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Mega Droughts Or Prolonged Droughts (California and Western US) Are A Threat To Civilization
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Western US, Droughts, Wildfires, water shortage, animals, business, climate, environment, habitat, health, investigation, news, NewTechnology, science, technology, world )

Betsy
- 266 days ago - usatoday.com
California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.
U.S. Scientists Unable to Replicate Radiation Leak at New Mexico Nuclear Waste Facility
Science & Tech  (tags: WIPP, radiation leak, danger, nuclear waste, investigation, news, ethics, New Mexico, Carlsbad, Los Alamos, government, scientists )

Carrie
- 333 days ago - rawstory.com
Government scientists have not been able to replicate a chemical reaction suspected of causing a radiation leak at a U.S. nuclear waste dump in New Mexico, complicating efforts to understand what went wrong, a U.S. Energy Department official said Friday.
See Just How Warm Winter Will Be in Your Hometown, Thanks to Climate Change ~ INTERACTIVE MAP
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, climate change, weather, humans, climate, research, scientists, news, interesting, habitat, animals )

Carrie
- 109 days ago - takepart.com
In coming decades, could frigid Buffalo, New York, experience winters as mild as Charlotte, North CarolinaâEUR(TM)s? And will Coeur dâEUR(TM)Alene, IdahoâEUR(TM)s January be as warm as Victorville, CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s?
JON STEWART EXPLAINS THE CLIMATE CHANGE CRISIS TO IGNORANT REPUBLICANS: VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: humor, satire, climate-change, Jon Stewart, GOP, science, scientists, research, study, environment, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 246 days ago - towleroad.com
As hundreds of thousands protest climate change inaction on the streets of New York City, the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology struggles to understand the basic physics of sea level change and bases policy on...
CREEPY!! Creating Child Sex Robots Is a Terrible Idea
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, child robots, ethics, health, news, research, science )

Cal
- 314 days ago - vice.com
Last week, at an event called Our Robot Future at Berkeley, robo-ethicists introduced the idea of using sex robots to rehabilitate pedophiles.
New Study Confirms That Dogs Really Are Like Your Children
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, animals, dogs, children, science, research, study, interesting, news, scientists )

Carrie
- 233 days ago - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com
On an intellectual level I understand that having a dog is not the same as having a human child. Still, what I feel for him has got to be something like maternal attachment. And a new brain-imaging study backs me up on this.
Possible Stegomastodon Skull Found at Elephant Butte Lake
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, stegomastodon, discovery, New Mexico, science, interesting, history, news )

Carrie
- 351 days ago - lcsun-news.com
"State Parks and other agencies are investigating the find of what appears to be a tusk and skull of a prehistoric elephant," said State Parks Director Tommy Mutz in a news release from the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department.
The Biggest Methane Leak in America Is in New Mexico
Science & Tech  (tags: New Mexico's San Juan Basin, methane gas leak, research, science, space, study, investigation, interesting, news, technology )

Carrie
- 228 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Researchers using satellite data have pinpointed New Mexico's San Juan Basin as a major source of leaking methane in the United States. This is the first time scientists have used satellites to image greenhouse gas emissions on the ground.
What's Up With That: Stress Could Be Turning Your Hair Gray
Science & Tech  (tags: health, humans, interesting, news, research, study, history )

Carrie
- 175 days ago - wired.com
Stories of stress turning hair gray abound in popular culture, from Marie Antoinette's hair turning white the night before her beheading, to Barack Obama's rapid first-term graying. But, is there actually a mechanism in your body that translates anxiety i
Scientists Trace Ebola Outbreak to a Tree Where Children Play
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, Ebola Outbreak, children, fruit bats, research, study, news, humans, environment, investigation, interesting )

Carrie
- 148 days ago - washingtonpost.com
According to research published Tuesday by the Robert Koch-Institute, fruit bats are almost certainly to blame for the current Ebola outbreak, which has claimed 7,800 lives so far.
Scientists: Earth Endangered By New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans ~ HUMOR ~ SATIRE
Science & Tech  (tags: Humor, Satire, news, science, research, investigation, discovery, humans, scientists, world, safety, interesting, environment, climate-change, global warming, pollution )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - newyorker.com
(The Borowitz Report) ~ Scientists have discovered a powerful new strain of fact-resistant humans who are threatening the ability of Earth to sustain life, a sobering new study reports.
How to Swim With Sharks and Not Get Eaten (TEXT and VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, animals, swimming with sharks, research, interesting, news, science, safety )

Carrie
- 344 days ago - thestar.com
The ocean's apex predator does kill people, but we are much more devastating to sharks than they are to us. And now, conservation-minded scientists are learning more about what makes sharks tick. The Star's Sandro Contenta reports from the Bahamas.
Poisoning Rhino Horns Doesn't Hurt the Rhinos, But It May Keep Poachers Away ~ TEXT and AUDIO
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, rhino horns, poachers, research, scientists, science, environment, interesting, news, humans, technology )

Carrie
- 66 days ago - pri.org
Rhinos with poison-infused horns are roaming the bush in South Africa, frightening away poachers who don't want sell a toxic product to their clients in Asia. At least that's what Lorina Hern hopes.
Feds: Oil & Gas Drilling Causes Man-Made Earthquakes in New Mexico, 8 Other States
Science & Tech  (tags: New Mexico, oil and gas drilling, environment, man-made earth quakes, US Geological Survey, investigation, humans, study, science, safety, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 32 days ago - progressnownm.wordpress.com
A new study by the federal US Geological Survey found that oil and gas drilling is causing earthquakes in New Mexico drilling communities and in at least 8 other states seeing an oil and gas boom.
 

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