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Top Athletes Warned of Lasting Heart Damage From Endurance Events
Science & Tech  (tags: Top athletes warned, of, lasting, heart, damage, from, endurance, events )

- 2354 days ago -
Endurance sports such as marathon running and extreme triathlons can cause lasting heart damage among elite athletes, research has suggested. While most of the damage detected after a race was quickly reversed, about one in eight suffered more permanent
Method Predicts Size of Fracking Earthquakes
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, energy, environment, earthquakes, fracking, interesting, research, science, world )

- 2352 days ago -
Small earthquakes are a recognized risk of hydraulic fracturing, or 'fracking', a procedure in which companies unlock energy reserves by pumping millions of litres of water underground to fracture shale rock and release the natural gas trapped inside.
Shocking Revelation: EPA Declares 'Fracking May Be To Blame For Causing Groundwater Pollution'
Science & Tech  (tags: Shocking Revelation:, EPA Declares, 'Fracking May, Be To, Blame For, Causing, Groundwater, Pollution' )

- 2352 days ago -
If your water tastes polluted, smells polluted, and makes you feel polluted, then damn it it's polluted. I guess they figured that out finally. They being the field sampling and lab testing experts under contract to USEPA. The reports that
How Mistakes Can Make You Smarter
Science & Tech  (tags: research, How, Mistakes Can, Make You, Smarter )

- 2351 days ago -
OK, nobody wants to make mistakes -- but how you react to them makes a big difference in whether you learn from them. Two new studies looked at what happens in people's brains as they make mistakes. One used college students performing a computer task;
3D Solar System Scope Simulator
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, science, tech, stars, night-sky, 3D, model, simulation, planets, interesting, simulator, solar-system, universe )

- 2350 days ago -
Interactive 3D model of our Solar System Planets and Night Sky with individual star identification. Using this you no longer need a high-powered telescope. Control your date-time observations zooming in and out with alternate views. Cool stuff that rocks!
Best Websites for Finding Android Apps
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, internet, gadgets )

- 2356 days ago -
As the Android market rapidly expands, the variety of websites offering app downloads can be overwhelming. Which one can you trust to offer the best selection along with the most reliable information?
Earthlike Planet Found Orbiting at Right Distance for Life
Science & Tech  (tags: Earthlike, Planet, Found, Orbiting, at, Right, Distance, for Life, space )

- 2356 days ago -
A possible Earth twin has been confirmed orbiting a sunlike star 600 light-years away--and the new planet may be in just the right spot for supporting life, NASA announced Monday.
Poisoning Cancer Cells With Sugar
Science & Tech  (tags: health, Poisoning, cancer, cells, with, sugar )

- 2356 days ago -
A new two-part therapy combining a modified sugar molecule with two cancer killing drugs causes many types of cancer cells to "commit suicide" by apoptosis, a type of programmed cell death, researchers at UC San Diego and Kyushu University wrote
Two Biggest Black Holes Ever Found
Science & Tech  (tags: Two, biggest, black, holes, ever, found )

- 2356 days ago -
Two huge black holes may be the largest yet measured. Supermassive black holes inhabit most large galaxies. One, in the galaxy Messier 87, has the mass of about 6 billion suns - but it is no longer the record holder.
Be Smarter Faster (and for Longer) With These 10 Android Apps
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, software )

- 2356 days ago -
Given the amount of time we spend on our Android Smartphones, it makes sense to use them, not only as a means to text, get directions and hang out with some angry birds, but to increase our knowledge and access to information.
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