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Law Enforcement Is Most Obese Profession - Study
Offbeat  (tags: Drugs, Education, Food, Health, Science, USA )

Ray
- 18 hours ago - rt.com
A study on the prevalence of obesity by occupation found nearly half the cops, firefighters and security guards in the United States are obese. Economists, scientists and psychologists scored the lowest rates of obesity.
1,600 'Pandas' Arrive in Malaysia
Offbeat  (tags: 1600 pandas, conservation, creative initiative, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Paulo Grangeon )

Evelyn
- 18 hours ago - thestar.com.my
A creative initiative for conservation - 1600 papier maché pandas, each unique, representing the number left in the wild, are doing a tour to sensitise people to the importance of conservation. (more on FB - https://www.facebook.com/1600PandasMY?fref=nf)
Watch a Man Control Two Robotic Prosthetic Arms With His Mind
Science & Tech  (tags: neural surgery, robotic technology, prosthetics, good news, NewTechnology, medicine, research, technology, science )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - theverge.com
Thanks to a neural surgery and robotic technology, a man in Colorado named Les Baugh is the first person to gain the ability to control two shoulder-level robotic arms with his mind. The limbs and the technology were developed by Johns Hopkins University
Brain GPS: UK Scientists Identify 'Internal Compass' Controlling Directional Sense
Science & Tech  (tags: Health, Science, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
The precise part of the human brain that controls people's sense of direction has been identified by leading scientists in a groundbreaking piece of research.
'Inner Voices': US Scientists Spy on Human Minds With Brain Decoder
Science & Tech  (tags: Psychology, Science, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Keeping your thoughts strictly to yourself may soon prove infeasible, with scientists working on a break-through, mind-reading device. The idea is to help people who are physically unable to interact with the outside world.
Maryland Court of Appeals Awards Over $200,000 to Family of Dog Shot By Police
Animals  (tags: abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, ethics, GoodNews )

Mike
- 16 hours ago - examiner.com
The Maryland Court of Appeals this week affirmed a jury verdict of over $200,000 in damages in favor of a husband and wife whose dog, a chocolate lab was illegally shot by Frederick County Sheriff's deputies in 2010. against the unlawful actions of police
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Jamaican Iguana
Animals  (tags: endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The entire species lives in extremely small range in a single location where there is a continuing decline in habitat
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Checkerspot Butterfly From Extinction
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, endangered, wildanimals, protection, habitat )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
List the Sacramento Mountains checkerspot butterfly as an endangered species
This Reusable Paper Saves Trees and Prints Using Ultraviolet Light
Science & Tech  (tags: recycling, paper, printing, office supplies, research )

Freya
- 23 hours ago - takepart.com
Scientists are redefining what it means to go paperless. Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have been working on an alternative to traditional paper that can be printed on and erased more than 20 times.
Praise Protection of Great Lakes Wolves
Animals  (tags: great lakes, wolves, federal judge, protection, good news, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
Endangered species status has been returned to Great Lakes wolves by a federal judge. Their protected status was taken away in 2012 by the Fish and Wildlife Service, which claimed that populations had recovered enough to allow wolf hunting once again.
 
 
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