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The Real Cyborgs
Science & Tech  (tags: Technology )

- 37 minutes ago -
Oh noooo fluffy .....Quietly, almost without anyone really noticing, we have entered the age of the cyborg, or cybernetic organism: a living thing both natural and artificial.
Nine Real Technologies That Will Soon Be Inside You
Science & Tech  (tags: New technology )

- 40 minutes ago -
Given the frenzy of interest following the announcement of the Apple Watch, you might think wearables will be the next really important shift in technology.
Sex "Emerged in Ancient Scottish Lake"
Science & Tech  (tags: fossilized specimens, discovery, sex )

- 1 hour ago -
An international team of researchers says a fish called 'Microbrachius dicki' is the first-known animal to stop spawning and instead mate by having sex.
'Serious DNA Error' in Jack The Ripper Identity Discovery
Science & Tech  (tags: Crime, Science, UK )

- 3 hours ago -
The scientist who conducted a DNA analysis of the shawl found near the body of one of Jack The Ripper's victims allegedly made a basic error, which means the identity of one of history's most notorious killers is in doubt again.
Citizen Science: You Can Help Researchers Track Kelp Forests
Science & Tech  (tags: citizen science, ocean, kelp forests, satellite images, tutorial )

- 5 hours ago -
Researchers want to monitor kelp forests and need citizen scientists for the Floating Forests project. Individuals can look at satellite images and highlight the green stains created by kelp forests, drawing out a topography of kelp.
First Sex Happened Between Square-Dancing Fish
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, concept, interesting, research, science, sex, fish )

- 8 hours ago -
The origin of mating via sexual intercourse has been pushed back nearly 100 million years to 430 million years ago when, according to a new study, an ancient type of fish engaged in copulation that resembled square dancing.
Armored Fish Pioneered Sex As You Know It
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, discovery, environment, research, science, scientists, study, world )

- 8 hours ago -
Fossils suggest that long before birds and bees, vertebrates used internal fertilization.
Second Stop Planned for New Horizon Space Probe After Mission to Pluto
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, interesting, Kuiper Belt, nasa, New Horizons, news, Pluto, science, space )

- 9 hours ago -
The spacecraft will target a massive boulder of ice over 50 miles in diameter -- a time capsule containing the building blocks of the solar system -- in the Kuiper Belt. Data will be logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Scientists: North Can Become South in Less Than 100 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: Antarctic, Arctic, History, Science, Thrills&Spills )

- 9 hours ago -
A recent discovery has shown that the Earth's magnetic reversal could happen much quicker than had been expected. US scientists say the North and South poles can swap their positions in less than a century, which would carry some danger for humans.
Rosetta Comet: More Black Swan Than Yellow Duck
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Space, Enceladus, Earth, the Moon )

- 9 hours ago -
Think of a lump of coal or the briquettes you put on the BBQ - that's what comets would look like if you could stand on their surface. And 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, currently being observed at close quarters by the European Space Agency
Finally Detected? Elusive Dark Matter May Be Streaming From Glaring Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Space, Thrills&Spills )

- 23 hours ago -
A European space observatory picked up an unusual signal which British astronomers believe to be the first direct detection of dark matter's signature. The finding could be a historic breakthrough in our understanding of the universe.
Fast Reactor Starts Clean Nuclear Energy Era in Russia
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, Clean Energy, Nuclear Energy, Breeder Reactors, Recycling Waste, Closed Fuel Cycle, Zero Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Future of Energy, Liquid Sodium Coolant )

- 1 day ago -
"Overall, eight BN-1200 breeder reactors are expected to be constructed by 2030, which means that Russia is the only nation that is entering a new era of nuclear energy power generation - a truly clean and ecologically secure closed nuclear fuel cycle. "

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