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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Nearly 90 Percent Of Americans Think Political Candidates Should Understand ...
When it comes to climate change, many politicians who reject mainstream climate science often claim, “I'm not a scientist.” According to a new poll, the majority of Americans are responding to that by saying, “Well, maybe you should be.” In a public ...
Almost a quarter of Americans aren't sure that science should play a role in ...Tech Insider (blog)

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Elsewhere in Science, 9 October 2015
Every Friday, Science Careers points to articles in the Science family of publications that are relevant to careers in science and other technical fields. Some of them are accessible to anyone, but access to articles appearing in Science Translational ...

Cards Against Humanity helps out women in science
The creators of Cards Against Humanity, dubbed as the "party game for horrible people", have managed to do some good. Cards Against Humanity's intellectual expansion "Science Pack" has raised over $578,000 for The Science Ambassador Scholarship, ...

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No.1 Major for Women at Stanford? It's Now Computer Science
Computer science has for the first time become the most popular major for female students at Stanford University, a hopeful sign for those trying to build up the thin ranks of women in the technology field. Based on preliminary declarations by upper ...
Computer science now top major for women at Stanford UniversityReuters
Computer Science is the most popular major for women at StanfordEngadget

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Huffington Post

They Won a Nobel for What? Why Good Science Communication Counts
Huffington Post
When I was a newspaper science editor, I approached Nobel Prize season with mixed glee and anxiety. Glee, because I knew that, without even an argument, I would get space in the paper for stories about research too arcane to make it into print the ...
What Are the Unwritten Rules of Winning a Nobel Prize?Gizmodo

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This Week in Science
In this week's Science, a multi-institute team of researchers reports the successful sequencing of the full genome of an ancient African, revealing new details about the origin of current African populations. By sequencing DNA obtained a bone from a ...

The Guardian

Why the EU out campaign should be worried about science
The Guardian
This week's award of a Nobel prize in chemistry to Tomas Lindahl, who is Swedish but has worked in the UK since the 1980s, is another reminder of the benefits to British science from links across Europe. Photograph: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images.

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The Guardian

How can science policy help to deliver the global goals?
The Guardian
Recently a group of thirty-two scientists from twenty-three countries met for a week-long workshop in Italy, hosted by the International Council for Science, International Social Science Council and Future Earth. One of the main messages to emerge from ...

FLCC's model for teaching science gets $1.5M grant
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Finger Lakes Community College has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue developing its undergraduate research programs in science and to help other community colleges do the same. The NSF grant ...

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Federal party candidates debate science funding, muzzling of scientists on ...
Science funding. First, they sparred over what role the federal government should play when it comes to science policies. The NDP, Green and Liberal candidates accused the ruling Conservative government of shifting their focus too far to science that ...
Saltiest exchanges from national all-party science debateToronto Star

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Philosophical Discussion of Distribution Systems

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The Valuable Individual

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Magnetic Propulsion for GI Joe?

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Einstein Half Dead

100 years ago Albert Einstein developed his Relativity Theory of... Read More

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Life Under Mars Ice Shelf?

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Environmental Eco-Terrorists Must Be Stopped

Eco-terrorists assume some how they are helping the environment, by... Read More

Army Mobile Command Center for UAV Launch

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A few days ago on Melbourne's 60 Minutes, renowned scientist... Read More

Para Trooper Gliders With Angle of Attack Motor or Crank

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

DNA Profiling: Its Uses In Court

DNA Profiling and Its Uses in CourtStronger evidence in courtrooms-it's... Read More

Tsunami Defined

Tsunami is a Japanese term that describes a large seismically... Read More

Randomness Versus Predetermination

Science is inherently a series of experiments within closed systems.... Read More

Ocean Polymer Goo to Stop Enemy Ships, a Concept

Naval blockade using polymer goo to stop fleeing ships might... Read More