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New Energy Bill: Reducing Our Dependence on Foreign Oil

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America and its Collision Course

Energy ESP #7 - America and its Collision CourseCrude oil explodes through $46.50 as the problems are growing -It's bigger than Iraq, bigger than Bin Laden and even bigger thanthe next election.

Positive Effects of Carbon Dioxide for Plant Growth

Many articles have been written about the negative effects of carbon dioxide. Sick Building Syndrome, loss of concentration due to high levels of carbon dioxide, asphyxiation in breweries or wine cellars, all these things spring to mind when we hear the magic phrase carbon dioxide.

Marine News - Summer 2004 - Our Ocean Environment

Our oceans are home to many marine mammals, fish, turtles, corals and others. The delicate balance between man and the ocean is constantly being challenged by the demands of our society.

How Body Piercing Works -- The Ins and Outs of this Cutting Edge Process

Body piercing (defined as any piercing beyond the standard earlobe piercing) has become such a popular form of body modification that between five and ten percent of the population of the United States has indulged in at least one form of it at some time in their lives. In most cases, once a person gets a body piercing, they follow the first one with more.

The Joy of Recycling

I have always been an advocate of recycling. Even though I am not always convinced of its financial viability, I am thoroughly convinced of its value as a means of increasing public awareness of the cost of our consumerism.

Energy and America

America is entering into a time of Energy crisis. It could easily be the greatest crisis that human-kind is to face.

Diamond Flashes

Beyond magnificence and splendor, the world of diamonds evolves on stirred grounds. When the stake is so important, interests collide.

The Valuable Individual

How can we, as individuals, participate in waste management? Because some of us are so overwhelmed with Earth's problems, we feel that our contributions have no real consequence in the end. For others, social barriers can be an issue.

Trash Talk Your Way to a Better World

North Americans account for less than 10% of the world's population, yet we produce 50% of the world's garbage and consume more than 33% of it's resources. If everyone consumed like the average North American, we would require three Earths!Authors Dave and Lillian Brummet offer an upbeat, proactive look at waste and resource management with their inspiring new book Trash Talk.

Get Hot on Combustion

Energy in the form of heat is obtained when fuel is burnt in air. The release of this heat energy can be slow or can be very rapid.

Why Condition Your Boiler Water?

A boiler is used for generating steam. It does this by heating water to its boiling point, after which steam will evaporate from it.

Tsunami Defined

Tsunami is a Japanese term that describes a large seismically generated sea wave which is capable of considerable destruction in certain coastal areas, especially where underwater earthquakes occur.In Japanese, "Tsunami" means "Harbor Wave" or "Wave In The Harbor" It is now internationally accepted as the term that defines a "Seismic Seawave.

Glyco Nutrients & Stem Cell Production

During the speach, Dr. Reg McDaniel talked about first seeing new stem cells in the peripheral blood of clients using glyconutrients many years ago and not recognizing these cells as stem cells.

Traffic Zoology

There is a secret zoo that runs encaged along the roads.They are liquid, semi-visible goliaths that rage through the streams and chunks of ordinary traffic, with the effervescent tendrils of mile-long tales whipping behind them like Chinese dragons.

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Trump, Congress approve largest U.S. research spending increase ...
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The National Institutes of Health gets $3 billion increase, and other agencies get raises, too.

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New spending bill mostly boosts money for science research
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The $1.3-trillion spending deal boosts funding for nearly all science agencies, avoiding cuts the White House had proposed. These increases stem largely from February's budget deal, which raised caps on discretionary spending. The National Institutes ...

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Science at Department of Energy gets a hefty raise in final 2018 budget
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The Office of Science comprises six distinct research programs, and four would see their funding grow by double-digit percentages. The biggest winners would be advanced scientific computing research, which supports DOE's supercomputing efforts, and ...

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Planetary science wins big in NASA's new spending plan
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NASA's science programs get a big boost in the 2018 spending bill approved by Congress this week, allowing researchers to continue developing an orbiter and lander to study Jupiter's moon Europa and robot probes to return soil samples from Mars ...

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Final 2018 budget deal should help the National Science Foundation in 2019, too
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The 4% increase for the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Alexandria, Virginia, in the 2018 omnibus spending bill hammered out by congressional leaders this week may be modest next to what its peer science agencies received. But it does offer NSF ...

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The EPA needs science to make rules to protect health. Scott Pruitt wants to make that harder.
But deeper changes at the EPA may still be to come: eroding the foundations of the rules themselves, through restrictions on science. Since assuming control of the agency, Pruitt's taken unprecedented steps to oust the agency's science advisers and ...

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A single atom can gauge teensy electromagnetic forces
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Scientists used an atom of the element ytterbium to sense an electromagnetic force smaller than 100 zeptonewtons, researchers report online March 23 in Science Advances. That's less than 0.0000000000000000001 newtons — with, count 'em, 18 zeroes after ...

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Venus may be home to a new kind of tectonics
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THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Venus' crust is broken up into chunks that shuffle, jostle and rotate on a global scale, researchers reported in two talks March 20 at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. New maps of the rocky planet's surface, based on ...


How To Turn Science Into A Winning Issue: Lessons From The Creation Of NASA
President Trump's proposed 2019 budget calls for deep cuts to research, and while it is unlikely to gain traction in Congress, it is a troubling statement of the administration's priorities. As Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted, “The fastest way to Make a ...

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Duke's mishandling of misconduct prompts new US government grant oversight
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Last week, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) imposed unusual new requirements on researchers based at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, who receive federal funds. The changes are a response to concerns over how the institution ...

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