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A better way to convert dog years to human years

Researchers collected DNA samples from 104 Labrador retrievers over a 16-year period. They compared changes in their DNA samples against DNA previously collected from humans. The result? A better sense of what a “dog year” really means.

NJIT’s Chrystoff Camacho wins an Edison patent award for an aerial reforestation device

(New Jersey Institute of Technology) Chrystoff Camacho, an inventor and budding entrepreneur who developed an aerial reforestation device while he was an engineering technology student at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received a Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey for his drone-deployed seed capsule.

N. Hemisphere In Hypothermic Shock! Record Cold, ‘Historic Snowstorms’

Winter hasn’t even officially arrived, but already large areas of the northern hemisphere are seeing “historic snowfalls,” frigid temperatures, and even avalanche alarms. The Northern Hemisphere has certainly caught a major cold, one certainly not caused by the human CO2…

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How old is too old to trick or treat?

I think I was in about seventh grade when my friends and I decided we were too old to go trick-or-treating. Newly minted teenagers, we decided to have a Halloween party instead. So we decorated someone’s basement with black streamers,…

How old is too old to trick or treat?

I think I was in about seventh grade when my friends and I decided we were too old to go trick-or-treating. Newly minted teenagers, we decided to have a Halloween party instead. So we decorated someone’s basement with black streamers,…

Pop music loses its appeal when we turn 33

As you move out of your teens and into your 20s and 30s, your musical tastes start to solidify and you likely quit keeping up with popular music. Now, research has found the average age at which your music library…

Think Globally, Shame Constantly: Greta And The Rise Of The New Eco-Diktats

Appearing like some child messiah in a science fiction novel, the 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has just delivered what is arguably the fiercest jeremiad in America since Jonathan Edwards uncorked “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” in 1741….

Bevin rips ‘privileged’ teens who’ve ‘hijacked’ climate debate after Greta Thunberg speech – Courier Journal

CLOSE When asked for his thoughts on teen environmentalist Greta Thunberg’s speech at the United Nations, Matt Bevin said she was “remarkably ill-informed.” Matt Stone, Louisville Courier Journal Everyone has something to say about Greta Thunberg’s impassioned speech at the…

Global Climate Strike Los Angeles: Students speak their minds on global warming – Los Angeles Times

Yasmeen Tsipena said she is afraid of the harm others will suffer around the world if Americans continue environmentally unsustainable habits. “At the end of the day, climate change…that’s going to impact the entire world in different ways in different…