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Submission + - Fighting Patent Trolls

jonsharpie writes: As time goes by I receive by divine intervention (*cough*) ideas that could change technology! What process would I need to follow to document these ideas and concepts and release these to the public? I personally don't have intentions of developing some of these ideas but rather want to make sure that patent trolls don't get to them first! Is there a public repository that currently exists?

Feed Spectacular 'Night-shining' Clouds Could Be A Harbinger Of Climate Change->

Scientists are to study spectacular 'night-shining' clouds thought by some to a harbinger of global environmental change. The spectacular clouds, known as noctilucent clouds, will be probed by NASA's Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere mission, or AIM, to determine why they form and how they change. First spotted in Earth's atmosphere in 1885, the clouds have been increasing in frequency in recent decades and may be related to increases in carbon dioxide and methane emissions tied to human activity on Earth.
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