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Greetings. We Are From The Future. Everything is going to be alright...

Science behind the photosynthesis bit: "Energy transfer in light-harvesting macromolecules is assisted by specific vibrational motions of the chromophores," said Alexandra Olaya-Castro (UCL Physic...

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Sharp spike in honeybee deaths causes President to take emergency measures. Here's how you can help...

Beekeepers lost more than 40% of honeybee colonies in the last year alone. In response, the Obama administration announced plans to save the honey bee. On Tuesday, May 19th, the Obama administr...

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Bold new law requires green rooftops in France

Rooftops in France are going green. Under a law passed last week by the French Parliament, new buildings in commercial zones must partially cover their roofs with plants or solar panels. "Thi...

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This Machine Can Make Salt Water Drinkable — Using Only The Sun’s Rays

The American engineers who traveled to rural India two years ago believed they were going to help poor villagers get rid of microbes in their drinking water. But soon after their arrival, they bega...

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CERN Has Detected Extremely Rare Particle Decay For The First Time

Researchers working at CERN in Switzerland have detected a never-before-seen subatomic process that was "harder to find than the famous Higgs particle", and it could make or break our understanding...

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Research Shows This One Plant Can Kill Cancer Cells & Treat Diabetes

Bitter melon is a fruit that grows abundantly in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Traditionally it has been used to treat diabetes and other more mild diseases or illnesses. More recently, bitter...

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China Decides Big Steel Is Too Big

Last week Australia’s Rio Tinto, the world’s second largest iron ore producer, made a bold bet on China's steelmaking industry. There's one small problem: The Chinese government seems to be on the ...

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Self-Sufficient Couple Builds Their Own Floating Off-Grid Island (Video)

From no-waste, no-impact, buy-nothing, no-money to living tiny, there are a multitude of saner and more courageous alternatives to the unthinking, zombie wastefulness of mainstream living. For Cana...

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Researchers Make Semiconductors Just Three Atoms Thick

The end is in sight for achieving the thinnest and most flexible semiconductors possible. Researchers at Cornell have announced the creation of semiconducting films just three atoms thick, leaving ...

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Over 1,100 Civilians Were Killed By Police In 2014

A new preliminary FBI report shows that in 2014, 51 police officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty. The FBI notes that this is an 89% increase from 2013, when only 27 officers were kil...

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Drug Could Rejuvenate Aging Brain And Muscle Tissue

The ability of adult stem cells to renew themselves decline as we age, but researchers have discovered a small molecular drug that could ‘rejuvenate’ brain and muscle tissue. The study, published i...

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Cuba Has Agreed To Share Lung Cancer Vaccine With The United States

From Wired.com: CUBA HAS FOR several years had a promising therapeutic vaccine against lung cancer. The 55-year trade embargo led by the US made sure that Cuba was mostly where it stayed. Until—...

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Eerie Self-Steering Bullet That Hits Its Target Every Time Created By DARPA

It will no longer be possible to dodge a bullet, as the U.S. Department of Defense has created a "magic bullet." The system has been developed by DARPA’s Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance program, k...

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Forested Austrian Milan Expo Pavilion produces oxygen for 1,800 people an hour

An unexpected forest grows on the former industrial grounds at the 2015 Milan Expo. Occupying a small site for 560 square meters, the miniature forest is no accident of nature—Klaus K. Loenhart and...

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Angry Birds Mobilizes Millions to Save Endangered Species and #ActOnClimate

Finnish company Rovio, which makes the hugely popular game app Angry Birds, isn’t content to sit back and rest on its laurels. It’s using the clout gained through its more than 2 billion downloads ...

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