sixpenceee:

A graduate student has created the first man-made biological leaf. It absorbs water and carbon dioxide to produce oxygen just like a plant. He did this by suspending chloroplasts in a mixture made out of silk protein. He believed it can be used for many things but the most striking one is the thought that it could be used for long distance space travel. Plants do not grow in space, but this synthetic material can be used to produce oxygen in a hostile environment. (Video)

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HAPPENING NOW (9.26.14): And in an instance, mayhem. The police attacked protesters without warning or clear provocation, mind you, WHILE the police chief was out chatting/marching with them. More to come tonight. Stay woke. #farfromover (PT I)

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joaquinguzmanloera:

I will always admire the way Hispanics hustle for their money, wether it’s by waiting outside 7-11 stores to get hired for a construction job, selling roses on the traffic light or selling tamales y elotes. They just never ASK for money, they EARN it in the most humble and honest way and that’s something I will always look up to.

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