Penda unveils its vision for a 20,000-person city constructed entirely from bamboo

October 22, 2015 by  
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Carbon nanotubes discovered for the first time in the lungs of children with asthma

October 22, 2015 by  
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Carbon nanotubes have been spotted in the lungs of children studied in Paris, marking their first appearance in humans. In the 64 children diagnosed with asthma who were studied, researchers reported having found these particles in fluid sampled from all of the participants’ airways. Pollution is thought to be the culprit for the presence of these particles, yet the study has people wondering how worried they should be for their children’s safety? Read the rest of Carbon nanotubes discovered for the first time in the lungs of children with asthma

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Researchers identify a new species of Galápagos tortoise for the first time in 100 years

October 22, 2015 by  
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The giant Galápagos tortoise is known around the globe for inspiring Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. Now, a new piece of the puzzle has emerged: scientists have identified a previously unknown species of the shelled island-dwelling animals. The new species represents a line of evolutionary history never before studied, and genetic researchers are chomping at the bit to unravel the mystery behind this surprising discovery. Read the rest of Researchers identify a new species of Galápagos tortoise for the first time in 100 years

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