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Oldest Inland European Fort Found in Appalachians
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 418 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
The remains of the earliest European fort in the interior of what is now the continental United States have been discovered by a team of archaeologists, providing new insight into the start of the U.S. colonial era and the all-too-human reasons spoiling
How Geese Will Save the Air Force Millions of Dollars
Science & Tech  (tags: research, study, Air Force, animals, energy, safety, science, news )

Carrie
- 423 days ago - killerapps.foreignpolicy.com
The Air Force is seriously considering flying planes in formation like geese in order to potentially trim hundreds of millions of dollars off its staggeringly high fuel bill. The idea has been studied and tested.
Invisibility Wetsuit' to Protect Against Sharks Launched in Western Australia (TEXT and VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: world, water, shark attacks, Australia, safety, scientists, technology, design )

Carrie
- 423 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Scientists from the University of Western Australia, with designers Shark Attack Mitigation Systems (SAMS), have unveiled two new wetsuits that they say could save lives in the water.
T. Rex Tooth Found Lodged in Escaped Prey
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, investigation, research, science, dinosaurs, t. rex, paleontology )

Michael
- 424 days ago - cbc.ca
The fearsome bite of a hungry Tyrannosaurus rex left behind new evidence that the famous beast hunted for food and wasn't just a scavenger.
201 Strange Microbes Get DNA Profiled
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, discovery, biology, microbes, Canada, British Columbia, lakes )

Michael
- 425 days ago - cbc.ca
A British Columbia lake that's freshwater on top and salty on the bottom is among nine unusual environments that have yielded the genomes of 201 microbes that scientists have never identified and know almost nothing about.
A Low-Tech Mosquito Deterrent
Science & Tech  (tags: low tech, environment, news, mosquitoes, climate, humans, health, habitat, interesting, concept )

Carrie
- 425 days ago - nytimes.com
Over the Fourth of July holiday, my wife and I joined some friends for a barbecue in their backyard. The guests were lively and the space was lovely -- grassy and open but shady and surrounded by lots of shrubs and trees.
Phone Out of Juice? Scientists Want to Recharge It With Urine
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, research, scientists, technology, humans, study, news )

Carrie
- 425 days ago - news.cnet.com
Gotta pee? In the future, you might think twice before you flush that valuable power source down an ordinary drain.
Man-Made Earthquakes on the Rise
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, scientists, research, geological survey, earthquakes, news, science )

Carrie
- 428 days ago - voanews.com
The number of earthquakes in the central and eastern United States has increased dramatically over the past few years, and scientists think the reason could be due to the disposal of wastewater associated with oil and gas production.
12 Innovations From The 1950s That We Still Use Today (PHOTOS)
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, humans, business, discoveries, society, world, research, medicine, health, design, interesting, history, concept, tech, science )

Carrie
- 428 days ago - buzzfeed.com
While we tend to associate the '50s with sock hops, Elvis, and The Golden Age of Television, it also happened to be a decade that greatly improved our lives.
Scientists: Earthworm Poop Contains Detailed Climate Record
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, scientists, research, climate, interesting, news, science, environment )

Carrie
- 433 days ago - rawstory.com
Scientists announced a new discovery about earthworms this week, saying the tiny calcite granules found in their excrement actually contain a detailed record of Earth's climate history.
 
 
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