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

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New York Times (blog)

Can Brain Science Be Dangerous?
New York Times (blog)
Elisabeth Babcock, Crittenton's chief executive, tells Ms. Zimmerman: “What the new brain science says is that the stresses created by living in poverty often work against us, make it harder for our brains to find the best solutions to our problems ...


No, turkey doesn't make you sleepy: the science of Thanksgiving feasts
Washington Post
Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and Americans are preparing to knuckle down and stuff their faces, come what may. While the "average" calorie counts of Thanksgiving diners are often overblown, it's safe to say that most people eat richer food -- and ...

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Pacific Sun

'Interstellar' Science: Is Wormhole Travel Possible?
Space.com
While wormholes are possible according to Einstein's theory of general relativity, such exotic voyages will likely remain in the realm of science fiction, said renowned astrophysicist Kip Thorne of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena ...
Watch Christopher Nolan and Kip Thorne Discuss the Physics of InterstellarTIME

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Slate Magazine

The Anti-Science Behind House Republicans' Science Reform Bills
Slate Magazine
Last Wednesday, the chamber approved the Secret Science Reform Act of 2014, which prohibits the EPA from “proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based on science that is not transparent or reproducible.” It compels the ...
Breaking Party Ranks on EPA Science VoteCenter for Responsive Politics
Reader Letter | GOP will alter science boardsThe Courier-Journal
House sparks debate on the value of EPA scienceBakken.com

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University of Delaware

AAAS Fellow
University of Delaware
12:35 p.m., Nov. 24, 2014--The University of Delaware's Norman J. Wagner has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society. The association bestows the title of ...
Two UH professors elected to elite science associationHouston Chronicle
UW-Madison professors honored for science achievementsMadison.com
Two Rutgers Professors Named Fellows of Top National Science AssociationNews from Rutgers
University of Wisconsin-Madison -Texas A&M University -Phys.Org
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New GOP Leaders Embrace Science but Don't Hug Trees
Scientific American (blog)
But for science—and scientific research—there's a silver lining. The House Committee on Appropriations, which bankrolls the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA, ...
New House GOP better for science -- by a micronLos Angeles Times

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Fox News

GPS study tracks grizzlies as they follow hunters
Fox News
In the most clearly detailed example, a group of hunters turned on their GPS devices moments after leaving a parking area at around 6 a.m. When scientists analyzed their movements later and contrasted them with those of a nearby grizzly, it became ...

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New York Times

Science Events: Minimalist Music and a Spotlight on Sex
New York Times
Human sexual behavior, along with the scientists who track and interpret it, is the focus of this yearlong show at London's museum of medicine and art. It features sex machines like those used in the laboratory of William Masters and Virginia Johnson ...


The Guardian

Making gravity-free espresso in space really is rocket science
The Guardian
The machine itself weighs 20kg, which is the same as all the science instruments on the Philae comet lander put together. The resulting drink is pumped into another plastic pouch and the astronaut drinks it through a straw. Not the pinnacle of chic ...

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BASF grants $100K to local schools for science education
Daily Record
The BASF Science Education Grants, each totaling $5,000, will enhance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related learning for students. Morris schools receiving funding are Black River Middle School in Chester, Dover Middle School, ...

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Cord Blood and Its Uses

Cord blood is the blood left in the umbilical cord... Read More

Aerodynamic Changes Need To Be Made In MAVs; Micro Air Autonomous Vehicles

Aerodynamic changes need to be made in MAVs. Micro-Air Autonomous... Read More

Humans and Bees Go Back a Long Way

The ancient history of of man and bees has been... Read More

Creation

CREATION OF ANIMATE FROM INANIMATE: - We have touched upon... Read More

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Plagues of Locusts through out history are well documented. In... Read More

Planet Hugging

Tree hugging is a thing of the past. It is... Read More

Energy Aware and Waste Wise

Constantly bombarded with negative information about the environment, finances and... Read More

Sound From Transmission Power Lines Should Never Be Wasted

High Tension Power lines and transmission line towers make noise,... Read More

4D Mapping of Mars Will Find Life

Let us discuss the mapping of Mars and some thoughts... Read More

How Can DNA Testing Help an Immigration Case?

DNA testing is routinely used in immigration cases to prove... Read More

Does the Earth Have Hollow Areas Inside it?

Some skeptics of the geology text books we had in... Read More

UAV Acoustic Apparatus for Insect Swarming Stimulus, part two

UAV Acoustic Apparatus for Insect Swarming Stimulus, part two; Using... Read More

Paternity Testing Regulation: Help or Hindrance?

IntroductionThe internet has opened up opportunities for many DNA laboratories... Read More

Diamond Flashes

Beyond magnificence and splendor, the world of diamonds evolves on... Read More

Big Bang or Lots of Big Fire Crackers?

There are many who talk about the Big Bang Theory.... Read More

A Tuned Bio-Field and a New Definition of Consciousness: Part 2

Love, pure Love, is the feeling one has when they... Read More

Mars Surface Exploration and AFF

As we study more and more about Mars we know... Read More

Hyper Sound Wave Emissions to Quiet Helicopters

It is possible to disrupt the sound waves coming from... Read More

Mini Robots Grid Meteorite Search

We need very much to study meteorites more, but we... Read More

The As Have it

ALTERNATE AND PARALLEL UNIVERSES: - The modern science of physics... Read More

Older C-130 Hercules Aircraft Problematic

We have certainly seen around the world many Lockheed C-130... Read More

Weather Control and Creation to Use as a Screen for Troop Advancement

Creating a Hurricane using a Space based laser array to... Read More

UUV - Unmanned Underwater Vehicles to be Used for Fish Farming or Algae Bloom Removal

What is a UUV? UUV is the abbreviation given to... Read More

Movin On: Taking Transhumanism in Stride

Back in the seventies, we watched "The Six Million Dollar... Read More

MP Apprehension of High Strung or Drunken Soldiers

Recently scientists have discovered the hydrogen sulfide gas caused mice... Read More