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Robert Pollard
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Information ecologist, digital artist & urban composter
Information ecologist, digital artist & urban composter

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The addition of Wi-fi and Bluetooth and enhanced speed to the remarkable +Raspberry Pi while maintaining its very low price gives a big boost to its capability as a teaching and learning tool for young people.

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Global heating and the dilemma of climate scientists 

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Combating Climate Change to Save the Planet
#carbontax#bernie #climatechange

"Right now, we have an energy policy that is rigged to boost the profits of big oil companies like Exxon, BP, and Shell at the expense of average Americans. CEO’s are raking in record profits while climate change ravages our planet and our people — all because the wealthiest industry in the history of our planet has bribed politicians into complacency in the face of climate change. Enough is enough. It’s time for a political revolution that takes on the fossil fuel billionaires, accelerates our transition to clean energy, and finally puts people before the profits of polluters. — Senator Bernie Sanders"

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No More Excuses: A Roadmap to Justice for CIA Torture #humanrights #cia #torture #justice
"It is now well established that following the attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operated a global, state-sanctioned program in which it abducted scores of people throughout the world, held them in secret detention—sometimes for years—or “rendered” them to various countries, and tortured or otherwise ill-treated them. While the program officially ended in 2009, the cover-up of these crimes appears to be ongoing."

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Everything You Need to Know About CRISPR Gene Editing’s Monster Year #dna #crispr #geneticengineering  
The explosion of gene-editing methods is transforming medicine, agriculture, and possibly the future of the human species.

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Ethicists square off over editing genes in human embryos #dna #geneticengineering  

"Debate over the use of powerful new gene editing tools in human eggs, sperm and embryos grew heated on Tuesday as scientists and ethicists gathered at an international summit to discuss the technology, which has the power to change the DNA of unborn children."

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Engineering the Perfect Baby

"Just three years after its initial development, CRISPR technology is already widely used by biologists as a kind of search-and-replace tool to alter DNA, even down to the level of a single letter."

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Halloween Decorations at La Perla Garden
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Halloween Decorations at La Perla Garden - October 2015
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The new Mural at +La Perla Garden by  Andres Prada - as it evolved
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New Mural at La Perla Garden
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