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A Tale of Two Countries
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Energiewende, Germany, Solar Energy, Intermittency, Brown Coal, France, Nuclear, Low Carbon )

Brian
- 86 days ago - gnwr1.blogspot.mx
"If we now take a look at the ultimate climate result, we see that German electricity is more than six times more carbon intensive than French."
How Tofu Salt Could Make Solar Power Cheaper and Safer
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, energy, environment, interesting, news, research, solar power, science, technology, world )

Kathy
- 86 days ago - csmonitor.com
Researchers found that magnesium chloride, a salt used to make tofu and de-ice winter roads, can be used to make thin-film solar cells effective, cheap, and nontoxic.
Silbury Hill: The Largest Pre-Historic Mound in Europe
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 86 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
On Saturday 21 June around 20,000 people descended on Stonehenge to mark the summer solstice sunrise. This ancient prehistoric site has been a place of worship and celebration since time immemorial. Theories abound on why the stones were erected but the r
4,000-Year-Old Burial With Chariots Discovered in South Caucasus
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 85 days ago - livescience.com
An ancient burial containing chariots, gold artifacts and possible human sacrifices has been discovered by archaeologists in the country of Georgia, in the south Caucasus.
Golden Rice: No Silver Bullet -- (Yes to GMO Labeling!)
Science & Tech  (tags: business, environment, Genetic Engineering, habitat, news, safety, world, GMOs, GMO, GE, Golden Rice, Rice, Scam, Monsanto, Sygenta, Bayer Crop Sciences, Patents, pesticides, herbicides, toxins )

Syd
- 381 days ago - organicconsumers.org
13 years after Golden Rice was featured on the cover of Time magazine under the headline "This Rice Could Save a Million Kids a Year," biotech's golden child is back in the headlines. Just when public opposition to GMOs is at a high... and there's voting.
Medicinal and Ritualistic Uses for Chocolate in Mesoamerica
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 396 days ago - heritagedaily.com
Chocolate finds its way onto even the most simplistic dessert menus today to satisfy the sweetest sweet-tooth. In ancient Mesoamerica, chocolate was deemed a specialty food, achieving a sacred status
Excavating One of the Nazis' First Concentration Camps
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history )

Marty
- 396 days ago - theatlantic.com
A nearly forgotten camp, built right after Hitler took power, served as a place to develop new torture methods and train people who later ran camps all around Europe.
Hiroshima, Bridge to Forgiveness By Takashi Tanemori
Science & Tech  (tags: Judy Joy Jones Show, Takashi Tanemori, Hiroshima, Bridge to Forgiveness )

Angel
- 439 days ago - blogtalkradio.com
Takashi Tanemori was 8 yrs old when Hiroshima Bomb killed his parents before his eyes. http://www.amazon.com/Hiroshima-Bridge-to-Forgiven ess-ebook/dp/B004UOH6I6/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8 &qid=1371655124&sr=1-2&keywords=hiroshima+bridge+t o+forgiveness
New Concentrator Solar Cell Efficiency Record: 44.4% SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS | JUNE 27, 2013 BY BRIAN
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, habitat, investigation, news, NewTechnology, research, safety, science, scientists, society, study, tech, technology, world )

Ruth
- 437 days ago - solartribune.com
'Sharp has set a new world record for solar cell efficiency, creating a solar cell that converts 44.4 percent of sunlight to electricity....Up until now, these kinds of cells have been used mainly on satellites in space,...' now plans to use on earth.
New Idea Tackles Earth Core Puzzle
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Earth Core, puzzle, Scientific Reports )

Ray
- 439 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists have proposed a radical new model for the make-up of the Earth's core. The study may explain a longstanding puzzle about the most inaccessible part of our planet.
 
 
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