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Cement from CO2: A Concrete Cure for Global Warming?

In climate on April 5, 2009 at 10:13 pm

Although a little bit old I just stumbled on that

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Emotiv Systems uses your thoughts to power gaming

In Uncategorized on April 5, 2009 at 3:01 am

Ars checks in from GDC09, where Emotiv Systems is showing off its new headset
that control games with both your thoughts and your facial expressions. The
surprising thing? It works. Our hands-on time with the $300 product that
knows what you’re thinking.

more here

Stem cell ‘deafness cure’ closer

In Uncategorized on April 5, 2009 at 2:58 am

Stem cells that could be used to restore hearing have been
successfully created, scientists have said.

A Sheffield University team took stem cells from embryos and converted
them into cells that behave like sensory hair cells in the human inner
ear.

Their discovery could ultimately help those who have lost hair cells
through noise damage and some people born with inherited hearing
problems.
see here

Another issue for debate