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Why Do People Keep Coming to This Couples Home Looking for Lost Phones?
Science & Tech  (tags: cell phone, IP address, Federal Communications Commission, missing cell phones, technological nightmare )

- 14 days ago -
This really drives home how unsafe and fallible some of this technological evidence is. This has caused police to raid the wrong house arrest the wrong person and in this case no one can stop angry people from coming to their door wanting their phones.
Magnesium-Based Orthopedic Implant That Safely Biodegrades and Promotes Bone Growth
Science & Tech  (tags: research, orthopedic implants, magnesium/calcium/zinc implant, bone growth )

- 20 days ago -
This research provides a promising new avenue for orthopedic implant design.
Largest Age Map Yet Created for Our Milky Way Galaxy
Science & Tech  (tags: Milky Way Galaxy, galaxy map, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, galaxy history )

- 31 days ago -
In this latest effort, the researchers examined the ages of more than 70,000 stars in order to create the new map. It charts an extent that stretches halfway across our galaxy to 50,000 light-years away.
Greenpeace Sting Shows Academics Selling Themselves To Polluters
Science & Tech  (tags: Princeton University, pollution, climate change denial, corruption, Academia, Prof. Wm. Happer, Prof. Frank Clemente, Greenpeace, oil & coal companies )

- 64 days ago -
Greenpeace activists posed as representatives of oil & coal companies, approached 2 academics - Professor William Happer of Princeton University, Prof. Frank Clemente of Penn State U - about writing research papers that LIED about Pollution, for money!
You Can Actually Hear the Climate Changing ~ TEXT and SOUNDS
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, scientists, climate change, soundscape ecologist, discovery, investigation, news, humans, world, study )

- 67 days ago -
Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause has recorded jaguars in the Amazon, ice in Antarctica, insects in Zimbabwe, rainstorms in Borneo, and orcas in the Pacific. Wild sounds allow us to examine changes that may otherwise go unnoticed.
Searching for the Painted Bunting ~ New York City's Colorful New Celebrity
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, humans, environment, habitat, news, world )

- 68 days ago -
We're hoping to catch a glimpse of a bird that ~ until recently ~ had never been seen in New York City: the painted bunting. The bird is the avian equivalent of a box of crayons.
Baselines For Our Occupying Earth Have Been Breached
Science & Tech  (tags: 400 PPM, COP21, Climate scientists, Michael Mann, James Hanson, Miocene )

- 70 days ago -
Our 5 oceans the Atlantic Pacific Indian Arctic and Southern have an ability to store heat in the deep that is approx a thousand times that of the atmosphere. You need to remember that the two combine to make our biosphere, the place where life can live.
Pairs of Habitable Worlds Could Throw Microbes at Each Other
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, space, study, panspermia, exoplanets )

- 70 days ago -
In other solar systems, some planets orbit close to each other in the habitable zone a region around a star with the right temperatures for liquid water. That proximity might help life to evolve due to the transfer of meteors.
NASA Space Telescopes See Magnified Image of the Faintest Galaxy From the Early Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, hubble space telescope, Spitzer Space Telescope, Early Universe, astronomy, space )

- 70 days ago -
Astronomers harnessing the combined power of NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes have found the faintest object ever seen in the early universe. It existed about 400 million years after the big bang, 13.8 billion years ago
KDDI to Launch World's First Washable Smartphone
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, interesting, smartphone, washable, waterproof, KDDI )

- 70 days ago -
Waterproof smartphones have been on the market for a while. But telecom company KDDI Corp. says its new Digno rafre phone - to be launched in Japan next week - is the only one that can withstand a soapy bath.
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