SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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Cuba Opts for Linux to Guarantee Technological Independence

Assistance with the understanding and expansion of the Linux computer operating system was the main outcome of the Free Software Festival of the Youth Computing Club, which took place in the central Cuban province of Cienfuegos

http://www.cubaheadlines.com/2008/11/11/14364/cuba_opts_linux_guarantee_...

Neuron Galaxy

"One is only micrometers wide. The other is billions of light-years across. One shows neurons in a mouse brain. The other is a simulated image of the universe. Together they suggest the surprisingly similar patterns found in vastly different natural phenomena." DAVID CONSTANTINE
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_CD0JETuihEE/SRitMQdRsDI/AAAAAAAAD3M/Nw5TuVeywQ...

New LED Bulbs Look Weirder, Save More Energy

A hugely better alternative than mercury containing fluoro bulbs.

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/11/04/would-you-buy-this-funny-lookin...

Weaponizing the Pentagon's Cyborg Insects

Biological weapons delivered by cyborg insects. It sounds like a nightmare scenario straight out of the wilder realms of science fiction, but it could be a reality, if a current Pentagon project comes to fruition.
READ MORE: http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/174912

Rowan University Replicates BlackLight Power's Novel Energy Source

Rowan University has confirmed BlackLight's new energy source based on the hydrino technology which is capable of providing a primary, clean energy source. The university validated both the 1 kW and 50 kW sizes.
MORE INFO HERE

Army developing ‘synthetic telepathy’

Vocal cords were overrated anyway. A new Army grant aims to create email or voice mail and send it by thought alone. No need to type an e-mail, dial a phone or even speak a word.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27162401/

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