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Laser activated nanoparticles produce medicine inside the body on demand

Posted in Science on 2nd Jul, 2012 05:16 PM
by AlexMuller
Can be switched on when needed, producing medicines that cannot be taken orally or are toxic and would harm other parts of the body
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Solutions for Ocean Acidification

Posted in Science on 1st Jul, 2012 06:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Ocean acidification is the ongoing decrease in the pH of the oceans, caused by the uptake of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere.
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Sleep Deprivation Amps Up the Brain

Posted in Science on 1st Jul, 2012 05:54 PM
by AlexMuller
The brain gets more active the longer it goes without sleep
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Why the Star Trek Vision of the Future is Out of Date

Posted in Science on 1st Jul, 2012 05:40 PM
by AlexMuller
No show has done more to promote a positive vision of the future and limitless possibility than Star Trek.
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Making Saltwater Drinkable Is Graphenes Latest Miracle

Posted in Science on 30th Jun, 2012 03:03 PM
by AlexMuller
All signs point towards graphene being the supermaterial that pushes humanity into the future weve been dreaming of.
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New brain scanner helps paralysed people spell words

Posted in Science on 30th Jun, 2012 02:52 PM
by AlexMuller
A new brain scanner has been developed to help people who are completely paralysed speak by enabling them to spell words using their thoughts.
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Fungi may have ended coal era

Posted in Science on 30th Jun, 2012 02:31 PM
by AlexMuller
The humble fungus may have been responsible for bringing to an end the period of accumulating coal reserves
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B612 Sentinel: The First Privately Funded Deep Space Mission

Posted in Science on 29th Jun, 2012 05:56 PM
by AlexMuller
The first privately funded space telescope will orbit the sun and map out threatening asteroids...
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How Astronauts Train at the Bottom of the Sea

Posted in Science on 28th Jun, 2012 06:48 PM
by AlexMuller
To create conditions that better mimic microgravity, astronauts 63 feet below the ocean surface wear small pieces of foam on their wetsuits to become more buoyant
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Son of Concorde to fly London to Sydney in 4 hours?

Posted in Science on 28th Jun, 2012 06:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Recent days have seen reports emerge of a successor to Concorde capable of speeds of over 2,485 mph (4,000 km/h) that could fly from London to Sydney in a mere four hours.
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Want to launch a satellite? Call Virgin Galactic Cargo

Posted in Science on 28th Jun, 2012 06:34 PM
by AlexMuller
A new initiative from Virgin Galactic could soon see the space tourism company branch out into space haulage.
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Scientists Invent Particles That Will Let You Live Without Breathing

Posted in Science on 28th Jun, 2012 06:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have designed microparticles that can be injected directly into the bloodstream to quickly oxygenate your body, even if you cant breathe anymore
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Smoking vaccine blocks nicotine in mice brains

Posted in Science on 28th Jun, 2012 01:00 AM
by AlexMuller
Smokers could one day be immunised against nicotine so they gain no pleasure from the habit, according to researchers in the US.
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Why this decade will be the most innovative in history

Posted in Science on 27th Jun, 2012 10:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Many people believe that weve run out of ideas and that the future will be one of bleak shortages of food, energy, and water.
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Sea Level Rising Rapidly on Both Coasts, Could Even Flood San Francisco Airport in a Decade

Posted in Science on 26th Jun, 2012 09:49 PM
by AlexMuller
The Northeast U.S. has been taking the brunt of rising sea levels not just in the country but in the world
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EEG brain trace can detect autism

Posted in Science on 26th Jun, 2012 09:25 PM
by AlexMuller
A simple brain trace can identify autism in children as young as two years old, scientists believe.
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