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Research: Mixed Genes
Science & Tech  (tags: Mixed Genes, world interactive map, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary An, Germany, Oxford University and University College, world ancestry )

Dandelion
- 56 days ago - mpg.de
An interactive world map of human genetic history reveals likely genetic impacts of historical events. The link to this interactive map is within this posting as well as a lot of information in general. Happy Exploring to you.
Genetically-Modified Purple Tomatoes Heading for Shops
Science & Tech  (tags: Britain, GMO Foods, Shops, Canada, science, environment )

Ray
- 81 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The prospect of genetically modified purple tomatoes reaching the shelves has come a step closer.
Help Shut Off NSA'S Electricity
Science & Tech  (tags: NSA, electricity, Fourth Amendment Protection Act, Washington State, Oklahoma, Florida, Indiana, spying, intrude of privacy )

Dandelion
- 81 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Thank you for supporting the Fourth Amendment Protection Act. If you're not in Washington State, Oklahoma, Florida, or Indiana (which already have bills introduced), you should work on advancing the same in your state.
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Is Broken. Tell Congress to Fix It.
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, computer fraud & abuse act, computers, congress, internet, technology, world )

Kathy
- 94 days ago - action.eff.org
The tragic death of Aaron Swartz, a 26-year-old coder and social activist, has shone a light on the sad truth about America's misguided computer crime law.
Just Delete Me - Or - How to Erase Yourself From the Internet
Science & Tech  (tags: Just Delete Me, icon, internet, erase yourself from internet, websites, removal )

Dandelion
- 209 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
JustDelete.me is a page full of links disguised as buttons. Each button represents an online service; anything from LinkedIn to Skype to Wikipedia. Click a button and will take you to the page on that online service that allows you to delete your account
Children Lost in War Zones and Disasters Find Their Families With An App
Science & Tech  (tags: world, war, violence, conflict, society, humanrights, children, technology, research, NewTechnology, Gizmos, design, concept )

JL
- 236 days ago - bits.blogs.nytimes.com
The problem and pain encountered by a lost child in the developing world, though -- someone with maybe no parents and no last name, and almost certainly no cellphone -- are tended to less often.
The Reality Wars - A Documentary Film
Science & Tech  (tags: The Reality Wars, Documentary Film, (h)ac(k)tivists, activists, journalist, Vivien Lesnik Weisman, Barrett Brown, Jeremy Hammond, The Snowden Effect )

Dandelion
- 243 days ago - kickstarter.com
The battlefield is the Internet. Whoever wins the Internet wins the war. The Reality Wars are being fought all around us. The US government and the mainstream media do not want us to know what's really going on. Take a stand and fund The Reality Wars.
Are You Being Tracked?
Science & Tech  (tags: Automatic License plate readers, ACLU, tracking, car, vehicles, police, abuse, permanent records, surveillance technology )

Dandelion
- 252 days ago - aclu.org
A little noticed surveillance technology, designed to track the movements of every passing driver, is fast proliferating on America's streets. Automatic license plate readers create permanent records of virtually everywhere any of us has driven.
Confirmed: F-1 Engine Salvaged From Ocean Floor Is From Apollo 11 Rocket
Science & Tech  (tags: space, ocean, Apollo 11, research, scientists, science, news, discovery, nasa, humans, history )

Carrie
- 270 days ago - arstechnica.com
Recovery of anything from three miles beneath the ocean's surface is a significant achievement, of course, but the very rocket engines that flew humans to their first lunar landing are obviously of particular historical importance.
New Studies Shake Up Human Family Tree
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, research, study, scientists, humans, skeleton )

Giana
- 365 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Everybody knows "Lucy." For nearly four decades, this famous partial skeleton of Australopithecus afarensis, dated to 3.2 million years ago, has been an ambassador for our prehistoric past.
 
 
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