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Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Nuclear Weapons   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Last Week Tonight, John Oliver, nuclear weapons, HBO, safety, world )

Evelyn
- 21 days ago - youtu.be
America has over 4,800 nuclear weapons, and we don't take terrific care of them. It's terrifying, basically. A random check of "facts" given - confirmed them. As Olver says: "Let's not have our last words be 'OOPS - oh, Shit!'"
DNA Analysis Used To Trap Tree Thieves
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, British Columbia, DNA, trees, unauthorized loggers, old growth, thieves )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - science.gc.ca
Timber is taken illegally from Crown land, private land and ecological reserves. Catching these unauthorized loggers red-handed as they harvest old-growth timber would be ideal and DNA can lead to convictions which will help to stop this from happening.
The Committee For Skeptical Inquiry: No Health Risks From GMOs
Science & Tech  (tags: Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, Genetic Modification, GMOs, Science Literacy, Misinformation, Fear Mongering, Health, Safety )

Brian
- 27 days ago - csicop.org
"Genetic modification is easy to portray as a new and scary technology, but fear mongering is largely based on misinformation, a misunderstanding of evolution and our place in the natural world, and vague fears of contamination."
IDF Admits to Using Cyber Space to Attack Enemies
Science & Tech  (tags: Israel, military, IDF, cyber warfare, Unit 8200, Jerusalem Post )

Evelyn
- 42 days ago - jpost.com
The IDF uses cyberspace to gather intelligence, attack enemies and conduct various military operations, the military revealed on Sunday in a posting on its official website. IDF officially admitted it engages in cyberwarfare for offensive purposes.
1957-Roger Ravelle and Hans Suess "Discover Global Warming"
Science & Tech  (tags: Hans Suess, Roger Revelle, oceanography, chemistry, geochemistry, global warming effects, technology, science, investigation, environment, scientists )

Betsy
- 39 days ago - aip.org
Before scientists would take greenhouse effect warming seriously, they had to get past a counter-argument. It seemed certain that the immense mass of the oceans would absorb the excess carbon dioxide produced by human activity.
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
- 50 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.
Tell FCC's Five Commissioners Your Boss Said No Slow Lane - Free Fax
Science & Tech  (tags: President Obama, FCC, Net Neutrality, No Slow Lanes )

Dandelion
- 77 days ago - pol.moveon.org
President Obama just stood up for Net Neutrality the first time since the FCC revealed a plan that would create a two-tiered Internet. Tell FCC's five commissioners, get the message that the president who appointed them doesn't want Internet slow lanes.
Palestinian Girl, the Youngest Doctor in the World
Science & Tech  (tags: , health, study, education equality, checkpoints, occupied Palestine, Palestinian girl, youngest doctor in world )

Jess
- 131 days ago - alray.ps
Asa'd got her Bachelor degree in Medicine with Honors and and was set by the Guinness World Records
Did Scientists Just Solve The Bee Collapse Mystery?
Science & Tech  (tags: Bees, hive collapse, discovery, GeneticEngineering, investigation, research, science )

Kit
- 157 days ago - motherjones.com
What makes the new Harvard study remarkable is that it actually simulated colony collapse disorder.
'Biggest Dinosaur Ever' Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, archaeology, dinosaur, discovery, investigation, science )

Kit
- 159 days ago - bbc.com
Fossilized bones of a dinosaur believed to be the largest creature ever to walk the Earth have been unearthed in Argentina, palaeontologists say. Based on its huge thigh bones, it was 40m (130ft) long and 20m (65ft) tall.
 
 
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