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Revealed: Google's Sergey Brin Bankrolled World's First Synthetic Beef Hamburger 'for Animal Welfare Reasons'
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, scientists, research, animal welfare, synthetic beef, lab grown meat, cultured meat )

- 1751 days ago -
Though calculations of the environmental impact of Dr Post's lab-grown meat have yet to be published, early indications suggest that cultured meat could reduce the need for land and water by as much as 90% and overall energy use by up to 70%.
University Uses Tesla Technology to Wirelessly Charge Bus
Science & Tech  (tags: good news, discovery, environment, tech, technology, science, NewTechnology, energy, interesting )

- 1872 days ago -
Utah State University presented a first-of-its-kind electric bus that is charged through wireless charging technology
New Worries for the World's Water
Science & Tech  (tags: endangered, ecosystems, GMO, environment, research, discovery, science )

- 1886 days ago -
Researchers in China have found drug resistant DNA from GMO organisms, in every river they tested. These are manufactured using antibiotic resistant genes, and these bacteria are now exchanging their genetic information with the wild bacteria in rivers.
FBI: We Need Wiretap-Rready Web Sites - Now
Science & Tech  (tags: America, FBI, Internet, surveillance, wiretaps )

- 1943 days ago -
CNET learns the FBI is quietly pushing its plan to force surveillance backdoors on social networks, VoIP, and Web e-mail providers, and that the bureau is asking Internet companies not to oppose a law making those backdoors mandatory.
Yellowstone Park Research Wolves Killed By Hunters
Science & Tech  (tags: research, safety, science, humans, environment, habitat, investigation )

- 2003 days ago -
"Losing the wolves has been a big hit to us scientifically"- wildlife biologist Douglas Smith of Yellowstone's wolf project, which has tracked the wolves since reintroduction in 1995. all seven radio-collared wolves were within 1-3 miles of park bounds
Common Metals Offer Cheaper Energy Option
Science & Tech  (tags: GoodNews, NewTechnology, research, science, interesting, Sustainabililty, globalwarming, conservation )

- 2063 days ago -
U.S. scientists say that emerging photovoltaic technologies will enable the production of solar shingles made from abundantly available elements rather than rare-earth metals, an innovation that would make solar energy cheaper and more sustainable.
NASA Orbiter Reveals Carbon-Dioxide Snowfalls, Dry Ice on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, environment, scientists, study, technology, world, space, tech, science, nasa, news )

- 2079 days ago -
Scientists have received the clearest evidence yet of carbon-dioxide snowfalls on Mars based on data provided by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), NASA reported on Tuesday.
Smallest Fossil Footprints Ever Found Reported From Canada
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery )

- 2080 days ago -
The footprints belonged to a small amphibian identified as Batrachichnus salamandroides. The creature is similar to present day salamanders.
10 Mind-Blowing Discoveries This Week
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, GoodNews, news, education, endangered, environment, investigation, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, computer, study, NewTechnology, research )

- 2097 days ago -
10 fascinating discoveries to explore - and don't forget to follow the links for details and more info! A pleasant way to stretch your mind!
Big Ag Spends Big Bucks to Keep GMOs in Your Food Secret
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, GMO, GeneticEngineering, environment, medicine, health )

- 2113 days ago -
Cue a gusher of agrichemical cash into the effort to defeat the labeling initiative. This yr. through June 1, hundreds of thousands in donations had already bolstered the coffers of the astroturf group "Coalition Against the Deceptive Food Labeling Scheme
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