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1957-Roger Ravelle and Hans Suess "Discover Global Warming"
Science & Tech  (tags: Hans Suess, Roger Revelle, oceanography, chemistry, geochemistry, global warming effects, technology, science, investigation, environment, scientists )

Betsy
- 7 days ago - aip.org
Before scientists would take greenhouse effect warming seriously, they had to get past a counter-argument. It seemed certain that the immense mass of the oceans would absorb the excess carbon dioxide produced by human activity.
The Mounting Google Glass Rebellion
Science & Tech  (tags: Google glass, NewTechnology, interesting, society, humans )

Cal
- 14 days ago - theweek.com
In an age of constant connectivity, it's heartening to see techies taking time to unplug
Mega Droughts Or Prolonged Droughts (California and Western US) Are A Threat To Civilization
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Western US, Droughts, Wildfires, water shortage, animals, business, climate, environment, habitat, health, investigation, news, NewTechnology, science, technology, world )

Betsy
- 17 days ago - usatoday.com
California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.
Watts Bar Unit 2: First New Nuclear Generation
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Nuclear Energy, Tennessee Valley Authority, Watts Bar Unit 2, First New Nuclear Generation, Low Cost, Safety Standards, Carbon Free, Climate Change )

Brian
- 15 days ago - tva.com
"Once operational, Watts Bar 2 will produce the first new nuclear generation of the 21st century in the United States -- generation that is low-cost and carbon-free."
Vandana Shiva Is One of the World's Worst People
Science & Tech  (tags: Vandana Shiva, Propagandist, Disinformation, Science Denialist, Anti-Science, Extremist, Anti-GMO, Activist, India, Biotechnology, genetic modification, feeding the hungry, fighting famine )

Brian
- 17 days ago - reason.com
"Vandana Shiva's mind is made up. A science-hater-turned-philosopher-turned-activist-t urned-quantum physicist is busy sowing seeds of doubt among the gullible."
Transgenic Silkworm Spins Strong 'Spider' Threads That Could Be Mass-Produced
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, Japan, agrobiology, silkworms, transgenic )

Naoko
- 22 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
TSUKUBA, IBARAKI PREF. - Japan's National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences has developed a transgenic silkworm that produces strong "spider" silk.
Blombos Cave
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 days ago - donsmaps.com
Blombos Cave is some 100 metres from the coast and 35 metres above sea level. Interior cave deposits, including those in recesses, cover more than 80 square metres. About 20 square metres of the Middle Stone Age (MSA) has been excavated to a depth of abou
Afontova Gora
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 days ago - donsmaps.com
This important site has cultural ties with Mal'ta and Buret', hundreds of kilometres to the south east. It is on a north flowing river, the Yenisei
Saint Acheul and the Acheulian
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 days ago - donsmaps.com
The story of the period to become known as the Acheulian, after the eponymous site of Saint Acheul, began with the excavations of Boucher de Perthes in the nearby area of Abbeville.
The Hermaphrodite Venus From Balzi Rossi
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 days ago - donsmaps.com
The Hermaphrodite, so named by Piette, probably has the same origin as the Losange Venus and the Polichinelle Venus and has also been acquired and published by Piette (MAN, no 49.280). The statuette, of translucent green soapstone, is badly damaged
 
 
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