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Hydroelectricity a Growing Source of Renewable Energy Worldwide
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, environment, performance, research, science, technology, world )

- 22 days ago -
Hydroelectricity, a renewable source of energy, accounted for 16% of global electricity last year and hydroelectricity grew at just 3% last year. There are five types of dams: arch dams, gravity dams, arch-gravity dams, barrages, and embankment dams ...
Small Satellite Constellations Help Solve Geospatial and Atmospheric Problems
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, climate, computer, concept, environment, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, space, study, technology, world )

- 22 days ago -
The era of huge multi-million dollar satellites is waning, giving way to an increase in the mass production of low weight satellites. Gone are the days of one-time stints. New satellites will more frequently operate in constellations, collect more ...
Forests of Artificial Trees Could Serve as CO2-Reducing Air Fresheners
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water )

- 23 days ago -
We all know plants are natural air purifiers, reducing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen so we can survive. The problem is, we're producing 6 billion metric tons of CO2 each year, according to the Science Channel, and plants can't keep up at the rate...
HOW TO : Report Animal Cruelty
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, cruelty, ethics, humans, protection, society )

- 23 days ago -
More About Reporting Cruelty Learn how to tell if an animal may be a victim of cruelty, and more....
Top TEN Ways to Help Spring's Migrating BIRDS
Animals  (tags: birds, Migrating Birds, Wildlife, environment )

- 23 days ago -
Despite persistent late-occurring snowstorms, average temperatures are starting to climb, soon to be followed by the most deadly period of the year for birds: springtime. Although spring means new life and hope to many people, billions of birds face ...
3D Printed Batteries Become A Reality
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, energy, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, study, technology )

- 26 days ago -
3D printed batteries are the latest addition to the ever growing 3D printing phenomenon, which could potentially make huge strides in communications and the powering of medical devices....
Africa's Mobile Technology Revolution Raising All Boats, Spurring Innovation
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, interesting, society, world )

- 26 days ago -
Africa has long been considered a sleeping giant with diverse and plentiful natural resources and a large population. Recent trends in Africa in engineering and technology are creating a boom on the continent. Africa has been experiencing world leading...
MIT Student Turned Artist Designs $5 Inflatable Homeless Shelter
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, humans, interesting, protection, safety )

- 26 days ago -
Harsh winters are most terrible on the homeless. Staying outside in harsh winters could pose serious risks, including death. A smart urban shelter designed by artist Michael Rakowitz's is really a big help to the homeless. He provided a creative ...
The 50-Cent Cardboard Microscope That Will Change Medicine Forever
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, health, healthcare, humans, interesting, prevention, protection, research, study, treatment )

- 26 days ago -
Malaria and cancer are two diseases that cause a huge amount of suffering in humans, not to mention economic damage. Thanks to Manu Prakesh, currently Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at Standford University, and his colleagues, highly effective ...
Cochiti Parents Follow Children's Footsteps in Speaking Keres - See More at: Http://Indiangiver.Firstnation s.Org/Nl140304-01/#St
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, education, ethics, family, interesting, society, world )

- 27 days ago -
The Keres Children's Learning Center (KCLC) is a nonprofit educational organization that supports children and families of the Pueblo de Cochiti reservation in New Mexico in maintaining, strengthening and revitalizing their heritage ...
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