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solar powered refrigerator
There's a global scramble to drive down emissions of carbon dioxide across the various sectors around the world. The use of renewable energy sources is nothing new to the field of science and technology, and we could possibly have a new innovative product that's perfect for everyone - a solar powered refrigerator. Although solar powered refrigerators aren't a new...
volcanoes erupting at the same time
There are over 1,500 active volcanoes dotted on the face of the earth. There are even many more unknown volcanic ranges at the bottom of oceans and other water bodies. These submerged volcanoes erupt at the rate of one every day. Though scientists claim that the chances of all the volcanoes erupting all at once are very slim, in...
indestructible work gloves
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garbage into space
Reduce, reuse, recycle or send it to space! On the face value of shuttling waste to space will definitely be a tidy response to the garbage menace. No more eyesore landfills. However, is the idea feasible? What about public health concerns? What kind of waste will be ferried to space? These are some of the pertinent questions that need...
nanotechnology
The history of science is littered with ideas, many of them good, some bad, some of them goofy a few of them very dangerous. Then there are the ideas that are so far beyond the existing purview that they do not seem like they could be real. Either that they sound like fiction or simply cannot be processed in...
invention of chemotherapy
In 1910, a German scientist named Paul Ehrlich and his assistant, developed a treatment for syphilis named Salvarsan (606). This invention of a chemical synthetic drug in medical science led to the discovery of chemotherapy. Consistent, successful use of these cytotoxic drugs was unknown before 1945, and was still limited until 1950. WWII and Chemotherapy During World War II, there were...
flat earth theory
Humans are known for our creativity, able to come up with brilliant and wonderful new ideas that forever change how we see reality. From fire to the telephone to various life-saving vaccines to the motor car to the Internet, there seems no end to our innovation. A skill and a talent rivaled only by the ability to believe and...
lasik eye surgery
Discoveries and inventions can come from the most unlikely places sometimes. We are used to a handful of countries where innovation thrives, but this world changing discovery is not one of them. LASIK eye surgery is not a 'recent' discovery, but one that had been in the making since the 1950's. It is one of the most popular eye surgery procedures,...
first apollo space mission
Getting a man on the moon has been categorized as the most iconic space mission in history. So much so, that the first expedition to the moon remains the most skeptical space event in history. In total, the world has achieved six successful missions, with Apollo in July 1969 being the first. The United States, Russia, European Space Agency, Japan, India,...
double oxygen on earth
Oxygen is the most important gas as far as life is concerned. It is used for respiration to create energy. If oxygen ceased to exist for one reason or another, life as we know it would grind to a quick and an abrupt end. Just as drastically, if we were to have double oxygen on Earth, we would see...

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