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How Big Data Could Reshape the American Workforce
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, NewTechnology, technology, workplace )

Cal
- 10 days ago - news.vice.com
Big data's move into the world of workforce development is just beginning, as are the debates around its use and its content.
Suppressing Science For Monsanto? Groups Demand Investigation of USDA
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate, Rights, U.S., USDA )

Judy
- 17 days ago - commondreams.org
'It is imperative that the USDA maintains scientific integrity and does not allow for harassment, censorship or suppression of findings that counter the interests of industry,' say farmworker, environmental, and food safety groups
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
- 10 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.
Why Scientists Are Worried About the GMO Potato and Apple
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, risks, scientists' warning )

Teresa
- 19 days ago - responsibletechnology.org
The question that serious scientists are asking is: If we (or bees, or birds, or deer) consume the dsRNA in the apple or potato, can it influence how our genes work?
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
- 28 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.
Critics Lash Out At Chinese Scientists Who Edited DNA In Human Embryos
Science & Tech  (tags: genetics, gene therapy, dna )

Judy
- 28 days ago - npr.org
For the first time, scientists have edited DNA in human embryos, a highly controversial step long considered off limits.
Five Disturbing Things You Didn't Know About Forensic "Science"
Science & Tech  (tags: forensics, forensic science, hair analysis, bite mark analysis, bloodstain pattern analysis, shoes and tires, fingerprints, DNA, FBI )

Judy
- 29 days ago - firstlook.org
Recent findings involving discredited hair analysis represent the tip of the iceberg when it comes to flawed forensics.
Diabetes Drug Found in Freshwater Is a Potential Cause of Intersex Fish
Science & Tech  (tags: intersex fish, type II diabetes drug, metformin, researchers, freshwater contamination, wastewater treatment facilities )

Judy
- 27 days ago - phys.org
A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes, which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide, has been shown to cause intersex in fish -male fish that produce eggs.
Are Bees 'Hooked' on Nectar Containing Pesticides?
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, pesticides, neonicitinoids )

Judy
- 26 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Bees are attracted to nectar containing common pesticides, scientists at Newcastle University and Trinity College Dublin have discovered. This could increase their chances of exposure to high levels of pesticides.
Unfinished Nuclear Plants Raise Safety Doubts
Science & Tech  (tags: China, Electricity generation, Greenhouse Gases, Nuclear power )

Judy
- 39 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
A new generation of giant reactors, meant to provide fresh hope for nuclear power in Europe, has been found to have a serious safety problem.
 
 
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