Bookmarks for February 16th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on February 16th:

  • Michelin wheel walks on the moon with NASA: A specially-designed wheel from Michelin, will drive the next generation of moon rover vehicles, which require mobility under extreme conditions and harsh terrain. The Michelin Lunar Wheel underwent testing in Hawaii as part of NASA’s lunar analogue testing and evaluation program.
  • High-tech program debuts at Farrington: Project EAST will bring computers, GPS mapping tools, architectural and computer-assisted-design software as well as 3-D animation to the campus in Kalihi. The program is funded by state and federal grants as well as private donors.Project EAST is scheduled to start at Mililani, McKinley and Roosevelt high schools later this year. It has already under way at 10 neighbor-island schools.
  • Senate bill pushes employer tax credit for telecommuters: A Senate bill making its way through the state legislature proposes tax credits for employers setting up telecommuting programs for employees. Another bill seeks to establish a task force to look at telework opportunities in both the public and private sector.
  • Old Meds Hold Promise As Therapy for Autoimmune Diseases: Johns Hopkins Gazette: A century-old drug that failed in its original intent to treat tuberculosis but has worked well as an antileprosy medicine now holds new promise as a potential therapy for multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases.
  • Male Whales Prefer Enormous Females: Discovery News: While svelte, petite women may attract multiple suitors, bigger is definitely better in the whale world, according to a new study that found male humpback whales favor the largest females.

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