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A Brief History Of Ethically Concerned Scientists

Posted by on February 10, 2013 in Science with 0 Comments
A Brief History Of Ethically Concerned Scientists

“For the first time in history, it has become possible for a limited group of a few thousand people to threaten the absolute destruction of millions.”

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Michio Kaku Explains String Theory In Four Minutes

Posted by on February 10, 2013 in Science with 1 Comment
Michio Kaku Explains String Theory In Four Minutes

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains the basics of String Theory in four minutes in this clip from his Floating University lecture.

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Sun Exposure Can Protect Against Skin Cancer, Study Says

Posted by on February 10, 2013 in Science with 0 Comments
Sun Exposure Can Protect Against Skin Cancer, Study Says

If you make your living off of treating people with melanoma, you might (really, might) know a thing or two about skin cancer. Dr. Angus Dalgleish says he used to advise people slather on the sunblock and avoid the sun like vampires. But now, his tune has changed and he has started advising his patients differently. The crux of his advice: reduce your cancer risk by increasing your sun exposure.

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New Evidence That an Asteroid Killed the Dinosaurs

Posted by on February 8, 2013 in Science with 0 Comments
New Evidence That an Asteroid Killed the Dinosaurs

New findings using high-precision radiometric dating analysis of debris kicked up by the impact now suggest the the extinction of the dinosaurs and the Chicxulub asteriod collision happened no more than 33,000 years apart. Another study suggests Chicxulub crater may have been caused by binary asteroids.

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Sun Exposure Can Protect Against Skin Cancer, Study Says

Posted by on February 8, 2013 in Science with 0 Comments
Sun Exposure Can Protect Against Skin Cancer, Study Says

Your body requires the sun to produce vitamin D. The sun is the absolute best source of vitamin D. Researchers at Leeds University discovered low vitamin D levels to be a major risk factor for melanoma. In a world where we were told the sun caused this deadly form of skin cancer, the research was groundbreaking.

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Stunning Video: Full Moon Silhouettes

Posted by on February 5, 2013 in Science with 3 Comments
Stunning Video: Full Moon Silhouettes

“Full Moon Silhouettes” is a real time video of the moon rising over the Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand. People had gathered up there this night to get the best view possible of the moon rising.

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Scientists Create Living Crystals: The Key to Self-Repairing Materials

Written by on February 4, 2013 in Science with 1 Comment
Scientists Create Living Crystals: The Key to Self-Repairing Materials

Crystals look stunning, and may be more “alive” than we once thought. Scientists have infused life into inanimate chemical compounds by flashing a blue-violet light that prompted them to assemble themselves into a crystal…

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Life Found Deep Below Antarctic Ice

Written by on February 4, 2013 in Science with 0 Comments
Life Found Deep Below Antarctic Ice

Cells containing DNA have emerged as the first evidence of life in a subglacial lake in West Antarctica. On January 28, a U.S. research team retrieved water from Lake Whillans, which sits 800 meters below the ice surface. The water hosted a surprising bounty of living cells…

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Coke Engineers Its “Natural” Orange Juice…With an Algorithm

Posted by on February 3, 2013 in Science with 0 Comments
Coke Engineers Its “Natural” Orange Juice…With an Algorithm

Coke has perfected a top-secret methodology it calls Black Book to make sure consumers have consistent orange juice 12 months a year, even though the peak growing season lasts about three months. “We basically built a flight simulator for our juice business,” says Doug Bippert, Coke’s vice president of business acceleration.

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Science Fiction Becomes Reality as the Neurotech Era Dawns

Posted by on February 2, 2013 in Science with 0 Comments
Science Fiction Becomes Reality as the Neurotech Era Dawns

What if you could read my mind? What if I could beam what I’m seeing, hearing, and thinking, straight to you, and vice versa? What if an implant could store your memories, augment them, and make you smarter? Long the stuff of science fiction, technology that can directly tap into, augment, and connect human brains is becoming science fact. And that means big changes for all of us.

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Soon The Rest Of The World Will Get To Experience What Astronauts Call The ‘Overview Effect’

Posted by on February 1, 2013 in Earth & Space, Science with 0 Comments
Soon The Rest Of The World Will Get To Experience What Astronauts Call The ‘Overview Effect’

Astronauts often get very philosophical, and even emotional, when they describe this effect when they step out of the Earth’s gravitational pull, and looking back and seeing what the planet looks like. It’s a sense of connectedness and you know, the big picture in the sense of ecological fragility.”

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BREAKTHROUGH: Mystery Surrounding the Harnessing of Fusion Energy Unlocked

Posted by on January 31, 2013 in Science with 1 Comment
BREAKTHROUGH: Mystery Surrounding the Harnessing of Fusion Energy Unlocked

The research of a multi-institutional team from the U.S., Japan, and France, led by Predrag S. Krstic of the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences and Jean Paul Allain of Purdue University has answered the question of how the behavior of plasma — the extremely hot gases of nuclear fusion — can be controlled with ultra-thin lithium films on graphite walls lining thermonuclear magnetic fusion devices.

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Scientists Finally Present Evidence on Expanding DNA Strands

Written by on January 30, 2013 in Science with 2 Comments
Scientists Finally Present Evidence on Expanding DNA Strands

How many DNA strands are human beings capable of possessing? Some geneticists are claiming humans will one day have 12 strands.

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Wanted: Harvard Professor Seeks ‘Adventurous Woman’ To Give Birth To Cloned Neanderthal Baby

Posted by on January 21, 2013 in Science with 4 Comments
Wanted:  Harvard Professor Seeks ‘Adventurous Woman’ To Give Birth To Cloned Neanderthal Baby

Professor George Church of Harvard Medical School believes he can reconstruct Neanderthal DNA. His ambitious plan requires a human volunteer willing to allow the DNA to be put into stem cells, then a human embryo.

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The Scientific Power of Thought — Mind-Blowing 3-Minute Video

Posted by on January 19, 2013 in Conscious Evolution, Science with 0 Comments
The Scientific Power of Thought — Mind-Blowing 3-Minute Video

According to ASAP Science, each thought we have can actually change the structure and function of our brains. And, no, they don’t mean metaphorically; they literally mean thinking that you can do something and being positive about it will alter your brain.

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