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In a Rapidly Warming World, More Rain Can Mean Less Water
Science & Tech  (tags: Columbia University, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, humans, interesting, news, Potsdam Institute, science, snow packs, water )

- 12 days ago -
Researchers warn that water managers around the globe must prepare for a world where vital snow reservoirs no longer exist, such as the Rocky Mountains, leading to a total water scarcity, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Interactive Map Shows 414 U.S. Cities Already Locked Into Sea Level Rise
Science & Tech  (tags: sea level rise, 141 cities and towns, USA, passed point of no return, carbon emissions )

- 11 days ago -
Researchers found that 414 towns and cities have already passed their lock in date at which its guaranteed that more than half the city populated land will be underwater no matter how much humans decrease carbon emissions is only a matter of when not if.
Prehistoric New Bird Species: Llallawavis Scagliai. Predatory, 1.20 Mts and Had a Deadly Peak.
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, archaeology, discovery, investigation, news )

- 10 days ago -
Found on a beach in the city of Mar del Plata, Argentina; the remains of a prehistoric bird of Terror. It is a new species called Llallawavis scagliai. Predatory, she measured 1.20 meters and had a deadly peak.
DNA From Ancient Denisovan Tooth Sheds Light on Mysterious Human Relative
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 11 days ago -
The Denisovans are a mysterious hominid species that we only know about from two molar teeth and the bone of a pinky finger discovered in the remote Denisova Cave in the Altai Mountains of Siberia. However, DNA extracted from the fossils has opened
Leonid Meteor Showers Tonight!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science )

- 11 days ago -
This is the time of year for the famous Leonids!
The Quantum Source of Space Time
Science & Tech  (tags: Quantum entanglement, Space-time, Mark Van Raamsdonk, Einstein, Spooky action, Unified theory, Explaination of the universe, Physics )

- 10 days ago -
Many physicists believe that entanglement is the essence of quantum weirdness âEUR" and some now suspect that it may also be the essence of space-time geometry.
Anxious French Rush to Israeli Tech to Check on Friends
Science & Tech  (tags: facebook, Paris, attack, Israel, Safety Check app, computers, design, internet, science, tech, technology )

- 10 days ago -
Over 4 million people in Paris marked themselves as safe following Fridays deadly terror attacks using Facebooks made~in~Israel Safety Check app.
MIT Names Four Israelis in List of Top 35 Innovators Under 35
Science & Tech  (tags: award, Israel, emtech, research, science, scientists, study, tech, technology, NewTechnology, society, world )

- 10 days ago -
Four Israeli pioneers in their fields are included on this years MIT Technology Review list ~ 35 Innovators Under 35. The annual honor roll pays tribute to young people who are revolutionizing the next generation of technological breakthroughs.
MicrosoftâEUR(TM)s Revised Privacy Policy Curbs Windows 10 Fears With More Specificity
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, computer, Gizmos, humans, internet, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, society, Microsoft Windows, technology, world, tech )

- 9 days ago -
A low-key update addresses some of the more extreme fears about Windows 10 data collection.
NIH to End All Support for Chimpanzee Research
Science & Tech  (tags: U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), chimpanzees, retiring, animals, science, scientists, society, research )

- 9 days ago -
In a memo leaked this week, agency head Francis Collins says that a colony of 50 chimps it had planned to keep in reserve for researchâEUR"after retiring the restâEUR"is no longer needed.
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