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How good it was seeing wind industry skullduggery exposed on the front page of today's Telegraph. But there's plenty more where that came from, I can assure you. The way the noise regulations governing the wind industry have been rigged by vested interests is one of the great public health scandals of our time. Now [...]
The state of Maryland has given a New York-based company the go-ahead to build a garbage incinerator near two public schools. Students have a few things to say about the matter.
Two high-definition cameras will be fastened to the International Space Station’s underbelly in the coming months to provide earthlings with some of the cleanest images of their planet from an orbit-eye view. According to a report in...Show More Summary
Retractions are typically the result of big goofs and frauds -- but in this case, the problem was inordinate attention paid to inconclusive results.
Digital Globe, a provider of commercial satellite pictures, gathers 1 billion square kilometers of Earth imagery every year. That’s nearly enough to cover the globe twice — and some of it is downright beautiful. Several years ago, employees at the Colorado-based organization decided to pick their favorite to share Earth’s beauty with the public. Show More Summary
“Determining the HIV-1 subtype of infected individuals could be important in the management of HIV-1 infections,” say A3/O2 study authors.? (Photo: GIZMODO) Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, appears to have generated the newest strain of the HIV/AIDS virus. Show More Summary
Images of a seven headed snake, supposedly taken in India, having recently been making the rounds on the internet — while the images certainly do appear to be rather poorly done photoshops, perhaps there’s some truth to them? Which is...Show More Summary
California's governor supports fracking. A whole lot of his constituents don't, and they're being increasingly vocal about it.
Farmers have a slew of tools they can use to keep GMO grain separate from traditional crops. But none of them will deliver absolute, 100-percent results.
The FDA has been waiting decades to tell us whether triclosan, a soap and toothpaste additive, is harmful. A new lawsuit is finally forcing its hand.
It's a very particular and surprisingly appealing form of recycling.
And they can be used for architectural projects, as well as for nifty consumer designs.
Best part? Your future pet will never stand you up or turn out to be married.
A reader wonders what kind of wood creates the cleanest smoke. Umbra says the answer is cut and dried.
The cosmos are lit up year round, but as the Holiday season begins, they’re offering an especially splashy mix—from a daredevil comet to a box-like supernova to a spectacular portrait of Saturn, with a tiny Earth lurking in the background.
The search for life beyond Earth has generally focused on places that are as much like our home as possible. That’s why the Kepler space mission has gotten headline after headline after headline in recent years, as it discovers Earthlike planets where no one had even looked before. Show More Summary
(BAKERSVILLE, N.C.) — Jeff Pollard trudged up the steep slope and stopped at a desiccated, rust-brown tree. Two months earlier, workers had tagged this Fraser fir as ready for market. It was going to be someone’s Christmas tree. And now it was dead. Show More Summary
The blogosphere has been abuzz lately with rumors of a distributed generation-induced utility death spiral. In January, the Electric Institute published a big think piece surveying the potential impact of distributed generation for the investor-owned utility industry. Show More Summary
This plan would require moon mining and robots.