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13-Year-Old Makes Solar Power Breakthrough by Harnessing the Fibonacci Sequence

13-Year-Old Makes Solar Power Breakthrough by Harnessing the Fibonacci Sequence | The Shaver's Creek Scoop | Scoop.it
Aidan's exploration in the woods uncovered a mystery of science and he designed a fascinating tree solar collector as a result of his discoveries.
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What Do the Bird-Watchers Know?

What Do the Bird-Watchers Know? | The Shaver's Creek Scoop | Scoop.it
How a common hobby can reveal uncomfortable truths about our world.
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As we gear up for the 2013 Birding Cup at Shaver's Creek, an interesting NY Times opinion piece about bird-watchers, and the historic and modern day portents assigned to our feathered fauna.

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5 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste | Eartheasy Blog

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste | Eartheasy Blog | The Shaver's Creek Scoop | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that people in the U.S. waste about 27 percent of their food... (Learn how to #reduce your #food waste, and #compost the rest!
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Good suggestions for moving toward Zero Waste! See what Shaver's Creek is trying to do at www.ShaversCreek.org/ZERO.

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Bird-Friendly Saphonian Wind Turbine Ditches Blades for a More Efficient, Less Expensive Design

Bird-Friendly Saphonian Wind Turbine Ditches Blades for a More Efficient, Less Expensive Design | The Shaver's Creek Scoop | Scoop.it
The Saphonian wind turbine from Tunisian company, Saphon Energy ditches the blades for a design that is more aerodynamic, efficient, and less expensive to make.
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Interview with Holly Chittum, Winner of President’s Award at MUIH Research Day | MUIH

Interview with Holly Chittum, Winner of President’s Award at MUIH Research Day | MUIH | The Shaver's Creek Scoop | Scoop.it
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Congrats to our Plant Science Intern, Holly Chittum, for winning the President's Award for her research poster at the Maryland University of Integrative Health's Research Day.

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News from Bristol University—Floral signs go electric!

News from Bristol University—Floral signs go electric! | The Shaver's Creek Scoop | Scoop.it
Flowers' methods of communicating are at least as sophisticated as any devised by an advertising agency, according to a new study, published today in Science Express by researchers from the University of Bristol.
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How The Internet Is Like A Child's Brain

How The Internet Is Like A Child's Brain | The Shaver's Creek Scoop | Scoop.it
"Brain Power" explores the connection between the developing human brain of a child and the emerging global brain of the Internet and aims to help us think about the best ways to nurture and strengthen both.
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