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Green Pea galaxies: a part of diet for cosmic reionization

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Six of the Green Pea galaxies found in galaxy survey data by citizen scientists. These galaxies may resemble forms in the early Universe, which produced the radiation that ionized much of the gas in the cosmos. Anne Jaskot A major triumph of citizen science was the identification of the...
Green Pea galaxies: a part of diet for cosmic reionization

Researchers revive King Richard III's face with 3D printing

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The unearthing of King Richard III has given 3D printing yet another chance to show just how awesome it is. The remains, confirmed this week as those of the dead king, were brittle, broken, and hundreds of years old. But using a combination of a 3D scanner and 3D...
Researchers revive King Richard III's face with 3D printing
National Ignition Facility's fusion laser exceeds a record-breaking 500 terawatts
Dutch chip-making tech firm ASML buys Cymer for $2.5B for the frickin' laser beams

science-junkie: Physics and Green Beer BottlesBy Rhett AllainI...

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science-junkie: Physics and Green Beer BottlesBy Rhett AllainI have a new beer rule. Avoid beer in green bottles. Just to be clear, this is a rule for myself. You can drink green bottled beer. In fact, you should always try to drink the beer that you like. For me, I...
science-junkie: Physics and Green Beer BottlesBy Rhett AllainI...

5 ways robots are invading -- and improving -- hospitals

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If you’ve been waiting for the day when robot doctors will cut you open, monitor you recovery, and keep you company in your hospital room, you won’t have to wait much longer. “We’re in the first inning of a nine-inning exercise. The average patient walks in a hospital and is...
5 ways robots are invading -- and improving -- hospitals
Airport body scanning technology uncovers ancient Roman fresco

Microsoft patent application would automatically disinfect grimy touchscreens (update: related tech)

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We've all seen that touchscreen device in the store that's covered with fingerprints (and possibly contagions) from curious shoppers. While it's unlikely that we'll get sick from all that touching, Microsoft is trying for a patent that would set our minds at ease. The method would send ultraviolet light...
Microsoft patent application would automatically disinfect grimy touchscreens (update: related tech)

Facebook Nailed Paul Ceglia To The Wall With Some Very Convincing Forensic Evidence

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Facebook released a bunch of emails and new data today about its lawsuit with Paul Ceglia, a wood chip distributor who claims to own a ton of Facebook. Paul Ceglia claims to have a Work For Hire contract which paid Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to build him a website...
Facebook Nailed Paul Ceglia To The Wall With Some Very Convincing Forensic Evidence
Black hole shines a light on dark galaxies

90% of the Universe Found Hiding In Plain View

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The Bad Astronomer writes "As much as 90% of previously hidden galaxies in the distant Universe have been found by astronomers using the Very Large Telescope in Chile. Previous surveys had looked for distant (10 billion light years away) galaxies by searching in a wavelength of ultraviolet light emitted by...
90% of the Universe Found Hiding In Plain View

How to be Ten Feet Tall and Bulletproof

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How to be Ten Feet Tall and Bulletproof is a post from Chris PirilloThis new tshirt may not make you taller, but it will make you bulletproof. According to scientists from South Carolina, Switzerland and China, a shirt that cost you five bucks can be turned into body armor. The...
How to be Ten Feet Tall and Bulletproof
MIT's Media Lab Releases Experimental Game That Bends The Laws Of Relativity

Researchers to bore through 3km of Antarctic ice, seek organisms isolated for 100K years

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UK researchers are ready to see if life can exist in one of the harshest environments on the planet: Lake Ellsworth in the Antarctic, 3 km (2 miles) below a glacier. They'll try to drill through the ice by December 12th using a high pressure sterile water jet heated...
Researchers to bore through 3km of Antarctic ice, seek organisms isolated for 100K years
Using ultraviolet light to fabricate thin flexible electronics
Missing gamma rays were abducted by light from the first stars
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