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Top 10 Disgusting Parasites You Never Want To Find

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Organic farming found to eliminate plant parasites longer than conventional chemical pesticides

(Natural News) Organic farming practices may help mitigate the proliferation of plant-parasitic nematodes (PPN), a study published in the journal …

Russia reveals 'unique diamonds' created by gases and lightning from volcanic eruption

The ministry expressed excitement about the quantity of diamonds found in the lava. Picture: Perm State University<p>Geologists are celebrating the …

Earth Science

Earth's Rarest Minerals Give Diamonds A Run For Their Money

Marilyn Monroe, who famously said, "Diamonds are a girl's best friend," probably hadn't heard of Sardinian ichnusaite.<p>Ichnusaite, a pearly, colorless and brittle mineral, was discovered on the Italian island of Sardinia in 2013. Mineralogist Robert Hazen says that with only one known specimen, it's …

Geology

9 Deadliest Rocks And Minerals On Earth

Lead found in Flint, Michigan water is an unfortunate example of negligence leading to the mass exposure of elemental lead found naturally in iron ore. Much in the same way humans communicate warnings of deadly plants and animals, it’s important to communicate the risks and exposure of deadly rocks …

Environmental Health

Minerals

Oil Spill Spotlights Keystone XL Issue: Is Canadian Crude Worse?

An Arkansas pipeline spill is focusing new attention on a question that may be decisive in the Keystone XL debate: Is oil from Canada’s tar sands more damaging than conventional crude?<p>David Hatfield, an Arkansas wildlife photographer and minister, rose before dawn on Monday and headed to Lake …

Fact Checking 6 Persistent Science Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories that are easily debunked by science still persist.<p><b>Conspiracy theories are as American as apple pie. A national poll released this week by Public Policy Polling (PPP) found that some popular conspiracy theories in the United States have persisted for years, like the belief that a</b> …

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<b>A rose by any other name would smell as sweet—but does an eye in any other place see as sharply? The answer may be yes—a finding that could help</b> …