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  • Question the Dogma Sun, 19 Sep 21, 7:00am
    There is another point of view which needs to be heard.
  • "We know very little about viruses and microbes in these extreme environments, and what is actually there," Thompson said. "The documentation and understanding of that is extremely important: How do bacteria and viruses respond...
  • We must get to grips with the amount of pharmaceuticals in our waterways. The world is some way from fixing the problems of addiction and illicit drug use. But, at the very least, more should be done to improve filtration...
  • These algae blooms are causing big problems for Florida waters, but Aguaculture may have found the key using free market forces and technological innovation.
  • Prof. Shenkar concludes: "Since the dawn of humanity, humans have been fascinated by the ability to regenerate damaged or missing organs. Regeneration is a wonderful ability that we have, to a very limited extent, and we...
  • Considering Ammonia Thu, 29 Apr 21, 7:00pm
    At one time in China the communist authorities thought backyard blast furnaces were a wonderful small is beautiful idea. What they got was a lot of poor quality iron. Considering the low state of readiness of many alternative...
  • The Red-eyes are Coming! Thu, 1 Apr 21, 8:00am
    ":Brood X, made up of billions of individuals, is expected to appear in 18 states in the next few weeks . . . . "
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS Research News LAWRENCE — Traditional burial in a graveyard has environmental costs. Graves can take up valuable land, leak embalming chemicals and involve nonbiodegradable materials like concrete,…
  • But here is the interesting part. In the introduction to this episode, Tunney (Harry Anderson), has a conversation with his funder about the safety of the project and its goal, being "The Cause", more than a year before the...
  • A True Shaggy Dog Story Sun, 11 Oct 20, 4:00am
    The brilliant zoologist and “bone whisperer” Susan J. Crockford has a new paper just published in the Journal of Anthropological Archaeology.
  • Ladybug Lost Mon, 28 Sep 20, 11:56am
    This is the time of year that ladybugs start to look for places to spend the winter. They don’t migrate like songbirds, but hibernate, more like bears or turtles. Many of us find ladybugs inside our homes once the weather...
  • If verified, the mass-energy-information equivalence principle will show that information is a physical, dominant, fifth state of matter, and digital bits will outnumber atoms on Earth -- it's just a matter of time.
  • A special type of aurora, draped east-west across the night sky like a glowing pearl necklace, is helping scientists better understand the science of auroras and their powerful drivers out in space.
  • A brief tale of wind and steam Thu, 6 Aug 20, 7:00pm
    About a year ago I read in a Dutch national newspaper an article which elaborately and somewhat aggressively argued that if you had the choice between, say, a 1000MW gas-fired power plant and a few thousands windmill generators...
  • The Deadliest Animal in the World Thu, 30 Jul 20, 7:00am
    “What makes mosquitoes so dangerous? Despite their innocuous-sounding name—Spanish for “little fly”—they carry devastating diseases. The worst is malaria, which kills more than 600,000 people every year...."
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