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We now return you to our weekly broadcast. Lots of new science/tech this week for some reason...
Things got a little heated in London:
Austism, its role in genius, and the latest theories about the disorder:
The epidemic is so bad that the U.S. government last week developed a 10-year plan to battle it. Now it is thought to effect 6 of 1,000 kids: "Autism no longer considered a rare condition"
Aging Baby Boomers are turning to human growth hormone:
The rise of cyber-bullies at school:
The rise of informal iPod sharing:
A new unexplainable sub-atomic particle has been found:
Pebble Bed Modular Reactors may be the future of nuclear power, as their design eliminates the possibility of a meltdown:
Organic Light-Emitting Diodes, the Next Big Thing in display technology (a nice overview if you're not familiar):
The amazing 3D street art of Kurt Wenner:
"Technion scores nanotechnology breakthrough"
A working nano-transistor has been self-assembled using biology for the first time. A first step to building self-assembling molecular computers!
This comes from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, one of the world's hotbeds of cutting-edge science. Folks from the Pentagon visited them just earlier this month.
The first genetically engineered pet goes on sale - glow-in-the-dark fish (called GloFish):
In Rolling Stone, Robert F. Kennedy wrote a nice article on Bush and his attack on the environment:
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