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Apache leader: Unite to fight proposed copper mine

Apache leader <b>Wendsler Nosie</b> issued a call for solidarity in the fight against Congress’ recent decision to give sacred Native American land to a …

'Torture Report': A Closer Look At When And What President Bush Knew

One of the big, controversial questions to emerge from the Senate investigation into the CIA interrogation of terrorism suspects is this: Did President George W. Bush know the specific techniques used by the CIA to interrogate terrorism suspects?<p>Accounts differ. The Senate Select Committee on …

Statement by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015

<b>WASHINGTON DC</b> - Today Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell issued the following statement related to the public lands provisions in the National …

Forests

McCain: Resolution Copper Mine is tremendous opportunity, both economically and strategically

In December, Congress approved and the president signed into law legislation that paves the way for the expansion of the Resolution Copper Mine in …

Forests

Oak Flat/Apache Leap - Earthworks

<b>World's two biggest mining companies want to mine sacred lands, a public campground, and a popular rock climbing destination</b><p>A subsidiary of Rio Tinto …

57 Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Urge Senate to Nix Sacred Land Giveaway - Indian Country Media Network

More than 70 tribal nations have urged the U.S. Senate to defeat or remove a section of the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act that would …

Apache Resistance to Copper Mining in Arizona

Indigenous people have been resisting colonization on this continent for more than 500 years. The stench of empire has littered what’s become the …

Inter-Tribal Council Statement of Opposition

Twenty Native American tribes, who make up the Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona, sent a letter to Congressional leaders last year, objecting to the …

Apache tribe distressed by privatization of sacred land

Former San Carlos Apache Tribal Chairman <b>Wendsler Nosie</b> said he felt sick when he heard what legislators did last week.<p>Members of Congress — including …

Access Fund

Join Us<p>Help protect America's climbing. Our biggest membership deal of the year is here.<p>The Fight Is On<p>We're suing to defend Bears Ears National …

Planned Arizona copper mine would put a hole in Apache archaeology

Archaeologists and Native American tribes are protesting language in a Senate bill that would approve a controversial land exchange between the …

Ibuprofen boosts some organisms’ life spans

Ibuprofen can banish headaches and soothe throbbing joints, but the drug may have another benefit. A new study shows that it increases longevity in …

Upcoming Battery Will Charge Phones And Electric Cars in Minutes

It takes about an hour to fully charge a cell phone, and the battery lasts about two to three years over 500 charge cycles. However, a new design …

Batteries

Why Ebola is not a ‘hot’ crisis – yet

Maybe there should be an ice-bucket challenge for the Ebola virus.<p>Worldwide funding to fight Ebola totals $391 million as of Wednesday, according to …

Disease

Biology's Brave New World

In May 2010, the richest, most powerful man in biotechnology made a new creature. J. Craig Venter and his private-company team started with DNA and …

GOP blocks Democrats' minimum wage try in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans derailed a Democratic drive Wednesday to raise the federal minimum wage, blocking a cornerstone of President …

Girl's skeleton found in cave sheds light on origins of first Americans

The remains of a small, delicate teenage girl who fell to her death in an underground cave system in Mexico 12,000 years ago have thrown fresh light on the origins of the first Americans.<p>Cave divers chanced upon the girl's skeleton, along with the bones of sabre-tooth cats, giant ground sloths and …

The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever<p>Everything felt possible at Transhuman Visions 2014, a conference in February billed as a forum for visionaries to "describe our fast-approaching, brilliant, and bizarre future." Inside an old waterfront military …

This is your brain on meditation

The brain processes more thoughts, feelings during meditation than when you are just relaxing, study shows.<p>Mindfulness. Zen. Acem. Meditation …

Meditation

Split brains reconnect via alternate routes

Scientists uncover how patients born without a corpus callosum can still communicate information between right and left brain.<p>Your brain is divided …

Humanity

Doubling of Antarctic ice loss revealed by European satellite

Antarctica is shedding 160 billion tonnes a year of ice into the ocean, twice the amount of a few years ago, according to new satellite observations. The ice loss is adding to the rising sea levels driven by climate change and even east Antarctica is now losing ice.<p>The new revelations follows the …

Einstein May Have Had An Unusually Well-Connected Brain

A new study compares Einstein's corpus callosum with those of mere mortals.<p>More than half a century after his death, we're still searching for the secrets of Albert Einstein's genius. Almost immediately after he died in 1955, the famed physicist's brain was removed from his head, dissected and …

Why MIT Thinks You (Yes, You!) Can Solve Climate Change

Climate change: We all know it's a huge problem, and most of us want something done about it. Unfortunately, nation-state level approaches haven't made any significant headway.<p>According to Thomas W. Malone, Robert Laubacher, and Laur Fisher of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, "top-down …

The Cause Of Colony Collapse Disorder, Disappearing Bees Becoming More Clear

For the past eight years or so, we’ve been hearing the term “Colony Collapse Disorder” (CCD) to refer to the seemingly spontaneous abandonment of their hives by honeybees. Bees have been abandoning their hives for centuries, but the rate at which such collapses have been observed started to …

How Humans And Squid Evolved To Have The Same Eyes

I see how you see.<p>Eyes and wings are among the most stunning innovations evolution has created. Remarkably, these features have evolved multiple times in different lineages of animals. For instance, the avian ancestors of birds and the mammalian ancestors of bats both evolved wings independently, …

Fossil Galaxy Provides a Window Into the Early Universe

The dwarf galaxy Segue 1 has remained largely unchanged for billions of years.<p>A tiny galaxy lying just beyond the edge of the Milky Way has failed to evolve normally over the last several billion years, say astronomers, and it represents a sample of the universe as it was in its infancy, around 13 …

Those BPA-free plastics you thought were safe? Think again.

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Inside the Big Tobacco-style campaign to bury the disturbing evidence about the …