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2014/07/30 23:25
2014/07/30 23:25
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Though wildfires this summer have burned hundreds of homes and scorched thousands of square miles of land in Washington, Oregon and California, officials say that so far, this wildfire season could be...
2014/07/30 23:25
2014/07/30 23:25
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2014/07/29 17:34
2014/07/29 17:34
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Scientists at DuPont have genetically modified a yeast to produce a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid, essential to human health and previously available in meaningful quantity only from marine sources....
2014/07/29 13:41
2014/07/29 13:41
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Added Sugar Needs Nutrition Facts Label Line More than 280 scientists, physicians and public health officials are calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to include a line for added sugar...
2014/07/28 17:02
2014/07/28 17:02
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DENVER — The cost of fighting wildfires is rising and will continue to do so as a result of climate change extending the fire season, a nonprofit science group warned last week. “The annual...
2014/07/28 08:30
2014/07/28 08:30
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I got a response to my last article that exposed the multiple dangers of genetically modified (GMO) foods or crops from Edmund Makowa who said the best way for the country to achieve food security was...
2014/07/27 22:38
2014/07/27 22:38
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A U.S. science advisory report says Japan’s Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson for the nation’s nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios. That means...
2014/07/25 23:57
2014/07/25 23:57
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Tax vote to pay for basic services Asking taxpayers to pay extra for emergency services is like a restaurant asking if you'd like to buy a plate to go with your dinner. — Ken Broad, Mill...
2014/07/25 22:18
2014/07/25 22:18
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Ruling on FDA’s Oversight of Animal Antibiotic Use Called a ‘Big Blow to Public Health’ (Food Safety News) – In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York ruled Thursday...
2014/07/25 21:02
2014/07/25 21:02
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... minutes 10 seconds ago by APFukushima Study: Think About Unthinkable Disasters WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the...
2014/07/25 11:30
2014/07/25 11:30
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In addition to questions of human health, environmental impact and corporate control over the food value chain, there are a number of other issues which must be addressed as part of the debate around...
2014/07/24 23:45
2014/07/24 23:45
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The Union of Concerned Scientists released a new report this week looking at how climate change and development patterns contribute to the increasing cost of wildfires. The environmental group found...
2014/07/23 20:39
2014/07/23 20:39
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... widespread drought in the West, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer. U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said Wednesday that largely has...
2014/07/22 13:47
2014/07/22 13:47
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Turning Agricultural By-products Into Low-carbon Fuel and Electricity U.S. agriculture could provide up to 155 million tons of crop residues and 60 millions tons of manure to produce clean fuels and...
2014/07/21 21:38
2014/07/21 21:38
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It sounds like the setup to an apocalyptic movie about a pandemic. Live samples of the deadly smallpox virus were found in an unused storage room at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in...
2014/07/20 22:19
2014/07/20 22:19
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Residents of the 1400 block of Shepherd Street NW in Columbia Heights, Ron Rogers, Karen Griffin and Tony Alvarez, are upset about the popup renovations in their neighborhood that might block the sun...
2014/07/20 18:59
2014/07/20 18:59
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The promise and performance of genetically modified crops in agriculture is once again under the spotlight, with the sanction given by the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee for confined field...
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2014/07/19 07:38
2014/07/19 07:38
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WASHINGTON � A group of prominent scientists who have been critical of missile defense plans told lawmakers Wednesday that a system being built by the United States cannot protect the country. They...
2014/07/15 17:54
2014/07/15 17:54
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Good news for electric car companies. China, which suffers from some of the world's worst air pollution, has mandated that its government agencies dramatically increase their use of electric...
2014/07/14 22:47
2014/07/14 22:47
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... Connecticut's nuclear power plant won permission to use warmer water from Long Island Sound for cooling at the second of its two units, federal regulators said Monday. The approval by the Nuclear...
2014/07/14 22:28
2014/07/14 22:28
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The best jobs and the biggest employer are disappearing from the town of Carlton, Wisconsin, leaving behind a site that should be ready for a new employer to move in, perhaps a half-century from...
2014/07/30 23:25
2014/07/30 23:25
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