Category Archives: Science

Understanding Cycles of Oxygen, Water, and Carbon

The Oxygen Cycle Notice that most of the Earth’s oxygen is tied up in the lithosphere — planetary rock. Atmospheric levels of oxygen can rise and fall, naturally, and have done so over billions of years. Major reservoirs involved in … Continue reading

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Falling Through the Earth’s Centre: How Long to Reach the Other Side?

The gravitational effects on a body falling through the centre of the Earth to the other side, is an interesting problem. The video above introduces an idea or two which may be new to you, even if you have thought … Continue reading

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More Predictions for a New “Little Ice Age”: Winter is Coming

Do Not Fear the Warming: Fear the Killing Cold British scientist Valentina Zharkova and her team at Northumbria University in the United Kingdom… predicted that a coming periodic reduction in the sun’s radiation will soon lead to major global cooling. … Continue reading

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Computer Models are Powerful — But Often Misused — Tools

“Most of the greatest evils that man has inflicted upon man have come through people feeling quite certain about something which, in fact, is false.” Currently, Computer Models are Ridiculous Failures — At Least When Used in Climate The real … Continue reading

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Making Government Unnecessary: Brew Your Own Drugs and Chemicals at Home

Automated Molecular Synthesis vs. Biosynthesis of Drugs The image above displays Martin Burke’s molecule-making machine. It is capable of automated chemical synthesis, sometimes described as a “3D Printer for Chemicals.” The machine is meant to facilitate the automated synthesis of … Continue reading

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“Climate Heretics” vs. the Climate Apocalypse Cult

The modern “climate apocalypse” movement is bringing a cult of fanaticism back to Paris. And like all cults, it has its heretics that it would like to burn, behead, and mutilate. One of the top climate heretics, a scientist who … Continue reading

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Grow an Army of Superhumans Using Affordable Artificial Wombs

Are We Approaching the Age of Effective and Affordable Artificial Wombs? Womb transplants are already here. These transplanted wombs would likely be disposable — they would be removed after successful birth by C-section — and thrown away. These transplanted wombs … Continue reading

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Neurogenesis: Induced and Natural

More Avenues of Hope for Damaged Brains Induced Neurogenesis for Research and Regeneration Researchers have discovered two ways to create neurons from a person’s own skin cells: The first way is by creating induced pluripotent stem cells, which are then … Continue reading

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What Does the Sun Have to Do With Climate?

The near future will be extremely interesting. I think it is important to accept that Nature pays no heed to what we humans think about it. Will the greenhouse theory survive a significant cooling of the Earth? Not in its … Continue reading

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Human Brain — The Undiscovered Country

[One] region of the brain that is masculinized during development is the amygdala, which in addition to its roles in the processing of emotions is a key region regulating social play behavior by juveniles, sometimes called rough-and-tumble play, which differs … Continue reading

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Malthusian Monkeys Screech of Doom

Update: New steel alloy has strength to weight ratio of titanium at one tenth the cost (Nature Abstract) When Paul Ehrlich, John Holdren, and John Harte wagered Julian Simon $10,000 that the cost of commodities and natural resources would always … Continue reading

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DARPA Interested in New Syn-Bio Discovery

The US defence agency DARPA has awarded a $32 million contract to a Boston area partnership that has also, coincidentally, developed a potentially revolutionary new approach to the powerful CRISPR gene editing toolkit. More NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Broad … Continue reading

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Why are Climate Models so Estranged from Reality

Update: Blockbuster report on how temperature data has been altered to create a faked warming trend. What if it has all been one big lie? Why do climate models predict apocalyptic levels of warming that do not match up with … Continue reading

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Genes Out of Thin Air, and Other Wonders

Human DNA comprises 98% non-coding DNA and only 2% coding DNA. But that is not the end of the story. Noncoding DNA is defined as all of the DNA sequences within a genome that are not found within protein-coding exons, … Continue reading

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Resistance is Futile

Getting the best effects, which last between 30 minutes and an hour, requires understanding your personal preferences, according to the company. Each of the two vibes has three different moods, meant for different sensations. The calm vibe has “ease” (meant … Continue reading

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Making Government Superfluous

Using Transgenic Plants to Grow Your Own Drugs and Medicines Transgenic plants contain genetic building blocks from other plant or animal species. This allows the plant to produce bio-chemicals which the plant would not naturally produce on its own. The … Continue reading

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Time to Brush Up on Cold Weather Survival Skills

Scientists at the University of Northumbria are predicting a period of extremely low solar activity, which last occurred during the frigid period known as the Maunder Minimum, 370 years ago. A new model of the Sun’s solar cycle is producing … Continue reading

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Deep Oceans Receiving Unexpected Heat Influx

Unexpected Heat Flows Into Deep Oceans… Here’s Why: This is an important source of ocean heating which has not been accounted for in climate models: “Hydrothermal siphons” create heat exchanges deep beneath the ocean floor, between the hot lithosphere and … Continue reading

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Kill Them All?

Fraud is an integral part of the way science is organised today.__ Scientific Fraud and the Power Structure of Science The human future depends upon the integrity of science. Those who threaten the integrity of science, threaten the human future. … Continue reading

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You Believe the Science? What “Science?”

Science fraud is apparently rampant, and those who arrogantly declare “I believe the science!!!” will have to do better than that in the future, if they wish to be taken seriously. The website “Retraction Watch” is a useful location for … Continue reading

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Superbabies are On Their Way

Eugenics is the process of helping a genome to create stronger, more capable, more robustly resilient and adaptable animals. As such, it is the opposite of dysgenics, the dominant modern genetic trend of doom. More on the dysgenic population cycle … Continue reading

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Meet the Organoids: Growing Human Organs in a Dish

As Madeline Lancaster lifts a clear plastic dish into the light, roughly a dozen clumps of tissue the size of small baroque pearls bob in a peach-­colored liquid. These are cerebral organoids, which possess certain features of a human brain … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Graphics

In many cases, the country of origin for a Nobel Laureate is different from the country where his important work was done. We can gain important information from both the country of origin, and the country of work and residence … Continue reading

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What Do Greens Really Want, Poor People to Freeze to Death?

Do greens want poor people to freeze to death? They say they want to eliminate “fossil fuel subsidies,” but what does that really mean? … the reason [anger against fossil fuel] subsidies persist is that people don’t understand the sorts … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Things Harder to Understand Than Necessary

Science, math, and other subjects can be difficult enough. There is no need to make subjects harder to understand. Here is an example: Mothers typically encourage daughters to display typical female behaviours. But the results of this encouragement vary, depending … Continue reading

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