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February 27, 2017

Dousing Flames with Low-Frequency Sound Waves

A new type of extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out fires has been built by two engineering students in the US. Both chemical- and water-free, the invention offers a relatively non-destructive method of fire control, which could find applications in fighting small fires in the home, and the researchers now hold a preliminary patent application for their device.

While the concept of using sound waves to extinguish flames is not new, previous attempts to realize the principle – including efforts by teams at West Georgia University and the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) – had not been successful.

Undeterred by this, as well as initial [...]

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April 8, 2015

Top 5 Foods that Detox Heavy Metals and Toxins

In today’s toxic world, we absorb, inhale, and ingest chemicals and heavy metals on a daily basis. Bad bacteria and Candida ooze toxins as a part of their metabolism and as they die off. Bi-annual detoxes help to cleanse your body and remove these highly toxic substances, but what about the other 363 days out of the year when we accumulate toxins?What if the food we include in our daily diet not only nourishes our bodies but binds to those toxins and helps cleanse our tissues? What if our nutrient dense diet became a daily detox? With the following foods, it can.Chlorella Spirulina Garlic Cilantro Wheatgrass Pass the pond scum, please!Chlorella and spirulina, two amazing [...]
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April 8, 2015

Rebooting Modern Medicine

Emerging technologies are rapidly reinventing even the most humdrum aspects of our daily lives. With an Internet-connected device and a few keystrokes, we can purchase groceries, remotely adjust our thermostats, even drop in on a college lecture. But when it comes to our health care, innovation lags sorely behind. We drive across town to the doctor’s office for a checkup; many of us still fill prescriptions with a piece of paper; we recite our family history anew for each new provider we see.The time has arrived to usher in a new era for medicine: a more democratic, data-based and transparent health care system that will make us healthier as individuals and as a society.Innovators [...]
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