- Californians, Hawaiians Support Euthanasia In Survey
Euthanasia with the use of physicians is supported by a majority of California and Hawaii residents, regardless of their ethnicity- as reliable as an Internet survey can be, that is. Older people were more likely than younger people to feel it is acceptab ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 9 2016 - 9:59am
- 9,000 Years: Origin Of Farmed Rice Gets Pushed Back
Rice farming is a far older practice than we knew. The oldest evidence of domesticated rice in China has now been pushed back to 9,000 years ago, thanks to a team of archaeologists. ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 24 2016 - 10:09am
- Eco-Theology Makes A Comeback
In the modern schism between religion and science promoted by militants, it may not seem like theology is a friend to ecology. But, like in all other areas of science, that is just modern spin created by people who need to promote that culture war for thei ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 5 2016 - 8:30am
- Reconstruction Of 12,000 Year Old Funeral Feast Brings Ancient Burial Rituals To Life
The woman was laid on a bed of specially selected materials, including gazelle horn cores, fragments of chalk, fresh clay, limestone blocks and sediment. Tortoise shells were placed under and around her body, 86 in total. Sea shells, an eagle's wing, ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 7 2016 - 12:57pm
- To Stop E-cigarette Use In Teens, You Need To Stop Rebellion In Teens
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recently become concerned about e-cigarette use yet scarcely mention that cigarette uptake has plummeted. Cigarettes are the killer, not nicotine, but nicotine is what historically turned smoking in ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 18 2016 - 8:42am
- Are Think Tanks More Credible To Government Employees? Not Really
Think tanks are designed to help policy makers shape decisions by giving them evidence-based information in an apolitical format. Who doesn't claim to be doing that? Though Sierra Club and Environmental Defense Fund were both inspired by rabid eugeni ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 23 2016 - 9:08am
- Just The Availability Of Meat Causes Obesity, Say Anthropologists
Should we be warning consumers about over-consumption of meat as well as sugar? That's the question being raised by a team of researchers from the University of Adelaide, who say meat in the modern diet offers surplus energy, and is contributing to t ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 1 2016 - 12:39pm
- Who Was The First Chef?
Archaeological sites speak about the everyday lives of people in other times. Yet knowing how to interpret this reality does not tend to be straightforward. We know that Palaeolithic societies lived on hunting and gathering, but the bones found in prehisto ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 2 2016 - 10:51am
- How Canadians Lose 6 Years Of Life
Does free health care or terrific medical treatment make citizens unwilling to change their lifestyle? There is a valid argument it is true. HIV has plummeted among every demographic except gay men, who have been found to engage in risky behavior because ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 17 2016 - 6:30am
- Gender Bias In Surgical Clinical Research
An analysis of about 1,300 peer-reviewed research articles found that few studies included men and women equally, less than one-third performed data analysis by sex, and there was wide variation in inclusion and matching of the sexes among the specialties ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 18 2016 - 7:02am