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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Sydney Morning Herald

HSC 2014: It's not easy being a science nerd, biology students say
Sydney Morning Herald
It's hard being a science nerd these days. The HSC is not even over yet, but budding scientist Patrick Donaldson, 18, from Gilroy Catholic College in Castle Hill, is already worrying about his job prospects. Patrick, one of 17,395 students who did the ...

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Telegraph.co.uk

'Science gives children the skills to ask the right questions of society'
Telegraph.co.uk
Yet we know that many primary teachers lack confidence in delivering science education. Most do not have a science background, and they are hungry for high-quality resources and imaginative ideas to engage their children in science, particularly in the ...

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CBS News

Comet's close encounter with Mars a boon for science
CBS News
The Red Planet's brush with comet Siding Spring on Sunday was a close encounter of the best kind for science, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to study a pristine remnant of the solar system's birth 4.6 billion years ago, as it makes its first and possibly ...
Earth at risk after cuts close comet-spotting program, scientists warnThe Guardian
Sunday Science: Rare CometWCAX
Comet Siding Spring: Watch live stream of near miss with MarsThe Independent
BBC News -Design & Trend -Tengrinews
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The Guardian

Rebecca Newberger Goldstein: 'Science is our best answer, but it takes a ...
The Guardian
For some time now the discipline of philosophy has been under something of an assault from the world of science. Four years ago Stephen Hawking announced that philosophy was “dead”. He was referring specifically to the philosophy of science, which he ...


The Guardian (blog)

Information Age: the Science Museum's ambitious new gallery
The Guardian (blog)
On Saturday 25 October, the Science Museum in London opens Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World, a new permanent gallery of more than 800 objects that tell the story of the information revolution. To mark the event, from Monday to ...


Science 2.0

The Resource Curse: Science Cities Suffer
Science 2.0
Science parks, R&D parks, knowledge-based industrial parks etc are part of the technopolis-building efforts that I've described here and here. They attempt to concentrate technology companies in a metro area for more efficient supply chains and better ...


Wired

Women in Data Science Are Invisible. We Can Change That
Wired
I have to admit that I never really gave the number of women in data science much thought until recently. Maybe it was because, by some lucky accident, my NYU faculty advisor's two other PhD students also happened to be female. And about half of my ...


Science network expands to nonprofit
The Brown Daily Herald
In 2002, a group of six women started gathering to discuss their careers in the sciences, covering topics from office dynamics to balancing postdoctoral research with child rearing. That informal network, co-founded by a Brown faculty member and an ...


The Guardian

Google Doodle forgets to celebrate Christopher Wren the man of science
The Guardian
He was, however, also a very significant figure for the history of science. He was central to all the groups that, come the end of the Commonwealth and Restoration of the monarchy in 1660, formed the Royal Society of London. At Oxford he became part of ...

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George Will Reopens Settled Science on Airborne Ebola
National Review Online (blog)
After a week in which official assurances on Ebola transmission have proven false and Republican Kentucky senator Rand Paul, a medical doctor, has been ridiculed for a statement about how the deadly hemorrhagic-fever virus spreads, Fox panelist George ...

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Natural Gas Cost Increases; Want to know more?

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The As Have it

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X-37 UAV Has Potential

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

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Tsunami Defined

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Organic Decoy Devices for Warfare (ODDW)

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Hominid Inter-breeding

'Kenyanthropus platyops': - Perhaps the 6,000,000 year old men found... Read More

Three Types of Telescopes - What are the Advantages

Refractors, Newtonian reflectors and Catadioptrics are the three main types... Read More

A Call for a Worldwide Campaign on Water Conservation

If we are to tackle the challenges of future populations... Read More

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Why Dont Moths Fly to the Moon?

Surely, in the days before man invented artificial light, moths... Read More

Ocean Polymer Goo to Stop Enemy Ships, a Concept

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

N400 Brain Wave to Assist in Learning and in Performance

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

Paternity Testing - Are You Raising Someone Elses Child?

The dawn of the DNA testBack in the 1700s, the... Read More

Whispering Windows For Observation Decks of ISS and Moon Colonies

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

Does the Earth Have Hollow Areas Inside it?

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

Space Probes Speed Up

Recently scientists were amazed that the space probes now leaving... Read More

A Unique History of the Light Bulb

Most people assume that Thomas Edison invented the light bulb.... Read More

NASA Budget VS Social Programs

Balancing our quest for Space and its costs with the... Read More

Welcome to the Eye Science

Thousands of dyslexic students, across the UK, are referred of... Read More

Is Your Brain Really Necessary?

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

UAV Blimps Powered By Hydro-Electric Motors Using Hydro and Fluid Dynamic Theory

I believe it is possible to design a pilot-less hydro-electric... Read More