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  1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=wAEW4TipEWs http://inhabitat.com/video-andrea-air-purifier-uses-a-plant-to-clean-the-air-in-your-home/ Andrea Air Purifier Uses a Plant to Clean the Air in Your Home Read more: VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Andrea Air Purifier, a Partnership Between Man and Plant | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
  2. http://www.theatlant...u-crazy/308873/ latest NG http://ngm.nationalg...kers-gallery#/5 >Other links http://schizophreniabulletin.oxfordjournals.org/content/33/3/757.fullhttp://www.stanleyresearch.org/dnn/Default.aspx?tabid=182
  3. What Is Monsanto Doing To Our Bees? Posted by Maryam Henein on February 3, 2012 Bees love Maryam There was quite a stir among beekeepers and anti-GMO activists last fall when chemical and seed giant Monsanto purchased Beeologics, a small company best known for its “groundbreaking research” applying RNAi technology to honeybees, a process that blocks gene expression. This was Monsanto’s first acquisition of a pest control biotech company. Since its inception in 2007, Beeologics has been developing Remebee®, an anti-viral treatment for use in honeybees affected with Israeli Acute Paraly
  4. The lateral transfer of genetic information across species is common in bacteria, but rare among vertebrates—or so scientists believed. Now, researchers have demonstrated that a particular DNA sequence has likely jumped several times between the genomes of reptiles, marsupials, and mammals. The study was published this week (31 December) in theProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. BovB is a retrotransposon, a piece of DNA that can copy and paste itself around the genome to create large swathes of repetitive sequences. It is abundant in the cow genome. Researchers have also found i
  5. Starting a new career as a teacher “Have you ever killed anyone?” They ask, with the innocent naivety of youth. “What do you think?” I reply, smiling quietly. But indeed, what is the truth? Have I ever killed anyone? Let’s think… In the dark and dusty, neon-tinted streets of Basra I shot at men who shot at me. But did my own fizzing tracer beat that of those who fired faster? I doubt anyone could see. Have I ever killed anyone? I certainly played a part in causing their demise by giving orders for Air to ‘drop’. The enemy, portrayed in sepia tones through God-like eyes, sa
  6. Evidence gathered by the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission clearly demonstrated that the financial crisis was avoidable and due, in no small part, to recklessness and ethical breaches on Wall Street. Yet, it’s clear that the unrepentant and the unreformed are still all too present within our banking system. A June survey of 500 senior financial services executives in the United States and Britain turned up stunning results. Some 24 percent said that they believed that financial services professionals may need to engage in illegal or unethical conduct to succeed, 26 percent said that they h
  7. If states, like Florida, use a small air-force to blanket spray for mosquitoes, what do you expect? http://www.beyondpesticides.org/dailynewsblog/?p=7537 http://www.epa.gov/o...ks/honeybee.htm Use of Common Pesticide Linked to Bee Colony Collapse For immediate release: Thursday, April 5, 2012 Boston, MA – The likely culprit in sharp worldwide declines in honeybee colonies since 2006 is imidacloprid, one of the most widely used pesticides, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The authors, led by Chensheng (Alex) Lu, associate professor of envi
  8. https://theconversation.edu.au/scientists-found-guilty-for-laquila-earthquake-deaths-but-why-10292?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest+from+The+Conversation+for+24+October+2012&utm_content=Latest+from+The+Conversation+for+24+October+2012+CID_d45bbe106db37971d44b50081a6570e8&utm_source=campaign_monitor&utm_term=Scientists%20found%20guilty%20for%20LAquila%20earthquake%20deaths%20%20but%20why What is commonly misunderstood about this case is that the guilty parties were convicted neither for failing to forecast the earthquake nor for neglecting to advise evacuation of the city.
  9. This so-called crime was invented five years after Hicks was alleged to have committed it. Quite a few people argued this at the time, most notably his American lawyer, US Marine Major Dan Mori. It was obvious in 2007 that the Bush administration was rigging show trials on trumped-up charges. This lot and more, propagandists all, could never get it into their fat heads that it wasn't support for Hicks per se. It was support for his right to a fair and speedy trial. It was disgust at the supine Howard government cynically abandoning an Australian citizen to the whims of such unprincipled thugs
  10. It would have taken the skills of a first-year law clerk in the Attorney-General's department to advise that the case against David Hicks was a big no-no. It didn't need an appeals court in the United States this week to tell us this was a dodgy political prosecution. Being fitted-up for a war crime for things he allegedly did before the crime was put on the books required some heavy-handed manipulation. Hicks was charged in 2007 with ''material support for terrorism''. This related to ''engaging in combat against US forces'' in Afghanistan in 2001. The Military Commission and the offenc
  11. From Plants and Fungi to Clouds The atmosphere is replete with aerosols made up of organic molecules, which are necessary for clouds to form, as well as for rain and other forms of precipitation to fall. However, how these organic aerosols form has largely remained a mystery to atmospheric scientists. Now, a new study published in Science this week (August 30) shows that salt compounds released by plants and fungi hover above the Amazon Rainforest, where the may exert a significant impact on the region’s weather by contributing to s aerosols to the atmosphere and serving as seeds for cloud and
  12. SOLAR OVEN TRANSFORMS SALT WATER TO DRINKABLE WATER The deceivingly simple device transforms salty water to clean drinkable water in one day of sun exposure – just by filling the top-mounted black boiler with salty water and tightening the cap. Throughout the day the temperature and pressure grows within the boiler, forcing steam downward through an internal pipe and into a lower collection lid, where it condenses as fresh water and drips into an earthen basen for transport and use. The setup is simple; cheap and easy to reproduce using widely available materials; and works much more effi
  13. "2016" The documentary is a harsh conservative critique of what the country would look like four years from now if President Barack Obama is re-elected. ">Read more: http://www.news.com....2#ixzz24xRNItzY the film has been widely praised by conservative political commentators, as you'd expect "2016" employs a brisk montage of snappy visuals, re-enactments, talking-head interviews and first-person commentary to render President Obama as a clear and present danger whose socialist governing philosophy has been indelibly colored by radical influences ranging from his African-born father (a r
  14. Bart Knols: Cheese, dogs,smells and pills to end malaria https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gah5TyZQSq4&feature=player_embedded http://www.ted.com/talks/bart_knols_cheese_dogs_and_pills_to_end_malaria.html?utm_source=newsletter_weekly_2012-05-15&utm_campaign=newsletter_weekly&utm_medium=email
  15. Alkamid database: Chemistry, occurrence and functionality of plantN-alkylamides
  16. Sorry belovelife I find your logic/ posts/arguments very hard to follow Perhaps some more conventional paragraphing would help?
  17. This is a nationwide free program kits are available at every chemist http://www.bowelcanc...=145&Itemid=298 All private health and public health services cover colonoscopy
  18. I always get brain funk when reading the "free Market" vrs. Big Government" arguments by yanks. I really don't understand them. I don't understand homelessness either, especially in the US where you have more empty homes than homeless. How can people go Hungry in The States? (But this seems a good idea, in fact I want one http://www.streetswags.org/faqs.php http://swags.org.au/ ) But would like to make these comments Ann Rand says society is a myth. What rubbish A Laissez Faire economy is a myth There seems to be many, many differences in running a business to running a Nation 1 Busine
  19. This is unbelievable! There are far too many iatrogenic deaths in the world.
  20. I am really at a loss to explain this http://www.independe...nge-denialists/ http://knowledge.asb.unsw.edu.au/article.cfm?articleId=1358
  21. Propolis also an interesting bee product The problem for the pharmacist. Propolis illustrates some of the many problems of applying science to a natural compound that has been used as medicine for eons. Propolis is chemically and biologically complex, its actions diffuse and many faceted. How when and where it is harvested will effect is chemical make up. Controlling one or two variables in a scientific experiment is hard enough, controlling hundreds is near impossible. While it might be relatively easy to to test say apigenin for its pharmokinetics, testing a something made up of 180+ compou
  22. Corinne Podger: Joseph Reser and Robert Gifford are psychology professors on a mission. They're two of the authors of a landmark report on climate change by the American Psychological Association. The report looks at the psychological barriers that prevent many of us from backing the science or taking personal action. And as the policy focus increasingly shifts from climate change prevention to how we might adapt to a warming world, Joseph Reser argues that psychologists have the expertise we'll need Joseph Reser: We've just finished a very large survey in Australia and their understa
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