Supermarket Bread Is A Solution To Food Waste
EPA Finally Ends Regulation By 'Secret Sauce'
Was FDA’s Recent Statement On BPA Premature?
How Scientific Fraud Became EU Law
Piero Martin At TedX: An Eulogy Of The Error
Living in Padova has its merits. I moved here since January 1st and am enjoying every bit of it. I used to live in Venice, my home town, and commute with Padova during weekdays, but a number of factors led me to decide on this move (not last the fact that I could afford to buy a spacious place ...
By Tommaso Dorigo
Is Dark Matter Lurking In Anomalous Neutron Decays ?
A paper by B. Fornal and B. Grinstein published last week in Physical Review Letters is drawing a lot of interest to one of the most well-known pieces of subnuclear physics since the days of Enrico Fermi: beta decay.The mechanism by means of which a neutron transmutes into a proton has been studied ...
By Tommaso Dorigo
NASA Is Sending A Helicopter To Mars. That Is Not A Typo.
What started as a technology development project at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in August 2013, has become The Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft which will travel with the agency’s Mars 2020 rover mission, currently scheduled to launch in July 2020 and be the first ...
By News Staff
Stephen Hawking's Final Theory On Many Worlds
Like sex, Stephen Hawking was and is mainly a cheap way to obtain publicity. They still publish posthumously now to keep it going. The media feast on the occasion of his parting was not enough, sadly also here at Science2.0 by the usual suspects. I refused participation, because there is just nothing ...
By Sascha Vongehr
The Globalization Paradox
Though it would seem that only global cooperation can solve global environmental problems, globalization in its current form works against sustainability. WTO-style capital liberalization causes investment to shift quickly to the site of highest returns, irrespective of national borders. To a far ...
By Fred Phillips
The Life In Orkney's Shipwreck Graveyard
Across the North Atlantic, shipwrecks scatter the seabed like the carcasses of prehistoric creatures. Bygone relics of sea exploration, trade, migration and conflict, these historical monuments are important sites of cultural interest. But they also form the basis of a burgeoning recreational dive ...
By The Conversation
Aquatic Farming Can't Be Labeled Organic, But It Will Save The Land
If you offer a wealthy elite any fish that is not gathered by depleting the oceans, they will recoil in horror. It is unclear why they recognize that farms are essential for growing vegetables but think farmed fish should only be for the poor. The science says otherwise. Aquatic farming - ...
By News Staff
Earth's Magnetic Field Is Not Reversing
The South Atlantic Anomaly has people concerned, but if Earth's magnetic field of the past is any indication, and it is, the anomaly is not a precursor of a switching of the poles.What is the South Atlantic Anomaly?Earth's magnetic field serves as a shield against hazardous radiation from space ...
By News Staff
IMP-1088: Finally, Progress Toward A Cure For The Common Cold?
There is no existing cure for the common cold. The reason is simple: it is caused by a family of viruses with hundreds of variants, making it nearly impossible to become immune to or vaccinate against all of them. On top of that, the viruses evolve rapidly, meaning they can quickly gain resistance ...
By News Staff
Ending Tuberculosis In Humans By Learning To Tolerate It
American government-funded science likes to declare wars. War on cancer, war on obesity, during the Obama administration there were seven different "Manhattan Projects" related to science and health. It connotes action, it makes the public feel like something important is happening with taxpayer ...
By News Staff
Blood Is A Terrible Food Source - Yet Vampire Bats Thrive On It. Here's Why.
It sounds gross to humans - unless you read those "Twilight" books in which case maybe it's sexy - but a lot of animals consume blood.  That's right, even your cat familiar. The question is why? Blood is actually a poor source of energy. It consists of 78 percent liquid and what is left ...
By News Staff
Improve Mitochondria And You May Improve Heart Health
A small study published in Hypertension resurrects the notion that oral antioxidants, broadly dismissed as ineffective, could reap measurable health benefits if they are bioavailable. And it was in older people.The study consisted of 20 healthy men and women age 60 to 79 from the Boulder area. ...
By News Staff
USA 29th In Healthcare Access From 2000-2016
Worldwide healthcare access and quality improved remarkably from 2000-2016 but there are unsurprising disparities between wealthy and poor countries - and countries like the United States which showed high quality but varying levels of access before the federal government took control of medical ...
By News Staff
Overexposed: Poison Control Centers Get 29 Calls Per Day About ADHD Medications
Diagnoses of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) skyrocketed in the 1990s, leading to concern that teachers wanted all kids to be automatons in classrooms and too many older parents were concerned about kids just being kids.Since then Poison Control ...
By News Staff
3 Recommendations For Elisabete Weiderpass, The New IARC Director
To the relief of the real science community everywhere, the era of Chris Wild is almost over at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). That means maybe they can get back to finding carcinogens rather than manufacturing them.Or not. The concern about Dr. Elisabete Weider pass, recently ...
By Hank Campbell
JAMA Links Doctor Payments To Opioid Prescriptions
Pharmaceutical industry marketing of opioid products to physicians through non-research payments, which can include speaking fees and meals, was associated with greater opioid prescribing in a recent JAMA Internal Medicine article.Many opioid-related overdose deaths involve prescription opioids ...
By News Staff
Brazil's Economic Peril Could Increase Avoidable Child Deaths
Tax and spend politicians and their supporters have begun framing austerity in a negative way. Austerity - spending what you make, or even less so you have a reserve - is now regarded as a negative by people that believe taxes and more government lead to growth, even if those beliefs are what led ...
By News Staff
EPA IRIS Program Is Hardly The “Gold Standard”
Don’t be fooled by those who say the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) sets the gold standard for chemical risk assessments. In addition to a long history of sloppy research, lack of transparency, and low productivity ...
By Angela Logomasini
Environmental Trial Lawyer Groups Go To Court To Preserve Obama EPA Regulations
The litigation group Earthjustice, the sue-and-settle arm of Sierra Club, has joined other controversial environmental trial lawyer groups, such as Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Defense Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Union of Concerned Scientists, in a lawsuit to ...
By News Staff
Pediatricians Link Background Checks For Ammunition To Lower Teen Gun Deaths
In 2015, 4,528 "children" - the mean age was 18, pediatricians presenting at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2018 annual meeting today counted children as anyone under age 21 - died from firearm-related injuries. Eighty-seven percent were male and 44 percent were black.  And the pediatricians ...
By News Staff
Nominations For 2018 Sartorius & Science Prize In Regenerative Medicine And Cell Therapy
If you are a scientist who received their PhD/MD within the past 10 years you can apply for the 2018 Sartorius&Science Prize in Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy by October 1, 2018. The Sartorius Group is a pharmaceutical and laboratory equipment provider. The grand prize is $25,000 and a ...
By Hank Campbell
70 Years Ago, The Polaroid Camera Came To Market - And A Science Boom Followed
It probably happens every minute of the day: A little girl demands to see the photo her parent has just taken of her. Today, thanks to smartphones and other digital cameras, we can see snapshots immediately, whether we want to or not. But in 1944 when 3-year-old Jennifer Land asked to see the family ...
By The Conversation
Science Triumphs At The EPA. For Now.
In The Neonic Ban: A Scientific Fraud Becomes Enshrined In EU Regulatory Law, I described the many elements of corruption that led to Europe’s recently announced ban on neonic insecticides (“neonics”) which is based on the fallacy that they are responsible for a supposed collapse in bee populations ...
By Henry I. Miller
Twitter Is The Place To Go For Fake News
If you want to spread fake news, and rarely have it corrected, Twitter is the best way to go, according to a new analysis. Experience does not help. Instead, the social media platform’s most active users are complicit in detecting and spreading falsehoods, even during public emergencies.  ...
By News Staff
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