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My Life As A Turkey

23

Nov

2017

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.

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Volcano May Explode, update

21

Nov

2017

Volcano May Explode, update

Bali's Mount Agung could erupt any time.

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Irony Alert: Plants Used in Herbal Remedies Cause Cancer

By Reilly Capps Plants that have been used by Chinese medicine men for centuries as a natural way to cure arthritis and other disease actually...

14 Aug 2013

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My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey 23 November 2017

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.

Volcano May Explode, update

Volcano May Explode, update 21 November 2017

Volcano May Explode, update

Bali's Mount Agung could erupt any time.

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures 5 November 2017

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! 4 November 2017

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.

Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation 2 November 2017

Conservatives and Conservation

 

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental accomplishments.

 

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time 1 November 2017

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.

Welcome to Europa

Welcome to Europa

One of the most existential questions posed by us humans is: 'are we alone'? A new NASA robot is now being planned to explore Europa, Jupiter's icy moon, that may finally answer the question.
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You Never Really Die

You Never Really Die

By Reilly Capps
When somebody dies, it's tough to know what to say. Science can help. 
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"Drones Are Going to Change the Way We See the Animal World"

"Drones Are Going to Change the Way We See the Animal World"

Drones are know for military applications, as spy tools, and potentially to delivery parcels. A more unknown use will be for wildlife monitoring.
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I Am a Machine

I Am a Machine

By Reilly Capps. 
I am a machine, I guess. Just the coolest machine we've ever seen. 
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Pollution Blows Across Asia

Pollution Blows Across Asia

China's air pollution has become so bad that it can be seen from space.
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TED: Fabian Oefner on Psychedelic science

TED: Fabian Oefner on Psychedelic science

It is the weekend and time again for another inspiring TED Talk.
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The Song of the Spindle

The Song of the Spindle

The Song of the Spindle premiered at the Sundance film Festival and asked the existential question: "What is intelligence and how do you define it?"
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More Neil DeGrasse Tyson

More Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Neil DeGrasse Tyson is talking about the big things. 
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Downtown Trout

Downtown Trout

We imagine steelhead trout runs in places like Alaska's majestic Bristol Bay, Idaho's Clearwater River, or the cold rapids of the Klamath in northern California. Who knew they loved the sunshine of southern California as well.
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