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Could Laundry Detergent Save the World? Star Trek Gains (ST+1=73%)

Posted September 27th, 2012 Your Clothes Could Soon Scrub Pollution Directly From The Air A new laundry additive turns ordinary garments into wearable air-scrubbers that pull nitrogen oxides from the atmosphere. Field of Jeans CatClo works particularly well on denim. DED Read More >

Deadly ‘New Virus’ Drives Up Twelve Monkeys (TM+1=57%)

Posted September 25th, 2012 Man contracts new Sars-type virus (UKAP) Health experts in London are continuing to investigate how a man contracted a potentially fatal Sars-like Read More >

Polar Ice Melting at Record Rate; Armageddon/Waterworld Rises (A/W+3=82%)

Posted September 19th, 2012 Arctic sea ice reaches new low, shattering record set just 3 weeks ago By Miguel Llanos (NBC News) New sea ice is finally starting to form again in the Arctic, scientists reported Wednesday, but not before reaching another record low last Read More >

Mankind Takes One Small Step Towards Interstellar Space Travel; Star Trek Soars (ST+3=72%)

Posted September 17th, 2012 Warp Drive May Be More Feasible Than Thought, Scientists Say By Clara Moskowitz (SPACE.com) HOUSTON — A warp drive to achieve faster-than-light travel — a concept popularized in television’s Star Trek — may not be as unrealistic as once Read More >

Ebola Outbreak Kills 18 in Congo; Twelve Monkeys Gains (TM+1=56%)

Posted September 13th, 2012 Ebola Death Toll Climbs in Congo By Susan Kreimer (ABC News) The death toll from the Ebola virus has doubled within a week in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the outbreak may continue spreading, the World Health Organization cautioned on Read More >

U.S. Military Tests Robotic ‘Pack Mules’; Matrix/Terminator, Star Trek Gain (M/T+1=31%, ST+1=69%)

Posted September 11th, 2012 DARPA Demonstrates Robot ‘Pack Mules’ Four-legged robots will carry soldiers’ gear in rough terrain. By Patience Wait (InformationWeek) The Army has identified the sheer weight of all the gear soldiers must carry, often 100 pounds Read More >

The Worst Arctic Ice Melt Since 1979 ‘Increases the Likelihood of Severe Weather,’ Affecting Crop Production and Mosquito Populations; Armageddon/Waterworld, Soylent Green, Twelve Monkeys Rise (A/W+2=79%, SG+1=85%, TM+1=55%)

Posted September 8th, 2012 Arctic sea ice falls to record low. Global warming? The decline in sea ice coincides with warming at the top of the world that has been occurring twice as fast there as it has for the northern hemisphere as a whole as the global climate warms. A Read More >

West Nile Virus Spreads to Boston; Twelve Monkeys Gains (TM+1=54%)

Posted September 7th, 2012 Boston reports 1st West Nile case of summer (AP) Boston health officials have confirmed the city’s first human case of West Nile virus this year, but it’s not clear where the woman was Read More >

West Nile Death Total Rises in U.S.; Twelve Monkeys Gains (TM+2=53%)

Posted September 5th, 2012 West Nile outbreak worst ever, CDC says By Thomas H. Maugh II (Los Angeles Times) This year’s outbreak of West Nile virus is the worst since the illness was first observed in the United States in 1999, officials from the U.S. Centers for Read More >

Whooping Cough Causes Twelve Monkeys to Rise (TM+1=51%)

Posted September 3rd, 2012 Whooping Cough Cases Surge In The UK Whooping cough can be fatal (file picture) (Press Association) Health experts have said they are concerned about a surge in the number of cases of the potentially fatal disease whooping cough, with more Read More >