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Miscarriage and Stillbirth Linked to Fracking Chemical Exposure
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, ffacking, frack is whack, environment, ecosystems, destruction, research )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
Fracking for oil and gas uses a wide range of chemicals that disrupt reproductive function in both sexes
Petcoke: The Toxic Black Dust Coming to a Community Near You
Environment  (tags: petcok, tar sands, coal powered plants, healthconditions, protection, pollution, ecosystems, energy, humans, environment, destruction, research, nature, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theecologist.org
The waste product of refining heavy oil from Canada's tar sands, petcoke is stored in open mountains around Chicago's 'Slag Valley', sending plumes of sticky black dust over poor neighborhoods every time the wind blows
Has Stanford University Found a Cure for Alzheimer's Disease?A CURE FOR A DEADLY DISEASE! EPIC
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, illness, interesting, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, safety, society, study, treatment )

Rose ann
- 6 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
These cells, called 'microglia' function well when people are young, but when they age, a single protein called EP2 stops them operating efficiently. Now scientists have shown that blocking the protein allows the microglia to function normally again.
How To Watch This Weekend's Mysterious Geminids Meteor Shower
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, history, humans, meteors, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Caree
- 5 days ago - msn.com
This weekend is the last major meteor shower of the year -- the Geminids meteor shower -- and experts suspect it will be quite a show. The best time to watch will be coming up this weekend when the sky will come alive with hundreds of shooting stars ...
Genes Reveal Histories of Bird Origins, Feathers, Flight and Song
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, birds, discovery, genome biology, interesting, research, scientists, study, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - ecology.com
The genomes of modern birds tell a story: Today's winged rulers of the skies emerged and evolved after the mass extinction that wiped out dinosaurs and almost everything else 66 million years ago.
This Nursing Home Calms Troubling Behavior Without Risky Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, AlternativeMed, drugs, healthcare, humans, illness, research, risks, treatment, organic, ethics, exercise )

Lidia
- 3 days ago - npr.org
Though antipsychotics are approved to treat serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the FDA says the drugs can increase the risk of death for people with dementia. Still, they're prescribed for nearly 300,000 nursing home residen
Is There a Parallel Universe That's Moving Backwards in Time?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, physics, Big Bang, universe, space, discovery, astronomy )

Michael
- 4 days ago - iflscience.com
Time, as we understand it, moves from the past to the future irreversibly. But now, an international trio of theoretical physicists is suggesting that there's more than one future.
Earth's Water Most Likely Not From Comets
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, nasa, science, research, space )

Mitchell
- 3 days ago - skyandtelescope.com
Information gleaned from the Rosetta Spacecraft indicate that the water vapor coming from Comet 67P has a different Deuterium/Hydrogen signature than Earth's water.
What Causes Coronary Heart Disease?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, health, coronary heart disease )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is arguably the the UK's biggest killer. CHD develops when the blood supply to the muscles and tissues of the heart becomes obstructed by the build-up of fatty materials inside the walls of the coronary arteries.
'Super-Earth' Alien Planet Spotted By Ground-Based Telescope, a First
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, history, humans, interesting, news, research, science, scientists, study, technology, world )

Caree
- 2 days ago - msn.com
Finding Earthlike planets beyond our solar system has largely been the work of space-based telescopes, but new observations from a remote island suggest that could change. Optical Telescope on La Palma observed a planet twice the size of Earth as it -
2 Futures Can Explain Time's Mysterious Past
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, investigation, humans, astronomy, cosmology, future, time, past, theory, big bang, parallel universe )

Darren
- 3 days ago - scientificamerican.com
New theories suggest the big bang was not the beginning, and that we may live in the past of a parallel universe
FINDING "LOST" LANGUAGES IN THE BRAIN
Science & Tech  (tags: languages, brain, sounds, discovery, humans, research, science, society, study )

Lone
- 7 days ago - mcgill.ca
The infant brain forms representations of language sounds, but we wanted to see whether the brain maintains these representations later in life even if the person is no longer exposed to the language,
Astronomers Spot Massive Blue Stars Beginning To Merge
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, discovery, astronomy, nasa, research, stars )

Michael
- 6 days ago - iflscience.com
In the Giraffe constellation 13,000 light-years away, MY Camelopardalis is a massive binary system made up of two blue (that is, very hot and very bright) stars. They're so close, they're about to merge into a supermassive star.
DNA Laureate James Watson's Nobel Medal Sells for $4.1 Million
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, news, humans, discovery, DNA, Laureate, James Watson, Nobel Medal, sells, $4.1 Million, donmate, auction, research )

Darren
- 3 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Watson says he will donate some proceeds form the auction to support research
Human Taste for Alcohol Linked to Apes Eating Rotten Fruit
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, alcohol, evolution, discovery, study )

Michael
- 3 days ago - cbc.ca
One of the things that makes humans an unusual animal is that we like a drink - sometimes more than is good for us. Most animals lack the taste for booze and the ability to effectively metabolize the alcohol in it.
 

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