Month: December 2011

‘Occupy’ Protesters Listed As Domestic Terrorists

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationOccupy London demonstrators have been listed as domestic terrorists by the City of London Police, who characterized them in the same context as Al-Qaeda, the Colombian FARC and Belarusian terrorists who bombed the Minsk…

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Rapamycin used to increase the lifespan of mice

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the FutureHere, we demonstrate that lifelong administration of rapamycin extends lifespan in female 129/Sv mice characterized by normal mean lifespan of 2 y.   Rapamycin inhibited age-related weight gain, decreased aging rate, increased lifespan…

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Giant Casimir Effect Predicted Inside Metamaterials – Technology Review

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the Future Exotic materials should lead to new ways of observing and playing with one of the strangest effects in physics, say Chinese physicists…   They say that in a particular kind of electromagnetic…

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Flying robots build structure

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the FutureFour autonomous quadcopter robots retrieve foam bricks and then a networked computer vision system directs their placement. The installation consists of more than 1,500 bricks and is a 1:100 model of what the…

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WSU News Center – 3D printer used to make bone-like material

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the FuturePULLMAN, Wash. – It looks like bone. It feels like bone. For the most part, it acts like bone.  And it came off an inkjet printer.Via wsutoday.wsu.edu

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Did fracking kill Dunkard Creek?

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Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation After oil and gas extraction arrived in southwest Pennsylvania, a massive fill kill occurred.   We need to have a “Mission to Renewable Energy” for the US. Via www.salon.com

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