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Israeli Mobile Tech a Big Presence at Mobile World Congress
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli technology, Barcelona, Mobile World Congress )

David
- 1 day ago - timesofisrael.com
More than 10% of the technology on display in Barcelona this week is made in Israel. Among them are apps for security, healthcare, transportation and traveling, education, business and finance.
The Forces of Light: Why Supporting Nuclear Energy Is Good for the Soul
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Energy, Climate Change, Zero Emissions, Future of Energy )

Brian
- 1 day ago - northwestcleanenergy.wordpress.com
Many environmentalists are taking a fresh look at nuclear energy and with good reason. Nuclear energy is not going away, just ask China...or the rest of the world.
Most Recent Measurements of Plutonium in Pacific: Fukushima Fallout Undetectable
Science & Tech  (tags: Fukushima, Radiation, North America, Safety, No Impact, Environmental Monitoring )

Brian
- 7 days ago - dailykos.com
Given the absence of both isotope ratio and activity anomalies thus far in the western Pacific traceable to the Fukushima meltdowns it is unlikely that any impact on organisms or the North Pacific ecosystem should be expected.
In Which Anti-GMO Activists Launch PR Campaign Against Eggplant
Science & Tech  (tags: War On Science, Anti-Science Extremists, Biotechnology, Bangladesh, Brinjal, Eggplant, Bt Eggplant, Less Pesticide, Pest Resistance, FBS )

Brian
- 6 days ago - thefarmersdaughterusa.com
The lesson out of Bangladesh can easily be applied to our own situation. We have been successfully cultivating genetically engineered crops now for decades without a single problem
Beetle RNA Makes Crops a Noxious Meal
Science & Tech  (tags: Potatoes, Colorado Potato Beetle, Pest, Beetle RNA )

Brian
- 6 days ago - sciencenews.org
"Insects shun potato plants laced with the pestsâEUR(TM) own genetic material."
Richard Green on the Scientific Consensus and GMOs
Science & Tech  (tags: Scientific Consensus, Skepti-Forum, Richard Green, AAAS, AMA, USNAS, WHO, ASCB, ASM, Health Canada, ASPB, FDA )

Brian
- 6 days ago - skeptiforum.org
Skepti-Forum: Keeping the Science, Removing the Fiction. Genetically engineered crops currently available to the public pose no greater health risks or environmental concerns than their non-engineered counterparts.
Hands-Free Smartphone Opens Worlds for Disabled
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli technology, smartphones, hands-free )

David
- 9 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Sesame Enable, an Israeli company is building what is believed to be the first completely hands-free smartphone. Sesame recently won a Verizon Powerful Answers Award, which came with $1 million in prize money.
The Science Behind Human-Controlled Weather
Science & Tech  (tags: Weather, Cloud Seeding, Weather Modification, Snowfall, Rain Patterns, Drought, Meteorology )

Brian
- 14 days ago - theatlantic.com
Cloud seeding won't solve winter woes, and it probably won't promise clear skies for wedding days, either.
Forgotten Fossil Found to Be New Reptile Species
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, archaeology, fossil, fossil reptile )

Beatrice
- 13 days ago - itv.com
A Dorset coast fossil thought to be a plaster copy and stored in a museum for 30 years, has been revealed as a new ancient reptile species. The new species has now been named Ichthyosaurus anningae - in honour of Mary Anning, the British fossil-hunter
TowerSecs Tech Knocks Car Hackers Out of Drivers Seat
Science & Tech  (tags: car hackers, Israeli technology )

David
- 16 days ago - timesofisrael.com
An Israeli start-up has developed the worldâEUR(TM)s only solution to prevent connected . (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, XM satellite and even remote unlocking connections),vehicles from getting hacked
 
 
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