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A Sour Deception: Citric Acid Comes From GMO Black Mold, Not Fruit - Via
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Citric Acid, Food Industry, Industrial Farming, Black Mold, Big Ag, US, China, GMO corn, Health risks )

Victoria
- 100 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
Nearly all citric acid (used as a preservative) is made in an industrial factory using black mold (Aspergillus niger) fermentation with GMO corn and is produced by some Big Ag food producers in the US and China. The mold feeds on GMO corn syrup glucose.
Please Sign US Petition - Texas Label GMOs - Via Move On Petitions
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, US, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Food Industry, Health risks, Eco-system, Sustainablity, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 121 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Demand legislation to require the labelling of all foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients and of all seeds that have been produced through genetic engineering, otherwise referred to as "GMO foods" or "GMOs". US action only.
Update: Effort to Kill GMO Labeling in New Hampshire - Via Food Democracy Now
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, US, Labelling, Bio-tech industry, Food, Health Risks, Society, Ethics, Urgent action )

Victoria
- 332 days ago - fooddemocracynow.org
Contact your representative today to Vote YES on HB 660 as the House vote on GMO labeling has been delayed until Wednesday, January 22. Send a letter or make a call. Right now Monsanto and big food lobbyists are trying to stop labeling of GM foods.
Big Wind's Dirty Little Secret: Toxic Lakes and Radioactive Waste
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, environment, energy policy, energy lobby, wind lobby, turbines, #climatechanged, toxic contamination, rare earth metals, bird deaths, radioactive materials, lobbying, poor regulation, US, China )

Brian
- 340 days ago - instituteforenergyresearch.org
"It is disingenuous for wind lobbyists to hide the impacts of their industry while highlighting the impacts of others. From illegal bird deaths to radioactive waste, wind energy poses serious environmental risks that the wind lobby would prefer.."
Carbon Inequality: Just One Percent Of U.S. Power Plants Produce 12 Percent Of U.S. Carbon Emissions
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, US, power plants, coal, carbon emissions, pollution, #climatechanged, climate, regulations )

Brian
- 459 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Inequality isn't just a matter of income: it plays out in carbon pollution as well. It turns out a mere one percent of U.S. power plants account for over 12 percent of all U.S. carbon emissions -- and for about 30 percent of U.S. power sector emissions.
Making It Illegal To Fail Science Students Who Argue Humans Co-Existed With Dinosaurs
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, dinosaurs, humans co-exist with dinosaurs, US, United States, science, anti evolution )

Rebecca
- 664 days ago - techcrunch.com
Oklahoma is moving forward with a law that could ban Biology teachers from failing students who argue that humans co-existed with dinosaurs.
The Dangers of Delaying Heightened Cybersecurity
Science & Tech  (tags: cybersecurity, US, Lieberman, government, national security, legislation, congress )

Nancy
- 798 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Congress has recessed until after the November elections without passing cybersecurity legislation, which a bipartisan chorus of prominent defense and intelligence officials says is urgently needed to protect our country's economic and national security.
US Researchers Build 'Waste Water Generator'
Science & Tech  (tags: US, researchers, build 'waste, water, generator' )

Agnes
- 1020 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Researchers in the US have built a prototype device which they say can generate electricity from waste water. The team at Pennsylvania State University says the technology would simultaneously treat the water.
US Professor Helps Expose Skype Security Flaw
Science & Tech  (tags: US, professor, helps, expose, Skype, security, flaw )

Agnes
- 1151 days ago - news.com.au
THERE'S nowhere for Skype users to hide, thanks to a flagrant security flaw in the service. The serious breach in the widely-used, internet video chat program means that any evil computer nerd could easily hunt down users' whereabouts, according to a stu
Remote Control Guide Dogs to Sniff Out Bombs and Drugs: The Amazing Innovation That Could Turn Search Canines Into 'Super Dogs'
Science & Tech  (tags: US, crime, Remote control guide dogs, dogs, GPS technology )

Anna
- 1427 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
U.S. researchers have developed new technology that could transform the lives of disabled people and crack criminal cases.A team at Auburn University have created a harness that uses GPS technology and could enhance the abilities of search dogs to take on
Saving Water, One Field at a Time
Science & Tech  (tags: agriculture, conservation, NASA, news, satellites, US, waterenvironment, NewTechnology )

Dan
- 1443 days ago - technologyreview.com
NASA software helps farmers efficiently manage irrigation by using data from satellites, local weather observations, and wireless sensor networks to best calculate food crop water needs. Recorded in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
U.S.'s Largest PV Solar Power Plant Goes Online
Science & Tech  (tags: US, Solar Power Plant, energy plants )

Anna
- 1466 days ago - news.discovery.com
In the United States, solar-powered energy plants are starting to come into their own. Earlier this month, San-Diego based Sempra Generation finished construction on the largest photovoltaic solar power plant in the country, located in Boulder City,
Tell FCC Commissioner Copps Via Our Free Fax Service: Be a Hero and Save the Internet
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, net neutrality, US, USA, America, World )

Caitlin
- 1470 days ago - act.credoaction.com
FCC Chairman Genachowski, an Obama administration appointee, has announced plans to issue weak, industry-friendly regulations when the FCC meets on Dec. 21st. In a cynical ploy Mr. G. is calling the regulations "net neutrality," when they know it is NOT!
Windows Phone 7 Goes on Sale in the United States
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, NewTechnology, news, study, tech, Windows Phone 7, smartphones, phones, gadgets, Windows, US, technology, world, discovery, concept )

Club
- 1500 days ago - myreviews.biz
As Windows Phone 7 goes on sale in AT&T and T-Mobile USA stores across the United States, Microsoft Corp. has commissioned and released the findings of a recent Harris Interactive survey showing the surprising ways mobile phones have become a part of the
 

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