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Astronomers Solve Supernova Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, supernova, stars, discovery, research, science, space, nasa )

Michael
- 1 day ago - iflscience.com
The companion star responsible for triggering an unusual sort of supernova has been identified after 20 years of searching, confirming our ideas on how these events occur.
Arab Israeli High-Tech Incubator Raises $4.5 Million
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli-Arab tech company )

Beth
- 3 days ago - iati.co.il
Takwin (Arabic for Genesis or start) is a unique incubator for start-ups in the Arab-Israeli community. Takwin Labs raised $4.5 million from Israeli (Jewish and Arab) and US investors. It will invest hundreds of thousands of dollars per venture in 4-6
The Water On Earth Predates The Formation Of The Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, study, research, discovery, water, solar system, astronomy, oceans, deuterium )

Michael
- 5 days ago - iflscience.com
A doctoral student claims to have solved the question of where the solar system's water comes from, including both our own oceans and the ice that makes up comets and the moons of the outer planets.
The Dubious Science Of GMO Food Labels
Science & Tech  (tags: Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, GMO, Foods, Labels, Politics, Marketing, Gov't, Federal, State, Whole Foods, Starbucks, Confusion )

Brian
- 6 days ago - io9.com
"Some labeling practices seem more intent on sowing confusion than providing enlightenment."
Russia's Rosatom Ready to Produce Fresh Water Using Nuclear Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: Clean Water, Russia, Desaliinization, Nuclear Energy, Rosatom, Global Water Shortages, Population )

Brian
- 7 days ago - en.ria.ru
"About two billion people in the world suffer from water scarcity and in the decades to come the problem is expected to get worse, as the population of the regions, already experiencing water shortage will continue growing."
JON STEWART EXPLAINS THE CLIMATE CHANGE CRISIS TO IGNORANT REPUBLICANS: VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: humor, satire, climate-change, Jon Stewart, GOP, science, scientists, research, study, environment, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - towleroad.com
As hundreds of thousands protest climate change inaction on the streets of New York City, the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology struggles to understand the basic physics of sea level change and bases policy on...
Israeli Firm Busts 13-Year-Long Europe Hack Attack
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, hackers, Europe, Israel )

David
- 11 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Since 2002, hackers used same system to steal data from European companies. That's all over, thanks to Cybertinel
Non-Coding RNA: Genetic Modification Anti-Science Groups Can't Protest
Science & Tech  (tags: Non-Coding RNA, Genetic Modification, Anti-GMOers, Anti-Science, Environment, Health, RNA, DNA, Proteins )

Brian
- 8 days ago - science20.com
"Modern genetic modification is protested by environmental groups and organic farmers. Organic farmers will spray Bt on their plants, while calling them organic food, yet the same food that expresses Bt naturally, like many plants do, is a Frankenfood."
Nuclear Power: Please Pass the Salt
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Energy, Molten Salt Reactor, IMSR, low level uranium, Safety, Energy, Zero Carbon, Terrestrial Energy )

Brian
- 8 days ago - thestar.com
"Terrestrial's reactor will cost about the same to build as a natural gas power plant, he said, but will cost "substantially" less to run than a nuclear plant."
Internet Trolls Are Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Sadists | Psychology Today
Science & Tech  (tags: psychology, psychology research, science, research, technology, internet )

Cat
- 9 days ago - psychologytoday.com
It's nice to know. In this month's issue of Personality and Individual Differences, a study was published that confirms what we all suspected: internet trolls are horrible people.
 
 
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