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 Free News Coverage Of Vermont GMO Labeling
Forbes
Even as the ultra-green Grist magazine has sought to give its fervent readers a more nuanced conversation about genetically modified food, the news media, reporting on the recent vote in the Vermont legislature to require labeling of genetically ...

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The Guardian

How to avoid common mistakes in science writing
The Guardian
In science writing, as in life, a good checklist can prevent embarrassing mistakes. Here is one that will help you dodge some common pitfalls. The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize, in association with the Guardian and the Observer, is open for entries.


KEYT

High school students are all about computers but get little instruction in ...
Washington Post
Their lives swirl in technology, but the nation's high school students spend little time studying the computer science that is the basis of it all. Few are taught to write lines of code, and few take classes that delve into the workings of the Internet ...
School Board Approves Computer Science AcademyKEYT

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Science Tools Anyone Can Afford
New York Times
He believes that by distributing powerful yet inexpensive laboratory instruments he can play the role of a scientific Johnny Appleseed, spreading science and medical opportunity around the globe. “Today people look at these extraordinary labs and ...

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NSF's Science Board Criticizes Bill to Alter Agency's Programs
Science AAAS
The presidentially appointed oversight body to the National Science Foundation (NSF) has taken the unprecedented step of publicly criticizing pending legislation that it feels would be harmful to the $7 billion research agency. The stance taken by the ...


CBS News

Why can't the US fill math and science jobs?
CBS News
Twenty percent of all jobs in the United States require knowledge in at least one STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) field. But a study out Wednesday by U.S. News and World Report finds America isn't producing enough workers to keep ...
CRANE hosts 'STEM' science fairWTHI
Chevron Issues Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Call to ...MarketWatch
Blue Hill Research Supports Youth Education in Science, Technology ...Business Wire (press release)
Campus Times
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Science is for liberal arts majors too
Los Angeles Times
He echoes what proponents of the liberal arts have been saying for years: that it is not enough to specialize in one area of expertise, and that science students must gain broad intellectual skills developed through the humanities, arts and social ...

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Wonkette (satire)

Academic Freedom To Teach Bible As Science Upheld In Lucky Louisiana
Wonkette (satire)
Nice try, but no cigar, lovers of science in the Pelican State. For the fourth time since the Doublespeaky “Louisiana Science Education Act” (LSEA) was passed in 2008, an attempt to repeal the law has been shot down, by a 3-1 vote in the Senate ...
Science act repeal effort fails for fourth timeThe Advocate
Panel kills repeal of Louisiana Science Education ActThe Daily Advertiser
Panel kills repeal of Science Education ActMonroe News Star

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

Festival pairs science and fun for week of activities
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Students watch in awe as Desert Pines High School teacher Laura Burke demonstrates a chemical reaction May 7, 2011, at the inaugural Las Vegas Science Festival expo at Cashman Center. This year's expo is set for May 3 at the Cashman Center.


The Guardian

Czech deer still wary of iron curtain boundary
The Guardian
Almost 25 years after the iron curtain came down, central European deer still balk at crossing areas where there used to be electrified fences, scientists have found. A seven-year study in Sumava national park, in the Czech Republic, discovered that ...

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The History and Achievements of the Hubble Telescope

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Electric Power Production From Magnetic Tapes

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Super Volcano: Can The Disaster Be Prevented?

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MAV Propulsion and Testing

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UAV Air-Breathing SAM Upgrade Recommendations

Can a hybrid Surface to Air Missile, UAV loiter for... Read More

Composite Materials in Ships, Pipelines, Liners and Aircraft

One future problem, which has not sufficiently been addressed, is... Read More

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Electromagnetic Energy in Space

Tesla was always looking for a way to harvest electromagnetic... Read More

The Ecology of Environmentalism

The concept of "nature" is a romantic invention. It was... Read More

Servicing Missions to the Hubble Space Telescope

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

Theoretically is it Possible to Defy Gravity?

Many believe it is possible to build an anti-gravity machines... Read More

New Energy Bill: Reducing Our Dependence on Foreign Oil

The U. S. economy is feeling the brunt of skyrocketing... 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