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August 20th, 2017 - 1:03 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Women are indeed mammals

Saudi Arabia: Panel of Scientists admits Women are Mammals, yet ‘Not Human’ In an unprecedented ruling, a panel of Saudi scientists has concluded that women are actually mammals, granting them the same rights as other mammals.[...]

July 17th, 2017 - 1:02 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Repugnants

Trump wants to use a United Nations climate change fund to build coal-fired power plants in places endangered by global warming

Trump Wants More Coal Plants as a Solution to Global Warming! Did Macron offer Trump a bag of coal to endorse the Paris accords? The U.S. already donated $1 billion to the UN  Green Climate Fun.  A White House official said the  U.S. is commuted to “work closely with other countries to help the[...]

July 1st, 2017 - 5:40 am § in Misc.

Warning: Your food may contain DNA!

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June 11th, 2017 - 1:45 am § in America, Donald Trump, Science

NSF Ends Support For Environmental Biology Training Grants

WHILE FRANCE OFFERS US SCIENTISTS FUNDING IF THEY EMIGRATE, NSF CUTS PhD TRAINING PROGRAM Letter from the NSF: Dear Colleague: With this Dear Colleague Letter, the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) is notifying members of the research communities served by the Division of Integrative Organis[...]

June 4th, 2017 - 1:22 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Arguing With Blasphemers

Science denial is a problem like that faced by blasphemy. Doubting God, doubting his threeness, even doubting his frenemy the devil .. all these were very disruptive in a Christendom .dependent on common acceptance of reality. Einstein’s story is a more temperate one ,, at least if you remembe[...]

May 23rd, 2017 - 7:23 am § in Science

TRUMP TARGETS NATIONAL HEALTH INSTITUTES AND CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL

 Washington Post reports the Trump’s 2018 budget would decimate health research The National Cancer Institute: a $1 billion cut The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: a $575 million cut National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases : a  $838 million cut. The administration wou[...]

March 27th, 2017 - 9:11 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Religion, Science

Team Obama Fights For Science

Former staffers from President Barack Obama’s science office have taken this to heart: They are fanning out, finding jobs in academia, at nonprofits and elsewhere, but they continue to work together, largely behind the scenes. This science diaspora, as one former staffer called it, is ready to bot[...]

March 22nd, 2017 - 8:13 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

TRUMP MAKES WAR ON BIOLOGY RESEARCH

Why Trump’s N.I.H. Cuts Should Worry Us By HAROLD VARMUS Last week I was in London to participate in a scientific symposium. During coffee breaks, many British colleagues asked me and other American visitors to explain the bewildering news that President Trump had announced his intention to cut th[...]

February 15th, 2017 - 7:05 am § in Environment, Misc.

More than 100 Nobel laureates have a message for Greenpeace: Quit the G.M.O.-bashing

GMOStop Bashing G.M.O. Foods, More Than 100 Nobel Laureates Say   By NIRAJ CHOKSHI New York Times JUNE 30, 2016 Genetically modified organisms and foods are a safe way to meet the demands of a ballooning global population, the 109 laureates wrote in a letter posted online and officially unveile[...]