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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Stone-age Italians defleshed their dead
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Defleshed and disarticulated bones found during excavations of Scaloria Cave's upper chamber in the late 1970s. Stone-age Italians defleshed their dead. Email Garry. By. Garry Shaw. 27 March 2015 11:30 am. Comments. About 7000 years ago in Italy, ...

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Bronx Science Teacher in Child Pornography Case Told Students 'You're a Big ...
New York Times
A trophy case framed in brass, set inside a wall near the entrance to the Bronx High School of Science, testified to the triumph of the school's debate team. So did classroom 203, the de facto debate headquarters, where the sunlight danced off a ...


Let's compare the backgrounds of science writers for Fox and NPR
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Joe Palca, who worked as an editor for Nature, a senior correspondent for Science Magazine, and a science writer in residence at the Huntington Library, and has won the National Academies Communications Award, the Science-in-Society Award of the ...


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Antarctica is rapidly losing its edge
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Even so, the overall picture they report online today in Science is grim: The 18-year record suggests that the average loss in volume of Antarctica's ice shelves across the entire continent has accelerated significantly in the last decade. From 1994 to ...
Big Shelves Of Antarctic Ice Melting Faster Than Scientists ThoughtNPR
Antarctic ice shelves rapidly meltingScience News
Antarctica's Ice Shelves Are Melting Faster Than We ThoughtTech Times
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Yale News

Yale launches expansion of the Department of Computer Science
Yale News
The expanded Department of Computer Science will be part of the Yale School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (YSEA). Pictured are (from left) Joan Feigenbaum, department chair; Tamar Gendler, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; and T. Kyle ...
Yale Bolsters Computer Science Faculty After Student OutcryBloomberg
SEAS receives $20 million donationYale Daily News (blog)

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New UHV political science bachelor's degree starts in fall
Victoria Advocate
"Whatever career students go into, government will be part of their lives," said Craig Goodman, a UHV assistant professor of political science. "This degree will give students the tools to understand why government works the way it does. Students can ...

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The hotly contested link between science denial and conspiracy theories
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Since then, the research has been widely discussed and criticized — particularly the conclusion about climate science rejection — and now, the intensity of the debate seems set to go up yet another notch. The reason is that the journal Psychological ...


National Science Foundation (press release)

President Obama Honors Outstanding Science, Mathematics, and Engineering ...
Whitehouse.gov (press release)
WASHINGTON, DC - President Obama today named fourteen individuals and one organization as the newest recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). These mentors will receive ...
President Obama announces exceptional science, mathematics and ...National Science Foundation (press release)

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UK government scientists hit with media restrictions
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Advocates for science communication in the United Kingdom have expressed “deep concern” about a change to the Civil Service Code for public workers, including researchers at government agencies. The three-sentence addition, put into place on 16 March ...
Francis Maude warned by scientists over 'chilling effect' of new media rulesThe Guardian

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Oakland Science Museum Offers Low-Income Families Discount With EBT Card
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OAKLAND (CBS SF)– The Chabot Space & Science Center launched a pilot program Thursday giving low-income families with an Electronics Benefits Transfer (EBT) card admission to the center for $1 per person, science center officials said. “We are really ...

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The Future Enhancements of Tele-Robotics

Today we have already available UAVs, which will soon have... Read More

That Dust on Your Car May Soon Be Smarter Than You Think?

Here is a thought to get this topic started. A... Read More

Secrets of The Mathematical Symmetry of Nature and Patterns of Erosion

As scientists and theorists study patterns, design, chaos, complexity they... Read More

What is Science?

Students often ask; "What exactly is science?" Professors explain by... Read More

A Tuned Bio-Field and a New Definition of Consciousness: Part 1

I rarely hear about the role of the Heart or... Read More

Building a Single Unit CO2 Laser Grid

When using a CO2 Laser to shoot down an incoming... Read More

Life on Mars, Warm Water Under our Ice Caps, Evidence, Microbes under Our Feet

Well many people out there are asking is there really... Read More

Creating Artificial Time in a Vacuum With Pulsed Lasers

Keying off a very interesting concept confined within Static Quantum... Read More

Acoustic Transducers and Light Waves for VSTOL, a Concept

Is it possible to use many acoustic transducers underneath an... Read More

Aluminum Oxide to Disrupt Laser Weapons

In a defensive move to eliminate communication of an enemy,... 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

Acoustic Transducers To Detect And Eliminate Incoming Mortar Rounds

There maybe a way to use acoustic transducers to pin-point... Read More

Down Scrolling Text to Find Patterns

I believe a program can be written to scan text... Read More

Heads Up Displays and Computer Human Interface

Heads Up Displays For High Tech Human Interface Need More... Read More

Medical Miracle or Mistake?

Fundamental elements of life and the aspects of cloning bring... Read More

Debunking the Debunker

In History and Science:INSPIRATIONAL COMMENTS:"Everybody was glad that I was... Read More

A Review of Scientific American Magazine

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

Para Trooper Gliders With Angle of Attack Motor or Crank

Para Trooper Gliders were very popular in WW II, they... Read More

Magnetic Propulsion for GI Joe?

Thought of the day. I talked to an old guy... Read More

How Satellite TV Systems Originated

What we know as satellite tv actually had its origins... Read More

Conspiring to Create Our Weather

Some say the weather is totally random and does not... Read More

Embryonic Stem Cell

Stem cells are primitive undifferentiated cells that have the capability... Read More

Micro Blimps Cleaning the Air in Buildings to Eliminate Anthrax spores

Presently mini-blimps are being deployed in government leadership buildings as... Read More

Re-Designing the ICBM With The Latest and Greatest Technology

We propose a Stealth Aircraft or non-stealth composite aircraft to... Read More

Servicing Missions to the Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope received its first Service Mission in... Read More