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DNA Analysis Used To Trap Tree Thieves
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, British Columbia, DNA, trees, unauthorized loggers, old growth, thieves )

- 59 days ago -
Timber is taken illegally from Crown land, private land and ecological reserves. Catching these unauthorized loggers red-handed as they harvest old-growth timber would be ideal and DNA can lead to convictions which will help to stop this from happening.
Eye-Controlled Computers Make Double Clicking Obsolete
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, concept, design, humans, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, technology )

- 298 days ago -
The smartest, most-accomplished person on the planet, Stephen Hawking, communicates with his friends and the world using "cheek movements" to send signals to his computer. He is reported to have tried eye movement technology but found the process to be...
UN Climate Chief Praises China, Warns the Rest of the World
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, environment, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, study, technology )

- 298 days ago -
Renewable and green energy received a significant morale boost to start the new year with the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change advising investors to pull money out of fossil fuels and look to renewables going forward...
Bahrain's Sustainable Architecture Helps Power Itself With Gigantic Wind Turbines
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, society )

- 297 days ago -
The Bahrain World Trade Center (BWTC) has received multiple awards in the area of sustainability. This is Kingdom's first intelligent building which features an array of sophisticated SMART features........
Brain-Controlled Bionic Leg Revolutionizes Prosthetics
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, concept, design, discovery, humans, interesting, research, scientists, technology )

- 297 days ago -
Scientists at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago reported last week on a revolutionary new advancement in prosthetic technology - a prosthetic leg that can be controlled entirely by the user's brain....
Engineering Particles on the Nanoscale to Redesign the Future of Medicine
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, concept, design, discovery, environment, humans, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, society, study )

- 297 days ago -
Super high resolution microscopes are the most significant development in imaging since the invention of the microscope in the 16th century. Conventional microscopes resolve objects as small as 300 nanometers, also known as the "diffraction limit....
The Pentagon Banks on Giant Inflatable Satellite Balls for Satcom
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, environment, Gizmos, interesting, internet, investigation, NewTechnology, research, scientists, technology, world )

- 297 days ago -
In an effort to make military equipment more durable, the Pentagon sees the future of communications in giant inflatable balls. A five-year, $440 million contract has been granted to the Army and Marine Corps, among others, in order to use an inflatable..
Why You Should Care About the Future of Carbon Capture and Sequestration
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, energy, environment, health, humans, interesting, investigation, research, NewTechnology, science, society, technology, world )

- 297 days ago -
According to the MIT "Carbon Capture & Sequestration Technologies" program, there are two main types of carbon emission: natural & man-made (anthropogenic), and two types of carbon capture and sequestration: natural and man-made....
The Submarine Drone That Makes Flying Drones Look Like Toys
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, study )

- 297 days ago -
The U.S. has anted up a whopping $203.7M to marine technology developer Teledyne Benthos in order to create a submarine drone for military activity........
Why Don't We Have Holodecks?
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, computers, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, space, study )

- 297 days ago -
In one of the classic Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes, "The Big Goodbye," Captain Picard dons a fedora as 1940s sleuth Dixon Hill. Picard found a brief escape from life on the Enterprise by way of the Holodeck, a fully immersive virtual-reality...
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