Julia Wilson

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From eco sex to peeing in the shower: 6 ways students can go green

We’ve all been there. Faced with a reading list longer than our iTunes collection, a bank balance smaller than the cost of a tin of baked beans and a social life better than ever before, it’s no wonder environmental sustainability isn’t a top priority for every student.<p>However, as our awareness …

A New Climate? How A Utility, Germany, Elon Musk And Falling Oil Prices Are Conspiring To Fight CO2

In the most recent episode of HBO’s <i>Newsroom</i>, there’s a scene in which a high-level EPA administrator appears on television to discuss a report about carbon dioxide levels in Hawaii. The report was real, but fortunately, the apocalyptic proclamation by the fictionalized Richard Westbrook — “The last …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Immune System

How The Rising Status Of Cats And Dogs Could Doom Biomedical Research

Scientific organizations worry that a movement to grant more rights to pets could spill over to mice and lab rats.<p>In November of 2010, 26,000 scientists descended on the San Diego Convention Center to attend the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. They weren’t alone. On the first day of …

White House: Climate Change Is Real And It's Making Your Life Worse Right Now

President Obama's science adviser: "Climate change is not a distant threat. It is affecting the American people already."<p>WASHINGTON — The White House's top scientist says the debate about climate change is no longer a conversation about America's future, but about how the country will react to …

Climate Change