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A Medical Breakthrough Made Possible By Ancient Chinese Remedies Just Won A Nobel Prize
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, complimentary medicine, disease, health, humans, illness, interesting, research, treatment )

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For centuries, malaria has ravaged much of the underdeveloped world - including Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Economic losses in the Motherland amount to $12 billion annually via increased health care costs and loss of productivity and...
Synbiota Biohacking Kits Let You Do Genetic Engineering at Home
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, science, world )

- 3 hours ago -
Gee, what could possibly go wrong? DIY bio movement envisions biotechnology becoming as accessible as programming.
GM Crop Bans Confirmed in 19 EU Countries
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, healthy, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 1 day ago -
Denmark, Luxembourg and Malta have joined the growing list of EU countries which have turned their backs on GM crops.
Good Gourd! What's With All The Weird-Looking Squash? (With Slideshow)
Offbeat  (tags: culture, environment, humans, interesting, photos, society, unusual )

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When Virginia farmer Charles Martin first got into the pumpkin game a decade ago, he started small, with a half-acre plot of traditional round, orange jack-o-lanterns. Today he grows 55 varieties of gourds, squash and pumpkins, and he's always looking for
Monsanto's Migraine: Big Fiascoes Facing the World's Biggest Seed Company
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, genetic engineering, GMOs, glyphosate, lies, money, Monsanto, politics, roundup, world )

- 2 days ago -
Monsanto has been reeling from a number of setbacks around the globe. Here's a look at some of the main reasons that 2015 has been a giant headache for the biotech giant.
Seattle Could Create An Entirely New Way To Fund Elections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: election funding, elections, freedoms, government, politics )

- 3 days ago -
In a little over a month, Seattle voters will go to the polls with the opportunity to create a brand new, first-in-the-country system of publicly financed city elections.
WhatâEUR(TM)s in a Seed? The Critical Role of Seed Politics in the Food Sovereignty Movement
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, green, health, humans, protection, seeds, seed saving, Sustainabililty, world )

- 3 days ago -
The right to healthy, sustainably produced food is the cornerstone of food sovereignty. Yet without access to quality, affordable seeds and the self-determination to save, select and share seeds, no farmer or consumer can fully attain this sovereignty.
Bird of the Week: Thick-Billed Parrot
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife )

- 3 days ago -
Shooting, logging, and development eliminated the species from its U.S. range, and attempts to reintroduce the species have been unsuccessful. It is included on the 2014 State of the Birds Watch List and was listed as Endangered by the U.S. Fish and...
Tell These Pinkwashers: "Poison Isn't Pretty"
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, ethics, health, protection, safety )

- 4 days ago -
The Personal Care Products Council and the American Cancer Society both claim to care about women living with breast cancer, but theyâEUR(TM)re giving toxic products to women in cancer treatment. This outrageous pinkwashing has to stop now!
There May Be Flowing Water on Mars. But Is There Intelligent Life on Earth?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, world, conservation, greenliving, Sustainabililty )

- 5 days ago -
While we marvel at Nasa's discoveries, we destroy our irreplaceable natural resources - so we can buy pre-peeled bananas and smartphones for dogs
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