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:

Astronomers discover solar system's most distant object, nicknamed 'FarFarOut'  Science MagazineFor most people, snow days aren't very productive. Some people, though, use the time to discover the most distant object in the solar system. That's what Scott ...
Hachimoji DNA and RNA: A genetic system with eight building blocks  Science MagazineDNA and RNA are naturally composed of four nucleotide bases that form hydrogen bonds in order to pair. Hoshika et al. added an additional four synthetic ...
MSSU's "Women in Science" hopes to inspire young girls  KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.comA student organization demonstrates science experiments to children in hopes of inspiring young girls.
DepEd lauds winners in Science Fair contests  Manila BulletinThe Department of Education (DepEd) has lauded six innovations that explore the sustainable development and preservation of the country's natural resources ...
The top five films about science or scientists  physicsworld.comFour years have passed since Physics World proclaimed “Science cleans up at the Oscars” — and things have only got better since then. Last year, The Shape ...
Science shows daily hugs can heal moodiness  Aleteia ENHave you had a hug lately? If not, turn to a friend or family member and give them an embrace because science continues to reveal that hugging is very good for ...
NASA Picks Science Experiments to Send to the Moon This Year - D-brief  Discover MagazineFollowing on the heels of its announcement to return to the moon this year, NASA announced Thursday the first batch of science projects and technology ...
ZLI Awards New Science, Fashion, Architecture and Product Design Grants  PRNewswireNEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Zoological Lighting Institute, the global leader in promoting animal welfare and wildlife conservation matters ...
Moore science in agriculture | Life  Moscow-Pullman Daily NewsWhen Nathan Moore joined the Colton School District in 2004 to teach agriculture, he had little by way of science equipment, and the building he taught…
Researchers spy signs of slavery from space  Science MagazineDoreen Boyd remembers the first time she saw a hint of slavery from space. A satellite image from 2017 of Rajasthan state in India showed a brown oval that ...
Seoul Will Welcome a Robot Science Museum Constructed by Robots  Smithsonian.comSeoul's Robot Science Museum (RSM) will welcome its inaugural exhibition before construction is even complete: As Dezeen's India Block explains, robots and ...
The world's largest bee vanished decades ago. Now, scientists have spotted it again  Science MagazineIn 1981, the world's biggest bee went missing—again. Wallace's giant bee (above, right), which lives in the rainforests of Indonesia, is four times larger than a ...
Women in science and medicine still fighting for equality at the top with babies in tow  ABC NewsHolding a baby in one hand while finishing a paper with the other or being criticised for returning to work too early — these are common occurrences for new ...
UW doctorate student receives future leader in science honor  KGWNA University of Wyoming doctorate student is one of 18 across the nation being recognized for her science advocacy.
Communications Workshop Helps Bridge Gap Between Scientists and Public  State of the PlanetOn February 21, scientists learned the essentials of science communication during a half-day workshop at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Japan’s Hayabusa 2 successfully touches down on Ryugu asteroid  The GuardianThe probe was due to fire a pellet into the surface of the asteroid to try to capture dust.
Ancient humans hunted monkeys for tens of thousands of years  Science MagazineIf you picture early humans dining, you likely imagine them sitting down to a barbecue of mammoth, aurochs, and giant elk meat. But in the rainforests of Sri ...
Son of slaves became man of science, man of God - The Andalusia Star-News  Andalusia Star-NewsGeorge was born about 1864, the son of a slave named Mary. He never knew his father, who died in a farming accident before George's birth. Soon after he was ...
Billings science students find success from failure  KTVQ Billings NewsBILLINGS- Students have learned that mistakes and failure are good and necessary in science. The Billings Public Schools showcased the benefits of Project ...
Western mourns passing of third-year Science student  The Gazette • Western University's NewspaperKenneth Oommen, a third-year Western University student in the Faculty of Science, passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday. The flag atop University ...
Diving into Earth's interior helps scientists unravel secrets of diamond formation  Science DailyUnderstanding the global carbon cycle provides scientists with vital clues about the planet's habitability.
AAAS: Machine learning 'causing science crisis'  BBC NewsMachine-learning techniques used by thousands of scientists to analyse data are producing results that are misleading and often completely wrong.
Nearly half of US female scientists leave full-time science after first child  Nature.comResearch puts a number on the proportion of people leaving full-time careers in science after the birth of their first child.
Rookies lead the way on House science panel  Science MagazineA major perk of being the majority party in the U.S. Congress is getting to fill the leadership slots on every committee. For several new Democratic legislators, ...
'Breakneck speed' mini moon hurtles around Neptune at 20,000mph  The GuardianAstronomers confirm orbit of tiny moon Hippocamp via multiple images from Hubble.
Reality check: Can cat poop cause mental illness?  Science MagazineScience breaks down the evidence on the link between Toxoplasma gondii and mental illness.
The science of insect population collapse  The Saturday PaperAmid recent warnings of the mass extinction of insects in the coming decades, the global lack of research into insect populations has come into focus.
Ultraviolet light could provide a powerful new source of green fuel  Science MagazineScientists find potentially cheap way to turn methanol into ethanol.
Scientists sharpen their molecular scissors and expand the gene editing toolbox  Science DailyScientists have figured out a better way to deliver a DNA editing tool to shorten the presence of the editor proteins in the cells in what they describe as a 'hit and ...
Bug bombs don't get rid of bugs, study suggests  Science MagazineIn the United States alone, we spend more than $2.5 billion a year trying to rid our homes of cockroaches and other pests—but a new study says some of us may ...
Double-negative-index ceramic aerogels for thermal superinsulation  Science MagazineAerogels hold promise as lightweight replacements for thermal insulation. However, poor mechanical stability has hampered progress in moving toward ...
Scientists solve mystery of a fish called Mary's 'virgin' birth  Science DailyA female stickleback fish, nick-named 'Mary,' has produced offspring from eggs that appear to have been fertilized while they were still inside her, according to ...
High-tide flooding disrupts local economic activity  Science AdvancesEvaluation of observed sea level rise impacts to date has emphasized sea level extremes, such as those from tropical cyclones. Far less is known about the ...
Supramolecular architectures of molecularly thin yet robust free-standing layers  Science AdvancesStable, single-nanometer thin, and free-standing two-dimensional layers with controlled molecular architectures are desired for several applications ranging ...
Weekly Digest (Feb 11-Feb 15, 2019): Top Weather, Environment and Science Stories of the Week  The Weather ChannelA roundup of the week's top stories on The Weather Channel India.
Neanderthals could have been long-distance killers  Science MagazineNeanderthals were dangerous—even at a distance. A new study suggests they might have been able to nail prey with their pointy spears from up to 20 meters ...
A third of Canadians say science on vaccines isn't 'quite clear': poll  National PostIn Canada, one tenth of children are going unvaccinated, meaning 750000 have no immunity whatsoever against diphtheria, whopping cough, tetanus and ...
Star Trek–like replicator creates entire objects in minutes  Science MagazineA Star Trek–like replicator has arrived, but don't expect it to synthesize a cup of Earl Grey tea (hot) on the spot. Researchers have come up with a new 3D ...
Trump to launch artificial intelligence initiative, but many details lacking  Science MagazineArtificial intelligence (AI) has become a defining issue of our time, affecting national security, economic development, human rights, and social media—for better ...
480-Million-Year-Old Mystery Creature Finally Identified from Its Preserved Guts  Live ScienceWhat the heck is this weird ancient animal? New fossils have helped scientists figure it out.
Dynamic gating of infrared radiation in a textile  Science MagazineTextiles trap infrared radiation, which helps keep us warm in cold weather. Of course, in hot weather, this is less desirable. Zhang et al. constructed an ...
Darpa Wants to Solve Science’s Reproducibility Crisis With AI  WIREDSocial science has an image problem—too many findings don't hold up. A new project will crank through 30000 studies to try to identify red flags.
New app reveals the hidden landscapes within Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings  Science MagazineWASHINGTON, D.C.—Ever wonder whether a lost masterpiece lies hidden under the surface of a newer work? Researchers at Northwestern University have ...
Radar reveals a second potential impact crater under Greenland's ice  Science MagazineJust months after revealing an impact crater the size of Washington, D.C., buried under the ice of northwestern Greenland, a team of scientists has discovered ...
Researchers hung men on a cross and added blood in bid to prove Turin Shroud is real  Science MagazineIn an attempt to prove that the Turin Shroud—a strip of linen that some people believe was used to wrap Jesus's body after his crucifixion and carries the image ...
Mice, like people, like to be rocked to sleep  Science MagazineForget the running wheel. If your pet mouse is an insomniac, what it really needs is a hammock. New research shows that mice, just like humans, fall asleep ...
Earth may be 140 years away from reaching carbon levels not seen in 56 million years  Science DailyTotal human carbon dioxide emissions could match those of Earth's last major greenhouse warming event in fewer than five generations, new research finds.
Scientists rally around Vanderbilt professor whose tenure bid appeared to hit roadblocks as Me Too activism grew  Inside Higher EdA Vanderbilt faculty member, considered a hero to many women in science, finds her once promising tenure bid has stalled.
The Women Who Contributed to Science but Were Buried in Footnotes  The AtlanticIn a new study, researchers uncovered female programmers who made important but unrecognized contributions to genetics.
Update: NASA declares end of Opportunity's mission  Science Magazine*Update, 13 February, 2:10 p.m.: After more than a thousand attempts to revive the Opportunity rover, including a final unanswered command last night, NASA ...
Machine learning is contributing to a “reproducibility crisis” within science  MIT Technology ReviewScientific discoveries made using machine learning cannot be automatically trusted, a statistician from Rice University has warned.
How 18th-Century Writers Created the Genre of Popular Science  Smithsonian.comFrench writers such as Voltaire and Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle helped shape the Enlightenment with stories of science.
Small research teams 'disrupt' science more radically than large ones  Nature.comThe disruptive contributions of small teams to science.
Foxes were domesticated by humans in the Bronze Age  EurekAlertIn the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, between the third and second millennium BC, a widespread funeral practice consisted in burying humans with animals.
Yellowstone volcano: 84 EARTHQUAKES strike supervolcano park - 12 hit AT ONCE  Express.co.ukYELLOWSTONE volcano was rocked by a total of 84 earthquakes last month, 12 of which struck in a single swarm of tremors, Yellowstone officials have ...
Physicists create a quantum refrigerator that cools with an absence of light  Science MagazineFor decades, atomic physicists have used laser light to slow atoms zinging around in a gas, cooling them to just above absolute zero to study their weird ...
Young scientists learn about intellectual property in national science fest  Manila BulletinThe Department of Education (DepEd) reminded young scientists and student-researchers who participated in the 2019 National Science and Technology Fair ...
Yellowstone volcano eruption: Is Yellowstone OVERDUE another super eruption?  Express.co.ukA YELLOWSTONE volcano eruption is feared to be the biggest natural cataclysm the United States will ever see. But is the Yellowstone volcano overdue a major ...
Scientists unravel genetic basis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy  Science DailyOne third of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy cases in Finland are caused by one of the four major mutations, a new study shows. Overall, 40 percent of patients ...
Using neuroscience to develop artificial intelligence  Science MagazineWhen the mathematician Alan Turing posed the question “Can machines think?” in the first line of his seminal 1950 paper that ushered in the quest for artificial ...
Colliding neutron stars shot a light-speed jet through space  Science NewsWhen a pair of ultradense cores of dead stars smashed into one another, the collision shot a bright jet of charged subatomic particles through space.
EXCLUSIVE: Controversial experiments that could make bird flu more risky poised to resume  Science MagazineControversial lab studies that modify bird flu viruses in ways that could make them more risky to humans will soon resume after being on hold for more than 4 ...
Watch a maggot 'fountain' devour a pizza in 2 hours  Science MagazineIf you've got the stomach for it, you can watch 10,000 maggots demolish the above pizza in 2 hours. Now, scientists have a better sense of how these fly larvae ...
Older biologic age linked to elevated breast cancer risk: NIH scientists use epigenetics to help predict disease development  Science DailyBiologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person's age, is associated with future development of breast cancer, according to scientists. Biologic age was ...
The 2018 rift eruption and summit collapse of Kīlauea Volcano  Science MagazineThe Kīlauea Volcano on the island of Hawai'i erupted for 3 months in 2018. Neal et al. present a summary of the eruption sequence along with a variety of ...
Lehman Catholic holds annual science fair  Troy Daily NewsSIDNEY — Lehman Catholic High School held its annual Science Fair on Feb. 13, in the Pride Family Gymnasium. LCHS students submitted 57 projects to b.
Deadly human bone cancer found in 240-million-year-old turtle  Science MagazineA 240-million-year-old turtle died with a type of bone cancer that still haunts the living, National Geographic reports. The ancient turtle's fossilized hind leg ...
Numerical cognition in honeybees enables addition and subtraction  Science AdvancesMany animals understand numbers at a basic level for use in essential tasks such as foraging, shoaling, and resource management. However, complex ...
Earliest example of animal nest sharing revealed by scientists  Science DailyAn international team of scientists has shown that fossilized eggshells unearthed in western Romania represent the earliest known nest site shared by multiple ...
Evidence mounts that gut bacteria can influence mood, prevent depression  Science MagazineOf all the many ways the teeming ecosystem of microbes in a person's gut and other tissues might affect health, its potential influences on the brain may be the ...
Fake news on Twitter during the 2016 U.S. presidential election  Science MagazineThere was a proliferation of fake news during the 2016 election cycle. Grinberg et al. analyzed Twitter data by matching Twitter accounts to specific voters to ...
RI Science Fair head among 17 teachers ousted at Times2 science charter  The Providence JournalPROVIDENCE — At least 17 teachers are being replaced at the Times2 STEM Academy, including a veteran science teacher who heads the state's science fair ...
Birth of a black hole witnessed for first time  sciencefocus.comLast June, astronomers noticed the appearance of a mysterious bright object in the constellation of Hercules. It remained visible for a little over two weeks, ...
Ancient Earth rock found on the moon  Science MagazineWhat may be the oldest-known Earth rock has turned up in a surprising place: the moon. A 2-centimeter chip embedded in a larger rock collected by Apollo ...
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