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Tesla Unveils Solar Powered Charging Stations

via Triple Pundit | Sun September 30, 2012
Tesla Motors unveiled the first of its six Supercharger stations in six California locations (Folsom, Gilroy, Coalinga, Lebec, Barstow and Hawthorne).

Europe Now Creates Enough Solar Power to Fuel Austria

via Triple Pundit | Wed September 26, 2012
Europe now generates 52 gigawatts of solar energy, which is still only 2 percent of the continent’s total power output–but enough to fuel all of Austria according to various news sources.

Robots join the fight against cancer

via BBC | Fri September 21, 2012
The researchers hope that snake robots could help spot and remove tumours more effectively.

Puppet experiment suggests humans are born to be fair

via BBC | Sun September 02, 2012
A psychological experiment using a simple game revealed that, by the age of just three, children choose to reward their peers based on merit. The children gave the puppet more stickers if it had "worked harder" - gathering more coins.

Bill Nye the Science Guy asks parents not to raise creationist kids‎

Story contains video via Entertainment Today | Tue August 28, 2012
Creationists: Please don't teach your kids to deny evolution, begs science educator and television personality Bill Nye, who hosted "Bill Nye the Science Guy" in the 1990s.

Male contraceptive pill ‘step closer’ after mice studies

via BBC | Thu August 16, 2012
Scientists believe they are a step closer in the difficult journey towards developing a male contraceptive pill, after successful studies in mice.

Spotting Cancer Cells in Blood With a 27-Picosecond Camera

Story contains video via Popular Science | Mon August 13, 2012
A simple blood test that offers early detection of cancer in the human body has long eluded medical researchers, but a team at UCLA is getting closer.

Community-Owned Solar Power on the Rise in the U.S.

via Triple Pundit | Sat August 11, 2012
Conditions are right for growth in community-owned solar photovoltaic (PV) projects.

Gale Crater: Geological ‘sweet shop’ awaits Mars rover

via BBC | Sat August 04, 2012
This Monday, the most sophisticated spacecraft ever sent to touch the surface of another world will land on Mars and soon begin reporting back important discoveries.

Seth Shostak: ET is (probably) out there—get ready

Story contains video via TED | Sun July 29, 2012
SETI researcher Seth Shostak bets that we will find extraterrestrial life in the next twenty-four years, or he'll buy you a cup of coffee. At TEDxSanJoseCA, he explains why new technologies and the laws of probability make the breakthrough so likely -- and forecasts how the discovery of civilizations far more advanced than ours might affect us here on Earth.

Google Unveils Ultrafast Web Service

via Discovery News | Fri July 27, 2012
Google on Thursday unveiled an ultrafast Web service along with an Internet television subscription in the Kansas City area as part of a pilot project to boost broadband speeds. The Google Fiber superfast broadband network will be available starting in September, with one-gigabyte per second speeds -- about 100 times faster than most current Internet subscriptions.

Genetic entrepreneur to compete in Genomics X Prize

via BBC | Tue July 24, 2012
A race to unlock genetic clues behind living to 100 is set to begin next year, after a US team announced it will compete for the $10m Genomics X Prize.

Scientists Develop Method to Reduce Farmers’ Use of Nitrogen Fertilizer

via Terra Daily | Mon July 23, 2012
Scientist at Michigan State University are putting the finishing touches on a program that would pay farmers to apply less nitrogen fertilizer in a way that doesn't jeopardize yields.

‘Air’ Batteries Could Energize Evs

via Discovery News | Fri July 20, 2012
Researchers in the UK say they have made a key step in development of a lithium-air battery, a device that promises three to five times as much energy per unit mass as the existing lithium-ion batteries that we use in our consumer devices and electric vehicles.

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