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This Portable Generator Produces Power, Clean Water From Human Waste ...
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The technology could help reduce the spread of infectious disease in regions where sewage systems are lacking or be deployed in the wake of natural disasters that damage infrastructure.
By viper1 on 2017-11-06 17:51 UTC
Cosmic-ray particles reveal secret chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid...
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Researchers have used muon detectors to discover a mysterious, 30-metre-long space which could help to reveal how the 4,500-year-old monument was built.
By viper1 on 2017-11-06 17:49 UTC
Four ways that falling back from Daylight Saving Time can kill you...
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We go through this ridiculous change for no good reason at all, yet it is unhealthy and dangerous
By ceres on 2017-11-03 18:43 UTC
We may have found 20 habitable worlds hiding in plain sight...
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After taking another look at data from the Kepler space telescope's original mission we have spotted 20 possible Earth-like worlds that could host life
By ceres on 2017-11-03 18:41 UTC
Asteroid Photobomb! Space Rocks Invade Hubble Galaxy View...
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Asteroids snuck their way into a stunning Hubble Space Telescope image of the distant galaxy cluster Abell 370, painting S-trails across the foreground.
By ceres on 2017-11-03 18:41 UTC
Scientists now claim aliens might be a lot like humans...
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You dont have to have be a huge sci-fi buff to know that depictions of aliens in movies, video games, and books are almost always very wild. Whether its tiny grey dudes with big black
By earlybird on 2017-11-02 05:33 UTC
NASA's 2020 Mars Rover Will Have 23 Cameras...
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NASA has unveiled the camera setup for its upcoming 2020 Mars rover. Why have a separate camera unveiling? Because there are 23 of them. The post NASA's 2020 Mars Rover Will Have 23 Cameras appeared first on ExtremeTech .
By viper1 on 2017-11-01 21:51 UTC
Living in space has drastic, negative effects on the brain...
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Ever since we started seriously thinking about sending humans into space, the question that has immediately followed is, "What will zero-g do to our bodies?" After all, our frames and body functions have evolved to exist within Earth's gravity
By viper1 on 2017-11-01 21:50 UTC
Could diabetes spread like mad cow disease?...
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Abnormal protein transmits symptoms of type 2 diabetes in mice, study finds
By aphrodite on 2017-11-01 03:56 UTC
Kepler finds 20 habitable worlds 'hiding in plain sight'...
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The new analysis includes several planets that orbit stars similar to our sun. They include KOI-7923.01, an 'Earth tundra' exoplanet 97 per cent the size of Earth, but a little colder.
By ceres on 2017-10-31 15:51 UTC
'Monster' planet discovery challenges formation theory...
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A giant planet, which should not exist according to planet formation theory, has been discovered around a distant star. The new research is presented in a paper recently accepted for publication in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Soc
By ceres on 2017-10-31 15:45 UTC
CRISPR hacks enable pinpoint repairs to genome...
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Precision tools expand the number of base editors available for manipulating DNA and RNA.
By viper1 on 2017-10-30 15:10 UTC
Bitter CRISPR patent war intensifies...
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Gene-editing pioneers prepare for next stage of intellectual-property disputes in the United States and Europe.
By viper1 on 2017-10-30 15:10 UTC
Small Asteroid or Comet 'Visits' from Beyond the Solar System...
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A small, recently discovered asteroid -- or perhaps a comet -- appears to have originated from outside the solar system, coming from somewhere else in our galaxy.
By ceres on 2017-10-30 00:48 UTC
Is E.T. Artificially Encoding Stellar Pulsars?...
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A new paper considers the possibility that advanced aliens might use pulsars for communication.
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:28 UTC
Dawn finds possible ancient ocean remnants at Ceres...
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Minerals containing water are widespread on Ceres, suggesting the dwarf planet may have had a global ocean in the past. What became of that ocean? Could Ceres still have liquid today? Two new studies from NASA's Dawn mission shed light on these questi
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:26 UTC
NASA Says Dwarf Planet Ceres Likely Harbors Salty Mud...
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Dawn spacecraft in orbit around Ceres detects what researchers say is likely briny mud under its frozen surface.
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:26 UTC
Hubble telescope spies an exoplanet that snows sunscreen...
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It's snowing sunscreen (hallelujah) on a giant exoplanet that gets way hot on one side and collects titanium oxide on the other.
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:25 UTC
Astronomers Spot First-Ever Space Rock from Another Star...
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As it departs the inner solar system, scientists are racing to study the object before it fades from view
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:18 UTC
Sun-Like Star May Have Devoured 15 Alien Planets...
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A distant sun-like star may have devoured a dozen or more of its own Earth-size planets, new research shows.
By ceres on 2017-10-24 18:43 UTC
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