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August 22nd, 2014 - 2:11 am § in Hypocrisy

How To Sell Drugs Without FDA Approval

What is a drug?                    a natural or artificial substance given to treat or prevent illness or to lessen pain Unless someone calls it “natural” and sells  it in a health food store. Read this story of  a high school student  who suffered severe liver dama[...]

August 8th, 2014 - 12:52 pm § in Uncategorized

Environment: Of Truth and Fantasy

Antarctic glaciers melting twice as fast as previously estimated Antarctic ice shelf melt ‘lowest ever recorded.‘[...]

June 9th, 2014 - 11:46 am § in Environment, The Ave Scene

An Atmospheric Physicist On Climate Speech

Commentary by Halstead: Hi, .. St. Paul the Krugman’s OpEd today suggests that climate skepticism stems less from economic opposition [‘industries fight their replacement’] than from ‘ideology and anti-intellectualism’. I wonder. As it seems to me, there are two types o[...]

May 30th, 2014 - 1:39 am § in Uncategorized

Bad News About Grass!

From The Local: Pregnant pot smokers can damage kids’ brains An expectant mother’s use of cannabis during pregnancy can prevent a child from forming certain connections in the brain while growing in the womb, a Sweden-based researcher has revealed.   “Despite the present climate r[...]

May 18th, 2014 - 10:36 am § in America, Schools & Colleges

Climate Denial at WWU

A geology professor emeritus at Western Washington University, Don J. Easterbrook, edited Evidence-Based Climate Science a book which contends that increased CO2 emissions aren’t the cause of climate change. Dr. Easterbrook has appeared with Glenn Beck and been interviewed for the New York T[...]

May 16th, 2014 - 7:23 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Science

A Devout Catholic Runs America’s Biological Research

Does Religion Matter? Francis Collins is the director of the National Institutes of Health. Collins has been controversial among scientists because he has held this position while also being an outspoken believer in te literal truth of the Christian Bible and, apparently, a fervent supporter of the[...]

May 15th, 2014 - 4:11 am § in Politics

Is Rubio Chanelling Mr. Spock?

Rubio: I am Ready To Be President, Climate Change Caused by Man, Clinton Mrs.  Gets an ‘F’ By LUCY MCCALMONT | 5/11/14 12:00 PM EDT Article Comments (0) <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″> &amp;amp;lt;a href=”http://ad.doubleclick.ne[...]

May 7th, 2014 - 3:22 am § in Science

RESCUING US SCIENCE

Four Science Leaders Speak Out on How US Biomedical Research Can Survive Hard Times; “Rescuing U.S. Biomedical Research From Its Systemic Flaws” A recent article by Sam Stein on Huff Post sums it up pretty well, the US is suffering from a brain drain.  Where once the best came here  and becam[...]