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Arkaim Ancient Settlement in Russia Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - slavorum.org
Russian archaeologists have unearthed some ancient and virtually unknown settlements, which they believe were built by the original Aryan race about 4,000 years ago. Ancient Aryan settlement in Russia discovered.
Science Organizations Say GMOs Not Proven Safe - National Food Safety - Examiner.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Food Safety, Health risks, World )

Victoria
- 2 days ago - examiner.com
The global scientific and medical-community consensus on genetic engineering is that the technique is not proven to be completely safe. The process of genetic engineering is not precise, and can result in the formation of novel proteins in food.
Are We There Yet? Scientists Prepare for Change of Epoch
Science & Tech  (tags: Anthropocene, Human Impact, Environment, Epochs, International Geological Congress )

Brian
- 3 days ago - morningticker.com
"Scientists from around the world met this week to decide whether to call time on the Holocene epoch after 11,700 years and begin a new geological age called the Anthropocene - to reflect humankind's deep impact on the planet."
Colorful Lunar Eclipse, VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, lunar eclipse, moon )

Beatrice
- 30 days ago - science.nasa.gov
On Wednesday morning, Oct. 8th, not long before sunrise, the bright full Moon over North America will turn a lovely shade of celestial red. It's a lunar eclipse--visible from all parts of the USA. "It promises to be a stunning sight, even from
TREAT Nuclear Reactor to Reopen After 20 Years of Inactivity
Science & Tech  (tags: Transient Reactor Test Facility, TREAT, INL, Idaho National Laboratory, Dept of Energy )

Brian
- 16 days ago - pennenergy.com
""The people who worked at this reactor in the past did a brilliant job," Bumgardner said. "It has a very low use of uranium, and as a result, the reactor can run for a long time."
Brain's "Inner GPS" Wins Nobel
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, gps, cells, Nobel Prize, discovery, medicine )

Roger
- 17 days ago - the-scientist.com
John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, and Edvard Moser have won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain."
Synthetic Biology's Revolutionary and Often Disquieting Impact on Our Food System
Science & Tech  (tags: Synthetic Biology, Risks, Benefits, Ethical Issues, Responsibility, Biodiversity, Agriculture, Farmers, Synbio, Genetic Engineering )

Brian
- 17 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"We are increasingly entering an era in which the gap between technology and the public's understanding and comfort with technology is quite large."
NASA Eyes Crew Deep Sleep Option for Mars Mission
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars Mission, Manned, NASA, Astronauts, Hibernation, Torpor, Stasis )

Brian
- 17 days ago - news.discovery.com
"A NASA-backed study explores an innovative way to dramatically cut the cost of a human expedition to Mars -- put the crew in stasis. The deep sleep, called torpor, would reduce astronauts' metabolic functions with existing medical procedures."
New Particle Is Both Matter and Antimatter
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, tech, study, scientists, science, research, news, investigation, humans, interesting, discovery, physics, Particle, matter/ antimatter, Majorana particles, Superconducting )

Darren
- 20 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Researchers see signature of "Majorana particles" inside superconducting iron
Astronomers Solve Supernova Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, supernova, stars, discovery, research, science, space, nasa )

Michael
- 23 days 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.
 
 
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