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5-Second Rule Backed Up By Science

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Researchers at Aston University in England studied how quickly food picks up bacteria when it's on the floor. Video provided by Newsy


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FORA.tv (Feb. 13, 2013) — Imagine a world free of genetic diseases, where parents control their offspring's height, eye color and intelligence. The science may be closer than you think. Genes interact in ways that we don't fully understand and there could be unintended consequences, new diseases that result from our tinkering. But even if the science could be perfected, is it morally wrong? Would it lead to eugenics and a stratified society where only the rich enjoy the benefits of genetic enhancement? Or would the real injustice be depriving our children of every scientifically possible opportunity?
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Waste Guzzling Fly Factory Wins African Innovation Prize

Waste Guzzling Fly Factory Wins African Innovation Prize

AFP (May 13, 2013) — A fly factory that transforms blood, guts, manure and discarded food into animal feed has walked away with a $100,000 UN-backed innovation prize.
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Global Food Shortages Forecast by 2020

Global Food Shortages Forecast by 2020

The Global Report (Jan. 27, 2011) — According to the non-profit Universal Ecological Fund, the world will be faced with food shortages by 2020 if, as a UN-backed panel has predicted, global temperatures rise to a level 2.4 degrees Celsius above those in pre-industrial times.
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'Terminator' Robots Seek Out, Destroy Jellyfish

'Terminator' Robots Seek Out, Destroy Jellyfish

Buzz60 (Oct. 4, 2013) — Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is developing a robot capable of seeking out and destroying jellyfish. Jellyfish are becoming more and more problematic by disrupting nuclear power plants, beating out whales for food and ruining fishing nets as their numbers increase. KAIST thinks it has the answer. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.
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