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The Powerful Forces Pushing The Climate Scam

What I call the “climate scam” is the proposition that human use of fossil fuels will shortly bring about a catastrophic increase in atmospheric temperatures and that this crisis can easily be averted by governments in a few rich countries,…

Glyphosate may affect human gut microbiota

More than half of bacterial species in the core of the human gut microbiome are potentially sensitive to glyphosate, shows new research. Researchers introduced the first bioinformatics resource to determine and test the potential sensitivity of organisms to glyphosate.

Alternative gene control mechanism based on organization of DNA within nucleus

Researchers have identified how the architecture of the cell nucleus can change gene activity in plants. This discovery reveals fundamental knowledge about genome regulation and points towards future methods for potentially manipulating the expression of many genes simultaneously.

Indonesian wildfires a ‘fixable problem’

(University of Exeter) Indonesian wildfires that cause widespread air pollution and vast carbon emissions are a “fixable problem”, according to the leader of a project set up to help tackle the issue.

Stan receives funding for coupled weather model development

(George Mason University) Cristiana Stan, Associate Professor, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences, received $195,313 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for a project aimed at developing a coupled ensemble weather prediction system.

Major new £1.3m project leads creation of sustainable energy systems across Latin America

(University of Birmingham) UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) today announced investment of £147 Million for international development research programme awards, which includes an award of £1.3 million to the ESLatinA (Energy Solidarity in Latin America) project.

NSF says Arecibo telescope will be dismantled

Heartbreaking news. After 57 years as a world-class resource for astronomy, the iconic Arecibo telescope is to be decommissioned, or withdrawn from service, the NSF announced today. The dish-type radio telescope – built into a natural depression in the landscape in Puerto Rico – appears to be headed for a “controlled disassembly.”