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Startup Invents a 'Homemade' Solar Lamp for Developing Countries
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, DIY, startup, solar energy, Solar Lighting, Africa )

Alex
- 3 days ago - dailyfusion.net
The solar lamp developed by LEDsafari, a young startup from Lausanne, is a more effective, safer, and less expensive form of illumination than the traditional oil lamp currently used by more than one billion people in the world.
Male Monkey Cares for Dying Partner
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Study, Nature, Animals, Wildanimals, Monkeys, Care, Partners, Primates )

Ray
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A wild male marmoset has been seen and filmed embracing and caring for his dying partner. The female monkey accidently fell from a tree in the forests of Brazil and the male comforted her as she lay dying.
Top 10 Things You Might Not Know About Stars
Science & Tech  (tags: Stars )

Michael
- 4 days ago - earthsky.org
Here's a collection of 10 unexpected, intriguing facts about the stars of our universe - including our sun - that you probably didn't know!
This Fish Crawled Out of the Water...and Into Creationists' Nightmares By Chris Mooney
Science & Tech  (tags: Tiktaalik roseae, science, research, evolution, fossil, creationists )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - motherjones.com
Tiktaalik, Shubin has observed, was a fish capable of doing a push-up. It had both lungs and gills. In sum, it's quite the transitional form.
The Results Are In! You Have To See Our 12 Favorite Winners Of The World's Most Amazing Architecture!
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, interesting, research, science, technology )

Frans
- 4 days ago - industrytap.com
Architizer, an online architecture database, recently announced the winners of their 2nd Annual A+ Awards, which featured voting from "300 industry leaders" and online voting from the public from more than 100 countries....
Graphene: Strongest & Thinnest Material Known to Exist, May Be the Next Wonder Material
Science & Tech  (tags: Graphene, strongest and thinnest material, pliable, next wonder )

Sai Krish
- 4 days ago - economictimes.indiatimes.com
Graphene is the strongest, thinnest material known to exist. A form of carbon, it can conduct electricity and heat better than anything else. And get ready for this: It is not only the hardest material in the world, but also one of the most pliable.
Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic From Lod, Israel
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
One of the oldest surviving complete Roman mosaics dating from 1,700 years ago, a spectacular discovery made in Lod in Israel, will go on show at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, UK. The exhibition Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel is
URENT~URGENT ENDS APRIL 15 Action Alert: Navy's Proposed Action Deadly To Resident Orcas
Science & Tech  (tags: comment period closes on April 15, URGENT, increased underwater charges and mines, pier-side testing and maintenance, pollution, protection, politics, oceans, wildlife, water, government, environment, endangered, conservation, ecosystems, nature, destruct )

Kelly
- 5 days ago - championsforcetaceans.com
The comment period closes on April 15 for the Navy's Proposed Actions in the Puget Sound. The Navy plans to add pier-side testing and maintenance, increased sonar practicing, and increased underwater charges and mines.
Supernova Cleans Up Its Surroundings
Science & Tech  (tags: Supernova )

Michael
- 5 days ago - spacedaily.com
Supernovas are the spectacular ends to the lives of many massive stars. T
Exploring Dark Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: cosmology, space exploration, dark energy )

Freya
- 5 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Universe is expanding--the space between galaxies is growing larger all the time. Not only that, but the rate of expansion is getting faster, a phenomenon we call "dark energy."
Ancient Roman Theatre Discovered in Florence
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - ansa.it
Archaeologists digging up the remains of an ancient Roman theatre discovered under the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence have found a "vomitorium" or corridor used by as many as 15,000 theatre goers in the first and second centuries A.D., city officials say.
Bronze Age Skeleton of Dagger-Clutching Racton Man Could Have Been a King or Priest
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - culture24.org.uk
Amy Roberts, the Collections Officer at the Novium in Chichester, introduces the Bronze Age Racton Man who could have national importance
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Shielding Controversial Animal Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: Florida House of Representatives, animal researchers, University of Florida contributed, much of the language included in the bil, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, healthconditions, nature, wildlife, science, politics, protection, world, governmen )

Kelly
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Photo credit: Skamnelis via Wikimedia Commons~A bill currently being considered by the Florida House of Representatives seeks to hide the identities of animal researchers engaged in controversial animal research projects.
Stick Insects Have Mimicked Plants Since Age of Dinosaurs
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Walking stick insects disguised themselves as leaves starting some 126 million years ago, report paleontologists, even before the advent of flowering plants
Going Up? Partial Space Elevators Could Take You to the Ultimate Top Floor.
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, space, technology )

Frans
- 6 days ago - industrytap.com
It costs about $25,000 per kilogram (2.2 pounds) to put any object into orbit around the Earth. Due to these high costs of space shuttle flights and repeated launch delays, scientists have long explored alternative ways of getting satellites into space...

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