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:

What kind of researcher did sex offender Jeffrey Epstein like to fund? He told Science before he died  Science MagazineIn August 2017, I received an email from publicist Masha Drokova asking whether I wanted to interview her client, Jeffrey Epstein. “I saw your piece on [President ...
EPA signals retreat from controversial 'secret science' rule  Science MagazinePlan to limit use of certain studies had drawn widespread criticism.
This Week in Science  Science MagazineBy most accounts, human activities are resulting in Earth's sixth major extinction event, and large-bodied mammals are among those at greatest risk. Loss of ...
On reporting scientific and racial history  Science MagazineIn his News Feature “Science's debt to the slave trade” (5 April, p. 16), S. Kean discusses the role of the slave trade in 18th-century European science with an ...
A new scientific agenda for Mexico  Science MagazineIn his Editorial “Quo vadis, Mexican science?” (26 July, p. 301), A. Lazcano expressed concern about cuts to the budget of the Mexican National Council of ...
400 years and (re)counting  Science MagazineOver centuries of slavery in America, systematic structures were erected to present enslaved people as “the other”—a race apart and less than human—as a way ...
Renewable bonds  Science MagazineBlack, gooey, greasy oil is the starting material for more than just transportation fuel. It's also the source of dozens of petrochemicals that companies transform ...
17 science 'facts' you might've learned in school that aren't true  Business InsiderNeanderthals were more advanced than you think, and the speed of light isn't absolute. Some science may have changed since you were in school.
Kashmir's communication blackout is a 'devastating blow' for academics, researchers say  Science MagazineAll five universities remain closed and internet is disconnected in India's only majority-Muslim state.
Dust cloud sparked explosion in primitive life on Earth, say scientists  The GuardianAn enormous dust cloud that swept through the ancient solar system sent Earth into a mini ice age that sparked an explosion in primitive life on the planet, ...
What industry can teach academia  Science MagazineWhen I was considering a job with a pharmaceutical company after my postdoc, many of my academic colleagues and mentors were dubious. “You have to think ...
Thunberg is right. Congress is ignoring science – and that includes Democrats  The GuardianMany Democrats aren't taking climate scientists more seriously than their climate-denying Republican counterparts. And corporate money is to blame.
A climate intelligence arms race in financial markets  Science MagazineGlobal financial markets are using applied science to measure, and to guide investments in response to, phenomena attributed to climate change, which ...
John Robert Schrieffer (1931–2019)  Science MagazineJohn Robert (“Bob”) Schrieffer, one of the leading theoretical physicists of the past century, passed away on 27 July. He was 88. His seminal work with physicists ...
Shared resources enable greater collaboration: big science in the cloud  physicsworld.comThe vast quantity of data generated by global monitoring initiatives and large-scale research facilities present both new opportunities and challenges for ...
Cleaning up plastic pollution in Africa  Science MagazinePlastic waste pollution, aggravated by inefficient waste collection and limited recycling capabilities, is prevalent across Africa. However, the continent also has a ...
An atomic-scale view of cyclocarbon synthesis  Science MagazineThe numerous possible ways to assemble carbon atoms in one, two, and three dimensions make feasible the creation of manifold all-carbon materials. Starting ...
'We have a responsibility': why scientists worldwide are striking for climate change  Nature.comFrom Bangkok to Brisbane, researchers will be among those protesting on 20 September to urge action on global warming.
Jonathan Lambert, Author at  Science NewsJonathan Lambert joined Science News in 2019 as a staff writer covering life sciences. He earned a master's degree from Cornell University studying how a ...
Dust from asteroid breakup veiled and cooled Earth  Science MagazineFaced with a dangerously warming world, would-be geoengineers have dreamed up ways to quickly turn down the heat. One proposed technique: spreading a ...
Gordon Research Conferences  Science MagazineThe 2019 Gordon Research Conference schedule was published on pages 1320 to 1328 of this issue of the print version of Science. The current schedule can ...
Watch a robot made of robots move around  Science MagazineGood news for small, helpless robots who long to be a part of something bigger: Researchers have found a way to create “robots made of robots” that can move ...
Changes in antibiotic resistance in animals  Science MagazineMisuse and overuse of antimicrobial agents, such as antibiotics, in humans, animals, and plants is leading to increasing antimicrobial resistance (AMR). AMR is ...
An extraterrestrial trigger for the mid-Ordovician ice age: Dust from the breakup of the L-chondrite parent body  Science AdvancesThe breakup of the L-chondrite parent body in the asteroid belt 466 million years (Ma) ago still delivers almost a third of all meteorites falling on Earth. Our new ...
New deals could help scientific societies survive open access  Science MagazineIn the push to make the scientific literature open access, small scientific societies have feared they could be collateral damage. Many rely on subscription ...
Non-Abelian band topology in noninteracting metals  Science MagazineBand structure degeneracies in topological materials can take the form of lines or even chains of interconnected loops. Wu et al. study theoretically these nodal ...
The human imperative of stabilizing global climate change at 1.5°C  Science MagazineClimate change will be the greatest threat to humanity and global ecosystems in the coming years, and there is a pressing need to understand and communicate ...
Running—or sitting—can change the shape of your heart  Science MagazineBeing a couch potato makes your heart look more like an ape's.
Scientists Identify Neurons That Help the Brain Forget  The New York TimesIn mice, cells in the hypothalamus clear out old memories while the animals sleep.
News at a glance  Science MagazineChina's decision last week to allow pork imports from the United States, free of the tariffs imposed under the China–United States trade war, is another hint that ...
Microbe that got man drunk could help explain common liver disease  Science MagazineA man in China who, after eating high-carbohydrate or sugary meals, became so intoxicated that he blacked out, has led researchers to discover strains of ...
Structural basis for client recognition and activity of Hsp40 chaperones  Science MagazineChaperones are essential for proper protein folding inside cells, but their interactions with client proteins are difficult to study because they are dynamic. Jiang et ...
An sp-hybridized molecular carbon allotrope, cyclo[18]carbon  Science MagazineCarbon's allotropes include molecular species such as C60 and C70 fullerenes. Kaiser et al. now report the assembly of a large carbon ring, cyclo[18]carbon, ...
Wisconsin Science Festival encourages science exploration statewide  University of Wisconsin-MadisonYoung students take part in the Wisconsin Science Festival, a statewide celebration of curiosity and science exploration, with events that extend into half of ...
Editor's Note  Science MagazineWe thank Dr. Wynn-Grant for her thoughts, which have provoked useful discussions among our reporters and editors. We are sorry that our story's language was ...
Preparing for the unthinkable  Science MagazineExtreme global catastrophe is a subject of endless fascination, and many books have been written on it. Those written by journalists for general audiences are ...
'This is science': Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg testifies before Congress  Yahoo NewsAppearing on Capitol Hill for the second straight day, Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg urged U.S. lawmakers to take action.
Evolutionary flexibility in flooding response circuitry in angiosperms  Science MagazineSome plants tolerate flooding better than others. Reynoso et al. compared gene regulatory networks activated by flooding in rice, which is adapted to flooding, ...
Reorganization of surviving mammal communities after the end-Pleistocene megafaunal extinction  Science MagazineBy most accounts, human activities are resulting in Earth's sixth major extinction event, and large-bodied mammals are among those at greatest risk. Loss of ...
Science journal walks back claim that smartphones make millennials grow horns  PBS NewsHourOne of the most well-regarded science publishers in the world has walked back the main takeaway from a study that claimed smartphones are causing ...
A new experiment slashes the maximum possible mass of tiny neutrinos  Science NewsThe maximum possible mass of a barely there particle has just gotten smaller. Subatomic particles called neutrinos are extremely lightweight. Now, scientists ...
A guide to diagnosing and treating 'Undergraduate Awesomeness'  Science MagazineOur Experimental Error columnist offers advice for mentoring overconfident undergrads.
Flagstaff Festival of Science to engage participants in thriving STEM community  NAU NewsSept. 19, 2019. Nearly 50 years ago, three astronauts embarked on a journey in a rocket that used less technology than what is available in our pockets today.
CBSE Class 9 Examination 2019-20: Check Maths and Science Practice Papers with Solutions  Jagran JoshCheck CBSE Class 9 practice papers for Maths and Science subjects. Download these solved CBSE practice papers to prepare for upcoming half-yearly exams ...
What makes a good or bad logo? Here's what science says  Fast CompanyAn effective identity probably doesn't look the way you think it looks.
GM mosquito study draws fire  Science MagazineFor 10 years, the company Oxitec has been testing whether genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes can suppress populations of their natural brethren, which ...
C-section babies have more potentially infectious gut bacteria  Science NewsBabies born by Caesarean section may miss out on many of mom's helpful gut microbes. Instead, these infants' guts harbor more bacteria that commonly lurk in ...
Air pollution can reach the placenta around a developing baby  Science NewsBreathing in polluted air may send soot far beyond a pregnant woman's lungs, all the way to the womb surrounding her developing baby. Samples of placenta ...
Countering opioid side effects  Science MagazineThe toll from opioid overdose in the United States now exceeds 45,000 deaths per year. Shockingly, more Americans die from opioid overdose than from motor ...
Spacewatch: Japan's Hayabusa 2 targets final asteroid landing  The GuardianJapan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft has deployed two target markers around asteroid Ryugu. The deployment took place at 5.17pm BST on 17 September from an ...
How NASA scientists were baffled after discovering ‘unique’ planet spinning WRONG way  Express.co.ukNASA scientists were left baffled after discovering a “unique” planet spinning the wrong way, only to find a second anomaly years later, a documentary showed.
Magnetic Weyl semimetal phase in a Kagomé crystal  Science MagazineWeyl semimetals (WSMs)—materials that host exotic quasiparticles called Weyl fermions—must break either spatial inversion or time-reversal symmetry.
Massive, blimplike experiment lowers weight limit on neutrino  Science MagazinePhysicists have set a new limit on the mass of nature's lightest particle of matter. The neutrino can weigh no more than 1.1 electron volts (eV)—less than ...
Don't Trust Scientists? Then Help Collect the Data  Scientific AmericanIn 2015 I was on the verge of publishing my first scientific journal article. The culmination of hundreds of hours spent filming defensive behavior in snakes ...
CRISPR-mediated live imaging of genome editing and transcription  Science MagazineFluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) is a powerful molecular technique for detecting nucleic acids in cells. However, it requires cell fixation and denaturation ...
'Students Have Led and We Must Follow': Thousands of Scientists From 40 Nations Join Global Climate Strike  Common Dreams"Students have led and we must follow—in defense of the scientific truths our colleagues have discovered over the decades, and of the planet we love."
An aging phenotype in the wild  Science MagazineUnderstanding how aging occurs is a substantial challenge that requires integrative studies of aging performed through the lens of evolutionary biology (1).
Rock-munching sea urchins have self-sharpening teeth  Science MagazineSea urchins' spines aren't the only sharp part of their prickly bodies. The sea creatures' five razorlike teeth (above) are self-sharpening—and a new study ...
Scientists Will Deliberately Encase Their Ship In Arctic Sea Ice  NPRAn ambitious Arctic expedition launches Friday. Scientists want to get their icebreaker stuck in the ice for a year so they can study the ice, ocean and atmosphere ...
UN climate summit: Scientists' messages to world leaders  New Scientist NewsGreta Thunberg has urged the US Congress to "listen to the scientists". Here's what climate scientists have to say ahead of next week's UN climate summit.
Sac State celebrates grand opening of new science complex and planetarium  KCRA SacramentoThere was a celebration at Sacramento State on Wednesday with the official opening of the university's new science complex and planetarium.
Behavioral and neural correlates of hide-and-seek in rats  Science MagazineThere is controversy regarding how widespread animal play behavior is and what its evolutionary function might be. Reinhold et al. demonstrated that rats can ...
Genetic behavioral screen identifies an orphan anti-opioid system  Science MagazineThe µ-opioid receptor (MOR) is the target of pain-reducing drugs, including morphine and the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl. Better understanding of the ...
Sickle cell drug raises hopes and doubts  Science MagazineA new drug for sickle cell disease, a grave genetic malady that afflicts an estimated 100,000 people in the United States alone and has no truly effective therapy, ...
Study on DNA spread by genetically modified mosquitoes prompts backlash  Science MagazineFor 10 years, the company Oxitec has been testing whether genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes can suppress populations of their natural brethren, which ...
Mucus prevents hand sanitizers from quickly killing the flu  Science NewsSticky mucus may thwart alcohol-based hand sanitizers' ability to fight the flu. Flu viruses encased in mucus drops from infected people's spit can withstand the ...
'What Might This Be?' The Art and Science of Rorschach Inkblots Opens at Drexel - DrexelNow  Drexel Now“What might this be?” Is an innocent question, and one that Hermann Rorschach asked of a series of inkblots he developed, in hope of diving further into the ...
A neonicotinoid insecticide reduces fueling and delays migration in songbirds  Science MagazineNeonicotinoids are a widely used group of pesticides that have been shown to have negative impacts on an increasing number of species, most notably ...
Scientists Discover New Way Fat Harms Your Arteries  WebMDThe British researchers found that in heart disease patients who are obese, body fat surrounding the arteries tends to secrete high amounts of a protein called ...
'Listen to the scientists,' Greta Thunberg tells Congress – video  The GuardianGreta Thunberg tells Congress to 'listen to the scientists' and take real action on climate change.
Axolotls: The Adorable, Giant Salamanders of Mexico  Livescience.comStarring in mythological origin tales, axolotls are threatened salamanders that may hold the key to regenerating body parts in mammals.
Black hole at centre of galaxy is getting hungrier, say scientists  The GuardianScientists say Milky Way's Sagittarius A* has been more active in recent months.
A new 'Blob' menaces Pacific ecosystems  Science MagazineIn the fall of 2014, marine ecologist Jennifer Fisher was stunned when jellyfish and tiny crustaceans typically found in warmer waters filled her nets off the coast ...
Scientists develop technique to observe radiation damage over femtoseconds  Science DailyScientists have developed a technique to observe how radiation damages molecules over time-frames of just one quadrillionth of a second -- or a femtosecond.
Scientists invented an electric baseball hat to reverse male baldness  The Next WebAn international team of researchers just developed the most sophisticated treatment for male baldness ever: a hat that covers up your hairless head.
How Rich Donors Like Epstein (and Others) Undermine Science  WIREDMIT's Media Lab, Harvard, Stanford, hospitals—they all take money from donors. Whether it's to truly help the world or merely burnish a reputation, the money ...
A 'philosopher of science' on climate change deniers: 'People can actually change their mind based on facts'  StateImpact PennsylvaniaHow do you change the minds of climate deniers and people who doubt the scientific process in general? We ask a philosopher of science for some answers.
A measurement of the Hubble constant from angular diameter distances to two gravitational lenses  Science MagazineThe current expansion rate of the Universe is parametrized by the Hubble constant, H0. Different methods of measuring H0 produce results that disagree with ...
Ancient Australia was home to 'strange' marsupial giants, scientists find  The GuardianResearchers are building a picture of palorchestids, which had tapir-like skulls and large scimitar-like claws.
War of nerves  Science MagazineIn 1998, Gustavo Ayala, a young pathologist, landed at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, ready to start to see patients. But his state medical license ...
Humboldt's enigma: What causes global patterns of mountain biodiversity?  Science MagazineMountains contribute disproportionately to the terrestrial biodiversity of Earth, especially in the tropics, where they host hotspots of extraordinary and puzzling ...
The Biggest Volcano on Io May Be About to Erupt, And Scientists Are Watching Closely  ScienceAlertThe biggest volcano on Jupiter's moon Io could be about to blow. Decades of observation have revealed a periodic cycle in the volcano's eruptions; according to ...
This sulfur-spewing Russian volcano is turning sunsets purple  Science MagazineSulfur in the stratosphere splits light to make a violet glow.
Hidden Gravitational Wave Signal Reveals that Black Holes Are 'Bald'  Livescience.comAre black holes bald or hairy? It all depends on the details of a fleeting gravitational wave.
Flexible graphene photodetectors for wearable fitness monitoring  Science AdvancesWearable health and wellness trackers based on optical detection are promising candidates for public health uses due to their noninvasive tracking of vital ...
Geologists uncover history of lost continent buried beneath Europe  Science MagazineForget the legendary lost continent of Atlantis. Geologists have reconstructed, time slice by time slice, a nearly quarter-of-a-billion-year-long history of a vanished ...
Newly discovered eel delivers the strongest electric jolt on record  Science MagazineScientists have long assumed there was only one species of electric eel. (After all, who needs more?) But when a team of researchers examined more than 100 ...
Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030  The GuardianGreenhouse gas emissions could be halved in the next decade if a small number of current technologies and behavioural trends are ramped up and adopted ...
The silenced: meet the climate whistleblowers muzzled by Trump  The GuardianSix whistleblowers and ex-government scientists describe how the Trump administration made them bury climate science – and why they won't stay quiet.
U.S. EPA to eliminate all mammal testing by 2035  Science MagazineThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, D.C., announced today that it will stop conducting or funding studies on mammals by 2035.
What a Waste! Frozen Poop Knives Are Crappy Cutters, Scientists Find  Livescience.comScientists ponder a wide variety of probing questions in pursuit of knowledge. One of those questions — can a knife made of frozen feces cut flesh? — has just ...
How do genes affect same-sex behavior?  Science MagazineStudies have indicated that same-sex orientation and behavior has a genetic basis and runs in families, yet specific genetic variants have not been isolated (1).
Some cancer drugs miss their target. CRISPR could improve their aim  Science MagazineCancer drug developers may be missing their molecular targets—and never knowing it. Many recent drugs take aim at specific cell proteins that drive the growth ...
Is setting a deadline for eradicating malaria a good idea? Scientists are divided  Science MagazineIn 2007, philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates stunned many scientists when, at a meeting in Seattle, Washington, they called for the worldwide eradication of ...
Hints of rain clouds found on small alien world  Science MagazineTwo teams of astronomers have for the first time detected water vapor around a small planet orbiting in the habitable zone of a distant star, and they've even ...
Scientists Are Concerned over US Environmental Agency's Plan to Limit Animal Research  Scientific AmericanThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is trying to sharply reduce its use of animals in toxicity tests. Many scientists and environmentalists say the ...
The formation of human populations in South and Central Asia  Science MagazineAncient DNA has allowed us to begin tracing the history of human movements across the globe. Narasimhan et al. identify a complex pattern of human ...
Scientists Concerned Over US Environment Agency's Plan to Limit Animal Research  Scientific AmericanThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is trying to sharply reduce its use of animals in toxicity tests. Many scientists and environmentalists say the ...
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