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Shark Culling Could Indirectly Accelerate Climate Change, Study Warns
Offbeat  (tags: Sharks, climate, culling, study, change )

- 7 days ago -
The findings come as shark experts meet at a summit at Taronga zoo in Sydney to discuss emerging technologies that can deter the marine predators.
Brain Cells 'Burn Out' in Parkinson's Disease
Offbeat  (tags: Parkinson's disease, Brain cells, Health, study )

- 36 days ago -
Brain cells in Parkinson's disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an "overheating motor", an early study suggests.
Schools in Uganda Are Getting Bulldozed So Foreign Developers Can Build Stores
Offbeat  (tags: destruction, humans, protection, world, children, corruption, education, humans, news, sadness, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, interesting, corruption, world, society, prevention, protection, risks, society, stu )

- 47 days ago -
With dozens of campuses destroyed, the government has launched an investigation into shady-seeming land grabs by real estate investors.
We Have Autism All Wrong: The Radical New Approach We Need to Understand and Treat It
Offbeat  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, illness, interesting, nutrition, science, treatment, study, research, health, humans, treatment options, misdiagnosed )

- 48 days ago -
PERSONAL HEALTH We Have Autism All Wrong: The Radical New Approach We Need to Understand and Treat It Autism often gets portrayed as checklist of deficits. Rather than curb these behaviors, we should enhance abilities.
Pluto Is Turning Into The Planet Of Your Nightmares
Offbeat  (tags: Pluto, Cthulhu, space, Lovecraft, 2015, discovery, interesting, study, scientists, off-beat, funny )

- 81 days ago -
The New Horizons mission to Pluto has been a dream come true for scientists, who've waited years to get their first close-up glimpse of the distant dwarf planet. But some of the informal names they're giving its distinctive features are straight out of...
Haunted? No! Think Again!   video
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humans, haunted, ghosts, environment, ethics, unusual, bizarre, americans, investigation, discovery, NewTechnology, news, study, research, safety, society, performance, humans )

- 83 days ago -
Heads up do not call ghost busters! Fun is one thing but when done to unaware people that end up moving or in mental wards. That's a whole new definition of Sickness. I'd like people comments on this and this is just one example.
Earth 'Entering New Extinction Phase' - US Study
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, environment, nature, trees, globalwarming, forests, animals, endangered, extinction phase, Study, USA )

- 108 days ago -
The Earth has entered a new period of extinction, a study by three US universities has concluded, and humans could be among the first casualties.
Chimpanzees Found to Drink Alcoholic Plant Sap in Wild
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Chimpanzees, alcohol, Scientists, study )

- 114 days ago -
The wild chimps use sponges made of crushed leaves to drink palm wine
Java Sparrows Use Bill-Clicking to Keep Time in Mating Songs
Offbeat  (tags: study, research, interesting, discovery, Java sparrow, song, mating song, Hokkaido University )

- 121 days ago -
Just like a person clapping their hands in time to a song they're singing, Java sparrows click their beaks to the beat of their mating call, a Hokkaido University research team has discovered.
Fox News Viewers Least Informed Among Media Consumers Says New Study By Former Reagan Adviser
Offbeat  (tags: Fox News, faux news, least informed, media consumers, former Reagan advisor, study )

- 130 days ago -
Fox News viewers tend to be less informed about current affairs than people who obtain their news from other news sources and are even less informed than people who donâEUR(TM)t watch any news at all. Many know that already. So I posted under offbeat.
DNA Study Suggests Dog Evolution 'Earlier Than Thought'
Offbeat  (tags: Dogs, DNA, Evolution, Study )

- 134 days ago -
Dogs may have been domesticated much earlier than previously though, Swedish researchers have suggested.
Cats Rely On Eyes More Than Nose, Study Finds
Offbeat  (tags: cats, study, senses, crime )

- 138 days ago -
Researchers from University of Lincoln, UK examined cats senses in an interesting new study.
Organic Farming 'Benefits Biodiversity'
Offbeat  (tags: farming, organic farming, biodiversity, wild plants, wildlife, study )

- 139 days ago -
Organic farms act as a refuge for wild plants, offsetting the loss of biodiversity on conventional farms, a study suggests.
I-Wonder: Which Fats Can Make You Healthy?
Offbeat  (tags: nutrition, Fats, EFA, food, study, research, health, risks, diet, illness )

- 184 days ago -
Did you know that all food contains some fat âEUR" even carrots and lettuce contain tiny amounts! But does conflicting advice about which fatty foods you should eat have you confused?
Humans Killed Nearly 3 Million Whales In The 20th Century
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, whales, study )

- 201 days ago -
A study published in the March 4 issue of Marine Fisheries Review shows that, between 1900 and 1999, a staggering 2.9 million whales were killed commercially for food, oil or bone.

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