New rules on what studies the agency can cite in making regulations would endanger the public’s health and safety
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Flood, famine, fire and disease—climate change is expected to have an impact on all of these threats, by altering the earth in many ways, from changes in the planet's water cycle to making a broader swath of the planet amenable to insect-born illnesses such as malaria...
Sometimes, the impossible takes place: Sherlock Holmes makes a mistake. Yes, it happens. The master detective falls prey to some of the very errors he urges us to avoid.
Sometimes, the impossible takes place: Sherlock Holmes makes a mistake. Yes, it happens. The master detective falls prey to some of the very errors he urges us to avoid...
Our robotic overlords must be delighted by the way iPhone users have taken to Siri.I met her on Friday. But apparently, she was talking to me before we were formally introduced: When S arrived at the rail station to pick me up, Siri had been reading my text messages aloud and sending me his responses.S was delighted...
"To attain any kind of life in this universe of ours appears to be quite an achievement. As humans we are doubly lucky, of course: We enjoy not only the privilege of existence but also the singular ability to appreciate it and even, in a multitude of ways, to make it better...
Welcome back! I hope you had a good weekend (yes, I had great fun in Philly, thank you).Monday - time for the new Image of the Week - check it out.- Bora Zivkovic - Some updates on #scio12, #NYCscitweetup, Story Collider and more...
Laughter is such an interesting phenomenon. Think about it: why DO we laugh? I mean, sure it means something's funny...but why do we LAUGH? Why don't we just smile?
Follow Dr. Katrina Edwards, as she explores the microbial life at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean 11-07-2011Happy day happy day! We landed the CORK and unhooked from it successfully – our final CORK is in the hole!...
Image of the Week #16, November 7, 2011:
From: Learning the Look of Love: In your Eyes, the Light the Heat by Cheryl Murphy at the Guest Blog...
His name is Clay. He's a happy, creative 24-year-old male who prefers to live in solitude. Although most of the time he is peaceful, he has been known to become aggressive and violent in a manner that can terrify the people who love him.If Clay were human, he would probably have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
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