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Evidence of a Changing Climate - Disease Creep

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November 27, 2014 - The list of diseases appearing in unfamiliar places continues to increase for lots of reasons. These include:

  • Human-engineered water projects such as dams, canals and irrigation.
  • Agricultural intensification and the use of insecticides.
  • Urban crowding and poor sanitation.
  • Deforestation.
  • Reforestation.

Kickstarter to Fund Lunar Mission within a Decade

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November 26, 2014 - The Kickstarter funded project is called Lunar Mission One.

Transform the Earth into a Successful Planet

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It’s hard to imagine the digital world has only begun, but market leaders need powerful new tech to stay ahead. Instead of small improvements, they need to accelerate and own the future. Consider leaping to leadership: The biggest business opportunity is transforming the Earth into world where everyone can succeed. Expandiverse Technology is the first opportunity to build tomorrow’s Digital Earth.

New Technology for Steam Turbine Power Plants Increases Efficiency While Reducing CO2 Emissions

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November 25, 2014 - A technology developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) may help fight global climate change by making steam power plants more efficient through the invention of a new coating material. Whether coal-fired, gas-powered, geothermal, nuclear, biomass or solar thermal, all these energy sources get used in power plants to produce steam.

In the Absence of Governments Agreeing to Carbon Reductions What Can the Rest of Us Do?

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November 24, 2014 - I ask the above question in light of a headline that appeared in the Sunday edition of the Toronto Sun, "Girl, 11, nabbed in B.C. Kinder Morgan pipeline protest."

Climate Change Peru Meeting Proposal - Fishing Vessels as Climate Change Sentinels

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November 23, 2014 - LIMA COP20 will meet on December 9, 2014 in Peru. Its goal to begin shaping the global agreement by nations, industry, financial institutions and NGOs to reduce carbon emissions.

Unforeseen Consequences Post Acid Rain

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November 21, 2014 - When I was a young man we lived two blocks from a freshwater-fed pond by the name of Tillplain. Today it is gone, covered and built upon. That's where the high school I graduated from currently stands. But that pond unlocked the mysteries of life for me and so I remember it fondly.

Our Future with Autonomous Vehicles is Closer Than You Think

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November 21, 2014 - The Google skunk works experiments to develop autonomous vehicles is quickly opening a flood gate of new technological innovation in transportation.

Philae "Mignon" - the Rosetta Lander Finds Organic Molecules on the Comet

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November 20, 2014 - In the 60 hours before the batteries drained the Philae lander on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko looked around and using the Cometary Sampling and Composition Experiment (COSAC) on board the lander

Get Your Gecko Grippers Here

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November 19, 2014 - Ever wondered why not just Spiderman but lizards and all kinds of insects can climb up walls? Ever wanted to be just like Spiderman when it comes to wall climbing?

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