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Release of Tritium from Fukushima Planned

Posted by on April 24, 2016 in Science, World with 37 Comments
Release of Tritium from Fukushima Planned

Tritium in huge quantities is to be released into the Pacific ocean from Fukushima. It is radioactive and gets into the body through drinking water. Some scientists say it is safe, but many doctors and other scientists disagree. Cancer, danger to the fetus in the womb including microcephaly are potential outcomes.

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Pluto: Timelapse Video Shows Dwarf Planet Images from 1930s to 2015

Posted by on April 22, 2016 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 1 Comment
Pluto: Timelapse Video Shows Dwarf Planet Images from 1930s to 2015

Timelapse video showing a sequence of images just released by NASA that shows how human understanding of Pluto has evolved since the 1930s. The distant world was discovered in 1930 by astronmer Clyde William Tombaugh.

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Welcome to the Future: This Smart Contact Lens Has a Built-In Camera

Posted by on April 22, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 7 Comments
Welcome to the Future: This Smart Contact Lens Has a Built-In Camera

Will your eyes soon become a camera? If Samsung has their way, your eyes may be more than a camera, as their new contact proto-type connects with other devices too.

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Do You Have ADHD? Science Says You May May Have An Evolutionary Advantage (Video)

Posted by on April 21, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Do You Have ADHD? Science Says You May May Have An Evolutionary  Advantage (Video)

Science says ADHD may be a good thing… watch this video and learn why.

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Science Reveals Freddie Mercury’s Singing Secrets

Posted by on April 20, 2016 in Nature, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Science Reveals Freddie Mercury’s Singing Secrets

Freddie Mercury had one of the most memorable voices in music, and now researchers have unlocked some of the mystery behind it. For one thing, his vocal chords moved faster than normal.

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How the Universe Works & The Theory of Everything Explained In 150 Seconds (Video)

Posted by on April 18, 2016 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Science with 3 Comments
How the Universe Works & The Theory of Everything Explained In 150 Seconds (Video)

No time to read Stephen Hawking’s A Brief History of Time? Here are Hawking’s big ideas… made simple via animation.

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New Scientific Discovery Could Make it Easier to Diagnose, Treat Autism

Posted by on April 14, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 2 Comments
New Scientific Discovery Could Make it Easier to Diagnose, Treat Autism

Researchers found a link between the activity of the neurotransmitter GABA and symptoms of autism. GABA neurotransmitters inhibit brain cells from firing in response to signals received from the external environment.

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Harvard and Human Rights Watch Call For A Ban On “Killer Robots” Amid Geneva Talks

Posted by on April 13, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 2 Comments
Harvard and Human Rights Watch Call For A Ban On “Killer Robots” Amid Geneva Talks

Fearing the implications of handing life or death situations over to “killer robots,” the report also calls for national laws or policies that establish similar prohibitions on all fully autonomous weapons.

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Gum Disease Opens Up the Body to a Host of Infections

Posted by on April 12, 2016 in Medical Advances, Nature, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Gum Disease Opens Up the Body to a Host of Infections

So when Salomon Amar, a periodontal specialist at Boston University, began exploring links between oral bacteria and heart disease in animal studies in the late 1990s, reactions were lukewarm. “Many cardiologists thought we were a bit crazy,” he says. Skepticism still abounds, but the same molecular tools that have dramatically changed understanding of the gut microbiome are now allowing scientists to track and examine bacteria in the mouth. Advocates of a connection between the artery disease atherosclerosis and microbes are hoping to find convincing proof of their suspicions, while exploring links between ailing gums and other conditions, including cancer, arthritis, diabetes and even Alzheimer’s disease.

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Superhuman Abilities of Himalayan Monks Stun Harvard Scientists

Posted by on April 12, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 20 Comments
Superhuman Abilities of Himalayan Monks Stun Harvard Scientists

A team of researchers from the Harvard School Of Medicine documented the subtle ways through which the monks manipulate their bodies – like raising the temperatures of their fingers and toes by as much as 17 degrees, and lowering their body’s metabolic rate by up to 64%.

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Science Says Vegetarians Are More Intelligent And Empathetic

Posted by on April 12, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 78 Comments
Science Says Vegetarians Are More Intelligent And Empathetic

It seems that eating vegetarian is literally eating smarter and kinder.

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Science Proves What You Suspected: Walking in Nature is Good For Your Mental Health

Posted by on April 11, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Science Proves What You Suspected: Walking in Nature is Good For Your Mental Health

Do not underestimate the power of a walk in the woods: A new study suggests that even a 90- minute stroll in a natural environment can lead to measurable changes in the brain, and may help combat depression.

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This Glass Sphere Might Revolutionize Solar Power on Earth

Posted by on April 10, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 10 Comments
This Glass Sphere Might Revolutionize Solar Power on Earth

German architect Andre Broessels has developed a spherical glass solar power collector that tracks the sun and can collect much more power than the flat screen solar collectors. Still in its development he has patents pending in 5 jurisdictions and hopes to market it in the near future. The indiegogo campaign has been successful and he is now testing.

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Netherlands, India aim to become 100% Electric Vehicle Nations

Posted by on April 8, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 16 Comments
Netherlands, India aim to become 100% Electric Vehicle Nations

The plan is to give an electric car for free (zero down payment) and allow people to pay for that out of the savings on the petroleum products. Innovation is possible; it just needs an open mind. You need to think of scale and be honest.”

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Paleontologists Have Found a 29,000 Year Old Siberian Unicorn Skull

Posted by on March 31, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 20 Comments
Paleontologists Have Found a 29,000 Year Old Siberian Unicorn Skull

Real unicorns aren’t white and fluffy, but they ARE real. Read this!

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