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Stand With Scientists: Tell the AGU to Drop Exxon Sponsorship - TAKE ACTION!
Science & Tech  (tags: The American Geophysical Union, AGU Board, Exxon, Exxon Sponsorship, conflict of interest, petition )

Judy
- 2 days ago - act.climatetruth.org
UPDATE FROM 9/23: The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Board just announced that they will keep accepting Exxon's dollars. We're deeply disappointed, but the fight for scientific integrity continues. Help us keep this campaign going strong.
FBI and DOJ Vow to Continue Using Junk Science Rejected By White House Report
Science & Tech  (tags: FBI, DOJ, forensics, research, "junk science", scientific validity and reliability )

Judy
- 3 days ago - theintercept.com
Report concludes that common, pattern-matching forensic disciplines -- bite mark analysis, fingerprint and firearm comparison, shoe tread analysis, and complex DNA mixture analysis -- need additional support to be deemed valid and reliable.
Don't Let Congress Throw Science Under the Bus - TAKE ACTION!
Science & Tech  (tags: Union of Concerned Scientists, Congress, appropriations, budget bill, #Clean Budget, #No Riders, Clean air act, Clean Water Act, anti-science legislation. petition )

Judy
- 12 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Right now, Congress is gathering to create a final version of next year's federal budget. Unfortunately, some legislators are trying to slide in back-room deals with corporate lobbyists that cut down landmark public health protections...
The Science of 9-11 - Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: 9-11, science, architects, engineers, investigation, Trade Center, petition )

Dandelion
- 16 days ago - ae911truth.org
Join the architects and engineers who have signed the Petition demanding a new investigation into the destruction of all 3 World Trade Center skyscrapers on 9/11.
With Russia Paranoia, Corporate Media Sells Cyberwar
Science & Tech  (tags: cyberwar, cyberwarfare, cyber weapons, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Russia, Stuxnet )

Judy
- 19 days ago - shadowproof.com
And before this gets memory-holed, the US started the cyberwar arms race. Cyberwarfare has become big business.
NASA Study Links Methane "Hot Spot" to Oil-and-Gas Infrastructure Leaks
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Four Corners region, methane hotspot, methane emissions, oil-and-gas infrastructure, BLM, EPA )

Judy
- 39 days ago - truth-out.org
Some connected to the oil-and-gas industry have tried to argue that the Four Corners methane hot spot is naturally occurring due to underground coal formations.
USC Quantum Computing Researchers Reduce Quantum Information Processing Errors
Science & Tech  (tags: Quantum Computing )

Michael
- 45 days ago - spacedaily.com
Quantum computing remains mysterious and elusive to many, but USC Viterbi School of Engineering researchers might have taken us one step closer to bring such super-powered devices to practical reality.
Yeast May Have Helped Lichens Conquer Land!
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, environment, interesting, science, research )

Mitchell
- 60 days ago - purdue.edu
"Lichens were also some of the first land-dwelling organisms, suggesting that a communal effort helped life make the ocean-to-land leap."
Dark Matter Particle Remains Elusive
Science & Tech  (tags: Dark matter )

Michael
- 64 days ago - spacedaily.com
The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment has yielded no trace of a dark matter particle after completing its final 20-month long search of the universe, according to LUX collaboration scientists including UCL researchers.
 
 
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