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A Deadly Scorpion Provides a Safe Pesticide

Scorpions deliver a powerful, paralyzing venom — a complex cocktail of poisonous peptides — that immobilize animal prey on the spot. Some of the toxins in this cocktail damage only insects, which is why a Tel Aviv University researcher is harnessing them to create a safe and ecologically sound pesticide. Prof. Michael Gurevitz of Tel […]

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Turkey Blowing and Going on Wind Energy

Wind turbines are big, but built to catch the wind in Turkey Turkey’s got some renewable energy projects brewing see our recent article on renewable energy prospects for Turkey. Competing with oil from the Middle East, it now appears that the Turkish government has decided to favor more projects dealing with wind and other renewable […]

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A DIY Build Your Own Electric Car

Mod your petrol-run car – and make it electric! A lot of car buyers today are interested in cutting their carbon footprint – that’s why they want to purchase both hybrid and electric cars. Hybrids (Karen writes about the pleasures of owning a Prius), are a combination of  both a gasoline and electric power source. […]