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Why the Bad Guys Want Your Email
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, e-mail, hackers, passwords, security, fraud, malware, ransomware )

Freya
- 216 days ago - yahoo.com
Your email just got broken into? Sorry, it's not personal. It's business. That may not console you much when you realize that your email account was "pwned" through malware or deceit. But, really, the hackers who went after it probably had nothing...
6 Extinct Animals That Could Be Brought Back to Life
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, extinction, resurrection, mammoth, Tasmanian tiger, thylacine, passenger pigeon, gastric brooding frog, Carolina parakeet, saber-toothed cat, smilodon )

Freya
- 216 days ago - livescience.com
There are some extinct species -- such as the woolly mammoth, shown above -- that may be brought back to life if scientists can overcome some practical hurdles and thorny ethical questions.
This Electric-Assist Cargo Bike Is Powered With a Built-in Solar Panel
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, solar technology )

Shaheen
- 216 days ago - treehugger.com
when you combine the load-carrying ability of a cargo bike with the option for electric pedal-assist, it not only allows for more flexibility for daily use, but also makes getting around with a full load of gear much easier on the body.
Robotic Arms Expanding Opportunities for Disabled Children
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, technology, robotic arms, disabilities opportunity )

Naoko
- 217 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Breakthroughs in the development of robotic arms are providing a new world of opportunity for children who are missing upper limbs.
The Day We Fight Back ACTION
Science & Tech  (tags: NSA surveillance program, internet, computer, privacy, technology, government )

Nancy
- 219 days ago - thedaywefightback.org
This Tuesday, Internet companies and people who care about civil liberties are banding together to do it again. This time, we're taking aim at NSA surveillance and standing up for our freedom to communicate without our own government spying on us.
A Tumbleweed Robot to Stop the Spread of Deserts
Science & Tech  (tags: desertification, #climatechanged, research, Tumbleweed, robot, study )

Brian
- 220 days ago - wired.com
"The robot Tumbleweed, a nod to its round, spindly shape and wind-powered motion, would roll across the desert, gathering information along its path with the goal of delivering improved, uncovered data to scientist."
This Device Literally Reinvents the Wheel--Bicycling May Never Be the Same
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, Engineering design, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, study, technology )

Frans
- 221 days ago - takepart.com
Conventional wisdom says you can't reinvent the wheel. But that didn't stop Massachusetts-based start-up Superpedestrian from engineering a device that by and large does just that. Developed by MIT researchers, the Copenhagen Wheel is a hubcap-like ...
Synthetic Stem Cell Breakthrough
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, discovery, history, humans, medicine, interesting, breakthrough, synthetic stem cell, without animal cells, good news )

Giana
- 221 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Stem cell research which has the potential to rebuild human organs and treat diseases has been developed without the reliance on supporting human or animal cells.
World's Largest Solar Thermal Plant Starts Operating In Drought-Stricken California
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, #cleanenergy, renewable, solar, California, #climatechanged )

Brian
- 223 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Deep in the Mojave Desert northeast of Los Angeles the world's largest solar thermal electric plant has starting operating three of its generating units".
Scientists Identify Largest Species of Dinosaurs in China
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, research, dinosaurs, largest species, China )

Giana
- 223 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Scientists in China have identified the largest species of dinosaurs that possibly ever walked on earth.
 
 
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