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Take a Stand Against Nuclear Weapons - The Petition Site
Science & Tech  (tags: nuclear weapons technology, Atom Bomb History, Human Rights )

- 6 days ago -
We call upon the nuclear weapon nations to urgently fulfill their moral duty and legal obligation to begin negotiations for complete nuclear disarmament. Zero is the only safe number of nuclear weapons on the planet.
Motorcycles Going Green? Check Out This Tron-Like Electric Bike...
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, technology )

- 6 days ago -
The electric motorcycle wasn't built to be a speedster, rather a unique, eye-catching bike with a green approach....
The Birds and the Bees - and the Pesticides
Science & Tech  (tags: Bees, birds, environment, insects, neonicotinoids, pesticides, pollinators, research )

- 10 days ago -
Excellent radio broadcast which discusses the impact of neonicotinoids on bees, other insects, insects eating birds and its persistance in the environment. Both scientists and pesticide industry representatives are interviewed.
GMO Myths and Truths An Evidence-Based Examination of GMO Claims
Science & Tech  (tags: Indpendent GMO studies? )

- 10 days ago -
Truth: Independent research on GM foods is difficult or impossible to carry out, but many studies that have been carried out find problems
Attention to Climate Change Is On the Rise. Nuclear Energy Is An Essential Part of the Solution
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate Change, UN Climate Summit, IPCC Report, People's Climate March, Decarbonisation, Reducing Emissions, Nuclear Energy )

- 11 days ago -
"The Economist published a very interesting figure demonstrating that, when it comes to energy production, the worldwide use of nuclear power is second only to hydro (and not by much) in having reduced global emissions to date."
GMOs Are Old Hat. Synthetically Modified Food Is The New Frontier
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, NewTechnology, research, science, synthetic biology, technology, world )

- 14 days ago -
Genetically modified organisms are ancient, technologically speaking. Though some consumers may just be discovering that they're in the food system... But there's a new technology on the scene, adding a twist to the already complicated conversation about
Why Doesn't U.S. Recycle Nuclear Fuel?
Science & Tech  (tags: Recycling, Reuse, Energy, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Waste, Disposal, Zero Carbon, Emissions Reductions, Climate Change )

- 16 days ago -
"France, Great Britain and Japan, among other nations, realized that spent nuclear fuel is a valuable asset, not simply waste requiring disposal. As a result, France today gets 80 percent of its electricity with nuclear power, much of it by recycling."
Female Woolly Mammoth Gave Birth to Nine Babies: Can She Have Another 28,000 Years Later?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 16 days ago -
The remains of a mammoth found in May 2013 on Malolyakhovskiy Island have yielded new hope in cloning hopes from the ancient animals, and also some intriguing puzzles.
Tooth Serves as Evidence of 220 Million-Year-Old Attack
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 15 days ago -
At the start of the age of the dinosaurs, gigantic reptiles- distant relatives of today's crocodiles- ruled the earth. Some resided on land and others in water and it was considered that they didn't interact much. But a tooth discovered by a University
The Mythology of Dog Years
Science & Tech  (tags: pets, dogs, life span, dog years, myth, animals, research, study, interesting, humans )

- 16 days ago -
In 2008, when the world's oldest reported dog -- a 29-year-old labrador named Bella -- passed away, Daily Mail wasted no time in sensationalizing the news: "The World's Oldest Dog Dies at the Age of 203 (in Canine Years)."
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