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Saad Hariri Quits as Lebanon Prime Minister, Blaming Iran

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Prime Minister Saad Hariri of Lebanon said on Saturday that he had quit his post, blaming Iran for interference in Arab affairs and throwing his country, already awash with tensions and regional rivalries, into deeper uncertainty.<p>Mr. Hariri, speaking in a televised address from …

Forests in southern states are disappearing to supply Europe with energy

In the past 60 years, the southern U.S. lost 33 million acres of forests even though biomass is not carbon neutral<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>Hurricane Matthew and the aftermath of devastating flooding across the Carolinas has been a dramatic example of the costs our communities …

What the U.S. Presidential Candidates Are Missing in the Immigration Debate

<i>Carl Nettleton is a writer, speaker, facilitator, analyst, and the president of Nettleton Strategies LLC, a firm specializing in oceans, all things</i> …

Donald Trump And Vladimir Putin Will Not Like This Street Art Mural

The duo lock lips in artist Mindaugas Bonanu's latest piece.<p>Donald Trump's bromance with Vladimir Putin may have hit a rocky patch in recent months, but this street art is bringing them back together.<p>The pair only had warm words for each other, until the presumptive GOP presidential nominee …

Essential Oils Might Be the New Antibiotics

Faced with increasingly drug-resistant bacteria, scientists and farmers are now looking to plant extracts to keep people and animals healthy.<p>Essential oils often evoke thoughts of scented candles and day spas, but their benefits beyond relaxation are less well-known. Essential oils are ultimately …

Microbiology

A powerful cyclone has pushed the North Pole 50 degrees above normal to melting point

From Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning, a mind-boggling pressure drop was recorded in Iceland: 54 millibars in just 18 hours. This triples the criteria for "bomb" cyclogenesis, which meteorologists use to describe a rapidly intensifying mid-latitude storm. A "bomb" cyclone is defined as dropping …

Kunstformen der Natur

<i>Kunstformen der Natur</i> (known in English as <i>Art Forms in Nature</i>) is a book of lithographic and halftone prints by German biologist Ernst …

Global Warming Helped Spur Syrian War, Study Says

A drought from 2006 to 2010 was among the triggers for the current uprising in Syria, according to a new study. And climate models and the observational record suggest that the drought was amplified by a century-long, human-forced warming and drying trend. "We are not trying to make the case that …

IMF policies blamed for weak Ebola response

Academics say demands for cuts to public spending and decentralised healthcare systems hampered ability of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea to tackle spread of disease<p>International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies left healthcare systems in the African countries worst affected by Ebola underfunded and …

Disease

Has Stanford University found a cure for Alzheimer's disease?

A drug which boosts the brain's immune response could prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease<p>Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, new research suggests.<p>Researchers at Stanford University discovered that nerve cells die because cells which are …

Next giant leap for mankind should be to moon, not Mars, says Chris Hadfield

The next giant leap for mankind should be back on the moon not Mars, the astronaut Chris Hadfield has said.<p>Famous for sporting a military moustache, tweeting spacewalk selfies and strumming David Bowie songs on board the International Space Station (his hugely popular cover of Space Oddity has …

Stated Clearly: Website to support science.

Here at BA Central, we’re* big supporters of evidence-based reality and using science as a way to collect and weigh that evidence.<p>Phil Plait writes</b> …

Wasp's 3D printers produce low-cost houses made from mud

Mud brick homes aren't new, and have a certain appeal for the environmentally conscious due to their low carbon footprint and sustainable nature. …

Sharp Increase Seen in Sales of Antibiotics for Use in Farm Animals

New data from the Food and Drug Administration shows that the sale of antibiotics for farm animals is on the rise, amid concerns that their use is …

Annie Lennox Teases Retirement, Is 'Freaked Out' by Celebrity

Annie Lennox has hinted that her new collection of jazz, blues and soul standards might be her last album.<p>Related<p>Eurythmics to Reunite for Beatles …