New Energy Bill: Reducing Our Dependence on Foreign Oil

The U. S. economy is feeling the brunt of skyrocketing oil prices as the nation's dependence on foreign oil continues to grow. We need a responsible energy plan to reduce our reliance on foreign oil. President Bush and Senator Kerry appear to be skirting the real issues involved. Growing... Read More

America and its Collision Course

Energy ESP #7 - America and its Collision CourseCrude oil explodes through $46.50 as the problems are growing -It's bigger than Iraq, bigger than Bin Laden and even bigger thanthe next election. America has entered into an exhaustive racefor survival - And nobody is talking about it.Talking about what you... Read More

Positive Effects of Carbon Dioxide for Plant Growth

Many articles have been written about the negative effects of carbon dioxide. Sick Building Syndrome, loss of concentration due to high levels of carbon dioxide, asphyxiation in breweries or wine cellars, all these things spring to mind when we hear the magic phrase carbon dioxide. Yet, perhaps today when Venus... Read More

Marine News - Summer 2004 - Our Ocean Environment

Our oceans are home to many marine mammals, fish, turtles, corals and others. The delicate balance between man and the ocean is constantly being challenged by the demands of our society. Most of our planet is covered by water, a necessary ingredient of human life. The state of our oceans... Read More

How Body Piercing Works -- The Ins and Outs of this Cutting Edge Process

Body piercing (defined as any piercing beyond the standard earlobe piercing) has become such a popular form of body modification that between five and ten percent of the population of the United States has indulged in at least one form of it at some time in their lives. In most... Read More

The Joy of Recycling

I have always been an advocate of recycling. Even though I am not always convinced of its financial viability, I am thoroughly convinced of its value as a means of increasing public awareness of the cost of our consumerism. In the 20+ years I have been in the organizing profession,... Read More

Energy and America

America is entering into a time of Energy crisis. It could easily be the greatest crisis that human-kind is to face. America can not continue to lead the world econimcally and drain it dry at the same time. The National Collegiate Clean Energy Initiative is working to unite American students... Read More

Diamond Flashes

Beyond magnificence and splendor, the world of diamonds evolves on stirred grounds. When the stake is so important, interests collide. But technology develops following its onward course. Here are some interesting off-stage events in the diamond industry and innovations in technology.De Beers sued by head of the Diamond BourseDerek Parsons,... Read More

The Valuable Individual

How can we, as individuals, participate in waste management? Because some of us are so overwhelmed with Earth's problems, we feel that our contributions have no real consequence in the end. For others, social barriers can be an issue. A lady we once knew confessed that she did not want... Read More

Trash Talk Your Way to a Better World

North Americans account for less than 10% of the world's population, yet we produce 50% of the world's garbage and consume more than 33% of it's resources. If everyone consumed like the average North American, we would require three Earths!Authors Dave and Lillian Brummet offer an upbeat, proactive look at... Read More

In The News:

Scientists find reason behind split-second sporting disputes  The GuardianWhether it's rushing to push the buzzer on a quiz show or working out who last touched a basketball before it left the court, players often end up squabbling over ...
Who hit the ball out? An egocentric temporal order bias  Science AdvancesTemporal order judgments can require integration of self-generated action events and external sensory information. We examined whether conscious ...
'Audacious' science ideas win huge funding boosts after selection by TED group  Science MagazineProtein design team and other science projects raise tens of millions of dollars from a network of donors.
These origami robots could one day deliver drugs inside your body  Science MagazineTiny robot swarms that deliver drugs and help perform operations inside the body have long been a dream of scientists and science-fiction writers alike. But the ...
Verge Science just won a Webby Award  The VergeThe jury is in, and we're pleased to announce that Verge Science has won a Webby Award and a People's Voice Award in the Science & Education (Channels ...
First marsquake detected by NASA's InSight mission  Science MagazineMars is shaking. After several months of apprehensive waiting on a quiet surface, NASA's InSight lander has registered a sweet, small sound: the first marsquake ...
Exceptional preservation of mid-Cretaceous marine arthropods and the evolution of novel forms via heterochrony  Science AdvancesEvolutionary origins of novel forms are often obscure because early and transitional fossils tend to be rare, poorly preserved, or lack proper phylogenetic ...
Why are Canada's scientists getting political?  Nature.comErratic funding for basic research, coupled with concerns that science has fallen down the priority list for politicians, has contributed to a shift in researchers' ...
Making A Splash  Inside Science News Service(Inside Science) -- A single drop of water, a few millimeters wide, probably goes unnoticed by most people. But when that tiny drop lands on a surface, a leaf, ...
Persistent Early to Middle Holocene tropical foraging in southwestern Amazonia  Science AdvancesThe Amazon witnessed the emergence of complex societies after 2500 years ago that altered tropical landscapes through intensive agriculture and managed ...
Former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly hopes to bring some science to the Senate  The VergeIn February, former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly announced his decision to run for the US Senate in Arizona — a move that he had been thinking about for the ...
Scientists track Florida's vanishing barrier reef  Science MagazineTHE FLORIDA KEYS REEF TRACT—Earlier this month, outfitted in scuba gear and bobbing above lumpy brown coral 6 kilometers off Key Largo, Lauren Toth, ...
A global database of women scientists is diversifying the face of science  Science DailyUnderrepresentation of women scientists in the public sphere perpetuates the stereotype of the white male scientist and fails both to reflect the true diversity of ...
World Book Day: Science in Fiction  BioTechniques.comThis World Book Day, we feature some leading scientists who also share a passion for fiction. Unearthing their views on Science in Fiction.
Vast Expanses of Rock on Earth's Surface May Act Like a Natural Solar Panel  Live ScienceScientists have found electricity flowing in an unexpected place — across the surfaces of rocks. Mineral coatings on rocks turn sunlight into electricity, turning on ...
Three in four female physics undergrads report sexual harassment  Science MagazineFully three in four U.S. undergraduate women majoring in physics reported being sexually harassed over a 2-year period ending in 2017, according to a new ...
Don’t shy away from seeking science specialists, urges new report  Schools WeekAdvertising for general science teachers is no more effective than seeking those with subject-specific qualifications, according to new research. Analysis by.
Autonomous robotic intracardiac catheter navigation using haptic vision  ScienceAlthough all minimally invasive procedures involve navigating from a small incision in the skin to the site of the intervention, it has not been previously ...
In pics: When Bengaluru’s science enthusiasts gathered to witness ‘Zero Shadow Day’  The News MinuteBraving the summer heat, Samyak and his friends are busy plotting points and recording the shadow movements as the size of the shadow reduces as each ...
The science of indelible ink  LivemintThe purple-coloured ink is applied on the left-hand index finger of the voter in a polling booth.Mysore Paints also exports indelible ink to more than 30 countries ...
A marine parasite's mitochondria lack DNA but still churn out energy  Science NewsMissing mitochondrial DNA inside a parasitic marine microbe turned up inside the organism's nucleus.
After ousters, MD Anderson officials try to calm fears of racial profiling  Science MagazineAdministrators at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, yesterday tried to reassure alarmed employees that its recent dismissals of faculty ...
Poet Franny Choi Reads From Her New Book 'Soft Science'  NPRPoet Franny Choi reads a poem from her new book Soft Science and describes how poets of color are supporting each other.
Scientists Have Identified Almost 2 Million 'Hidden' Earthquakes Shaking California  ScienceAlertCalifornia is notorious for its earthquakes, but a stunning new discovery reveals for the first time just how much we've underestimated its omnipresent ...
Earth Science Is Ready for Preprints  EosThe EarthArXiv preprint archive, in operation for almost a year and a half, makes the latest Earth science research available to a wider community.
America Leading the World in Science and Technology  The White HouseAs we mark fifty years since the Apollo 11 mission landed Americans on the Moon, capturing the imagination of the world, our Nation is again on the verge of a ...
Global warming may boost economic inequality  Science MagazineOver the past half-century, climate change has been blamed for heat waves, flooding, and rising seas. Now, researchers say warmer temperatures are widening ...
Wednesday is Weather & Science Day at Coors Field  9News.com KUSALater Wednesday morning, Coors Field will be packed with students eager to learn all about science and weather through fun, interactive experiments.
How Nike engineered its latest record-breaking marathon shoe  Popular ScienceToday, Nike released its third iteration of its marathon racing shoe, which the company is calling the Next%. Here's the science of what makes it fast.
Portland Public Schools Promised a Science Workshop at Low-Income Roosevelt High. Then It Sent the Money to Other Schools.  Willamette WeekFive years ago, parents at Roosevelt High School were so frustrated by the failure of Portland Public Schools to allocate the school its fair share of bond money, ...
Baboons' gut makeup is determined mostly by soil, not genetics  Science MagazineYou are what you eat. And when you eat a lot of dirt, the makeup of your gut will change—at least, if you're a baboon. A new study shows local soils, not genetics ...
How Will the Universe End?  Live ScienceHere are the possible ways that the universe could meet its maker.
Smoking marijuana leads to the munchies? Science says 'Yes'  WKBW-TVThe University at Buffalo Department of Community Health and Health Behavior has officially proven that the "marijuana munchies" are real.
Baby tyrannosaur's eBay auction sparks outrage  Science MagazineIt's astonishing what you can buy on eBay. An ongoing auction on the site offers buyers the chance to own what is claimed to be “maybe the only” juvenile ...
To amp up solar cells, scientists ditch silicon  Science MagazineSilicon dominates the world of solar power. Even the newest solar cell designs, tandem devices that have a silicon solar cell below a cell made of a crystalline ...
Auroral 'speed bumps' are more complicated, scientists find  Science DailyResearchers find that 'speed bumps' in space, which can slow down satellites orbiting closer to Earth, are more complex than originally thought.
Catalytic antimicrobial robots for biofilm eradication  ScienceAAAS login provides access to Science for AAAS members, and access to other journals in the Science family to users who have purchased individual ...
Students pitch next wave of science research for national 'Biogenius' competition  CTV NewsHigh school students studying Alzheimer's and antibiotic resistance are competing for a spot in a national science competition in May, where the winner will go ...
The board games turning science into playtime  The GuardianScience-themed board games are an increasingly popular way to learn about everything from atom building to colonising space.
Science Central gets equipment grant for planetarium campaign | Local | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal GazetteScience Central has the star projector, and now it has $100000 for digital add-on equipment to boost the museum's campaign.
Hundreds of Mass. female scientists have joined global database of experts to change face of industry  The Boston GlobeHundreds of female scientists from Massachusetts have joined a global online registry of female scientists that was established in January 2018. In about a year, ...
The World's Largest Atom Smasher Could Be Tweaked to Hunt 'Dark World' Particles  Live ScienceWhen it reopens in 2021, the Large Hadron collider should be able to detect rare particles with possible links to the world of dark matter and energy.
Deep inside Earth, scientists find weird blobs and mountains taller than Mount Everest  NBC NewsScientists say Earth's mantle is layered like an onion, and they are attempting to map the the blobs, plumes and metal ocean deep inside the planet.
Exclusive: Major U.S. cancer center ousts 'Asian' researchers after NIH flags their foreign ties  Science MagazineHOUSTON, TEXAS—The MD Anderson Cancer Center here has ousted three senior researchers after the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, ...
Smells delicious: our tongues can detect odours, study suggests  The GuardianResearchers say adding sweet smells to food could cut sugar intake and help tackle obesity.
EPA administrator asked to back up climate claims made on TV with science  Ars TechnicaIn an appearance on CBS News in late March, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler told Chief White House Correspondent Major ...
Retraction  Science MagazineAfter an investigation, the University of Cambridge has concluded that there was falsification of research data used in the Report “Human SIRT6 promotes DNA ...
Here's what scientists think a black hole looks like  Science MagazineAstronomers may have imaged a black hole for the first time, capping decades of calculations of how they ought to appear.
Why blend? Exploring the art and science of blending  BBC NewsHumans are the blending species, says philosopher of the senses Barry Smith, but what makes some blends work when others don't? What does the skill of a ...
Science during crisis  Science MagazineIn April 1902, on the Caribbean island of Martinique, La Commission sur le Vulcan convened to make a fateful decision. Mt. Pelée was sending smoke aloft and ...
Cheap, portable scanners could transform brain imaging. But how will scientists deliver the data?  Science MagazineQ&A with neuroethicist Francis Shen and MRI developer Michael Garwood.
Medicaid expansion through Obamacare may be helping black infants  Science NewsStates that expanded Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act shrunk racial disparities between black and white infants, a new study shows.
This fungus has wiped out more species than any other disease  Science MagazineThe infectious disease that has devastated the most biodiversity is a fungal killer of amphibians, researchers report today in Science . Around the world, 90 ...
Astronomers have spotted the universe's first molecule  Science MagazineThe universe's very first molecule, thought to be created after the big bang, has been detected in space for the first time. Helium hydride (HeH), a combination of ...
Science Corner – World Wide Web: Are you connected?  Positively NapervilleHow would your life be different if the internet and the World Wide Web were switched off forever? You might nostalgically think life would be better, but it would ...
Scientists propose new theory on Alzheimer's, amyloid connection  Science Daily'Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's or is it just an accomplice?' Researchers devised a multi-functional reporter for amyloid ...
Hayabusa2 arrives at the carbonaceous asteroid 162173 Ryugu—A spinning top–shaped rubble pile  Science MagazineAsteroids fall to Earth in the form of meteorites, but these provide little information about their origins. The Japanese mission Hayabusa2 is designed to collect ...
Scientists develop salt tolerant rice variety  BusinessLineA group of Indian scientists has developed a new salt-tolerant transgenic rice plant by over-expressing a gene from a wild rice called Porteresia coarctata into ...
How US–China political tensions are affecting science  Nature.comConference travel, research visas, science funding and security clearance are all touched by the geopolitics.
'Beautiful Nightmare' Crab Sported Lobster Shell, Shrimp Mouth and Soccer Ball Eyes  Live ScienceThis ancient crab's eyes were so big it would be like a human with soccer ball-size peepers.
Science may have finally discovered why the Mediterranean diet is so good for losing weight  AOL UKIt's no secret that people who eat a Mediterranean diet, or a diet high in fruits, veg, fish and whole grains seem to stay fitter. But the science as to why that is has ...
Scientists Made Bubbles of Sand, and That's a Big Deal  Popular MechanicsA group of scientists proved that sand can form lava lamp-style bubbles, which could have applications in geology and pharmaceuticals.
Archaeologists unearth largest Mayan figurine factory to date  Science MagazineALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO—Archaeologists working in Guatemala have discovered the largest known figurine workshop in the Mayan world, they ...
Obscure sexually transmitted parasite tangles with immune system  Science NewsScientists are working out how Trichomonas vaginalis, one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections, causes problems in women and men.
Science Festival starts, something for all ages (2 photos)  SooTodayScience North-managed festival will include science activities for school children, seniors, and all ages at Saturday's Science Carnival.
New climate models predict a warming surge  Science MagazineFor nearly 40 years, the massive computer models used to simulate global climate have delivered a fairly consistent picture of how fast human carbon emissions ...
You've accomplished more than you think  Science MagazinePh.D. students and postdocs have lots to offer potential employers, even if they don't recognize it, our advisers counsel in this Career Fable.
Wary of Chinese Espionage, Houston Cancer Center Chose to Fire 3 Scientists  The New York TimesTwo tenured scientists at a renowned cancer hospital in Houston have resigned, and the hospital is seeking to fire a third, in connection with an investigation into ...
New Twitter account outs shoddy reporting in science stories  QuartzIn this era of fake news, it's not unusual for social media users—including the US president—to accuse journalists of doing bad work. Sadly, when it comes to ...
USDA orders scientists to say published research is ‘preliminary’  Washington PostAny scientist reading the disclaimer added to USDA research "would be very confused by this statement,” one journal editor said.
How to Cook With Weed—and a Dash of Tasty, Tasty Science  WIREDMac and cheese. Peanut butter and jelly. Asparagus and … cannabis oil with a citrusy terpene profile? Welcome to the heady world of cannabis cuisine.
Arc-continent collisions in the tropics set Earth's climate state  Science MagazineOn million-year time scales, Earth's climate state is determined by sources and sinks of carbon to the ocean-atmosphere system. But which specific mechanisms ...
Cytosine base editor generates substantial off-target single-nucleotide variants in mouse embryos  Science MagazineUnintended genomic modifications limit the potential therapeutic use of gene-editing tools. Available methods to find off-targets generally do not work in vivo or ...
Tweeting while flying kills migratory birds  Science MagazineTexting while driving can be deadly. So can tweeting while flying, a new study finds—among some species of migratory birds. Researchers have found that birds ...
Concerns of young protesters are justified  Science MagazineThe world's youth have begun to persistently demonstrate for the protection of the climate and other foundations of human well-being. (1, 2). As scientists and ...
The NASA Twins Study: A multidimensional analysis of a year-long human spaceflight  Science MagazineSpace is the final frontier for understanding how extreme environments affect human physiology. Following twin astronauts, one of which spent a year-long ...
Novel NSF initiative seeks nimble scientists to create better tools to tackle societal problems. But act now  Science MagazineAre you a scientist who wants to take a multidisciplinary, team approach to solving an important societal problem? Can you move quickly, think like an ...
A Global Deal For Nature: Guiding principles, milestones, and targets  Science AdvancesThe Global Deal for Nature (GDN) is a time-bound, science-driven plan to save the diversity and abundance of life on Earth. Pairing the GDN and the Paris ...
Americans Are Smart About Science  FiveThirtyEightHey, didja hear about those scientifically illiterate Americans? People so dumb, they think the sun revolves around the Earth? People who can't pass a quiz of ...
Mapping the second brain: The latest science on the effect of your gut bacteria and how to boost them  NotedMost of us have heard the five-plus-a-day message for fruit and vegetables. But new research into gut health suggests that advice may soon need tweaking.
Powerful CRISPR cousin accidentally mutates RNA while editing DNA target  Science MagazineWhen researchers first reported 3 years ago that they had created base editors, a version of the powerful genome-editing tool CRISPR, excitement swirled ...
Scientists Uncover California's Hidden Earthquakes  Scientific AmericanScientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...
Believe in Atlantis? These archaeologists want to win you back to science  Science MagazineIn February, the popular podcast The Joe Rogan Experience referred to an idea made famous by some books and TV shows: that an image of the Mayan King ...
Greta Thunberg: Teen activist says UK is 'irresponsible' on climate  BBC NewsTeenage climate activist Greta Thunberg tells UK politicians a generation's future has been "stolen".
Amphibian fungal panzootic causes catastrophic and ongoing loss of biodiversity  Science MagazineRapid spread of disease is a hazard in our interconnected world. The chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis was identified in amphibian populations ...
National Academy of Sciences will vote on ejecting sexual harassers  Science MagazineThe U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in Washington, D.C., will ask its members this month to change the organization's bylaws to allow proven sexual ...
See beautiful fossils from top Cambrian sites around the world  Science NewsTroves of Cambrian fossils are known at more than 50 places around the world. Here are five standout spots.
Ancient 'Snowball Earth' thawed out in a flash  Science MagazineMore than half a billion years ago, our planet was a giant snowball hurtling through space. Glaciers blanketed the globe all the way to the equator in one of the ...
Confirmed: New phase of matter is solid and liquid at same time  National GeographicSolid, liquid, gas … and something else? While most of us learn about just three states of matter in elementary school, physicists have discovered several exotic ...
Human impact erodes chimpanzee behavioral diversity  Science MagazineWe often frame negative human impacts on animal species in terms of numbers of individuals reduced or numbers of regions from which species are absent.
For The First Time Ever, Scientists Restore Some Cellular Function in Dead Brains  ScienceAlertFor the first time, scientists have managed to bring a flutter of life back into dead brains. With a new system, neuroscientists have restored some cellular and ...
From Lab to Field: Indonesian Scientists Develop New Crops for Farmers Using Nuclear Science  International Atomic Energy AgencyFarmers in Indonesia have over the last few years grown enough rice for more than 20 million people using plants developed through the country's plant ...
Scientists Discover Gigantic Prehistoric Cat in a Neglected Museum Drawer  Popular MechanicsLarger than a tiger, lion, or polar bear with a skull comparable with a rhinoceros, this ancient predator cat, known as Simbakubwa kutokaafrika, wasn't ...
Persistence of intense, climate-driven runoff late in Mars history  Science AdvancesMars is dry today, but numerous precipitation-fed paleo-rivers are found across the planet's surface. These rivers' existence is a challenge to models of planetary ...
This ancient hypercarnivore had three sets of razor-sharp teeth  Popular SciencePaleontologists at Ohio University just identified a terrifying fossil as the oldest known hyaenodont, a group of extinct carnivorous mammals. The scientists ...
Scientists see the 'rarest event ever recorded' in attempt to solve dark matter mystery  The IndependentScientists have spotted the "rarest event ever recorded", in a major breakthrough as part of attempts to solve a dark matter mystery. The process takes more than ...
Evidence for hormonal control of heart regenerative capacity during endothermy acquisition  Science MagazineAmong vertebrates, zebrafish and salamanders can regenerate their hearts, whereas adult mice and humans cannot. Hirose et al. analyzed diploid ...
EPA panel seeks to bring back fired scientists for clean-air review  Science MagazineOriginally published by E&E News. A fractured EPA advisory panel is asking for help as its ability to handle a high-stakes review of particulate matter standards ...
Fears for Brazilian science amid federal funding freeze | News  Chemistry WorldScientists braced for fallout of Bolsonaro's budget cuts.
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ALTERNATE AND PARALLEL UNIVERSES: - The modern science of physics... Read More

What are GE and GMO Crops?

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Hominid Inter-breeding

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Flying a Beach Ball UFO

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Embryonic Stem Cell

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Increasing Human Brain Power, Concept

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Rover Stuck on Mars?

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Tunneling Concepts for Advanced Warfare

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A Call for a Worldwide Campaign on Water Conservation

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Transducers - The Remarkable Changers

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How I Became Interested In Looking At The Moon

Like a lot of kids, my folks gave me a... Read More

Confusing MAV Optic Flow Sensors In flight Using Mobiles

Using Shapes on Mobiles to confuse optic flow sensors in... Read More

A Review of Scientific American Magazine

From Quantum Black Holes to Neuromorphic Microchips Scientific American Magazine... Read More

Spray on Dirt for Camouflage

Super sticky spray on dirt or mud simulation coating or... Read More

Making a Lightening Storm?

Here is a very basic concept idea/plan to harvest energy... Read More

Ground Targets Via Space Laser Weapons

It is now possible to overwhelm our enemy from space... Read More

Mystical Physicists

INSPIRATIONAL COMMENTS:"There is a principle which is a bar against... Read More

Brain Waves Activating to the Tune of a Different Drummer?

Well, here is a most interesting thought. There are many... Read More