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United States Confirms That It Has Fired Depleted Uranium in Syria
Science & Tech  (tags: DU, depleted uranium weapons, U.S., Syria )

- 5 hours ago -
The US has finally confirmed that it has fired DU ammunition Syria, after it had earlier stated that the weapons would not be used.
Energy Hijacking Pathway Found Within Photosynthesis
Science & Tech  (tags: Photosynthesis )

- 2 days ago -
The study, carried out by a University of Cambridge team, reveals hitherto-unknown properties within Photosystem II, the enzyme which kick-starts photosynthesis in plants by extracting electrons from water using sunlight.
Highly Efficient Organic Solar Cells With Improved Operation Stability
Science & Tech  (tags: Improved solar cells )

- 2 days ago -
A new type of organic solar cells (OSCs) with 11.6% efficiency has been developed by a research team, affiliated with UNIST. This solar cell maintained almost 80% of its initial efficiency after 60 days long-term test under elevated temperaturess
Small Magellanic Cloud Orbits Our Galaxy
Science & Tech  (tags: Small Magellanic Cloud )

- 3 days ago -
Small Magellanic Cloud resembles a luminous cloud, but itâEUR(TM)s really a dwarf galaxy, orbiting our Milky Way. HereâEUR(TM)s how to see it, from EarthâEUR(TM)s Southern Hemisphere.
Building Blocks of Life's Building Blocks Come From Starlight
Science & Tech  (tags: Building Blocks )

- 3 days ago -
We are stardust; we are golden; we're a lot of things......
Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, discovery, CO2 converted to ethanol, nanotechnology, waste to fuel technology )

- 3 days ago -
The process is cheap, efficient, and scalable, meaning it could soon be used to remove large amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere.
How Deadly Would A Nearby Gamma Ray Burst Be?
Science & Tech  (tags: Gamma Ray Burst )

- 4 days ago -
In the hunt for life we also need to consider the possibility that any life that might have existed on a distant planet could already be extinct.
Elon Musk: All New Teslas Will Have the Technology Needed to Drive Autonomously
Science & Tech  (tags: transportation, travel, technology, tech, NewTechnology, Gizmos )

- 4 days ago -
Before long, nobody will even build manual-driving cars anymore.
Pass The Stopping Mass Hacking Act
Science & Tech  (tags: congress, Federal Communications Commission )

- 4 days ago -
Congress must act immediately, to stop an obscure bureaucratic change in Rule 41 of the Federal Criminal Procedure, that would let the feds hack into millions of our computers anytime they please, based on just the kind of blanket warrant...
Can This High-Tech Bassinet Keep Sleep-Deprived Parents Sane? - WSJ
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, technology, tech, Gizmos, babies )

- 5 days ago -
Robot bye baby. All it needs is an audio soundtrack to play music..
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