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Can the World Really Set Aside Half of the Planet for Wildlife?
Science & Tech  (tags: Biodiversity, climate change, extinction, forests, nature, wildlife )

Julie
- 9 hours ago - smithsonianmag.com
The eminent evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson has an audacious vision for saving Earth from a cataclysmic extinction event
First American Nuke Plant In 21st Century To Open Soon
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Energy, Low Carbon Emissions, Clean Energy, 21st Century Nuclear, Safe Energy, Watts Bar, Tennessee, Low Cost )

Brian
- 3 minutes ago - forbes.com
"Over its life-span, this one reactor will produce more electricity than six new combined cycle natural gas plants, or five new coal plants, or thirty of the largest solar arrays in the world, or 10,000 of the big MW wind turbines."
No, Stem Cells Don't Cause Autism
Science & Tech  (tags: Medical Science, Anti-Vaxxers, Anti-Stem Cell-ers, Anti-Technology, Anti-Science, Fear Mongers, Public Fear, Science Literacy, Immunization Saves Lives, Vaccinate )

Brian
- 3 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
"Anti-vaxxers and anti-stem cell-ers come together, thanks to a recent paper linking autism to vaccines that use stem cells. "
* How Vacant World Cup Stadiums Could Be Turned Into HOUSING *
Science & Tech  (tags: Architecture, concept, design, environment, humans, interesting, society, technology, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - industrytap.com
Brazil may be the soccer capital of the world, but surveys show 52% of Brazilians did not support hosting the World Cup in their own country. Thousands of Brazilians lost their homes for the construction of World Cup stadiums ...
Blood-Cleansing Biospleen Developed to Treat Sepsis
Science & Tech  (tags: medical research, medical device, biospleen, bloodstream infections, sepsis, sepsis pathogens, blood-cleansing, Wyss Institute )

Judy
- 2 days ago - laboratoryequipment.com
"We're excited by the biospleen because it potentially provides a way to treat patients quickly without having to wait days to identify the source of infection, and it works equally well with antibiotic resistant organisms."
Genetic Modification, Gene Therapy, Insect Resistance Management: Evolutionary Tools for Sustainability
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Technology, Biotechnology, Genetic Modification, Gene Therapy, Sustainability, Evolutionary Biology )

Brian
- 3 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"For the first time, scientists have reviewed progress in addressing a broad set of challenges in agriculture, medicine and environmental management using evolutionary approaches, approaches that consider species' evolutionary histories..."
Hillary Clinton Cheers Biotechers, Backing GMOs and Federal Help
Science & Tech  (tags: Biotechnology, Science, Technology, GMOs, Genetic Modification, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Gov't Subsidies, Tax Breaks )

Brian
- 2 days ago - timesofsandiego.com
"Hillary Rodham Clinton, in a 65-minute appearance at the BIO International Convention voiced support for genetically modified organisms and possible federal subsidies to keep U.S. companies from leaving for tax havens abroad."
Brain May 'Compensate' for Alzheimer's Damage
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Neuroscience, Health, Alzheimer's disease, research )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The human brain may be able to compensate for some of the early changes seen in Alzheimer's disease, research in Nature Neuroscience shows.
 
 
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