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"An End to the Monarchy"...Plaid Cymru Youth's Aim After First Conference
World  (tags: Wales, Plaid Cymru, Daily Wales, Youth, Abolish Monarchy )

- 2 days ago -
The agenda included several constitutional amendments as well as motions on equality and universal Welsh-medium education.
German Agency Says IARC Glyphosate Decision Based on Poor Evidence
Health & Wellness  (tags: Germany, Federal Institute, Risk Assessment, Glphosate, IARC, Classification, Health Risk )

- 2 hours ago -
The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) commented as rapporteur for the active ingredient glyphosate as part of the EU reevaluation this classification by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) based on the published...
China and US Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor Cooperation
Animals  (tags: US, China, Research Agreement, Energy, Development, Molten Salt Reactors, Nuclear Energy, Design )

- 1 day ago -
A Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, or CRADA, between ORNL and SINAP focuses on accelerating scientific understanding and technical development of salt-cooled reactors...
New Poll Reveals Washington State Opinions on Nuclear Energy
Society & Culture  (tags: Washington State, Energy, Energy Policy, Public Opinion, Nuclear Energy )

- 1 day ago -
New public opinion polling of Washington state residents by Bisconti Research/Quest Global Research found that a large majority favor the use of nuclear energy as part of the U.S. energy mix.
Genetically Modified Crops Have Environmental Advantages, Too
Environment  (tags: Genetically Modified Crops, Steve Strauss, Oregon, Environment, Economics, Public Policy )

- 1 day ago -
Prof. Steve Strauss: "What Oregonians need is not simplistic ideologies and food systems but reliable science and realistic alternatives in making environmentally and economically wise choices."
Filastine: Colony Collapse   video
Offbeat  (tags: Colony Collapse, Filastine, Environment, Economics, Humanity, Crisis, Music, Video )

- 1 day ago -
Colony Collapse is filmed at sites of ecological friction, the fault lines of conflict between humanity and (the rest of) nature. It is a video made to confront and indict the ongoing catastrophes that are the very fabric of our globalized economic order.
So Roundup "Probably" Causes Cancer. This Means What, Exactly?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Risk Assessment, Cancer, Carcinogens, Roundup, Science )

- 23 hours ago -
Another probable carcinogen, acrylamide, is formed by cooking at high temperatures: It shows up, for instance, in coffee beans, potato chips, and french fries. The FDA just approved a GMO potato that produces less than half the acrylamide.
Thierry Vrain Promotes GMO Fear, Not Facts
Science & Tech  (tags: Thierry Vrain, Retired, Anti-GMO, Fear Monger, Discredited Studies, Faulty Evidence, Former Pro-GMO, Scientist )

- 22 hours ago -
Every example Vrain puts forward has been examined and dismissed by world food, health and science experts. This fact seems to be irrelevant to him. Simply put, he is promoting fear not facts.
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