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Science & Tech

This Fish Crawled Out of the Water...and Into Creationists' Nightmares By Chris Mooney
Science & Tech  (tags: Tiktaalik roseae, science, research, evolution, fossil, creationists )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
Tiktaalik, Shubin has observed, was a fish capable of doing a push-up. It had both lungs and gills. In sum, it's quite the transitional form.
Reclassify Internet Service Providers As Common Carriers ACTION US
Science & Tech  (tags: FCC, ISP providers, common carriers, technology, computers, net neutrality, internet )

Nancy
- 53 days ago - peaceteam.net
More than 100,000 people signed a petition on the White House website asking President Obama to take action. But while expressing his support the president declined to intercede with the FCC himself.
Tell the FDA to Reject Genetic Manipulation of Human Embryos! ACTION US
Science & Tech  (tags: GM Human Embryos, embryo, science, humans, GeneticEngineering )

Nancy
- 48 days ago - secure3.convio.net
While the FDA has stated that the agency "recognizes" that there are "ethical and social policy issues" to be considered--and despite the fact that forty-four countries have already banned this kind of genetic manipulation--the FDA won't bother to discuss
We Could Never Give Up The Internet, But We Wouldn't Mind Ditching Facebook
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, facebook, research, study, society, computer, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 48 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Despite the unflattering portrait of a stressed-out, Internet-addled American, there's no denying this: We really, truly love the web. But there are some parts, like social media, that we could live without.
Study Sounds 'El NiñO Alarm' for Later This Year
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, global warming, El Nino, weather, research, science, scientists, study )

Carrie
- 58 days ago - rawstory.com
The study, published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, builds on research put forward in 2013 that first proposed a new long-range El Niño prediction method.
The Day We Fight Back ACTION
Science & Tech  (tags: NSA surveillance program, internet, computer, privacy, technology, government )

Nancy
- 67 days ago - thedaywefightback.org
This Tuesday, Internet companies and people who care about civil liberties are banding together to do it again. This time, we're taking aim at NSA surveillance and standing up for our freedom to communicate without our own government spying on us.
Highlights From Bill Nye And Ken Ham's Debate Over Creationism (TEXT and VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: Bill Nye, Ken Ham, science, religion, evolution, creationism, society, humans )

Carrie
- 70 days ago - usatoday.com
For true believers of all stripes, Tuesday night was the opportunity of a lifetime. Nine hundred people streamed into the Creation Museum for the debate between founder Ken Ham and Bill Nye, the "Science Guy" of television fame.
Tell the FCC: Save the Free and Open Internet ACTION
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, internet, FCC, Tom Wheeler, business, corporate, consumers, society )

Nancy
- 79 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
A handful of major corporations -- Verizon, AT&T, Comcast, and Time Warner Cable -- now have total control over what we're able to see and do online. New Federal Communications Commission chair Tom Wheeler has the power to stop them.
Tell the FCC: Stand Up for Internet Freedom! ACTION
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, computer, FCC, Tom Wheeler, freedoms, business, consumers )

Nancy
- 79 days ago - act.presente.org
Join us in calling on the FCC and their new leader Tom Wheeler to preserve Internet freedom by reclassifying broadband internet and vigorously enforcing net neutrality rules.
When No One Is Just a Face in the Crowd
Science & Tech  (tags: Technology, facial recognition, security cameras, privacy )

Dandelion
- 74 days ago - nytimes.com
Facial recognition proliferation of people who are identified by name in online photos, may soon let companies link a person's online persona with his or her actual offline self at a specific public location. Stops being anonymous in public.
 
 
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