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Statistical Probabilities of Guesswork; Combining Climate Change Models

In case you’re wondering, I believe that global climate change is real and that it’s going to happen. Actually, it’s not much of a belief, it’s more of an acceptance of the facts. Last year, roughly 97% of American scientists … Continue reading

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Finally, a Post on Cow Farts!

Enough of these posts about quantum computers, complex functions of the brain and weight loss management studies; let’s talk about cow farts. Yup, that’s right, cow farts. In particular, today’s post is about the amount of methane gas coming out … Continue reading

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Fast Friday Four (May 27)

Getting Bacteria to De-collaborate Nobody has ever been injured by a single bacterium. Alone, a single-celled organism can’t do much of anything to a human body composed of billions of cells. By itself, it is harmless; but in troves, they … Continue reading

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How Quickly Can the World Cool?

“An ice age here, million years of mountain building there. Geology is the study of pressure and time. That’s all it takes really, pressure, and time.” – Morgan Freeman, The Shawshank Redemption Rocks take a hell of a long time … Continue reading

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Light-Induced Magnetism Could Fuel New Class of Solar Cells

The physical world gets really weird when you get to really small scales. In previous posts, I’ve mentioned the push to create computers and the instantaneous transmission of information using quantum mechanics and effects Einstein described as, “spooky.” But the … Continue reading

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New Farms in Tropical Regions Add More to Global Warming

Over the next 50 years, the world’s population is expected to increase by at least half. That’s an extra 3.5 trillion people who are going to need places to live, water to drink, energy to consume and – most importantly … Continue reading

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Planting the Seeds of Drought Resistance

Abscisic acid, protein phosphatases, 14N/15N metabolic labeling and Arabidopsis thaliana are all words that most rational human beings wouldn’t immediately recognize. But get ready, my friend. You’re about to have a crash course in modern genetics and how they could … Continue reading

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