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Self-Adaptive Material Heals Itself, Stays Tough
Science & Tech  (tags: Self-adaptive material )

- 26 days ago -
An adaptive material invented at Rice University combines self-healing and reversible self-stiffening properties.
New Research Phase Will Attack More Types of Childhood Cancer
Science & Tech  (tags: children, disease, health, humans, cancer, treatment, research, study, protection, society, science, internet, computers )

- 77 days ago -
Phase 2 of Help Fight Childhood Cancer will feature a new project structure, disease targets, therapy options and drug development partners. But it has the same goal: improve treatment options for children afflicted with cancer.
The Wonders of Deep Space: Scientists Are on the Hunt for Alien Molecules
Science & Tech  (tags: deep space, NASA, Astronomy, Astrochemistry, new molecules, compounds, C3H+, propynylidynium, ab initio quantum chemistry, buckyballs )

- 38 days ago -
Astrochemists have discovered compounds in the cosmos that cannot exist on Earth. Here are a few of their findings.
Mass Killings Spread Like a Disease -- and a Federal Ban Makes It Hard to Find the Cure
Science & Tech  (tags: contagion effect, mass killings, media coverage, research, federal funding moratorium )

- 39 days ago -
One researcher said, We had to do this particular study for free, because we could not get federal funding for research. It had to be the kind of thing we did on the side, while working on our regular research on biological diseases".
You Can Actually Hear the Climate Changing ~ TEXT and SOUNDS
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, scientists, climate change, soundscape ecologist, discovery, investigation, news, humans, world, study )

- 64 days ago -
Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause has recorded jaguars in the Amazon, ice in Antarctica, insects in Zimbabwe, rainstorms in Borneo, and orcas in the Pacific. Wild sounds allow us to examine changes that may otherwise go unnoticed.
The Sun's Wrath: Worst Solar Storms in History | Sun Storms
Science & Tech  (tags: solar flares, solar storms, power blackouts, auroras, hi-tech vulnerability, satellites, global positioning )

- 62 days ago -
Our Angry Sun! Solar flares, eruptions and other sun storms can have serious effects to satellites and other systems around or on Earth. Take a look at some of the worst solar storms known to humanity.
Searching for the Painted Bunting ~ New York City's Colorful New Celebrity
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, humans, environment, habitat, news, world )

- 64 days ago -
We're hoping to catch a glimpse of a bird that ~ until recently ~ had never been seen in New York City: the painted bunting. The bird is the avian equivalent of a box of crayons.
Make Computer Science Count in California #CSinCA #MakeCSCount
Science & Tech  (tags: education, California, students, computers, programming, coding, petitions )

- 65 days ago -
In California, unlike most states, computer science is only an elective. This discourages students from taking it and schools from teaching it. California ought to be a leader in computer science.
Researchers Find New Phase of Carbon, Make Diamond at Room Temperature
Science & Tech  (tags: Q-carbon )

- 64 days ago -
Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a new phase of solid carbon, called Q-carbon, which is distinct from the known phases of graphite and diamond.
Ten Reasons Why Large Hydropower Is a False Solution to Climate Change | Common Dreams | Breaking News
Science & Tech  (tags: hydropower, Green Energy, rivers, dams, Carbon out of the atmosphere, false solutions, Environmental destruction )

- 65 days ago -
DAMN THE DAMS! In some cases, hydropower projects are producing higher emissions than coal-fired power plants generating the same amount of electricity. NOT a Solution! Rivers take about 200 million tons of carbon out of the atmosphere every year.
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