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    Missing Human Evolutionary Ancestor Discovered in Africa

    Missing Human Evolutionary Ancestor Discovered in Africa
    When you talk to a biochemist or biologist at a university level these days about the "evolutionary debate" they're likely to laugh; after all if you are knowledgeable modern scientist, you know that the vast body of molecular, genetic, fossil, anatomical, and field biology evidence all points to the same thing -- that organisms evolved via natural selection and genetic drift ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    IBM Patent Application Describes "Intelligent" Stop Lights That Turn Off Cars

    IBM Patent Application Describes "Intelligent" Stop Lights That Turn Off Cars
    Running red lights and failure to stop leads to untold numbers of traffic accidents around the world. Sitting at a red light with cars idling also burns fuel that really isn’t needed.IBM has filed a patent application that outlines a system that would turn the motors of a car off at a traffic light to conserve fuel. Few will take issue with green ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: -3
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    Dark Matter in the Sun May be Sustaining Life on Earth

    Dark Matter in the Sun May be Sustaining Life on Earth
    Is life on Earth possible thanks to a bizarre solar effect of dark matter?A mystery that has puzzled scientists for some time now is the solar composition problem.  The sun appears to have a much easier time transporting energy to the surface than standard models would predict based on traditional theories of its composition.  While the exact reason why this happens has been unclear, ...
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    Simulated 520-day Mars Mission Begins in Russia

    Simulated 520-day Mars Mission Begins in Russia
    A highly anticipated 520-day simulation of a manned mission to Mars is now underway in a virtual spacecraft that is located in Moscow.As part of the monitored test, all six participants will not be able to leave the controlled environment until the project ends in November 2011.  The first 250 days will focus on a mock flight to Mars, with a ...
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    Stanford Poll Shows 75 Percent of Americans Believe in Global Warming

    Stanford Poll Shows 75 Percent of Americans Believe in Global Warming
    Researchers at the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University conducted a survey that shows three out of four Americans believe in global warming and want the government to establish laws to stop it. The survey was funded by the National Science Foundation and administered in June 2010 by Woods Institute Senior Fellow Jon Krosnick, a professor of communication and political science at Stanford University. From June ...
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    Scientists Create Underwear That Could Save Lives

    Scientists Create Underwear That Could Save Lives
    Big Brother could soon be monitoring the unlikeliest of places.  Researchers in California are working on creating "smarty pants"  for U.S. troops. The "smart", durable biosensor briefs have been designed to monitor the bodily systems of American soldiers and may eventually help save lives.  According to Reuters, the technology was developed at the University of California San Diego by nano-engineering professor Joseph Wang and his team."This specific ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    A Solution to BP's Huge Spill? Blow it up With Huge Bomb, Says Top Marine

    A Solution to BP's Huge Spill? Blow it up With Huge Bomb, Says Top Marine
    Oil continues to pour out of the remains of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig and into the Gulf of Mexico.  BP has sawed off the riser pipe, allowing it to successfully deploy a containment dome.  However, the containment dome is only capturing approximately half the oil spilling out of the pipe -- and sawing off the riser pipe increased oil flow ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    BP Buys 32 of Kevin Costner's Oil Separating Machines

    BP Buys 32 of Kevin Costner's Oil Separating Machines
    The ongoing leak of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico has reached epic proportions and shows no signs of stopping. All attempts to stop the leak of crude oil into the Gulf have failed thus far leaving the only option for the time being to clean the oil from the waters of the Gulf as quickly as possible.Actor Kevin Costner ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Stanford Study: Few Experts Support Global Warming Skepticism

    Stanford Study: Few Experts Support Global Warming Skepticism
    Stanford University  recently conducted a study that shows a minimal number of scientists who do not accept that human beings have contributed to the Earth's climate change have "far less expertise and prominence in climate research" than scientists who do believe climate change has been affected by humans.  The university came to these conclusions by analyzing the number of research papers published "by more than ...
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    Researchers Create Mathematical Formula for Bicycle Riding

    Researchers Create Mathematical Formula for Bicycle Riding
    The U.S. Senate is debating an unprecedented measure that would give the U.S. President and a branch of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) power to kill part or all of the internet hosted by private companies in the U.S., all in the name of protecting the motherland.  The bill, proposed by Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT) who at times has been ...
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    Humanity Might Not Survive the Next Century According to Australian Scientist

    Humanity Might Not Survive the Next Century According to Australian Scientist
    Mankind is headed for a mass extinction, along with many other species clinging to Earth, and there's probably nothing to be done about according to one scientist. Frank Fenner, a much-lauded and awarded scientist hailing from Canberra, Australia, doesn't see much hope for humans in the future. Between rampant pollution, ecological destruction, overpopulation and over-consumption, the planet is already past its ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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