce Two New Hominin Fossils
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 hours ago - popular-archaeology.com
Two new hominin fossils have been found in a previously uninvestigated chamber in the Sterkfontein Caves, just North West of Johannesburg in South Africa.
Intelligent Socks Paired With Smartphones Can Save Diabetics Feet
Science & Tech  (tags: socks, cells, smartphones, diabetes, concept, design, research, science, technology )

Gemma
- 12 hours ago - nocamels.com
Roughly 130 million diabetics around the globe suffer from diabetic neuropathy, a type of nerve damage associated with the development of foot ulcers in patients with diabetes.
Israeli Power~Saving Software Installed on 150 Million Android Phones
Science & Tech  (tags: Israel, software, innovation, mob, mobile phone, concept, design, news, technology, world )

Gemma
- 12 hours ago - thetower.org
The ideal smartphone would be thin, light and affordable, and it would have an ultra-long-lasting battery. Unfortunately, we cannot have it all~at least not until a cheap, long~lasting, featherweight battery is invented.
FOCUS ON TUVA: Stunning Treasures - and Macabre Slaughter - in Siberia's Valley of the Kings
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 17 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
The royal tomb known as Arzhan 2 in the modern-day Republic of Tuva - to many, the most mysterious region in all Russia - is some 2,600 years old but its valuables match any trove from any era anywhere in the world
Birds Deliberately Spread Wildfires Because Birds Are Dicks
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, research, hunting methods, possible cause for wild fires )

Louise
- 23 hours ago - gizmodo.com
Some birds are using burning sticks to spread wildfires to flush out prey, proving my cat was right about birds, she also has a similar opinion on dogs.
Einstein Was Right: Scientists Finally Detect Gravitational Waves in Breakthrough
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, gravity waves, interesting, LIGO, news, science, space, universe )

Kayleen
- 23 hours ago - cbsnews.com
Scientists detected gravitational waves--tiny ripples in the fabric of space-time generated by two massive black holes crashing together in a space-warping cataclysm. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Petition Seeks Ban on Trade in Fake Rhino Horn
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, alternatives, Bioengineering, criminals, humans, illegal products, NGO Petition, NewTechnology, rhino horns, science, wild animals, synthetic or farmed alternatives, trafficking )

Rosemary
- 1 day ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Trade in bioengineered rhino horn shouldnâEUR(TM)t be allowed. That's the contention behind a petition filed today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by the Center for Biological Diversity, a U.S.-based group that uses science and law to protect
Orion Nebula Where New Stars Are Born
Science & Tech  (tags: Orion Nebulae )

Michael
- 1 day ago - earthsky.org
On some moonless night, look for the Orion Nebula below OrionâEUR(TM)s Belt. Your eye sees it as a tiny, hazy spot. But itâEUR(TM)s a vast region of star formation.
Gravitational Waves Detected!
Science & Tech  (tags: More gravitational waves )

Michael
- 1 day ago - earthsky.org
We can now detect gravitational waves, says LIGO. Unanticipated discoveries, unexpected marvels, ahead.
Breakthrough Discovery After Two Centuries of Speculation
Science & Tech  (tags: Gravitational waves, major breakthrough, science, Albert Einstein )

Unpacking
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Scientists announce discovery of clear gravitational wave signal, ripples in spacetime first predicted by Albert Einstein. The observation signals the opening of a new window on to the universe.
GRAVITY WAVES FOUND!!!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, news, science, technology, space, Cosmology, Einstein )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - msn.com
Einstein was right...yet again! The NSF held a press conference this morning, at which it was announced that LIGO detected gravity waves, on Sep't 14, 2015.
125-Year Mini Ice Age Linked to the Plague and Fall of Empires
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, climate, interesting, research, fall of empires, plague )

Louise
- 2 days ago - newscientist.com
In AD 536, the first of three giant volcanic eruptions ushered in a mini ice age that coincided with a plague epidemic, the decline of the eastern Roman Empire, and upheavals across Eurasia and the rise of Islam
Ancient Roman Brooch Contains 'Lovely' Palindrome
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - livescience.com
A person with a metal detector has discovered a 1,800-year-old copper brooch, engraved with the letters "RMA," on the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom. It contains wordplay that is, quite literally, "lovely," scientists have found.
 

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