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· December, 2008

Stories about Science from December, 2008

UAE: World's First Refrigerated Beach

Dubai's new Palazzo Versace Hotel is set to feature the world's first refrigerated beach, reports Norma of Bloggin’ Banat. She comments: “Clearly, nature is no obstacle for this lavish playground....

Singapore: Unnecessary study on Tsunami impact

DK is surprised that the government commissioned a S$1.3 million two-year study which only confirmed a well-known fact that Singapore is protected from tsunamis.

Philippines: Fisherman saved by dolphins and whales

According to a Filipino fisherman, he was saved by dolphins and whales when his boat was turned upside down last week in Palawan, Philippines. It is a remarkable story, but...

Japan: Digital mech art

Edo from Pink Tentacle has a collection on digital illustrations of mechs, droids and borgs.

Israel: Innovation in First Aid Technology

Dr. Eran Shenkar has developed a remote medical vehicle that can deliver first aid in place of human first responders. Israelity reports: “It’s smaller, cheaper, and more compact than a...

Russia: Mikhail Lomonosov

The Reference Frame writes about the great Russian polymath, scientist and writer Mikhail Lomonosov.

Environment: Dirty Dealings and Water Masses

African bloggers are highlighting water related issues, from the politics in South Africa that led to suspension of a water quality expert, new devices for collecting and cleaning water, to...

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