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US Drones Outfitted With Infrared, Laser and Radar Targeting Begin Patrol on Somali Pirates
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, drones, piracy, ships )

Lone
- 1884 days ago - nydailynews.com
NAIROBI, Kenya -- For the first time, sophisticated U.S. military surveillance drones capable of carrying missiles have begun patrolling waters off Somalia in hopes of stemming rising piracy
A Tooth for An Eye? Woman Can See Again After Rare Surgery
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, research, science, NewTechnology )

Melva
- 1919 days ago - mcclatchydc.com
She regained her vision following a rare procedure -- completed in several steps over six months -- in which surgeons removed one of her teeth, drilled a hole in it, inserted a plastic lens into the hole & implanted the tooth-lens combination into her eye
Beatles Rock on in Video Game
Science & Tech  (tags: Beatles, video games )

Kristi
- 2028 days ago - cnn.com
LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- They've revolutionized music for nearly five decades. Now, some of the Beatles songs are about to hit video-game consoles.
Pesticides Indicted in Bee Deaths
Science & Tech  (tags: honeybees, pollinators, colony collapse disorder, pesticides, farming, environment )

Judy
- 2043 days ago - salon.com
"They're not making decisions about whether the pesticide can be put on the market based on impacts to bees, no matter how much evidence of harm there is," Colangelo says. "The EPA will just approve it anyway and put a warning label on the product."
Would You Pay $68,000 to Unlock the Secrets of Your Genetic Code?
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, research, NewTechnology, GeneticEngineering, investigation, interesting )

Susan
- 2060 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Last week, bidding kicked off at $68,000 on a 10-day eBay auction whose prize includes personal genome sequencing, analysis, and interpretation services provided by Cambridge, Mass.-based genetics firm Knome, Inc. The auction's winner also participates
US Adviser Says Cybersecurity Must Be Joint Effort
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, discovery, NewTechnology, research, performance, news, study, technology, tech, world, computer )

Cynthia
- 2068 days ago - tech.yahoo.com
The challenge of protecting the government's computer networks is too big for any one agency to handle alone, a top adviser to President Barack Obama said Wednesday. That suggests the administration doesn't intend to consolidate control of U.S. cyber...
Oldest Fossil Brain Find Is 'Really Bizarre' | LiveScience
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, bizarre, fossils paleontology )

Andi
- 2119 days ago - livescience.com
paleontologists recently discovered the oldest known example nestled within a 300-million-year-old fish fossil from Kansas.
Hubble Finds Carbon Dioxide on Extrasolar Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, Extraterrestrial Questspace, study, scientists )

Rosemary
- 2202 days ago - hubblesite.org
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting another star. This is an important step along the trail of finding the chemical biotracers of extraterrestrial life as we know it.
Bluetooth Tech Blocks Texting While Driving
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, NewTechnology, phone, safety, science, tech, technology, internet, discovery, computer, performance, Gizmos, car )

Susan
- 2145 days ago - dsc.discovery.com
Now in an effort to reduce the number one killer of teens, a Utah company is using Bluethooth technology to create a special driving mode that makes it impossible for a driver to talk or text when the car is on.
172 Scientists Protest Alaska's Aerial Wolf Hunting
Science & Tech  (tags: wolves, animals, palin, science, hunting, fur, cruelty, suffering, killing, endangered species, habitat, politics, protection )

Tom
- 2147 days ago - alaskawolfkill.com
Dear Governor Palin: As scientists and other wildlife professionals, we urge you to strengthen the application of science-based wildlife management to sound policy decisions, especially for those Alaska programs related to predator control....
 
 
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