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Prince of Japan Says It Is Important the Country Remembers Its Role in World War II "Correctly" as the Nation's Politicians Try
World  (tags: Japan, History, World War II, War Crimes, Sex Slavery, Torture, Mass Killings, Human Experiments, Unit 731, Crown Prince Naruhito )

- 23 hours ago -
Japan's crown prince has warned in a rare public statement that his country must remember World War II "correctly".The unusual intervention comes as politicians fight to downplay the country's historic war crimes, which include sex slavery..."
Chinese Scientists Genetically Modify Human Embryos
Health & Wellness  (tags: Genetic Disorders, Genetic Medicine, China, Research, Genetic Modification, Gene Editing, Human Evolution )

- 1 day ago -
The team attempted to modify the gene responsible for β-thalassaemia, a potentially fatal blood disorder, using a gene-editing technique known as CRISPR/Cas9.
Five Reasons To Skip Organic For Earth Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: Organic, Costs, Health, Environment, Earth Day )

- 1 day ago -
My children will not be eating organic food for Earth Day. Neither should yours. It costs more, offers no nutritional benefit, and is worse for the environment
The Unnecessary War
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, Science, Health, Safety, Anti-Science, Fear Mongers, Labeling )

- 1 day ago -
I can't be in favor of anti-science fearmongering.
Belle Gibson: Famous Health Blogger Admits Lying About Cancer
Society & Culture  (tags: Belle Gibson, Blogger, Internet Celebrity, Health Advice, Organic, Non-GMO, Alternative Medicine, Deception, Fraud, Discredited )

- 1 day ago -
Todd Harper, the chief of local charity Cancer Council Victoria, urged patients to be wary of cure claims that sounded too good to be true. He added that patients should consult their doctor before trying alternative or complementary treatments, or diets.
The Ten Biggest Power Plants In America---Not What You Think
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Power Plants, Nameplate installed capacity, Actual Power Produced, Electricity )

- 1 day ago -
The usual measure of what's bigger is the so-called Nameplate installed capacity, which is the maximum power a plant can produce when everything is running perfectly. But the real measure is what the power plant actually produces over the year
U.S. Takes Lead in Bid to Cope With Arctic Meltdown
Environment  (tags: Arctic, Climate Change, Arctic Council, US, State Department )

- 2 days ago -
The United States will begin its leadership of the Arctic Council at an international meeting in Iqaluit, Canada, on Friday, beginning a two-year term in which the State Department has signaled it will focus heavily on climate change.
A Plan to Deal With Nuclear Waste
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Nuclear Waste, Yucca Mountain, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NRC )

- 1 day ago -
The nation's nuclear waste strategy is...well, actually, the nation doesn't have much of a nuclear waste strategy.
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