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Just Delete Me - Or - How to Erase Yourself From the Internet
Science & Tech  (tags: Just Delete Me, icon, internet, erase yourself from internet, websites, removal )

Dandelion
- 209 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
JustDelete.me is a page full of links disguised as buttons. Each button represents an online service; anything from LinkedIn to Skype to Wikipedia. Click a button and will take you to the page on that online service that allows you to delete your account
Do Animals Know Who They Are?
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, awareness, humans, Scientific inquiry, sense of self, study )

Kit
- 207 days ago - livescience.com
Do elephants, dolphins, cats, magpies, mice, salmon, ants or bees know who they are? Was Jethro, my late companion dog, a self-conscious being? Do any of these animals have a sense of self?
Why the Arctic Is Drunk Right Now
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, Arctic, jet stream, climatechange, science, amplitude, environment )

Nancy
- 97 days ago - motherjones.com
As the Arctic rapidly heats up, however, there's less of a temperature difference between the equator and the poles, and the downhill slope in the atmosphere is accordingly less steep. This creates a weaker jet stream, a jet stream that meanders more or-
Jerusalem: King Solomon's Wall Excavated (VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: Biblical archaeology, Jerusalem, King Solomon's wall, King David, excavations, match with bible, discovery )

Beth
- 22 days ago - youtube.com
This is one of the most exciting places on earth, with a half a million visitors a year, people from all over the world come to this place and for the first time understand what they are reading in the Biblical text matches the archaeology in the ground.
Voracious Rootworms Evolve, Overcoming Genetically Engineered Corn When Farmers Defied Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: corn, farming, rootworms, GMOs, evolution )

Freya
- 22 days ago - dailykos.com
'A widespread increase in trait failure maybe just around the corner.' In the new paper, Gassmann describes further incidents of Bt resistance in other parts of Iowa.
Solar Plane Takes Off on Historic Coast-to-Coast Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, energy, investigation, NewTechnology, research, scientists, solar plane )

Kit
- 347 days ago - livescience.com
A solar-powered airplane that can fly day and night without using a single drop of fuel embarked on an unprecedented flight across the United States today (May 3).
Vertical Farms Sprouting Up All Over The World Could Bring Food Local
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, inovation, vertical farms, farming, food production, skygreens )

Beatrice
- 23 days ago - collective-evolution.com
Imagine walking into a high rise building only to find out it was actually a vertical farm. As odd as this sounds, this type of building is popping up in different areas of the world as the idea promises new, environmentally friendly and rapid ways to
Golden Rice: Lifesaver? *You Decide*
Science & Tech  (tags: business, design, food, GMO, GeneticEngineering, health, investigation, NewTechnology, research, society, technology, world )

Kit
- 232 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."
Report: Last 3 Decades of 20th Century Hotter Than Anytime in 1,400 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate change, discovery, environment, habitat, health, history, investigation, NewTechnology, research, safety, science, scientists, society, technology )

Kit
- 357 days ago - commondreams.org
New research confirms dramatic shift in long-term cooling trend "correlates directly" with human induced carbon emissions.
A Bad Week for Big Biotech
Science & Tech  (tags: genes, patenting genes, big bio, BRCA1 and BRCA2, Myriad Genetics, ge seafood, ge wheat )

Nancy
- 304 days ago - foe.org
Today many women's rights groups, cancer patients, scientists, and concerned citizens celebrated an enormous victory in the Supreme Court: human genes can no longer be patented by big business!
Bizarre 500-Million-Year-Old Creature Unearthed
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, investigation, research, scientists )

Kit
- 293 days ago - livescience.com
A new fossilized, cigar-shaped creature that lived about 520 million years ago has been unearthed in Morocco.
Python Surprise: What's Inside the Deadly Snakes Could Treat a Major Disease
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, interesting, humans, research, science, Python, study )

Frans
- 22 days ago - takepart.com
Let's say you've just been swallowed headfirst by a 15-foot-long Burmese python. The good news: Your worries are over. They've been over ever since those awkward getting-acquainted minutes when the snake was hanging on to you with its backward-raked ...
The Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs of 2013
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, world, discovery, science )

Cal
- 106 days ago - theweek.com
From cloning to potential alien life
What Is This Thing?   video
Science & Tech  (tags: tardigrades, research, science, space, study, animals )

Nancy
- 263 days ago - youtube.com
A color-enhanced electron microscope photo reveals a half-millimeter-long tardigrade in moss. Photograph by Eye of Science/Science Source
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
- 209 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.
 

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