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Ingenious 19-year-old Develops Plan to Clean up Oceans in 5 Years

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. With millions of tons of garbage dumped into the oceans annually and repeat incidence of oil spills like the Deepwater Horizon Disaster, it’s the Ocean which has taken the brunt of unsustainable methods from man. In effect, it’s estimated almost 100,000 marine animals are killed due to debris entanglement and […]

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16 year-old Invents Bio-plastic from Banana Peels

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. What comes to mind before you discard your banana peel? Certainly not the consideration of its use to reduce petroleum-based pollution and create bio-plastic, yet this is exactly what Elif Bilgin, 16, from Istanbul, Turkey, sought to achieve and successfully accomplished. Winner of the 2013 Science in Action award, Google’s […]

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How to get fresh water out of thin air

Fog-harvesting system developed by MIT and Chilean researchers could provide potable water for the world’s driest regions. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In some of this planet’s driest regions, where rainfall is rare or even nonexistent, a few specialized plants and insects have devised ingenious strategies to provide themselves with the water necessary for life: They pull […]

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Meet Prince Rupert’s Drop. It’s about to blow your mind.

Stop what you’re doing and watch this. No, really. Clear your schedule for the next seven minutes and have a seat. This here’s the story of Prince Rupert’s Drop – and if you’re into physics, high-speed video, explosions, or the feeling of your jaw falling open in an involuntary expression of sheer wonderment, it’s a […]

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Remote Controlled Humans Now a Reality

Every day seems to bring new revelations in the area of neuroscience. Obama’s BRAIN project appears to being paying dividends. Just in the last month or so, we have learned that scientists have been working on “neural dust” to create a remote-controlled computer pathway to the brain; and that scientists have been successful implanting false memories in mice. This was followed by an […]

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Sunken, Lost City of Heracleion Brought to Life in 3D

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. The ancient city of Heracleion, home of Cleopatra’s inauguration, was thought to be myth, such as the lost city of Atlantis, until underwater archaeologist Dr Frank Goddio unexpectedly came across its ruin in 2001. Findings of extraordinary wealth were discovered after removing settlement from over 1,200 years ago. More than […]

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Organic solar cells that collect energy like plants

By: Jonathan Benson, Natural News. A cohort of scientists from the U.S. and Great Britain have made a breakthrough discovery with regards to solar technology that could revolutionize the way we harvest light for energy. Known as organic solar technology, special cells designed to convert light into energy in the same way that plants do […]

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3D-Printed Cast Lets Broken Arms Breathe Odor-Free

By: RealNews24. We all know that 3D printers are getting very popular these days with it’s ability to print weapons, music instruments and a range of nice to have gadgets.  However, the latest use for this amazing technology is truly inspiring. 3D printed casts for fractured bones will soon replace the old heavy plaster or […]

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