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Scientists Develop Blood-Cleansing Artificial Spleen

Researchers from Harvard’s Wyss Institute have developed a spleen-inspired device capable of rapidly filtering out pathogenic organisms and deadly toxins from the blood of patients. It’s hoped that...

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A 16-Year-Old From India Built a Device to Convert Breath Into Speech

A 16-year-old from India has designed a device that converts breath into speech. High-school student Arsh Shah Dilbagi invented TALK as a portable and affordable way to aid people suffering from AL...

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LIVE: Edward Snowden and Julian Assange discuss mass surveillance with Kim Dotcom in Moment of Truth

"A US private sector intel analyst who escaped to China, and then to Russia, after taking on US intelligence agencies, is talking with an Australian stuck in in Ecuador's London embassy who is curr...

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Being Light: The Art of Floating

As Albert Einstein said: “We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them”. If this is true, what the world really needs right now is people who have stepped into...

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Sweden is Now Recycling 99% of its Trash. Here’s how...

The Scandinavian nation of Sweden has set a new precedent in the world of recycling its trash, with a near zero waste amount of 99 percent. Sweden was already ahead of the game back in 2012, when t...

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British Firm Produces Liquid Fuel From Water and Thin Air

Air Fuel Synthesis (AFS), a small firm in Stockton-on-Tees, UK, has succeedin in synthesizing gasoline from water and carbon dioxide (CO2) extracted from air. The Independent reported on Friday tha...

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Feds Threatened to Fine Yahoo $250K Daily for Not Complying with NSA's PRISM

A court battle that Yahoo launched to resist the NSA’s PRISM spy program came to an end in 2008 after the Feds threatened the internet giant with a massive $250,000 a day fine if it didn’t comply. ...

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Physicist's Approach To Evolution Finds That Random Paths Lead to Same Evolutionary Outcome

Michael Desai of Harvard University is testing the life cycle of baker’s yeast. every 12 hours. He uses robots to remove the fastest-growing yeast in each colony, selecting the fittest to live on, ...

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Ozone Levels Bounce Back, Showing First Increase In 35 Years

Remember the giant hole in the Earth's ozone layer? Scientists say it's shrinking a little, thanks in part to the elimination of chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, beginning in the 1980s. For the fir...

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Hunter S. Thompson's Article From 9-12-2001

>It was just after dawn in Woody Creek, Colo., when the first plane hit the World Trade Center in New York City on Tuesday morning, and as usual I was writing about sports. But not for long. Footba...

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Google Launches Cloud Platform for Startups

$100,000 in credit and 24/7 support for eligible startups. Focus on building your product and don't worry about complex infrastructure. Google manages your application, database, and storage se...

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Forget the Goggles: Chlorophyll Eye Drops Give Night Vision

Seeing in the dark could soon be as easy as popping a pill or squeezing some drops into your eyes, thanks to some new science, an unusual deep-sea fish, and a plant pigment. In the 1990s, marine...

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Floating vertical farms offer food solutions to the densest countries on Earth

Singapore is the third most densely populated country in the world, with 7,669 people per square kilometre, which means they don’t have a lot of space lying around on which to grow food. Because of...

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How Google's Autonomous Car Passed the First U.S. State Self-Driving Test

Regulations governing Google’s experimental self-driving cars will come into effect on California’s roads starting 16 September. Google has many test hours under the car's belt but they have bee...

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US Telecom Giants Call On FCC to Block Cities' Expansion of High-Speed Internet

The US telecom industry called on the Federal Communications Commission on Friday to block Chattanooga Tennessee and Wilson North Carolina from expanding high-speed internet services to their resid...

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