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Environmental Protection Belongs to the Public: A #CitSciChat about the report for EPA on the role of citizen science

Oneida citizen scientists are prepared to plant furious rice to help revive wetlands in the Coyote Run Natural Area, Oneida, Wisconsin. Credit: Oneida Environmental Health and Safety Division. Last month, the National Advisory Council on Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT), an EPA advisory council, transmitted a report to EPA patrician Environmental …

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In the Brain, Binge-Drinking and Binge-Eating May Go Hand in Hand

(Credit: g-stockstudio/Shutterstock) After bartenders announce last call, like clockwork, pizza joints and 24-hour diners fill to the margin with dipsomaniac revelers. It seems counter-intuitive: Alcohol contains plenty calories and the body should commend it as a source of energy, adjusting a appetites accordingly. This slant for imbibing and pigging out has been …

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For Rhinos, Social Media Is a Heaping Dung Pile

White rhinos in South Africa. (Credit: Shutterstock) To get the latest news and notes, white rhinos revisit the internal dung heap. Although it’s good famous that mammals use scents in urine to promulgate information about flood and delimit territory, the way dung is used to promulgate is reduction established. White rhinos …

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Mammals: Is It Better To Be Horny or Brainy?

A still from a YouTube video captures the classical predator-prey faceoff: the partially bigger-brained lion against a horned wildebeest. Credit: Wildlife Safari TV. The arms race between chase and predator has been around given the first time one bacillus evaded another; it’s a everlasting turn of adaptations to be faster, …

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Two Manifestos for Better Science

Two new papers titillate scientists to make investigate some-more reproducible. First off, Russ Poldrack and colleagues essay in Nature Reviews Neuroscience plead how to achieve transparent and reproducible neuroimaging research. Neuroimaging techniques, such as fMRI, are enormously absolute collection for neuroscientists but, Poldrack et al. say, they are at risk of …

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Donald Trump and weed

THERE are still a few quirks at The Farm, a cannabis shop in Boulder, Colorado, that remember the back-alleys from which its attention sprang. It only accepts cash, since banks and other credit label providers are banned by sovereign law to accept drug money. Its cannabis products, including bone-head suppositories …

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A relapse of trust between Donald Trump and America’s spy chiefs

“I WON”. It is tough to exaggerate the psychological weight carried by those two words, offering by President-elect Donald Trump as justification that “the American public” does not caring that he has not expelled his taxation returns. The daring difference were flung out nearby the start of a unruly press …

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