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The U.S. Marines are developing laser weapons. Here's why.
By zzyzzx in Baltimore MD 21230   13 comments, latest 13 hours ago:
zzyzzx says Dan8267 says Yeah, when energy is dirt cheap. And I don't mean coal. The chemical reactions used in portable high-power lasers use fuels that are a lot more expensive. So until cold fusion...

Science Friday: Hall Effect Sensor
By Dan8267 in Boca Raton FL 33433   posted 3 days ago:
http://www.electronics-tutoria Magnetic sensors are designed to respond to a wide range of positive and negative magnetic fields in a variety of different applications and one type of magnet sensor whose output signal is a function...

Japan becoming a hydrogen society
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   5 comments, latest 1 week ago:
iwog says Hydrogen cars are a great way to waste huge amounts of energy.

Fusion reactor concept could be cheaper than coal
By zzyzzx in Baltimore MD 21230   6 comments, latest 1 week ago:
justme says A fourth-generation fission (not fusion) power plant already can be much cheaper than coal. Let's do that instead, it can be done TODAY.

Could drinking coffee be good for the liver?
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 1 week ago:
Ceffer says Herpetology suggests that drinking coffee could be good for the lizard.

Scientist look for ways to protecting the flavor of Mandarin oranges
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 1 week ago:
CaptainShuddup says Yay Science!!! They fucked up the Citrus in Florida, the Citrus industry we had the groves were centuries old or more. That is where you get great tasting fruit. When they eradicated all...

Delivery Drones not doing so well in windy weather
By zzyzzx in Baltimore MD 21230   1 comment, latest 1 week ago:
Dan8267 says zzyzzx says Drones not doing so well in windy weather

UC Davis prof gets grant for genome research
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 1 week ago:
bgamall4 says This post scared me. I thought UC Davis got a grant for gnome research.

VIDEO: The promise of the air bag
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
bob2356 says If air bags saved 40k lives why can't anyone find it in the statistics? The NYT writing about auto safety? Now that's funny, new yorkers believe that all cars are painted yellow with...

Hydrogen cars green transport closer to reality
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   45 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
BayAreaObserver says PARIS -- Sales of Toyota Motor Corp.'s fuel cell sedan probably won't grow as quickly as those of the Prius hybrid, the company's head of European r&d said. Prius volumes built slowly after...

Science Friday: History Edition. Well, history involves science...
By Dan8267 in Boca Raton FL 33433   1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
New Renter says Dan8267 says History Of The World In Two Hours (Er, one and a half hours) What is this blasphamy!? The world started on the date of my birth Everyone knows that!

UC Davis starts research center for behavioral health
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Sacramento campus gets $7.5 million for it •  Mental health is an issue that knows no partisan lines A unique academic research center designed to improve mental health in California and serve as a...

The mystery of the missing bees
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine All the hype over colony collapse disorder what has happened? •  What answers has science found eight years after the crisis started? The mystery of Colony Collapse Disorder has pushed honeybees into the public...

From the "well you never asked" files
By CaptainShuddup  1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
CaptainShuddup says This article has got to be a joke right? I saw like two of them when I toured Machu Pichu back in 2012. The tour guide, even mentioned them, like they were as...

Black holes can't exist
By iwog in Lafayette CA 94549   22 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
New Renter says Dan8267 says Vicente says Theory needs testing. Find one, fly into it. A stellar black hole would tear you apart with gravitational tidal forces. You could fly past the even horizon of...

Another huge energy storage project
By zzyzzx in Baltimore MD 21230   1 comment, latest 3 weeks ago:
New Renter says I was wondering how long it would be before someone tried this on a large scale. In the right location (near a population center) the heat from compression and Joule Thompson cooling...

Science Wednesday: sailing stones of Death Valley
By curious2  1 comment, latest 3 weeks ago:
Dan8267 says But that's not magic! Damn, another thing that proved the existence of god that now doesn't.

Tehachapi site of North America's largest energy storage project
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
bob2356 says Interesting, 32 mw hours is a hell of a lot of mwh to pack in 6300 sq ft.

UC Davis study: No problems from GMO livestock feed
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Scientific studies have detected no differences •  Davis study could influence regulations The performance and health of food-producing animals eating genetically engineered feed, first introduced 18 years ago, has been comparable to that of...

Rise of the hydrogen car opens up whole new market for construction
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   4 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
thunderlips11 says With an AMU of 1, it's a no-brainer that Hydrogen will save money even on pipes and tanks to transport and store it.

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