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Mother Nature Network - United States

‘Origami’ microscope could revolutionize medicine

Stanford researchers have developed a low-cost, print-and-fold paper microscope they hope will improve disease diagnosis in developing countries.
 
The Foldscope is the invention of bioengineering professor Manu Prakash, who was inspired to create the device after traveling through India, Thailand, Uganda and Nigeria.
 

Posted on 15 April 2014 @ 8:26 pm

10 free apps for astronomy fans

The recent blood moon had sky gazers flocking outside to see the beautiful lunar eclipse, and likely instilled a curiosity about the night sky in many. If you find yourself wanting to know more about stars, planets and other objects in our universe, all you need is a smartphone and one or two of the following free apps.
 
Planets:

Posted on 15 April 2014 @ 3:25 pm

Tiny lens attachment turns your smartphone into a microscope

A brilliant new lens attachment developed by researcher Thomas Larson promises to turn anyone with a smartphone or tablet into an armchair scientist. The Micro Phone Lens 150x, which was recently funded on Kickstarter, is the world’s first device that can give any smartphone the ability to become a laboratory microscope.
 

Posted on 14 April 2014 @ 9:37 pm

Drone flyby reveals ancient village buried in New Mexico

Thermal images captured by an small drone allowed archaeologists to peer under the surface of the New Mexican desert floor, revealing never-before-seen structures in an ancient Native American settlement.
 

Posted on 11 April 2014 @ 4:01 pm

Technology made ancient humans less active

Human bones can serve as a historical record of their owners’ lifestyles, and now ancient human skeletons from Central Europe may reveal how humans shifted from rugged nomads to plow-pushers, researchers say.
 

Posted on 11 April 2014 @ 3:08 pm

Heartbleed: Which passwords you need to change

The Heartbleed Internet-security flaw is very bad, but contrary to many media reports, you don’t have to run out and change all your passwords now. In some cases, it might be better to wait, or not do it at all.
 

Posted on 11 April 2014 @ 2:36 pm

Wish you could buy Google Glass? You can, but only on April 15

If you’ve got $1,500 to spare, you can stop your Google Glass envy. The heads-up-display can be yours on – and only on – April 15th. That’s because Google is letting anyone in the U.S. buy Glass and join its Explorer Program. 
 

Posted on 11 April 2014 @ 2:00 pm


Environmental News Service - United States

Curiosity Lands on Mars Seeking Signs of Life

Posted on 7 August 2012 @ 5:18 am

Chevron Faces Midnight Deadline in $19 Billion Ecuador Judgment

Posted on 7 August 2012 @ 5:17 am

Bird Flu Jumps to Seals, Humans Could Be Next

Posted on 7 August 2012 @ 5:16 am

China Braces for Record Third Typhoon in a Week

Posted on 7 August 2012 @ 4:41 am

Deforestation Slows Across Brazilian Amazon

Posted on 3 August 2012 @ 1:53 am

Enbridge Pipeline Spills Oil in Wisconsin

Posted on 1 August 2012 @ 11:46 pm

Poll: Latino Voters Favor Clean Energy Economy

Posted on 1 August 2012 @ 11:45 pm

CNet - United States

Handy Photo review

Turn photo editing into a thoroughly enjoyable activity with this feature-packed tool.

Originally posted at Download Product Review

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 2:07 am

EverClip review

Clip Web pages and page elements without too much hassle.

Originally posted at Download Product Review

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 2:04 am

Hotspot Shield VPN for Android review

Boost your online security with just one tap.

Originally posted at Download Product Review

Posted on 15 April 2014 @ 10:25 pm

Dumpster review

Add a trash bin to prevent the accidental deletion of important files.

Originally posted at Download Product Review

Posted on 15 April 2014 @ 10:21 pm

Camera360 Ultimate review

Capture photos with ease, and add stunning filters to them.

Originally posted at Download Product Review

Posted on 15 April 2014 @ 10:18 pm

Mouse Hunter review

Maximize your mouse’s scroll button with this innovative utility app.

Originally posted at Download Product Review

Posted on 15 April 2014 @ 10:15 pm

MiniMinder review

Get reminders about important appointments and anniversaries with this utility app.

Originally posted at Download Product Review

Posted on 15 April 2014 @ 10:12 pm

Ecoki - United States

Plants make your workplace better. Here’s why.

We’ve heard it before: indoor plants are good to have around–for more than just aesthetic reasons. They benefit us both as a productivity workforce and for our health, too. Here’s why you need to head over to the greenhouse:   Contaminants can’t thrive Think of it this we: we are constantly breathing the same air, […]

Posted on 19 January 2014 @ 7:59 pm

Making Your Home, Yard More Environmentally Friendly

The environment is perhaps the ultimate precious resource for humankind. It is understandable, then, that so many people are looking for ways to be more environmentally friendly, both in their homes and in their yards. By making subtle changes to the way we lead our lives, it can be possible to live more harmoniously with nature, minimizing our personal impact on […]

Posted on 29 November 2013 @ 12:34 pm

Lower heating costs for your wallet and the environment

Household heating costs are among the most significant monthly bills you have to tackle within your domestic budget. Aside from rent or mortgage repayments, the costs of utilities are a major expense for most ordinary homeowners, and any steps that can be taken to reduce these bills are welcome. Especially during tight economic times, keeping […]

Posted on 16 November 2013 @ 12:46 am

Investing In Green Properties In Dubai

Dubai has been one of the major global centers for real estate investment and development in recent years. A bustling commercial center, it has grown to become an essential destination for both business and leisure. At the same time, the drive for greener, more energy efficient homes worldwide has helped raise consciousness of our individual […]

Posted on 13 October 2013 @ 10:53 pm

Rhythm Superfoods Kale Chips (so, so delicious)

Perhaps you’ve noticed an influx of kale chips cropping up on blogs and your supermarket shelves. Wondering which ones are the best? Rhythm Superfoods has it right. Since 2009, Rhythm Superfoods has been creating these delicious, nutritious chips, with providing taste and health benefits to customers who nosh on their product. Founder Keith Wahrer teams […]

Posted on 8 October 2013 @ 4:55 pm

Side Effects Of Oil Production Include Death

In the early hours of the morning of July 6th, 2013, patrons of the Musi-Café, a local bar in the center of Lac Megantic, Québec, were enjoying a late-night drink and conversation with friends. Then suddenly, at approximately 1:15 in the morning, a wall of flame over 100 feet high tore into the sky, signaling […]

Posted on 5 October 2013 @ 10:14 am

Green your Hallowe’en with the Rainforest Alliance

Hallowe’en is quickly approaching but there’s a lot more to it than bags of candy and carving out ghoulish pumpkins to make creative jack o’ lanterns. In fact, it can be pretty sustainable, as well. Our friends at the Rainforest Alliance have put together five tips to green your hallowe’en that cover everything you need, […]

Posted on 2 October 2013 @ 5:51 pm

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