Saturday, May 9, 2009

Fibonacci Sequence Illustrated by Nature

The Fibonacci sequence is an amazing bit of numbers that ties nature and mathematics together in surprising ways. From deep sea creatures to flowers to the make-up of your own body, Fibonacci is everywhere.

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The Garbage Patch

over 7 million tons of plasticspanning an area twice the size of texasdestroying our oceansand harming our food chains

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Trash To Treasure: Turning Landfills Into Energy

There is real truth to the phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. Given today’s economic conditions, there are many Americans on a serious search for treasure of any kind. Landfill Gas To Energy (LFGTE) has proven to be just such a treasure and represents one of the many Green alternatives to oil that is ’shovel-ready’.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Japanese scientist grows spare human organs in sheep

Huddled at the back of her shed, bleating under a magnificent winter coat and tearing cheerfully at a bale of hay, she is possibly the answer to Japan’s chronic national shortage of organ donors: a sheep with a revolutionary secret.

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Monday, May 4, 2009

Mission to break up Pacific island of rubbish

Scientists and conservationists on the expedition will begin attempts to retrieve and recycle a monument to throwaway living in the middle of the North Pacific.

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Sunday, May 3, 2009

Polar Bear Leaps Across Drifting Ice (PIC)

A young male polar bear jumps between patches of ice in the Barents Sea, part of the Arctic Ocean. (Photo: Paul Nicklen)

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HVAC boot cleared of Asbestos in Los Angeles