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Ted McLaughlin : Climate Change and Corporate Propaganda

Global warming cartoon titled “Eco-Glazing” by Vladimir Druzhinin of Russia, from Earthworks 2008 global cartoon competition / Treehugger.Causes of climate change:The corporate anti-sciencecampaign is working By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / April 26, 2011 Just three or four … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Climate Change and Corporate Propaganda

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Neuroscientist David Eagleman: Portrait of a ‘Possibilian’

David Eagleman. Image from Researchers and Theories / comcast.net.Baylor’s David Eagleman:The Carl Sagan of neuroscience …in the space between the materialist and mystic, anything’s possible. By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / June 14, 2010 [An edited version of … finish reading Neuroscientist David Eagleman: Portrait of a ‘Possibilian’

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Scientists : Dolphins are ‘Non-Human Persons’

Bottlenose dolphin Delphin and her baby Dolly at a zoo in Duisburg, western Germany. Photo by AP.Behavior studies:Dolphins are second smartest animal ‘The neuroanatomy suggests psychological continuity between humans and dolphins and has profound implications for the ethics of human-dolphin … finish reading Scientists : Dolphins are ‘Non-Human Persons’

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Roger Baker : Debunking the Vaccine Scare

Graphic by David Dees / deesillustration.comSwine flu vaccine: The facts behind the kerfuffleBy Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / November 5, 2009 Are the big pharmaceutical companies endangering our health with risky things like swine flu vaccine? Maybe vaccines … finish reading Roger Baker : Debunking the Vaccine Scare

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Biodiversity and Global Change : Carbon in the Soil

Insights from soil carbon research: Scientists analyze interactions with climate change and land management to address food, fuel, water and fiber needs. By Alison Grantham / October 18, 2009 Nearly 300 soil scientists from 33 countries gathered last week in … finish reading Biodiversity and Global Change : Carbon in the Soil

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Tipping Point : New Research on Climate Change Says We’re Getting Close

Illustration by Guy Billout / Mother Jones.New methods of scientific research showCO2 levels way beyond ‘natural fluctuation’ It is undeniable that CO2 levels have risen and fallen in the past. It is also undeniable that there is a point beyond … finish reading Tipping Point : New Research on Climate Change Says We’re Getting Close

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Study : Coffee a Cure for Alzheimer’s?

Drink coffee: Don’t forget. Researchers at the University of Florida believe there may be an incredibly simple solution to the Alzheimer’s problem — coffee. By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / July 5, 2009 According to the Alzheimer’s Foundation … finish reading Study : Coffee a Cure for Alzheimer’s?

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Fixing Health Care : Rush Limbaugh and the Radical Right

Our health care system is a ticking time bomb and the right wing opposes every effort to fix it. Photo/illustration by Mark Hooper / Stanford Medicine Magazine The science is already published, especially by Scripps Institute, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and … finish reading Fixing Health Care : Rush Limbaugh and the Radical Right

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Energy Tech : There’s Still Some Buck Rogers Stuff Out There

Buck Rogers #1, Melbourne, Fitchett Brothers, 1936-1953 / Monash University Rare Book Collection.‘There is still some Buck Rogers stuff out there that might become important if we can just back the smart people who are not in the oil business.’By … finish reading Energy Tech : There’s Still Some Buck Rogers Stuff Out There

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