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Children With Autism Have Extra Synapses In Their Brains
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, health, autism, science, interesting, humans )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - iflscience.com
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects about 1 in 68 children born in the U.S. In an effort to find out why, a group of researchers led by David Sulzer at Columbia University Medical Center examined the synapses in the brains of children with autism.
Solve for X - Leslie Dewan - Power From Nuclear Waste   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Environment, Clean Energy, Nuclear Energy, Molten Salt Reactors, Waste Reduction, Efficiency, Leslie Dewan, TransAtomic Power, Reactor Design, Zero Carbon Energy, Climate Change, Energy Demands )

Brian
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Leslie Dewan explains how the world's nuclear waste could be virtually eliminated while providing clean energy to meet the world's growing energy demands.
New Carbon Dating Suggests Neanderthals Had 'Ample Time' to Mix With Modern Humans
Science & Tech  (tags: carbon dating, Neanderthals, Europe, research, ancient, discovery, humans, NewTechnology, scientists, technology, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.
Brilliant Device Could Completely Replace Crutches!
Science & Tech  (tags: design, Gizmos, health, interesting, safety, technology, world )

Kathy
- 19 hours ago - inhabitat.com
It is astonishing that the design of crutches hasn't changed much since they were invented about 100 years ago. Behzad Rashidi's brilliant Sit & Stand Walking Assistant addresses this anachronism and reconfigures the crutch into a hands-free aid that uses
Cosmonauts Find Plankton Clinging to the Outside of the Space Station
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, cosmonauts, discovery, interesting, International Space Station, ITAR-TASS, microorganisms, nasa, news, science, space )

Kayleen
- 9 hours ago - csmonitor.com
Cosmonauts have discovered sea plankton and other microscopic organisms living on the outside of the International Space Station, fully exposed to the vacuum of space and deadly solar UV rays. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Bank of America in Record $16.7bn Mortgage Settlement
Business  (tags: Bank of America, investors, US authorities, USA )

Ray
- 16 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Bank of America has agreed to pay a record $16.7bn (£10bn) to US authorities for misleading investors about the quality of loans it sold.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Spain Reverses Its Decision to Allow Oil Exploration Off the Canary Islands
Environment  (tags: oil exploration, overdevelopment, Big oil, world, pollution, politics, oceans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, nature )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Spanish government's decision follows a 10-year stand-off with Canary Island tourism bodies, local politicians and residents, as well as environmentalists from all over the world - all of whom are concerned about the potential damage to the environme
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fight for Northern Moose/EPA
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, climatechange, EPA )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - change.org
Help create a better future for moose by sending a message to the Environmental Protection Agency in support of limits to carbon pollution from existing coal-burning power plants.
Running to Reforest: Communities, NGOs Work to Save Ugandan Reserve in the Midst of Massive Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, nature, politics, trees )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Bugoma Forest Reserve (circled) is bordered by intense deforestation. Between 2001-2013, some areas immediately surrounding the reserve lost upwards of 50 percent of their forest cover, according to data from Global Forest Watch
 
 
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