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What kind of armor did Medieval women really wear?

What kind of armor did Medieval women really wear? | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
We know that skimpy armor that shows off a woman's cleavage is rather impractical for combat and that sculpted "boob plate" armor can be a hazard to your health, but on occasions that women did don armor in medieval Europe, what kind of armor did...
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The Unseen Beauty of High Speed Water Drop Photography

The Unseen Beauty of High Speed Water Drop Photography | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
There are entire worlds out there that humans cannot see with the naked eye. With powerful...
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Can we build an artificial superintelligence that won't kill us?

Can we build an artificial superintelligence that won't kill us? | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
At some point in our future, an artificial intelligence will emerge that's smarter, faster, and vastly more powerful than us. Once this happens, we'll no longer be in charge. But what will happen to humanity?
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The Man Who Takes "Selfies" of Earth for NASA: Scientific American

The Man Who Takes "Selfies" of Earth for NASA: Scientific American | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
Michael Freilich, the scientist who directs the Earth Science Division,explains the importance of the Earth-monitoring satellites
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Almost half of the world’s malware is hosted in the US, much of it by Amazon | Apps and Software | Geek.com

Almost half of the world’s malware is hosted in the US, much of it by Amazon | Apps and Software | Geek.com | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
Our perceptions about where all the nasty malware on the internet is hiding could be quite incorrect, according to a new analysis by security firm Solutionary SERT.
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Epic Antarctic-Ice Shelf Collapse Caused by Chain Reaction: Scientific American

Epic Antarctic-Ice Shelf Collapse Caused by Chain Reaction: Scientific American | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
As lakes on top of the Larsen B Ice Shelf started to drain, cracks formed that led to the draining of more lakes and the eventual breakup of the entire shelf
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The Water Ban In West Virginia Is Over, But The Health Impacts For Thousands Remain A Mystery

The Water Ban In West Virginia Is Over, But The Health Impacts For Thousands Remain A Mystery | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
More people are showing up at emergency rooms in the Charleston area after being told their water was safe to use.
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Scientists finally figure out a way to make sex fun: remote control spermbots | Science! | Geek.com

Scientists finally figure out a way to make sex fun: remote control spermbots | Science! | Geek.com | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
If you frequently find yourself sitting home alone on Saturday night watching Netflix instead of having sex like all the cool people, researchers from the Dresden Institute of Integrative Nanosciences have found a [...]...
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What Fetal Genome Screening Could Mean for Babies and Parents: Scientific American

What Fetal Genome Screening Could Mean for Babies and Parents: Scientific American | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
A noninvasive screening method could provide expectant parents with unprecedented and comprehensive fetal genetic data, but it also presents new ethical quandaries
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West Virginia Spill Reveals Threats to Drinking Water

West Virginia Spill Reveals Threats to Drinking Water | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
Utilities can't afford to test for every chemical, and infrastructure is aging.
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Caffeine Perks Up Memory

A steaming mug of coffee helps me wake up in the morning. But it can do more than just keep your ...
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The Search for Life on Jupiter's Icy Moons

The Search for Life on Jupiter's Icy Moons | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
Could there be life on one of Jupiter's moons? The European Space Agency is hoping to find out. The ESA will send the JUICE space probe to Jupiter to study three of its moons, Europa, Calliso, and Ganymede.
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Bruce Sterling Closes the 2011 A+E Conference - Full version

Author and futurist Bruce Sterling wraps-up the 2011 Art + Environment Conference at the Nevada Museum of Art in downtown Reno. Speakers included: Subhankar ...
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Bijou backpacks reveal habits of chilled-out bees - life - 16 January 2014 - New Scientist

Bijou backpacks reveal habits of chilled-out bees - life - 16 January 2014 - New Scientist | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
Australian researchers are tracking thousands of bees by fitting them with tiny radio tags
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Gene therapy restores sight in people with eye disease - health - 16 January 2014 - New Scientist

Gene therapy restores sight in people with eye disease - health - 16 January 2014 - New Scientist | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
For the first time, gene therapy has been used to treat a rare cause of blindness called choroideremia – the results may be relevant to more common eye
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When Creationists Attack (Each Other): Guess Who Gets This Preacher’s Support in the Ham/Nye Debate

When Creationists Attack (Each Other): Guess Who Gets This Preacher’s Support in the Ham/Nye Debate | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
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Freedom Industries’ Other Chemical Storage Site Is Unsafe Too

Freedom Industries’ Other Chemical Storage Site Is Unsafe Too | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
After 7,500 gallons of a chemical called crude MCHM spilled into West Virginia waters on Thursday, the company responsible was ordered to move the rest of those chemicals to a new site. But that site is not safe either.
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Levels of Controversial Chemicals in Americans Fall—and Rise: Scientific American

Levels of Controversial Chemicals in Americans Fall—and Rise: Scientific American | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
Scientists have documented for the first time that several phthalates are declining in people while several others are rising
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Headhunters' Trophy Skulls Uncovered From Ancient London

Headhunters' Trophy Skulls Uncovered From Ancient London | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
Ancient gladiators, criminals, and war victims may have been beheaded, suggests ancient skulls discovered from Roman-era London.
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Brewer and Archaeologist Recreate Ancient Nordic Grog: Scientific American

Brewer and Archaeologist Recreate Ancient Nordic Grog: Scientific American | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
More than 3,500 years ago, elite Scandinavians drank an alcoholic mixture of barley, honey, cranberries, herbs and even grape wine
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This plant has been genetically engineered to provide mood lighting

This plant has been genetically engineered to provide mood lighting | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
By splicing genes from a bioluminescent bacteria with a common decorative plant called Nicotiana ...
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TechCrunch | The Future of Science

TechCrunch | The Future of Science | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
Almost every technological and medical innovation in the world has its roots in a scientific paper. Science drives much of the world’s innovation. The faster science moves, the faster the world moves.
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» India Reports Completely Drug-Resistant TB

» India Reports Completely Drug-Resistant TB | Geeky Science News | Scoop.it
Physicians in Mumbai, India are calling a new strain of tuberculosis TDR, for Totally Drug-Resistant. In other words, it is untreatable as far as they know. Superbug blogger Maryn McKenna reports.
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