Archive for the 'Science News' Category

The Climate Crisis? It’s Capitalism, Stupid

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Climate Crisis? It’s Capitalism, Stupid by Benjamin Y. Fong in the New York Times on November 20, 2017.

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We know where the next big earthquakes will happen — but not when

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  We know where the next big earthquakes will happen — but not when:  With Iran and Iraq digging out from a deadly earthquake, here are eight things to know about these seismic events by Umair Irfan on the Vox.com Website on Nov 13, 2017.

Loma Prieta Earthquake FEMA Photo

16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over health of planet

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: 16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over health of planet by Jen Christensen on the CNN website on November 15, 2017.

A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life By Kenneth Change in The New York Times on November. 15, 2017.

Kepler 62e Wikipedia Commons

The Uninhabitable Earth

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Uninhabitable Earth: Famine, economic collapse, a sun that cooks us: What climate change could wreak — sooner than you think By David Wallace-Wells on the New York Magazine website on July 9, 2017.

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Ewe look familiar: Study shows sheep can recognize human faces

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View:  Ewe look familiar: Study shows sheep can recognize human faces By Molly Hunter on the ABC news website on November 8, 2017.

Public Domain Image: White Sheep During Daytime

How Popper Killed Particle Physics

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  How Popper Killed Particle Physics by Sabine Hossenfelder on the Real Clear Science website on November 7, 2017.

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Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read and Listen to: Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause by Christopher Joyce on All Thing Considered on the NPR website on November 2, 2017.

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Radical new approach to schizophrenia treatment begins trial

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Radical new approach to schizophrenia treatment begins trial: Exclusive: as evidence emerges that schizophrenia could be an immune system disease, two-year trial will use antibody drug currently used for MS by Hannah Devlin on the Guardian website on November 3, 2017.

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What the Climate Report Says About the Impact of Global Warming

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  What the Climate Report Says About the Impact of Global Warming By Henry Fountain and Brad Plumer in The New York Times on November. 3, 2017.

Drunken Monkeys Shed Light on Human Alcoholism

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Drunken Monkeys Shed Light on Human Alcoholism by Irene Park on the Real Clear Science website on November 3, 2017.

NASA finds potential ‘cradle of life’ on Mars in shocking discovery

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: NASA finds potential ‘cradle of life’ on Mars in shocking discovery on the Fox News website on October 11th, 2017

Pyramid discovery: Scientists use cosmic rays to find mysterious chamber inside ancient edifice

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Click Here to Read and View: Pyramid discovery: Scientists use cosmic rays to find mysterious chamber inside ancient edifice
By James Rogers on the Fox News website on November 2, 2017.

Time to End the Stereotype of the ‘Risky’ Teenage Brain

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Time to End the Stereotype of the ‘Risky’ Teenage Brain By Dan Romer on the Real Clear Science website on November 01, 2017.

Climate Change Is Bad for Your Health

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Click Here to Read: Climate Change Is Bad for Your Health By Jeff Nesbit in the New York Times on October 30, 2017.

Could raising our body temperature treat depression?

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Could raising our body temperature treat depression? Hyperthermia could be more effective than anti-depressants, with fewer side effects by David Haggerty on the Massice website on October 30, 2017/

Trump’s Legacy: Damaged Brains

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Trump’s Legacy: Damaged Brains: This is what a common pesticide does to a child’s brain By Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times on October 28, 2017.

First Rock From Outside the Solar System Sails Past Earth

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   First Rock From Outside the Solar System Sails Past Earth: Astronomers were stunned to see the first known object flung through our cosmic neighborhood from interstellar space By Michael Greshko on the National Geographic website on October 27, 2017.

Once were sceptics: What convinced these scientists that climate change is real?

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Once were sceptics: What convinced these scientists that climate change is real? by Nick Kilvert on the ABC.net website on October 25, 2017.

Youth Pot Smoking and Psychosis: A Strong Link

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Link between Adolescent Pot Smoking and Psychosis Strengthens: Research presented at a Berlin psychiatric conference shows teenage cannabis use hastens onset of schizophrenia in vulnerable individuals By R. Douglas Fields on October 20, 2017    by R. Douglas Fields in the Scientific American on October 23, 2017.