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Most Efficient Thermoelectric Material Created
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, energy, heat, efficiency, thermoelectric, tin selenide, Northwestern University )

Brian
- 2 days ago - dailyfusion.net
"Northwestern University scientists have discovered a material--tin selenide--that is, according to a press release, "the best in the world at converting waste heat to useful electricity."
Solar-Panel Windows Made Possible By Quantum Dot Breakthrough
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, solar energy, solar panels, windows, quantam dot, Los Alamos National Laboratory )

Brian
- 2 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
"Windows that double as solar panels could soon be a reality following a breakthrough in quantum dot research that could have significant implications on the way the sun's energy is harvested in the future."
Goggles Help Surgeons 'See' Tumours
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, high-tech goggles, health )

Ray
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists are continually seeking new ways of targeting cancer - and the latest is high-tech goggles.
CETO Produces Wave Power and Freshwater
Science & Tech  (tags: science, energy, wave energy, wave power, green energy, sustainability, concept, design, technology )

Michael
- 2 days ago - ecogeek.org
A new, grid-tied offshore wave energy project called CETO is being readied off the west coast of Australia, near Perth. Carnegie Wave Energy is installing what is called the "first operating wave energy array scheme in the world."
NHS Care.Data Information Scheme 'Mishandled'
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, Data, Technology, Article 8, ECHR, Health Care, NHS )

Ray
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The chair of the panel set up to advise the NHS and ministers on the governance of patient information has told the BBC the Care.data programme was mishandled.
Off the Shelf, on the Skin: Stick-on Electronic Patches for Health Monitoring
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, Gizmos, health, humans, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, technology )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - news.illinois.edu
Wearing a fitness tracker on your wrist or clipped to your belt is so 2013. Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University have demonstrated thin, soft stick-on patches that stretch and move with the skin and in
Did It Come From Space?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, nasa, research, scientists )

Mitchell
- 3 days ago - earthsky.org
Evidence that Vitamin B3, Niacin, came from Space; NASA
Anglesey: Mysterious Artefact Discovered at Neolithic Tomb
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - dailypost.co.uk
Perthi Duon - described by Dr Nash as Anglesey's "least known Neolithic chambered tomb" - is believed to have been a portal dolmen, a type of single-chamber tomb mostly built in the early Neolithic period, and dates to around 3,500BC or earlier.
New Study Outlines 'Water World' Theory of Life's Origins
Science & Tech  (tags: Life's Origins )

Michael
- 3 days ago - spacedaily.com
Life took root more than four billion years ago on our nascent Earth, a wetter and harsher place than now, bathed in sizzling ultraviolet rays.
Crowd-Sourcing Britain's Bronze Age
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - heritagedaily.com
A new joint project by the British Museum and the UCL Institute of Archaeology is seeking online contributions from members of the public to enhance a major British Bronze Age archive and artefact collection.
Spectacular Fireball From Space Explodes Over Russian City (VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: Natural disasters, Physics, Russia, Space )

Ray
- 4 days ago - rt.com
A suspected meteorite explosion has been recorded by citizens of the northern Russian city of Murmansk.
He Ancient City Of Ayutthaya
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - heritagedaily.com
It is the year 1767. Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States of America is born in what is then the British Colony of South Carolina
NASA Discovers Most Earth-Like Planet in 'Habitable Zone'
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Science, Space, USA )

Ray
- 4 days ago - rt.com
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has found an Earth-sized planet within the habitable zone of the star it orbits, the space agency announced Thursday.
Monsanto's Harvest of Fear (a Revisit...)
Science & Tech  (tags: Monsanto, GMO, GE, Genetic Engineering, Genetically Modified, Intimidation )

Syd
- 4 days ago - care2.com
Just as frightening as the corporation's tactics - ruthless legal battles against small farmers - is its decades-long history of toxic contamination...
Argentina Scientists Are Now Attaching Backpacks To Collect Cow Farts (Video!)
Science & Tech  (tags: cows, farts, argentina's national institute of agricu, video )

BarbKnigh
- 4 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Scientists in Argentina may have just the answer to combat global warming. With cows being responsible for up to 25 percent of the methane gas released in the US each year, a group of scientists at Argentina's National Institute of Agricultural Technol

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