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Blood-Cleansing Biospleen Developed to Treat Sepsis
Science & Tech  (tags: medical research, medical device, biospleen, bloodstream infections, sepsis, sepsis pathogens, blood-cleansing, Wyss Institute )

Judy
- 7 hours ago - laboratoryequipment.com
"We're excited by the biospleen because it potentially provides a way to treat patients quickly without having to wait days to identify the source of infection, and it works equally well with antibiotic resistant organisms."
Meteorite Leaves Crater in Nicaraguan Capital Managua, VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: meteorite, asteroid 2014, tracking space objects, VIDEO, collision )

Beatrice
- 6 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A meteorite landed "like a bomb" just missing Nicaragua's main airport and raising concerns over scientists' ability to track space objects on potential collision courses with Earth.
The Mounting Google Glass Rebellion
Science & Tech  (tags: Google glass, NewTechnology, interesting, society, humans )

Cal
- 8 days ago - theweek.com
In an age of constant connectivity, it's heartening to see techies taking time to unplug
Brain Augmentation: What's the Deal?
Science & Tech  (tags: Alzheimers, Brain Disorders, Brain Interface, Cognitive Enhancement, Implants, Intelligence, Intelligence Amplification, Intelligence Augmentation, Substrate Independent Mind, Transhumanism, Whole Brain Emulation )

Brian
- 10 days ago - hplusmagazine.com
"Does it make you stop to wonder if maybe it's not such a bad idea to replace small portions of our brains with things that are less prone to, say, Alzheimer's disease, provided we could do the process incrementally?"
New Deep-Sea Animal Species Look Like Mushrooms But Defy Classification
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, animal, dendrogramma, mushrooms, species, ocean, animals, discovery, research, science, scientists, study )

Lone
- 11 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A handful of strange mushroom-shaped animals discovered in the deep sea off Australia in the 1980s have finally been named by scientists.
Cheaper Solar Cells With a New Salt Cadmium Chloride Is Dangerous--and Expensive Aug 19, 2014 |By Joseph Bennington-Castro
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, concept, design, energy, discovery, environment, performance, safety, habitat )

Ruth
- 13 days ago - scientificamerican.com
'Cadmium chloride is a nasty chemical....Magnesium chloride is also nontoxic, abundant and costs about 300 times less than cadmium chloride. It can even be applied with a cheap spray coater purchased on the Web.'
U.S. DOE Invests $67 Million in Nuclear Energy Research
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Department of Energy, Secretary Ernest Moniz, Funding, Nuclear Research, Nuclear Science, Engineering, Nuclear Energy, Zero Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Obama Climate Policy )

Brian
- 17 days ago - dailyfusion.net
""The Department's support for cutting-edge nuclear science and engineering across our universities, national laboratories, and industry reflects the key role of nuclear energy in helping ensure America's low carbon future," said Energy Secretary Moniz."
Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World?
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli technology, startups )

David
- 18 days ago - popsci.com
Cross-pollination between military and civilian technologies fuels a fast-moving industry. When his students' return from military reserve duty, "new ideas come," enriching research programs.
Want a Place to Stay on Mars? Here Are Your (Future) Option
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, world, mars, space )

Darren
- 19 days ago - popsci.com
NASA has plans to put humans on Mars in the 2030s or 2040s, and the private company Mars One is already interviewing applicants to for its one-way trip to the Red Planet.
 
 
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