Quotes

“Look again at that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every "superstar," every "supreme leader," every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there--on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.”
-Carl Sagan

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GM Foods

 

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Looking for an introduction to GM Foods?

Genetically modified (GM) food is a term mainly associated with the production of crops.  These crops have had their genetic structure altered by the introduction of genes from other plants, animals or bacteria.
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Mobile/Cell Phones

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Mobile Phones : (Part 1)

There is evidence that mobile phones can be incredibly useful.

This is the case for use in emergencies  when users require assistance to medical treatment or other public services, or when they have to contact relatives to relay good/bad news.

However, regular travellers o­n public transport in the UK would be forgiven   thinking that all mobile users all have incredibly loud voices  and that the users of mobile phones are determined that all the other passengers need to know that ‘I am o­n the train’ or ‘I will be home soon’.

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Using Infra-Red Radiation

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There are many applications used in the home and in leisure activities,  in support and rescue services, by the communication industry, scientific research, and by the military. Wikipedia provides an excellent starting point for research projects. This is especially true for science.

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