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How Snake Venom Could Help Fight Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, snakes, poisonous animals, research, health, protection, medicine, treatment, interesting, research, protection, study )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theweek.com
There's a growing body of research examining the chemicals in various animal and plant toxins and their potential effectiveness in treating conditions from chronic pain to HIV. E
Earthquake Risk Makes California's Diablo Canyon a Fukushima in Waiting
Environment  (tags: nuclear plant safety, Diablo Canyon, earthquake danger, report, science, research, healthconditions, protection, humans, politics, energy, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 4 days ago - theecologist.org
A newly-exposed report by Diablo Canyon's lead nuclear inspector shows that the twin reactors are unsafe,
OP-ED: Why Coal Is (Still) Worse Than Fracking and Cow Burps
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, research )

Cal
- 2 days ago - motherjones.com
Geoscientist Raymond Pierrehumbert argues that carbon dioxide is always worse than shorter-lived pollutants like methane.
Weirdest Worm Ever? Clawed Creature Finds Its Family Tree
Offbeat  (tags: science, discovery, research, fossil worm )

Beatrice
- 5 days ago - livescience.com
When researchers first discovered the fossil worm Hallucigenia in the 1970s, they were so perplexed they identified its head as its tail and its legs as its spines. Now, this 505-million-year-old worm, whose fossil was discovered in Canada's Burgess
Birds Lost Their Sweet Tooth, Hummingbirds Got Theirs Back
Science & Tech  (tags: hummingbirds, nectar, animals, discovery, environment, research, scientists )

Lone
- 7 days ago - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com
Hummingbirds feed largely on nectar, the sweet liquid that flowers produce. They love the stuff and the sweeter the better; they'll actually reject flowers whose nectar isn't sweet enough.
Retired Research Chimps Are Really Enjoying Their New Home
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, research, retired, chimps, chimpanzees )

Darren
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Meet Mason. He's only 5, but already, he seems to be quite the "ladies' man." "He likes to play with the other girls," Mark Lewis, an animal care specialist at Chimp Haven, a Keithville, Louisiana, chimpanzee sanctuary where Mason now lives. . .
If Half of All Species Go Extinct, Will One of Them Be Us?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, mass extinction, research, animals, environment, humans, habitat, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - nautil.us
How many animal species do you think go extinct every year? Last week I conducted a highly unscientific polling of around 20 of my Facebook and Google Chat contacts, asking that same question.
Disabled Girl Who Was Told She Would Never Walk Unaided Wins Place at Top Ballet School After Pioneering Operation Funded
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ballet school, operation, disabled, girl, Cerebral Palsy, fundraising, disease, health, humans, illness, research, treatment, society )

Lone
- 4 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Matilda Duncan was born with cerebral palsy but had an operation paid for by a fundraising campaign launched by her best friend Casey Burke - who also has the debilitating condition.
Hillary Clinton Is Just Plain Wrong on GMOs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hillary Clinton, usa, politics, gmo's, science, research, environment, health )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - organicconsumers.org
Hillary would do well to go back to her science books. Here are the facts, as understood by every biologist. Seed hybridization occurs when the seeds of two compatible parent plants, within the same species, are crossed, either in a controlled...
Clouds Of Water Vapour Detected Just 7 Light-Years Away
Science & Tech  (tags: space, research, science, nasa, WISE, water, brown dwarf, discovery, astronomy )

Michael
- 5 days ago - iflscience.com
Water is essential for life as we know it, so it's particularly exciting to hear that astronomers have recently discovered a brown dwarf about 7 light years away that could yield the first direct evidence of water clouds outside of our solar system.
Physical and Social Pain Are Processed in Some of the Same Areas of the Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, health, humans, healthcare, illness, medicine, research, science, study )

Darren
- 7 days ago - healthland.time.com
Sticks and stones may break your bones, but names can hurt just as much. Indeed, according to converging evidence reported in a new review in Current Directions in Psychological Science, physical and social pain are processed in some of the same regions.
Whole Organ 'Grown' in World First
Science & Tech  (tags: science, medical, research, organ, human, animals, scotland, UK )

Ray
- 7 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A whole functional organ has been grown from scratch inside an animal for the first time, say researchers in Scotland.
The Origin of Humans Is Surprisingly Complicated
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, nature, research, science, world, history )

Darren
- 7 days ago - scientificamerican.com
HUMAN FAMILY TREE used to be a scraggly thing. With relatively few fossils to work from, scientists' best guess was that they could all be assigned to just two lineages, one of which went extinct and the other of which ultimately gave rise to us.
Food as Medicine: How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce to Help Heal Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, research, food, diet, AlternativeMed )

Nils Ande
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
From a young age, we learn that it doesn't matter how or what we eat, there is a quick fix around the corner for whatever ails us--whether we're obese, have high blood pressure or bad cholesterol--just to name a few of the issues plaguing our society
 

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