Carie Rael

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Garden Rebels: 10 Ways to Sow Revolution in Your Back Yard

Shares 3K<p>Sometimes I think that the next Revolutionary War will take place in a vegetable garden.<p>Instead of bullets, there will be seeds. Instead of …

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The Easiest Urban Garden?

“Gutter” is not the most beautiful word in the English language (nor does it have the happiest connotations: read “guttersnipe”). But when it comes …

How to Use Edible Flowers in Salads, Cocktails, and More

Farmers' markets are glowing with all kinds of edible blossoms, and ABC Kitchen chef Dan Kluger is here to explain how you can eat them at home<p>Normally, this is where we'd write something clever about April showers bringing May flowers, but honestly, we're so entranced by the incredible array of …

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Solar Activity Could Cause Lightning Storms On Earth

A link has been found between storms in the atmosphere of the sun and those here on Earth, but not in the direction expected. The discovery could …

Glowing Mice Reveal Where Quantum Dots Go

Nanoparticles are being used in everything it seems. From quick cancer diagnoses and West Nile virus detection to water pollution testing and …

Roundup Herbicide Found In 75 Percent Of Air & Rainfall Test Samples

I'm in!<p>Roundup herbicide, also known as Glyphosate (a major component of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide) is the most widely used herbicide around the …

Study Claims Colony Collapse Disorder Caused By Insecticides

A new study claims to have pegged neonicotinoids as the definitive cause of Colony Collapse Disorder. But does the data really justify the …

Scientists Engineer First Bone Marrow-On-A-Chip

Scientists from Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have described a method for producing a device which closely mimics …

Biodegradable Plastic Option From Shrimp Shells

From the depths of the oceans to stomachs of whales waste plastics are out of control. Now there is a new entry in the quest for an alternative that …

Biodegradation

Bioengineers Build Circuit Board Modeled On The Human Brain

Stanford scientists have generated a hardware system based on the human brain that is capable of simulating, in real-time, a million neurons with …

Scientists Regenerate Leg Muscles With Pig Bladder Tissue

Five patients who lost large amounts of muscle in their legs were able to grow it back. With the help of pig bladder lining, scientists coaxed stem …

Honey Delight |

June 27, 2015<p>It was an honour to attend the Inaugural National Feast on 21 June 2015 and to see Australian honey as the centrepiece of a new …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Honey bees' genetic code unlocked

<b>Researchers say they have unlocked the genetic secrets of honey bees' high sensitivity to environmental change.</b><p>Scientists from the UK and Australia think their findings could help show links between nutrition, environment and the insects' development.<p>It could, they suggest, offer an insight into …

Nanoparticles loaded with bee venom kill HIV | The Source | Washington University in St. Louis

Nanoparticles carrying a toxin found in bee venom can destroy human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) while leaving surrounding cells unharmed, …

Washington University

New project aims to upload a honey bee's brain into a flying insectobot by 2015

Every once in a while, there's news which reminds us that we're living in the age of accelerating change. This is one of those times: A new project …

Bees

Feds Will Take Their Sweet Time Evaluating Pesticide Linked to Bee Deaths

Armenia may enter international market of organic honey

March 11, 2013 - 16:29 AMT<p><b>PanARMENIAN.Net</b> - Favorable climate conditions for production of organic honey enable Armenia to compete in the …

Honey Delight (Carmen) (honeydelight) on Pinterest

Carmen Pearce-Brown a 3rd generation beekeeper. Member of family business "Honey Delight" - delighting Canberra with a variety of multi award winning …

What Happens When Wildlife Reclaims Chernobyl?

On April 26, 1986, disaster struck the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. The accident took the lives of 31 people that day, though the total …

Google Seeks to Integrate Cameras Into Contact Lenses

Google announced in January that it was developing a smart contact lens that could continually monitor blood glucose levels of Type 2 diabetics. It …

Bacteria 2.0

In recent years scientists have been very successful at modifying microorganisms for humanities benefit. This represents a burgeoning field called …

We may one day be reading by the light of a houseplant

Tired of filling your house with boring old ficus plants and ferns for a little greenery? You're in luck, because you could soon be able to bring …

Do Elephants Call 'Human'?

With elephant populations in drastic decline in most of their range it is not surprising humans are not their favorite creatures. It turns out they …

Craziest Sex Lives of the Animal Kingdom

Reproduction is everything in biology. If you reproduce, you win (evolutionarily speaking). However, it isn’t always nice and straightforward. Some …

European Bumblebees Under Threat

Following a recent study, the International Union For Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has warned that almost one quarter of Europe's bumblebee species …

Ecology