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Just who are these 300 'scientists' telling Trump to burn the climate? | John Abraham

As with all such lists, the 300 ‘scientists’ badly lack climate expertise<p>If you read my articles regularly, you may have noticed multiple times I have stated that the scientific argument is over; there are no longer any reputable scientists that deny the overwhelming human influence in our climate. …

University of Pennsylvania

Biologists Just Discovered a Simple Way to Make Cancer Cells Self-Destruct

A team of 22 biologists just made a huge breakthrough in cancer research.<p>The scientists from California Institute of Technology and UC San Diego …

Researchers Are Studying Fecal Transplant As A Potential Treatment For Autism

While preliminary, a new study suggests targeting gut bacteria may hold promise.<p>To treat brain disorders like autism, scientists increasingly are targeting a different part of the body: the gut.<p>Imbalances in the gut microbiome ― the community of trillions of bacteria living in the digestive tract ― …

Bread Baking 101 for Beginners | The Art of Manliness

My bread-baking hobby all started with a Netflix documentary. <i>Cooked</i>, based on Michael Pollan’s book of the same name, explores the origins of food in …

Mexican-Style Slow-Cooker Pork Roast with Chipotle Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Chipotle Sauce<p>One 28-ounce can whole tomatoes<br>• 2 tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo (about 3 chiles)<br>• 5 garlic cloves<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth<p>Pork Roast<p>1 4-pound boneless pork shoulder roast, butterflied<br>• Kosher salt and …

Intelligence is being bred out of the gene pool

Intelligence and education are being bred out of the human gene pool, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from deCODE, a genetics firm in Iceland, …

Education

Plants have primitive eyes, how much can they see?

In the wake of ecologist Suzanne Simard's TED talk about her research showing that trees communicate via chemical signals and recognize their own …

TED Talks

The Man in the Zebra Suit Knows the Secret of the Stripes

At four in the morning, Tim Caro roused his colleagues. Bleary-eyed and grumbling, they followed him to the edge of the village, where the beasts …

Shark study reveals taste buds were key to evolution of teeth

The first creatures to evolve teeth didn’t have jaws. Many scientists believe these ancient fish developed the first tooth-like structures on their …

Why Hell Can't Freeze Over: Quantum Physics And Absolute Zero

Last week, physicists at the National Institute for Standards and Technology reported they'd cooled an object to a million times colder than room temperature. It was a record for the super-difficult science of super-cooling.<p>In this field, researchers inch ever closer to — but never reach — the …

Recipe: Sebastian’s brownies

Preheat oven to 325 F. Butter the sides and smear an X on the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking pan. Dust sides with cocoa powder, tapping out excess. Line bottom with parchment paper.<p>Sift together flour and cocoa powder into a medium bowl. Set aside. In stand mixer fitted with paddle, beat butter, …

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We Grow Enough Food. Getting It On To People's Plates Is The Problem.

<i>©IFAD/Andrew Esiebo/Panos</i><p>World leaders have agreed to the ambitious goal of eradicating hunger by 2030. The scale of the problem is daunting. Every day 800 million people go to bed with empty stomachs and more than 8,000 children die needlessly from conditions linked to under-nutrition. And by the …

Use of parasitic wasps to fight ash borer grows to 24 states

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Millions of tiny wasps that are natural parasites for the emerald ash borer have been released into wooded areas in 24 states as the battle against the tree-killing borer is now biological.<p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture has researched and approved for release four …

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Extremely Rare Gemstone Could Prove That There’s an Ocean Hidden Deep Inside Earth

Researchers believe that deep below the Earth's surface lies an ocean of water. This might sound like something straight out of a science fiction movie, but thanks to a tiny, extremely rare gemstone, there's cause to believe the seemingly impossible exists. The special stone is called ringwoodite, …

Melinda Gates Wishes Donald Trump Would Stop Peddling Garbage Science On Vaccines

"Your job is to be educated and to inform people properly."<p>Philanthropist Melinda Gates blasted Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump this week for his assertions that childhood vaccinations can lead to autism, calling them “ridiculous” and “misinformed.”<p>During the annual World Economic …

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Using food-web theory to conserve ecosystems

Abstract<p>Food-web theory can be a powerful guide to the management of complex ecosystems. However, we show that indices of species importance common …

Scientists are trying to use genetically engineered mosquitoes to stop the rapidly spreading Zika virus

The mosquito-borne Zika virus is causing severe problems in Brazil, where it appears to be connected to serious birth defects.<p>To stop Zika's spread, a company called Oxitec is planning on expanding its genetically engineered mosquito project to try to rid areas in Brazil of the bug at the heart of …

Why Should Eggs Be Stored Pointy End Down?

Eggs herbs<p>January 26, 2015<p>You've probably heard that eggs should be stored with the pointy end facing downwards, but often wondered why? Or maybe …

DIY Old Tyre Chicken Dust Bath

------------------------ Sponsored Ads -----------------------<p>Do your chickens have a dust bath? It is essential that you build a dust bath for your …

9 Fascinating Facts About The Microbiome, The Trillions Of Microbes Hidden Inside Us

By Jessica Leber6 minute Read<p>“Bacteria are living things. They are not trying to hurt you. They are not trying to help you. They are just trying to …

Tiny Machine Paddles Water, Eats Pollution, Spits Out Electricity

Row, row, row your bot<p>Inside these tiny machines is a colony of hungry bacteria, yearning to eat. The row-bot, as this charming little device is named, paddles about on the surface of water, funneling waste and pollution into its bacteria-rich stomach and receiving electrical power in return. It’s …

Buzzing Traps Could Fight The Pest That's Killing Florida's Oranges

Talkin' 'bout good vibrations<p>When I was growing up in Florida, we were often overburdened by the bounty of citrus growing in neighbors' and family members' yards. But it's an entirely different story now. When I go home to visit, there's talk of the orange and grapefruit trees producing tiny bitter …

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