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Society & Culture  (tags: TAKE ACTION, Disabled American Veterans, DAV, Veterans, Traumatic Injuries, PTSD, Disability, Service, PLEASE DONATE )

Brian
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
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"Organic" Labeling Isn't What It Seems
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic, Label, USDA, Certification, Big Profits, Corruption, Bribery )

Brian
- 23 hours ago - theorion.com
"Why would anyone put a label claiming something to be one thing when it isn't? It turns out, some companies try to attract people to buy their products by adding words like "natural" or "fresh" to their packaging. These companies make a bigger profit..."
Green Village to Be Bulldozed and Mined for Lignite(COAL) in Germany's Quest for Non-Nuclear Fuel
World  (tags: Germany, Energy, Energy Policy, Energiewende, Failure, Renewable Energy, Heavily Subsidized, Energy Gap, Fossil Fuels, Lignite, Brown Coal, #DirtyCoal, Angela Merkel, Rising Emissions, Particulate Pollution, Toxic Contamination )

Brian
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
"Proschim is just one of a cluster of east German villages and farms set to make way for new lignite mines. The fossil fuel is intended to "bridge" a widening energy gap resulting from the closure of Germany's nuclear power plants."
U.S. Carbon Emissions Tick Higher; Obama Tells U.N.: 'We Have to Do More'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama Administration, Energy Policy, Greenhouse Gases, Emissions, Climate Change, Climate Talk, Climate Inaction )

Brian
- 18 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
"The Obama administration appears to be losing ground in its efforts to cut U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases, according to new government figures that show pollution levels rising again after several years of gradual decline."
GM Crops Could Replace Fish as Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Health & Wellness  (tags: Omega 3, Fatty Acids, Health, Supplement, Fish, Wild Harvested, Declining Populations, UK Study, Field Trial, Camelina, Genetic Engineering, Brain Health, Heart Health )

Brian
- 13 hours ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"With genetic engineering, land plants like camelina can be altered to produce the necessary omega-3 fatty acids, instead of relying on wild fish for fish oil. "
Adapting to Climate Change in the Andes
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Andes, Paramos, Water Resources, Human Activity, IUCN, International Union for, Conservation of Nature )

Brian
- 1 day ago - iucn.org
"This ecosystem is vulnerable to climate change. And climate is not the only change it is facing. Human activity including agriculture, livestock grazing, burning, mining, inadequate water management and urban expansion all pose serious risks..."
Stanford Researchers Create 'Evolved' Protein That May Stop Cancer From Spreading
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Research, Treatment, Evolved Protein, Genetic Modification, DNA Sequences, BioEngineering, BioTechnology )

Brian
- 19 hours ago - eurekalert.org
"Experimental therapy stopped the metastasis of breast and ovarian cancers in lab mice, pointing toward a safe and effective alternative to chemotherapy."
5 More Bodies Found at Japan Volcano; Toll Now 36
World  (tags: Japan, Volcano, Tragedy, Mount Ontake, 36 Dead )

Brian
- 1 day ago - abcnews.go.com
"Toxic gases and ash from still-erupting Mount Ontake forced Japanese rescue workers to call off the search for more victims Monday as dozens of relatives awaited news of their family members."
Five Ways the Superintelligence Revolution Might Happen
Science & Tech  (tags: Artificial Intelligence, Research, Development, Super Intelligence )

Brian
- 23 hours ago - theconversation.com
"A survey of leading researchers in AI suggests that there is a 50% probability that human-level machine intelligence will have been attained by 2050."
Is the Stock Market Bubble of 2014 Ready to Burst?
Business  (tags: Stock Market, Real Estate, Bubble, Great Recession, Double Dip, FOMC, Federal Open Market Committee, Federal Reserve, Economy, Investment )

Brian
- 23 hours ago - marketwatch.com
"The answer is yes, absolutely, you bet it is. The interesting part is that it is not the only asset class that is in a bubble. In addition to the stock market, real estate is also in a bubble..."
 
 
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