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Scientists Develop Jet Fuel From Natural Fungus!

Scientists Develop Jet Fuel From Natural Fungus!

Washington State University researchers have found a way to make jet fuel from a common black fungus found in decaying leaves, soil and rotting fruit, which could be a massive breakthrough for future green energy and transportation development. The researchers used Aspergillus carbonarius ITEM 5010 to create hydrocarbons, the chief component of petroleum, similar to […]

New Urban Algae Invention Produces As Much Oxygen As A Small Forest!

EcoLogicStudio in London has designed an Urban Algae Canopy, which produces the same amount of oxygen daily as a forest of 40,000 square meters. This cutting-edge technology was unveiled this week at Expo Milano 2015 Future Food District. The prototype is the world’s first bio-digital canopy, integrating micro-algal cultures and real time digital cultivation protocols within a unique architectural cladding system. […]

Scientist: Cannabis Cures Cancer By Making Bad Cells “Commit Suicide”

Spanish scientist Cristina Sanchez was the first to discover the medicinal properties of marijuana in the fight against cancer. In this fascinating interview by Cannabis Planet, she explains the plant’s therapeutic properties. Sanchez discovered them by accident, noticing in a different experiment that the THC “was killing the [cancer] cells in the petri dishes.”  Not only that, […]

How Do You Know You Are Real? A Video To Make You Question Your Own Existence

Reality: it’s not always easy to deal with. On a global scale, humanity is grappling with environmental devastation, never-ending oil wars with ever-changing enemies, mass surveillance, the destruction of civil liberties (and democracy), increased social inequality and less social mobility…I could go on. Sometimes, our collective reality seems so grim and hopeless it’s a wonder anyone […]

Scientists Warn That “Blob” Anomaly Threatens West Coast Oceans

With the drought in California receiving much attention, and conditions there are only getting worse, new information may shed light as to why. According to an article released by the American Geophysical Union (AGU), a circular, 1,000 mile wide, four foot deep patch of warm water off the West Coast has scientists concerned; recently nick […]

Stunning Must-See: NASA Releases Biggest Photograph Of Galaxy Ever Taken

NASA recently released a 1.5 billion pixel image of our nearest galactic neighbor, the Andromeda galaxy, and the results are spectacular. The photographs, taken as 411 separate images by the Hubble telescope, were made into this awe-inspiring video clip by YouTuber daveachuk.  The Andromena galaxy contains over 100 million stars and spans more than 40,000 light […]

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