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Jack Andraka invents early test for pancreatic cancer that killed Steve Jobs

Wed, Apr 24, 2013

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Jack Andraka invents early test for pancreatic cancer that killed Steve Jobs A 15-year-old schoolboy could save millions of lives after he invented a new, low-cost test that can detect the early stages of a deadly form of cancer. Jack Andraka is from Crownsville, Maryland, developed a simple dip-stick test for levels of mesothelin, a [...]

The long-term trend is positive and headed to much cleaner air…

Wed, Apr 24, 2013

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A new report from the American Lung Association (ALA) measured ozone and particle levels in the air in nearly 1,000 cities and counties in the United States between 2009 and 2011. Among the 25 most polluted cities in last year’s report, about half had improved, and many displayed the cleanest air levels since the ALA [...]

Solar Power

Tue, Apr 23, 2013

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Countries all over the world are leading the way towards a green economy. Very soon, perhaps even now depending on the cost of electricity in your area, solar technology will be more economically cost effective than traditional forms of electrical production.

Khan Academy a free world-class education for anyone anywhere

Tue, Apr 23, 2013

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Khan Academy a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We’re a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site’s resources are available to anyone. It doesn’t matter if you are a student, [...]

Dickson Despommier’s Vertical Farming

Tue, Apr 23, 2013

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How do you feed the world, in a safe sustainable way?  A Potential Solution: Farm Vertically! Vertical Farming. The concept of indoor farming is not new, since hothouse production of tomatoes, a wide variety of herbs, and other produce has been in vogue for some time. What is new is the urgent need to scale [...]

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