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Today In 1975, Viking 1 Was Launched To Mars From...Well, It Depends. Here's A Tortured History Of Florida Space Coast Names
Viking 1, an unmanned U.S. probe headed for Mars, was launched on this day in 1975 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, which is Brevard county on the Atlantic Ocean and across the Banana River east of Merritt Island where Kennedy Space Center is which is itself east Titusville across the Indian River ...
By Hank Campbell
Nukes Can NEVER Terraform Mars - A Million 100 Megaton Nukes Can't Do It - Elon Musk's Sci. Fi Teeshirts
Elon Musk has just tweeted about his "Nuke Mars to terraform it" idea. He talked about that some years back, in 2015 when many people responded with articles saying it is impossible. Now he is tweeting again. This is surely just a joke. He can't be serious. Even 3000 nuclear bombs ...
By Robert Walker
1990 MU & 1998 OR2 Are NOT Planet Killers, Can't Even Hit - Asteroid Warning Absurdities In Daily Express / Business Insider
Another two harmless asteroids being shared in the sensationalist press. I am getting PM's from some really scared people about these. These two asteroids not only are harmless, they never were even considered for the Sentry table. And no they are not planet killers. They are not big enough ...
By Robert Walker
Jupiter's Gravitational Mystery May Have Been Caused By Collision With Another Planet
The Juno mission, designed to help scientists better understand Jupiter's origin and evolution, was launched in 2011 to map its gravitational and magnetic fields and probe the planet's deep, internal structure.It's found some mysterious gravitational readings which experts infer mean Jupiter's ...
By News Staff
NASA Say Amazon Rainforest Burning At Close To Average Rates - Yet Many News Stories Say Record Rates - Which Is It?
Short summary: we have had wild fires for many years now in the Amazon, even in the tropical rainforest - mainly started by humans for forest clearing and ranching. It is not enough to impact significantly on the Paris agreement pledges yet, though it is important in the long term if this continues ...
By Robert Walker
Mars Weather Forecast 3,000,000,000 BC: Warm With Occasional Rain, Turning Cold
Mars may seem hospitable only for cute robots now, but 3 to 4 billion years ago it was warm enough to have rainstorms and flowing water, followed by a longer cold period where the water froze - a lot like earth. Scientists have long known that water was abundant on ancient Mars, but there ...
By News Staff
AmazonFACE Project Study: Rainforest Absorbs Less Carbon Than Previously Estimated
If you read English newspaper The Guardian, you will be convinced farming is killing us all. Instead of being the negative they persistently insist, food is a basic resource, we will literally die without it, and the modern world is creating more food at affordable cost with less environmental ...
By News Staff
Devonian Fish Of The Eescuminac Formation
An exquisite fossil specimen of an Eusthenopteron Fordi from the upper Devonian (Frasnian), Eescuminac Formation, Miguasha Park, Bay of Heat, Gaspé, Quebec, Canadian Museum of Natural History, Miguasha Collection.If you look closely at this specimen, you can see the remarkable 3-D and soft-bodied ...
By Heidi Henderson
Perfect Day Sold Out Of Its GMO Cell-Based Ice Cream In Hours - At $20 A Pint
Ben&Jerry's is not going to roll out ice cream derived from geneticaly modified cells in a lab any time soon - their buying demographic hates science (although their parent conglomerate Unilever loves it) - but the public wants it now.Perfect Day Foods, named as such because legend goes that when ...
By Hank Campbell
We Can't Live On Food That Is Hundreds Of Years Old But Microbes Can
Microbial communities living in deep aquatic sediments have adapted to survive on really old food, according to a new study.Learning how these microorganisms function on old, poor-quality food at a very slow pace could have future uses in biomedical applications such as a technology that could ...
By News Staff
Pig Paradox: Hogs Were Domesticated In The Near East So Should Genetically Resemble Near Eastern Wild Boar. They Do Not.
Ancient pigs went through a complete genomic turnover after they arrived in Europe, according to a new study. They were domesticated in the Near East and logically would genetically resemble the Near East wild boar from which they derived, but they do not. Instead, they resemble European wild boar ...
By News Staff
Raw Milk Is Illegal In Australia But Unpasteurized Milk Is Now For Sale
Raw dairy is diarrhea and vomiting waiting to happen, there is a reason heat pasteurization is credited with saving a billion lives, but a company in Australia has used a legal loophole to milk raw believers into buying their un-pasteurized product.They can do a wink-wink at the raw milk market ...
By Hank Campbell
Scientists Give Mice Worsened Cancer And Colitis Again - This Time With Vegetable Oil
A new scaremongering story about food and cancer is making the rounds but before you run off to find comfort in the arms of Mark Hyman, Mehmet Oz, or Joe Mercola, keep one thing in mind.This is in mice. This stuff is always in mice or a statistical correlation, which means without real science ...
By Hank Campbell
Fish Oil Supplements Don't Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes - They May Make Glucose Metabolism Worse
Increased consumption of omega 3 fats is widely promoted because of a recent belief that it will protect against, or even reverse, conditions such as type 2 diabetes. Fads always start with a kernel of scientific truth, as happened with acai berries, chocolate, red wine, and whatever probiotic ...
By News Staff
Cervical Cancer Is Not The Most Common Thing The HPV Vaccine Prevents, That's Oropharyngeal Cancer
Though an entire $2 billion industry has been built scaring people about the modern world (which has promoted a $35 billion supplement market and a $110 billion Organic industry) we're in a Golden Age.Even the poorest people can afford food, what were once booms and busts of famine and plenty have ...
By News Staff
Australian Men Have The Highest Lagged Cohort Life Expectancy
Will beer and fights become the newest health craze?Though the stereotype of Australian men is the tough, beer-drinking Alpha - they popularized running face-first while rappelling down cliffs among armies across the world - but they must live pretty health lives because they lead the world in ...
By News Staff
Archaeological Findings On Babylonian Conquest Of Jerusalem
An archaeological excavation on Mount Zion in Jerusalem has found clear evidence of the Babylonian conquest from 587/586 B.C. The discovery is of a deposit including layers of ash, arrowheads dating from the period, as well as Iron Age potsherds, lamps and a significant piece of period jewelry ...
By News Staff
New York City: Obamacare Led To A Surge In Unnecessary Ambulance Rides
If something is free, do you use it more? It seems so, in New York City ambulance usage for minor injuries (abrasions, minor burns, muscle sprains) rose by 37 percent after the Affordable Care Act was implemented.An ambulance for a scrape? Yes, nearly 3,000 more each year of them, and that is just ...
By Hank Campbell
22 States Sue To Take Away The Federal Government's Decision Making In Tackling Climate Change
The never-enacted Obama Clean Power Plan was scuttled by the Supreme Court in 2016 and its defense later abandoned by the Trump administration. Though it is fashionable to claim that means Republicans hate climate science, the reality is it was an expensive mandate without a problem to solve.By ...
By Hank Campbell
My Comment To EPA Recommending Tyrone Hayes Not Be Admitted To The FIFRA SAP
Comments opened on the recent EPA nominations to serve on the Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) established under section 25(d) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), since three member terms will expire during the next year.The name at number 7 on the list(1) is of particular ...
By Hank Campbell
No Media Gatekeepers Needed: Over Half The Public Now Regard Scientists As Good Communicators
In 2006, when Science 2.0 began, it felt like the world was ready for a writing network composed of scientists. There had already been two attempts, one failed and one wildly successful, albeit more focused on cultural issues than science.The reason it felt time was because the public didn't trust ...
By Hank Campbell
People Who Post To Social Media Under The Influence Of Drugs Often Regret It
The use of social media is ubiquitous in today's culture. A recent Pew Research report found that, among 18 to 29-year-olds, over 90 percent use some form of social media while essentially 100 percent of young Americans (ages 18-29) have mobile phones, 94 percent of which are smartphones.  ...
By News Staff
Epidemiologists Correlate Ozone To Smoking A Pack Of Cigarettes Per Day For 29 Years
An exploratory correlation claims that ozone levels can lead to lungs similar to the damage of someone who smokes a pack of cigarettes per day for three decades.Though ozone in air has dropped since the 1980s, the statistical link found that if the ambient ozone level was 3 parts per billion higher ...
By News Staff
Bernie Sanders Says He'll Release Info On Aliens If Elected - Which Party Is More Likely To Believe The Truth Is Out There?
On The Joe Rogan Experience podcast (which you can view a video of below, because podcast doesn't mean what it used to mean) Senator Bernie Sanders pledged to release government information about aliens. He says it's an issue for his wife.It's also an issue for Democrats. When I wrote Science Left ...
By Hank Campbell
A beautiful specimen of the ammonite, Anahoplites planus (Mantell, 1822) from Albian deposits in...  more »
Like it or not, human-enhanced global warming is an established scientific fact. Indeed, as much...  more »
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Raw milk is not a cure for any disease, it's actually more like a disease vector. It has no benefit...  more »