Sci/Tech

Mars One May Have 100 Volunteers But....

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February 27, 2015 - A few days away in Jamaica this week and I am feeling the vibe of that island even while sitting down to write about a journey far longer than a hop across the Caribbean from Florida to Montego Bay.

Science, Technology and Islam - The Latest News

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February 19, 2015 - Some of you who are my readers may not know that when I graduated from university my degree was in Islamic Studies and Medieval History. I was very much aware of Islam's contribution to the science of mathematics, astronomy and chemistry during the golden age of the Islamic World, the 8th through the 10th century.

BASF Sees Tenfold Performance Improvement for EV Batteries

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February 19, 2015 - The common battery found in electric vehicles (EVs) these days is lithium-ion.

Was the Solar System Visited by a Rogue Star?

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February 18, 2015 - Some 70,000 years ago a binary star system is believed to have passed within 0.8 light years of our Sun.

The State of Carbon Capture and Sequestration

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February 17, 2015 - The Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Institute (GCCS) in its most recent report tells us there are approximately a dozen large-scale CCS projects operating around the world. The total amount of captured carbon dioxide (CO2) amounts to less less than 30 million tons per year.

British Company Has Plans to Manufacture Big Structures in Space

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February 16, 2015 - Magna Parva, of Leicester, England, is in the design and build business. The company focuses on research and development projects for science, medicine, energy, defence and space. Its latest announcement is focused on the latter - building big structures in outer space.

Ever Heard of Marker-Assisted Breeding?

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February 16, 2015 - For those who fear genetically modified foods, or GMOs, there is another technology known as marker-assisted breeding that uses genome investigation to help us make the foods we grow better.

UAE Offers $1 Million Prizes to Designers of "Useful" Robots

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February 14, 2015 - In the last week the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced at a government summit involving 93 countries and focused on how innovation and technology can make governments more effective, the launching of AI & Robotics for Good,

UAE Offers $1 Million Prizes to Designers of "Useful" Robots

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February 14, 2015 - In the last week the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced at a government summit involving 93 countries and focused on how innovation and technology can make governments more effective, the launching of AI & Robotics for Good,

Arthur C. Clarke Would Love NASA's Proposed Mission to Europa

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February 12, 2015 - Or maybe he wouldn't. In his novel, 2010: Space Odyssey Two, Clarke's voyagers set out to find out what happened to a Jupiter mission a decade earlier.

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