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Monsanto GM Soy Is Scarier Than You Think
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, food, environment )

Marty
- 1 hour ago - motherjones.com
Soybeans are the second-largest US crop after corn, covering about a quarter of American farmland. We grow more soybeans than any other country except Brazil. According to the US Department of Agriculture, more than 90 percent of the soybeans churned out
Scan Finds New Tattoos on 5300-Year-Old Iceman
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 16 hours ago - redorbit.com
A new study has used advanced imaging techniques to identify previously unknown tattoos on the ribcage of the 5300-year old man known as Ã-tzi, bringing his total number of tattoos to 61.
Company Chops Down Rainforest for âEUR~SustainableâEUR(TM) Chocolate
Offbeat  (tags: environment, ethics, interesting )

Marty
- 23 hours ago - theepochtimes.com
A cacao grower with roots in Southeast AsiaâEUR(TM)s palm oil industry has set up shop in the Peruvian Amazon. The CEO of United Cacao has told the international press that he wants to change the industry for the better, and Peru seems to provide the right
The UK's Oldest Surviving Yacht Prepares to Emerge From Its Subterranean Home
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history )

Marty
- 23 hours ago - culture24.org.uk
Curators and conservators at the Nautical Museum in Castletown on the Isle of Man are about to embark on a vital nautical rescue mission as they prepare to remove the UKâEUR(TM)s earliest example of a British yacht from her cellar for essential restoration.
Treasured 16th-Century 'Lenox Globe' Gets a Digital Makeover
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 23 hours ago - livescience.com
In a dark room at the New York Public Library, a cartographer, a curator of rare books and a handful of scientists crowded around a camera ringed by colored lights. All eyes were trained on a small, copper sphere about the size of a grapefruit
Glyphosate Treated GMO Soy Extremely UnhealthyâEUR"BT Toxic to Organs & Blood
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, ethics, food )

Marty
- 23 hours ago - theepochtimes.com
In the last few years several laboratory studies have been published showing the incredible harm Glyphosate treated GMO Soy that produces a pesticide Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) does to the organ systems of mammals.
1,215 Rhinos Butchered in South Africa in 2014
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife )

Marty
- 1 day ago - theepochtimes.com
1,215: thatâEUR(TM)s the total number of rhinos butchered last year in South Africa for their horns. The number represents another annual recordâEUR"the seventh in a rowâEUR"topping last yearâEUR(TM)s total by 195 rhinos
Mysterious Man-Made Ditches Predate Amazon Rainforest
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - theepochtimes.com
A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has revealed that a series of mysterious lines and geometric shapes carved into the Amazonian landscape were created thousands of years ago
Sappho's New Poems: The Tangled Tale of Their Discovery
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
Imagine that every copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio had been destroyed some 350 years ago. We might have heard tell of how great "Macbeth" once was on stage, but we couldn't perform it ourselves. Without the First Folio, we'd be deprived
Gripping Tale: Hominin Hands Hold Clues to Tool Use
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
The ancestors of humans may have evolved humanlike hands that were precise and powerful enough to use stone tools more than a half million years before such tools were even developed, researchers say
 
 
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