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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ThinkProgress

This Monday, Neil deGrasse Tyson brings science to late-night TV. How'd he ...
Washington Post
Unlike most science-based programming, the viewers won't be presented with an expert who tells them what's what. They'll see a beloved actor (the first episode features George Takei of Star Trek fame) or musicians talking about what aspects of science ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson: Politicians Denying Science Is 'Beginning Of The End Of ...ThinkProgress
Neil deGrasse Tyson links science, starsUSA TODAY
Neil deGrasse Tyson brings geek talk to late night TV: 'Science is trending'Today.com
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Slate Magazine (blog)

Take a Science Vacation in Hawaii This September
Slate Magazine (blog)
†I'll note that Science Luau starts right after HawaiiCon, the island's only and very fun science fiction convention. I went last year and had a great time; we are not affiliated with each other in any way, but I figure if you're interested in the Luau ...


The Seattle Times

Sex, drugs, rock? In this book, all in the name of science
The Seattle Times
“Few things in science can be termed 'factual,'” she writes. “What we consider to be the truth shifts over time, whether we are discussing the shape of the solar system, etc. … But biologists unanimously agree: Evolution is a fact.” What she's ...


Science /AAAS

Resistance to antibiotics found in isolated Amazonian tribe
Science /AAAS
When scientists first made contact with an isolated village of Yanomami hunter-gatherers in the remote mountains of the Amazon jungle of Venezuela in 2009, they marveled at the chance to study the health of people who had never been exposed to Western ...
11000 Years of Isolation: Remote Village Has Unusual Gut BacteriaLive Science
Our Modern Lifestyle May Be Destroying Microbiome DiversityPopular Science
Microbiome Marvels: Tribes' Gut Bacteria Reveal Biological SurprisesNBCNews.com
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The Guardian

Scientists told to stop wasting animal lives
The Guardian
Research agencies have ordered UK scientists to improve the way they use animals in experiments. Too often poorly designed projects – to test new medicines for strokes, cancer and other conditions – have produced meaningless results and wasted ...


Quartz

Science can now spot trolls after just five horrible, malicious comments
Quartz
People aren't very nice to each other online. Everyone has read a comment thread and been annoyed at the vicious remarks, or witnessed a flame war under a YouTube video. Many online communities now have moderators, and they aim to ban trolls—those ...

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

Fun side of science blossoms at STEM Expo
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sophomore David Rashidi, 14, left, demonstrates his hovercraft science project during the second annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Expo at the Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas campus in Henderson on Saturday, April ...
SVSU hires Frank Hall as Dean of Science, Engineering, TechnologyMidland Daily News

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Local students are winners at Delaware Valley Science Fair
Allentown Morning Call
Students from Lehigh Valley area schools won awards at the 67th annual Delaware Valley Science Fair held on April 1-2 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. Miland Jagota of Liberty High School, Roy Ghosh of Parkland High School, and Vikram ...


New York Times

Barbara Strauch, 63, Science and Health Editor at The Times and Author, Dies
New York Times
Barbara Strauch, a reporter and editor who wrote two books about the brain and directed health and science coverage for The New York Times for a decade, died on Wednesday at her home in Rye, N.Y. She was 63. The cause was breast cancer, her ...

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Christian Science Monitor

Scientists glimpse monkey thought to have gone extinct
Christian Science Monitor
Until this year, scientists hadn't seen the Bouvier's red colobus monkey in the wild since the 1970s. The small primate lives in groups in swampy forests along the Congo River, in the Republic of the Congo. Hunting and logging decimated its population, ...
Rare Monkey Thought to Be Extinct, Photographed in Congo ForestLatinos Health
1st Photo of Rare Monkey Proves It's Not ExtinctLive Science
Photograph of Rare African Monkey Proves It's Not ExtinctDaily Science Journal
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Gerald Hawkins

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

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Using High Altitude Blimp Cell Phone Communication

By allowing high altitude Satellite Type Balloons or Blimps with... Read More

Magnetic Propulsion for GI Joe?

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

Super Volcano: Can The Disaster Be Prevented?

It maybe possible to apply a rogue wave theory and... Read More

Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Mudslides: Extreme Events - What Do They Mean?

In lieu of recent, tumultuous occurrences, people are more compelled... Read More

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

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

Gulf of Mexico Formed by a Rotating Hurricane Trapped in the Region

Recently in a coffee shop I met a gentleman who... Read More

747 Onboard Laser Might Cause Mistake and Identity

Remember when the Russians shot down a Korean Airlines 747... Read More

Issues with Aerial Fire Fighting

A few years ago I visited the Wyoming Contractor, which... Read More

A Case for Human Machine Visual Interface

Animation of personified reality is intriguing, memorable and interesting as... Read More

How Albert Einstein Saw Things A Little Differently

Albert Einstein had just administered an examination to an advanced... Read More

Cord Blood and Its Uses

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

What is Dowsing?

Dowsing is definitely an intuitive art and one of the... Read More

Does the Earth Have Hollow Areas Inside it?

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

Ground Targets Via Space Laser Weapons

It is now possible to overwhelm our enemy from space... Read More

Moon Rover Robotic Concept; Planetary Exploration

I propose a beach ball hopping robotic planetary explorer, which... Read More

Big Bang or Lots of Big Fire Crackers?

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

Space Travel - Human Innate Bonding to ELF ? Extremely Low Frequencies of Planet Earth

Human innate bonding to ELF ? Extremely Low Frequencies of... Read More

What is Science?

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

Is Your Brain Really Necessary?

The reason for the apparently absurd question in the title... Read More

Lighter Than Air Tubular Flight

I propose a lighter than air tubular unmanned mini blimp... Read More

A Review of Scientific American Magazine

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

Older C-130 Hercules Aircraft Problematic

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