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Icon A-5: The Folding Airplane
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, study, technology )

- 4 days ago -
The Icon A-5 is a whole new aviation concept. It is designed to be a personal airplane aimed at the domestic leisure market - and people don't need to be experienced pilots to fly it ...
Mealworms Munch on Styrofoam Without Dying Shock Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: mealworms, polystyrene foam, styrofoam, poop pellets, fertilizer, digest, carbon dioxide )

- 6 days ago -
Styrofoam and other polystyrene foam are poisonous to a lot of animals so mealworms ability to digest them came as quite a surprise to scientists. Half of the eaten styrofoam turns into carbon dioxide the other half non-toxic poop pellets for fertilizer.
Near the Site of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, Wildlife Bounces Back
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, investigation, study )

- 7 days ago -
A new survey of wildlife populations in the radiation-contaminated Chernobyl exclusion zone has found that many mammal species -- including elk, roe deer, red deer, wild boar, lynx and wolves -- seem to be thriving
Tracking Cats From Space: Satellites Estimate Feral Ranges
Science & Tech  (tags: Tracking Cats From Space, Satellites Estimate Feral Ranges, feral cats )

- 9 days ago -
Satellites have not become so sensitive as to follow individual cats but productivity of a landscape measured by vegetation-tracking satellites determines the range of feral cats, which matters as feral cats are major predators of birds/small wild mammals
The Lucrative Business of Inventions
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, Gizmos, humans, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, study, technology, world )

- 14 days ago -
Do you sit at home and suddenly, a brilliant idea comes to you, but instead of acting on it you just think that someoneâEUR(TM)s already thought of it, and give up? Next time that happens - DONâEUR(TM)T! ....
From America to Australia in Under 6 Hours
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, technology, world )

- 18 days ago -
Just 100 years ago, getting from America to Europe was a voyage that took several days by ocean liners. With the invention of airplanes, that travel time was significantly shortened to under 24 hours....
A Sports Car That Runs on Sea-Water? It's REAL!
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, energy, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, technology )

- 22 days ago -
We constantly hear about the ills of fossil fuels âEUR" they pollute the environment, are costly to extract and refine, and at the rate weâEUR(TM)re using them âEUR" they might run out in our lifetime. Now, however, other alternative fuels have been surfacing ...
Quantum Dots to Power Buildings in the Future
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, energy, environment, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, scientists, study, technology, world )

- 23 days ago -
The University of Milan-Bicocca (UNIMIB) in Italy, and the US Department of EnergyâEUR(TM)s Los AlamoâEUR(TM)s National Laboratory(LANL), led by Victor Klimov at the Center for Advanced Solar Photophysics (CASP), have teamed up over the past two years to develop...
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