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Entries by Lynne Peeples from 01/2012

Biomimicry: How Copying Nature Leads To Healthier Humans, Planet

Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

Kaichang Li was wading in the surf off the Oregon Coast when he spotted the future of superglue. Beneath the surface, a group of blue mussels anchored...

Antibiotic Use In Farm Animals Still Broadly Unaddressed Despite 'Fanfare' For FDA Move

Posted 01.09.2012 | Green

The Food and Drug Administration's latest move concerning the use of antibiotics in farm animals garnered a good deal of praise last week, but public ...

'Bushmeat' Trade May Import Disease, Study Suggests

Posted 01.11.2012 | Green

Thousands of pounds of primate parts, rodents and other dry, smoked or raw animals -- so-called "bushmeat" -- are smuggled into the United States as f...

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Cover-Up Hinted In Navy Letter

Posted 01.13.2012 | Green

The U.S. Navy is asking government investigators to suppress information concerning the toxic water scandal at the Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune, accordi...

Flu Pandemic, Climate Pattern May Be Linked, Study Says

Posted 01.17.2012 | Green

A shifting global climate pattern could portend a flu pandemic, and possibly an opportunity to stop the virus early, a study suggests. The link, a...

Climate Change Causes Heated Battles For Science Teachers

Posted 01.18.2012 | Green

Prior to taking Mr. Visco's high school science class, Keith Hogan did not believe humans had had any hand in climate change. "I thought the media ...

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination: Watchdog Groups Slam U.S. Navy Over New Report

Posted 01.24.2012 | Green

Government watchdogs are crying "bullshit" and calling the U.S. Navy a "bully" in response to a redacted federal report on the drinking water supply a...

On Climate Change, Weathercasters May Be Misguiding Their Viewers

Posted 01.30.2012 | Green

If you are like most Americans, the weather forecast on tonight's evening news may be your only exposure to science all day. And there's a good chance...