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What Did Monsanto Show Bill Nye To Make Him Fall "In Love" With GMOs?
Science & Tech  (tags: Bill Nye, gmos, science, health, environment, food, scientists )

Nancy
- 1 hour ago - motherjones.com
He gave no details, just that he "went to Monsanto and I spent a lot of time with the scientists there." As a result, he added with a grin, "I have revised my outlook, and am very excited about telling the world. When you're in love, you want to tell...
The Controversial Origins of the Maine Penny, A Norse Coin Found in a Native American Settlement...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
Literary evidence for the Viking exploration of North America can be found in the Vinland Sagas. These were two Icelandic sagas written in the 13th century regarding the Norse exploration of North America undertaken about two centuries earlier...
3 Reasons We Must Solve the Perception Gap Around Science
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Science Education, Science Communication )

Brian
- 2 days ago - linkedin.com
"We need to improve scientific literacy so people are better equipped to evaluate scientific claims for themselves. That begins with improving science education and communication."
Linguists Link English, Hindi to Single Ancestor Language Spoken 6,500 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, ancient, history, archaeology, investigation, study, discovery )

Glenn
- 7 days ago - pbs.org
So this is where our modern languages came from. No Tower of Babel here.
American Indian Sailed to Europe With Vikings?...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Analyzing a type of DNA passed only from mother to child, scientists found more than 80 living Icelanders with a genetic variation similar to one found mostly in Native Americans. (Get the basics on genetics.)...
New Study Suggests Neanderthals Never Went Extinct...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 9 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Scientific debate regarding the demise of the Neanderthals has been ongoing for decades with many experts proposing factors such as climate change, competition for resources, of lack of intelligence for possible causes behind the extinction...
First Touch-Free âEUR~SesameâEUR(TM) Smartphone Allows Disabled To Control Phones With A Nod
Science & Tech  (tags: Israel, innovations, disabled, phones, head nod )

Barbara
- 12 days ago - nocamels.com
Sesame EnableâEUR(TM)s touch-free smart phone, the first of its kind, will allow users to control their phone without ever lifting a finger. Imagine making a call, taking a picture, or even playing a game with just the nod of your head.
Alien Star Passed Through Our Solar System 70,000 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, red dwarf, Oort Cloud, discovery, space, research, Scholz's star )

Michael
- 13 days ago - iflscience.com
Around the time modern humans are thought to have first spread across Asia, a red dwarf star passed just 0.8 light-years from the sun, a group of astronomers have concluded.
Congress: Please Extend Key Clean Energy Tax Incentives - Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: EXPIRE Act, Congress, clean energy technologies, tax incentives, pew petition, wind, waste heat to power )

Dandelion
- 33 days ago - advocacy.pewenvironment.org
By strengthening the Expiring Provisions Improvement Report and Efficiency Act, or EXPIRE Act, to include an extension of key wind, efficiency, and waste-heat-to-power provisions, Congress can give clean energy technologies a boost encourage investment.
 
 
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