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Showing posts from May, 2011

Gas Powered Everything

What if everything ran on gas? Then again, what if everything didn't?

Volcanic Eruption in Grimsvotn

100 years of world cuisine

Ocean acidification: Connecting science, industry, policy and public

A powerful short film on Ocean acidification: Connecting science, industry, policy and public.

Tales of ice-bound wonderlands

Diving under the Antarctic ice to get close to the much-feared leopard seal, photographer Paul Nicklen found an extraordinary new friend. Share his hilarious, passionate stories of the polar wonderlands, illustrated by glorious images of the animals who live on and under the ice.

Radiation dosage chart

Risk of harm is dependent on both the dose and the dose rate (the time the body is exposed to that dose) .

100 Years of Fuel

Fuel efficiency has declined over the last century and with rising oil prices, people are paying more for gas than they ever would have envisioned. It is predicted that oil prices will rise exponentially so much so that in the very near future, we will witness gas prices rise to $5 per gallon. In this infographic, we will explore the history of fuel economy and emissions via a timeline of events dating back to the early 1900's, traveling forward in time to today.

Harvey Fineberg: Are we ready for neo-evolution?

Medical ethicist Harvey Fineberg shows us three paths forward for the ever-evolving human species: to stop evolving completely, to evolve naturally -- or to control the next steps of human evolution, using genetic modification, to make ourselves smarter, faster, better. Neo-evolution is within our grasp. What will we do with it?