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Monster radiation burst from Sun

Monster radiation burst from Sun | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
The Sun has unleashed the most powerful eruption - a solar flare - of 2013 so far.
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Anti-Malarial Mosquitoes? | The Scientist Magazine®

Anti-Malarial Mosquitoes? | The Scientist Magazine® | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Artificially induced bacterial infections in mosquitoes could reduce the spread of malaria-causing parasites.
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UN urges world to eat more insects

UN urges world to eat more insects | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Eating insects could help fight world hunger, improve nutrition and reduce pollution, according to a new UN report.
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The Fantastic Mr Feynman

The Fantastic Mr Feynman | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Family and friends contribute to a celebration of Richard Feynman.
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Excellent documentary from the good old BBC (or should that be fantastic documentary), one can say what they like about the BBC, but  their documentaries are second to none and this is a great follow up of the 80s and 90s BBC Horizon Documentaries about the great man!!!

 

Here's a link to the previous Horizon Documentaries!

 

http://youtu.be/FXiOg5-l3fk

 

http://youtu.be/Fzg1CU8t9nw

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Excellent documentary from the good old BBC (or should that be fantastic documentary), one can say what they like about the BBC, but  their documentaries are second to none and this is a great follow up of the 80s and 90s BBC Horizon Documentaries about the great man!!!

 

Here's a link to the previous Horizon Documentaries!

 

http://youtu.be/FXiOg5-l3fk

 

http://youtu.be/Fzg1CU8t9nw

 

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Loopwheel – bicycle wheel with integral suspension

Loopwheel – bicycle wheel with integral suspension | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Reinventing the bicycle wheel: Loopwheel by Sam Pearce is a brand-new ‘pat pending’ 20″ bicycle wheel with integral suspension. For maximum comfort over bumps and less vibration from the road.
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Thumb-type keyboard takes on Qwerty

Thumb-type keyboard takes on Qwerty | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Researchers create a new keyboard which they claim lets people "thumb-type" faster on touchscreen devices such as tablets and large smartphones.
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Hyundai thinks out of the box with hovering cars and transforming vehicles

Hyundai thinks out of the box with hovering cars and transforming vehicles | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Hyundai engineers conceive and build a variety of futuristic single-person vehicles for the IDEA festival.
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15 Awesome Chemistry Experiments

15 Awesome Chemistry Experiments | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
You don’t need to watch Breaking Bad to know that chemistry is pretty awesome.
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Who say science is boring! :)

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If you Love the Earth on Earth Day, Close a Coal Plant

If you Love the Earth on Earth Day, Close a Coal Plant | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Juan Cole | Energy, Environment
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Israel Social TV Video: Jack Teitel, American Jewry's "Gift" to Israel

Israel Social TV Video: Jack Teitel, American Jewry's "Gift" to Israel | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Here is my new video recorded for Israel Social TV on Jack Teitel, recently convicted of a decade-long reign of terror involving murdered Palestinians, maimed Christian missionaries, and maimed Isr...
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World’s largest OTEC power plant planned for China

World’s largest OTEC power plant planned for China | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Lockheed Martin has partnered with Hong Kong-based Reignwood Group to develop the world's first large-scale commercial Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC...
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'Best estimate' of melting ice caps

'Best estimate' of melting ice caps | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Experts have come up with their most accurate estimate yet for the impact of melting ice sheets and glaciers on sea level.
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Anti-Malarial Mosquitoes? | The Scientist Magazine®

Anti-Malarial Mosquitoes? | The Scientist Magazine® | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Artificially induced bacterial infections in mosquitoes could reduce the spread of malaria-causing parasites.
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Chris Hadfield: astronaut, troubadour, tweeter – and a true Space Oddity

Chris Hadfield: astronaut, troubadour, tweeter – and a true Space Oddity | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Canadian returns from mission to International Space Station having redefined the public perception of the ice cold spaceman
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Around Planet Earth in 1,500 tweets

Around Planet Earth in 1,500 tweets | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
A look back at the remarkable photos and videos posted from the International Space Station by outgoing Commander Chris Hadfield, who is due to return to Earth.
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The Fantastic Mr Feynman

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Family and friends contribute to a celebration of Richard Feynman.
Sascha Humphrey's insight:

Excellent documentary from the good old BBC (or should that be fantastic documentary), one can say what they like about the BBC, but  their documentaries are second to none and this is a great follow up of the 80s and 90s BBC Horizon Documentaries about the great man!!!

 

Here's a link to the previous Horizon Documentaries!

 

http://youtu.be/FXiOg5-l3fk

 

http://youtu.be/Fzg1CU8t9nw

 

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Sascha Humphrey's curator insight, May 13, 2013 11:03 AM

Excellent documentary from the good old BBC (or should that be fantastic documentary), one can say what they like about the BBC, but  their documentaries are second to none and this is a great follow up of the 80s and 90s BBC Horizon Documentaries about the great man!!!

 

Here's a link to the previous Horizon Documentaries!

 

http://youtu.be/FXiOg5-l3fk

 

http://youtu.be/Fzg1CU8t9nw

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New streetlight design curbs light pollution

New streetlight design curbs light pollution | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Researchers have proposed new LED street lamps designed to shine efficiently only where needed without splashing into unwanted areas as a way to reduce ligh...
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Jobcentre Plus and Facebook Join Forces To Block Political Websites

Jobcentre Plus and Facebook Join Forces To Block Political Websites | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Facebook have joined forces with this damned government to try and block websites that criticise or take a satirical view of their damned policies.
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How Tech Helps and Harms the Environment

How Tech Helps and Harms the Environment | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
As we crave those new devices that I and other tech journalists frequently laud, we need to think of the total cost of ownership -- not just for us personally, but for the world and the planet we live on.
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The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that widespread use of LED lighting could save the "equivalent annual electrical output of 44 large electric power plants," saving "more than $30 billion at today's electricity prices."

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Robot helper to aid field engineers

Robot helper to aid field engineers | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
A robotic sidekick could soon be helping field engineers fix faulty equipment in remote and unfamiliar locations.
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What we exhale is unique to us – our 'breathprint' - health - 04 April 2013 - New Scientist

What we exhale is unique to us – our 'breathprint' - health - 04 April 2013 - New Scientist | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Everyone's breath contains a distinctive set of metabolic compounds, so breath tests could be used to detect and monitor disease
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First algae powered building goes up in Hamburg

First algae powered building goes up in Hamburg | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A 15-unit apartment building has been constructed in the German city of Hamburg that has 129 algae filled louvered tanks hanging over the exterior of the south-east and south-west sides of the building—making it the first in the world...
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Hybrid solar system boosts natural gas powerplant efficiency by 20 percent

Hybrid solar system boosts natural gas powerplant efficiency by 20 percent | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is developing a hybrid solar/gas system that converts natural gas power plants into hybrid sola...
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