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How Can Open Source and 3D Printing Help Get New Energy Technologies Out Into the World? (Video)

Posted by on December 20, 2014 in Alternative Energy, Futurism, Sci-Tech, Science, Technology, Videos with 0 Comments
How Can Open Source and 3D Printing Help Get New Energy Technologies Out Into the World? (Video)

The THRIVE Movement has received over 500 breakthrough projects in the past three years, both technological and social innovations. This excerpt from the ThriveTogether event describes the potential for Open Source and 3D printing in getting new energy technologies out to the world.

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Harvard Study Links Autism To Pre-Natal Exposure To Air Pollution

Posted by on December 19, 2014 in Advances in Medicine, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Harvard Study Links Autism To Pre-Natal Exposure To Air Pollution

A new study has strengthened the link between exposure to fine particulate matter in the air during pregnancy and the risk of a child developing autism. The link was particularly strong when the exposure occurred during the third trimester, and the risk increased when the amount of particulate matter increased. Raanan Raz of Harvard University is lead author on the paper, which was published in Environmental Health Perspectives.

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World’s First ‘Three-Parent’ Babies Could Be Born In the UK

Posted by on December 18, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
World’s First ‘Three-Parent’ Babies Could Be Born In the UK

A further step towards creating babies using DNA from three people has been taken by the UK government with the announcement of new regulations to be put before parliament. The move was hailed as a “milestone” by the head of one charity representing those affected by mitochondrial diseases, which thecontroversial fertility technique aims to prevent.

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Million-Mummy Cemetery Unearthed in Egypt

Posted by on December 17, 2014 in Archaeology, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Million-Mummy Cemetery Unearthed in Egypt

The remains of a child, laid to rest more than 1,500 years ago when the Roman Empire controlled Egypt, was found in an ancient cemetery that contains more than 1 million mummies, according to a team of archaeologists from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

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The Rosetta Stone of Body Language

The Rosetta Stone of Body Language

The Rosetta Stone of the Body Studies are popping up all over – showing that the language of the body is sound. Invisible sound waves are the body’s secret communication system! Understanding the “Rosetta Stone of body language” will unlock untold breakthrough for health.

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Microsoft’s Skype Moves Toward Auto-Translation

Posted by on December 16, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Microsoft’s Skype Moves Toward Auto-Translation

Microsoft announced Monday a new step toward real-time translation, launching a Spanish-English test program using its Skype messaging service.

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How Do We Know We Are Good at Something?

How Do We Know We Are Good at Something?

By Omar Cherif How do we know we are good at something? I recently started asking myself this question. Does one’s feeling or knowing of being good at a specific activity comes from within, or do we have to compare with others to find out? The reason why this has been on my mind is […]

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Become a Force For Good in Your Neighborhood with Free Peacekeeper App

Posted by on December 14, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Become a Force For Good in Your Neighborhood with Free Peacekeeper App

The Peacekeeper app is designed to change how people think and feel about emergency response by building tools, relationships and training that empower individuals to take action within their own communities,

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Everything You Need To Know To Catch Saturday’s Geminid Meteor Shower

Posted by on December 13, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Space with 0 Comments
Everything You Need To Know To Catch Saturday’s Geminid Meteor Shower

The Geminid meteor shower is one of the most consistently impressive celestial light shows of the year. And this year’s display hits its peak this weekend. Here’s what you need to know to spot as many meteors as possible.

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Fun Video ~ Watch NASA Spoof ‘All About That Bass’ With ‘All About That Space’

Posted by on December 12, 2014 in Space, Videos with 0 Comments
Fun Video ~ Watch NASA Spoof ‘All About That Bass’ With ‘All About That Space’

NASA just released this fun and nerdy spoof of Meghan Trainor‘s hit single All About That Bass, appropriately titled All About That Space.

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Smart Artificial Skin Could Give Prosthetic Limbs Feeling

Posted by on December 12, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Smart Artificial Skin Could Give Prosthetic Limbs Feeling

Scientists have created a smart prosthetic skin that’s stretchy and warm like real skin, and is jammed with tiny sensors that can pick up a variety of environmental cues such as heat, pressure and moisture.

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Purposefully Walking More Energetically May Improve Your Mood

Posted by on December 10, 2014 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Purposefully Walking More Energetically May Improve Your Mood

If you’re in an up mood, you may walk more energetically. But a study finds that purposefully walking more energetically may improve your mood. Christie Nicholson reports

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Michio Kaku: “The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance and Empower The Mind”

Posted by on December 9, 2014 in Futurism, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Michio Kaku: “The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance and Empower The Mind”

Dr. Michio Kaku takes us on a grand tour of what the future holds, giving us not only a solid sense of how the brain functions but also how these technologies will change our daily lives. He even presents a radically new way to think about “consciousness.” Kaku says that one day we might have a “smart pill” to enhance our cognition; upload our ain to a computer, neuron for neuron; send thoughts and emotions around the world on a “brain-net”; control computers and robots with our minds; push the limits of immortality, sending consciousness across the universe.

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Quantum Teleportation Reaches Farthest Distance Yet

Posted by on December 9, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Quantum Teleportation Reaches Farthest Distance Yet

In a recent experiment, the quantum state (the direction it was spinning) of a light particle instantly traveled 15.5 miles (25 kilometers) across an optical fiber, becoming the farthest successful quantum teleportationfeat yet. Advances in quantum teleportation could lead to better Internet and communication security, and get scientists closer to developing quantum computers.

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Einstein’s Letter Defending Marie Curie Shows Just How Long Trolls Have Been Slut-Shaming Women

Posted by on December 8, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Einstein’s Letter Defending Marie Curie Shows Just How Long Trolls Have Been Slut-Shaming Women

In 1911, nearly a decade after winning a Nobel Prize for her pioneering work on radiation, Marie Curie received a letter from Albert Einstein in which he urged her not to be beaten down by people who would, today, be called trolls.

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