NASA and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space have opened the International Space Station to stem cell research in a move aimed at addressing medical conditions both in space and on Earth. Scientists can study non-embryonic stem cell properties using the ISS U.S. National Laboratory’s microgravity environment, NASA said Friday. NASA intends… Read more »
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BAE Systems has joined the Transportation Department’s $13.6 million initiative to develop hydrogen fuel with the goal of marketing fuel cells to the transportation sector, Hydrogen Fuel News reported Monday. DOT will distribute funding for eight hydrogen fuel projects and BAE will serve as a manufacturing partner of Ballard Power Systems, SunLife Transit Authority and… Read more »
Last Friday, California passed SB 26, a law that would block cell phone transmissions in the state’s prisons. The law also imposes strict penalties on the possession and smuggling of cell phones in prisons. California’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is allowed to monitor any attempted cell phone activity on premise. “We know that inmates… Read more »
What can you do with all those old cell phones? Donate them to government programs that go to good causes. See this video for some ideas. Get your own valid XHTML YouTube embed code Original post
Did you know that recycling the 100 million cell phones that are no longer used annually would save enough energy to power 18,500 US Households for a year? This is the statistic (and I would imagine the motivation) the EPA is providing citizens this week during National Cell Phone Recycling Week! How it works: cell… Read more »
FOSE 2009, GovSec 2009 and U.S. Law 2009 have partnered with Verizon Wireless to support HopeLine®. HopeLine® phones are provided to participating domestic violence agencies and organizations nationwide for use by victims and survivors as they rebuild their lives. While at FOSE, GovSec, U.S. Law and Ready, please remember to bring your old phone* and… Read more »
An amazingly cool example of leveraging cell phones and paying the rural poor for work. Check out: http://www.technologyreview.com/business/21983/?a=f and http://txteagle.com/ So who’s got a bright idea on how to do something like this of use for the feds!