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Scientists Twist Light to Send Data

Posted by on June 25, 2012 in Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Scientists Twist Light to Send Data

A USC-led team demonstrates that beams of light can be twisted and combined to transmit data at dramatically increased speeds.

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Electronic Devices Mysteriously Stop Working Near Massive Baltic Sea Object

Written by on June 25, 2012 in Technology with 1 Comment
Electronic Devices Mysteriously Stop Working Near Massive Baltic Sea Object

Electronic equipment mysteriously stopped functioning when divers got close to the massive underwater object in the Baltic Sea.

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Maya Calendar Workshop Documents Time Beyond 2012

Posted by on June 24, 2012 in Archaeology, Mysteries with 0 Comments
Maya Calendar Workshop Documents Time Beyond 2012

Archaeologists have found 1,200-year-old Maya paintings in a room with numerical markings that denote intervals of time well beyond December 2012.

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Mysterious Structure Found in Britain, May Have Led to Ancient Artificial Island

Posted by on June 24, 2012 in Archaeology, Mysteries with 0 Comments
Mysterious Structure Found in Britain, May Have Led to Ancient Artificial Island

(LiveScience) Archaeologists have unearthed the foundation of what appears to have been a massive, ancient structure, possibly a bridge leading to an artificial island, in what is now southeast Wales. The strange ruin, its discoverers say, is unlike anything found before in the United Kingdom and possibly all of Europe. “It’s a real mystery,” said […]

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Scientists Discover New Material with Amazing Properties

Posted by on June 24, 2012 in Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Scientists Discover New Material with Amazing Properties

Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen have studied a material that is simultaneously magnetically and electrically polarizable.

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Sea Waves as Renewable Resource in New Energy Converter Design

Posted by on June 23, 2012 in Eco-Friendly, Technology with 2 Comments
Sea Waves as Renewable Resource in New Energy Converter Design

Researchers have designed and simulated a new energy conversion device that more efficiently converts sea wave energy into electrical energy.

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New All-carbon Solar Cell Harnesses Infrared Light

Posted by on June 22, 2012 in Eco-Friendly, Technology with 0 Comments
New All-carbon Solar Cell Harnesses Infrared Light

A new type of photovoltaic device harnesses heat radiation that most solar cells ignore.

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Scientists Find Extensive Water in Mars’ Interior

Posted by on June 22, 2012 in Earth & Space, Science with 0 Comments
Scientists Find Extensive Water in Mars’ Interior

Scientists have found that the amount of water in places of the Martian mantle is vastly larger than previous estimates and is similar to that of Earth’s.

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Summer Solstice and Our Wobbly World

Posted by on June 21, 2012 in Earth & Space, Nature with 0 Comments
Summer Solstice and Our Wobbly World

On June 20th the northern hemisphere is pointing directly toward the sun and so the Northern Hemisphere experiences the Summer Solstice, or the ‘longest day’.

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Liquid-Filled Robot Finger More Sensitive Than a Human’s

Posted by on June 20, 2012 in Technology with 0 Comments
Liquid-Filled Robot Finger More Sensitive Than a Human’s

Researchers have designed a robot finger that can outperform humans in the basic yet complex sensory task of touching.

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The Humans With Super Human Vision

Posted by on June 20, 2012 in Science with 0 Comments
The Humans With Super Human Vision

An unknown number of women may perceive 
millions of colors invisible to the rest of us.

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Fly to the Moon for £100m

Posted by on June 20, 2012 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Fly to the Moon for £100m

Excalibur Almaz, a British space company based on the Isle of Man, has announced plans to make the first trip to the moon since the Apollo 17 mission of 1972.

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Sustainable Denim Manufacturing Process Creates ‘Green’ Jeans

Posted by on June 19, 2012 in Technology with 0 Comments
Sustainable Denim Manufacturing Process Creates ‘Green’ Jeans

Advanced Denim can produce a pair of jeans using up to 92 percent less water and up to 30 percent less energy than conventional denim manufacturing methods.

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Solar Flares Fire Double Sun Storm at Earth

Posted by on June 19, 2012 in Earth & Space with 1 Comment
Solar Flares Fire Double Sun Storm at Earth

An active sunspot has already unleashed two strong solar flares that triggered weekend geomagnetic storms on Earth, NASA officials say.

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Insects Leave Messages in Plants and Soil to Communicate

Posted by on June 18, 2012 in Nature, Science with 0 Comments
Insects Leave Messages in Plants and Soil to Communicate

Dutch biologists have discovered that insects can use plants as green phones for communication with other bugs.

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