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A flexible e-skin containing a few hundred micro LEDs can display your vital signs or messages from your doctor
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Alaska's Bering Sea Lost a Third of Its Ice in Just 8 Days
Inside Climate NewsSabrina Shankman
Globally, sea ice is at record lows as the polar regions warm faster than the rest of the planet. Along the Alaska coast, it's affecting people's lives. By Sabrina Shankman In just eight days in mid-February, nearly a third of the sea...
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William Harvey: The delightful inside story of blood
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He spent 10 painstaking years working out how our blood really circulates: 17th-century physician William Harvey deserves his own London exhibition
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Inslee's Carbon Tax Not a Priority for Speaker Frank Chopp, Sources Say
The Stranger, Seattle's Only NewspaperJohn Stang
by John Stang Inslee brings out the big guns: John Kerry John Stang A few days ago, Gov. Jay Inslee brought in former U.S. Secretary of State and advocate to fight worldwide climate change John Kerry to convince Democratic legislators to pass...
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Carbon Tax, Energy Regulation
A Silicon Valley congressman says energy consumption from Bitcoin mining needs to be taxed
Business InsiderJoe Perticone
Bitcoin mining consumes tremendous amounts of energy, even as much as to power a single home for weeks. Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna said taxing cryptocurrencies similar to proposals to taxing carbon would quell environmental concerns. WASHINGTON — The mining of bitcoin and...
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Quantum computer could have predicted Trump’s surprise election
New Scientist
Quantum computers can improve election forecasts by taking into account how states affect one another, allowing one to predict Trump's slim 2016 election win
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Facebook may guess millions of people’s sexuality to sell ads
New Scientist
Three-quarters of all EU users may have had sensitive data inferred about them by Facebook, including things like sexual orientation, religion and political leanings
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Carbon Tax, Climate Policy
Vermont Gas files for 3.8% decrease in rates
VTDiggerPress Release
News Release — Vermont Gas Contact: Elizabeth Parent bparent@vermontgas.com South Burlington – Vermont Gas announced today it has asked the Public Utility Commission (Commission) to approve a 3.8% rate reduction beginning in November of this year. “We made a commitment to keep...
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LCA study finds connected and automated vehicle subsystems could enable net reduction in vehicle energy use and GHGs by up to 9%
Green Car CongressMmillikin
Researchers at the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Company have found that using a Level 4 connected and automated vehicle (CAV) subsystem could increase vehicle primary energy use and GHG emissions by 3–20% due to increases in power consumption, weight, drag,...
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Lab-Grown Meat Is Coming, Whether You Like It or Not
WiredMatt Simon
Standing in a kitchen in San Francisco, in a state where foie gras is illegal, Josh Tetrick cuts into the pale gray pate anyway and smears it on a thin piece of bread. “You prettied it up a little bit,” he says...
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