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The heating and cooling industry seems to be making new technological advances faster than anyone can keep track of — but the newest product on the market, called “Cool Bricks,” already makes energy-efficient air conditioners and solar power heating units look ancient. Cool Bricks, produced by the company Emerging...

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Thanks to a new technology called a “Crittercam,” scientists from the Stanford University Hopkins Marine Station have gotten the unprecedented ability to see how marine animals, most recently three giant Humboldt squids, interact with and respond to their environments. Although researchers have known that Humboldt squids are capable of...

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For the many people living without internet in the United States, the local library is their only access to the benefits of online connectivity. From research to job hunting, internet access is an integral part of twenty-first century life. Unfortunately, many libraries have limited hours, making them inaccessible to...

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Touted as a safer alternative to smoking, using an electronic cigarette — a practice known as vaping — has come under fire from politicians looking to ban the device’s use in public. Now “e-cigs” are receiving criticism from another source: Japan’s Health Ministry. The Department of Environmental Health-National Institute...

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