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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Science Graphic of the Week: Rising Sea Levels Show Strange Patterns
Wired
Changes in the east to west wind pattern seem to be driving the difference in Indian/southern Atlantic system. The scientists have several hypotheses for what's driving the shift in wind patterns, all of which are linked to climate change. Share on ...

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Astronomy to Zoology: Holiday Gift Books Span the Science Spectrum
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These science books can do that. But don't think of them merely as science books. Think of them as gifts that have substance to match their literary and/or visual style. For more book recommendations, check out Keith Wagstaff's roundup of this year's ...

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Politico

Next battle in the war on science
Politico
Opponents in the scientific world and their political allies believe that, at its heart, the GOP assault isn't about bringing greater accountability to the EPA or NSF, but rather a larger lack of trust in science that could soon spur efforts to ...

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Tech Times

Scientists discover Earth's 'Star Trek'-style invisible shield
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A team of scientists led by the University of Colorado Boulder has discovered an invisible “Star Trek”-style shield that blocks so-called “killer electrons” 7,200 miles above Earth. The electrons, which travel at near light-speed, are capable of ...
Scientists Discover Earth's 'Invisible' Shield Protecting Us From RadiationTech Times
Scientists observe 'force field' protecting Earth from electron damageScience AAAS
NASA's Van Allen Probes spot an impenetrable barrier in spaceScience Codex

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The Economist

Science policy
The Economist
IN 1967 Britain's Royal Society convened a group of 36 British scientists and 44 more from Commonwealth nations for the first, and only, Conference of Commonwealth Scientists. Peter Blackett, then the society's president, said that "any body like the ...
Science Conference Draws to a CloseThe New Indian Express

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Triangle Business Journal

N.C. Museum of Natural Science takes the stage in global science community
Triangle Business Journal
A child is juxtaposed running between the legs of a Tyrannosaurus rex at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences on June 16. The name of the dinosaur comes from the Greek word tyrannos, meaning “tyrant”, sauros, meaning “lizard” and rex meaning ...


Wall Street Journal

The Science of Hate in College Football
Wall Street Journal
In one study, published in July in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, he looked at race results from members of a running club, examining what happened when rival runners raced against each other. He learned that the runners were ...

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The Guardian

Mirrors could replace air conditioning by beaming heat into space
The Guardian
In a rooftop comparison of the device in Stanford, California, scientists found that while a surface painted black reached 60C more than ambient temperature in sunlight, and bare aluminium reached 40C more, the mirror was up to 5C cooler than the ...
Scientists take step toward revolutionary coolant ... using outer space?Christian Science Monitor
New Heat Transfer Technology Helps Buildings Keep Cool: Here's HowTech Times

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Wall Street Journal

Thanksgiving and Gratitude: The Science of Happier Holidays
Wall Street Journal
You know that social scientists are concerned about something when they create a scale to measure it. In the early 1990s, researchers Marsha Richins and Scott Dawson developed the first scale to measure materialism rigorously. According to this scale, ...


Applications now accepted for math and science scholarships
Quad-Cities Online
The CVM-Illinois Youth Mentoring Health Scholarship is for Quad-City area high school seniors who plan to pursue a full-time undergraduate course of study in math, science or the medical sciences from an accredited college or university. Applicants ...

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Travertine Information

Travertine is a compacted form of limestone that forms in... Read More

Mini-Robots, Motherships, Swarm Strategies, Wasps, Ants, Organization and Delivery

Robots are for every one. Tech TV now host Battle... Read More

Increasing Human Brain Power, Concept

Is it possible to increase the human brainpower? Not just... Read More

Aerospace Design Thoughts, The Bionic Man, and The Future of Design

Not all aircraft have wings, for instance NASA's Steve Austin... 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

Dream Therapy and Learning thru Human Hibernation

Want to learn a new language? Would you like to... Read More

Methods of Improving Boiler Efficiency

With the rising cost of fuel prices, industries that use... Read More

Sound From Transmission Power Lines Should Never Be Wasted

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

Human Motion, Walking, Running and Gait for Identification

Identifying a human gait, walking patterns, running exists. Can such... Read More

Using Mosquito MEMS to Collect DNA Samples

Soon scientists will have scaled down robotic insects. This is... Read More

N400 Brain Wave to Assist in Learning and in Performance

In any important task you need to stay alert and... Read More

UAV Mini - Torpedo Bombers for Eliminating Hydro Cushioned Water Craft

UAVs can carry cargo, some of the very tiny UAV... Read More

The Quantum Theory of Holy Languages

The quantum theory of holy languages (QTHL) encompasses the three... Read More

Social Robotic Bees to Prevent Killer Bee Attacks on Cities

We need to design tiny robotic bees, which can mimic... Read More

Predictions of Mayan Calendar Followers? 2012 is Just Around the Corner

Well have you heard the latest of the newest Doom... Read More

Reverse Osmosis and Deionized Water Filtration

Let's face it if you are in a business needing... Read More

Transducers - The Remarkable Changers

Complex control systems all make use of signals that can... Read More

Whispering Windows For Observation Decks of ISS and Moon Colonies

Talking glass, which was featured recently in the famous Tom... 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

Einstein Half Dead

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

Pre-Neolithic Calendars (Accurate)

Braden is quite wrong when he says the initiations to... Read More

Energy Aware and Waste Wise

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

Hurricane and Typhoons Show Drop in Ozone Levels

A recent study, which was conducted by the Florida State... Read More

Gerald Hawkins

There is something about the Hawkins clan that I like.... Read More

Heads Up Displays and Computer Human Interface

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