Are The Bees Really Dying? Will We All Die With Them?

Will We Really Die With Them? Are The Bees Really Dying? It really looks like the bees on Earth are really dying. Not because of reports that I hear from the internet or from word of mouth. I see dead … Continue reading

[smd] NAI – Cycle 7 CAN – NNH13ZDA017C

NASA Astrobiology Institute – Cycle 7 Cooperative Agreement Notice General Information:                                                              CAN Release Date:                                                          September 23, 2013 Preproposal Conference:                                             September 30, 2013 Step-1 Proposal Due Date                                            November 4, 2013 Step-2 Proposals Due Date                                          January 31, 2014 The National Aeronautics and … Continue reading

New technique illuminates molecules with previously undetectable fluorescence (BioTechniques)

According to the NSF, this research is important because current imaging
technology, like an MRI or CT scan, do not have the spatial resolution needed to
view tiny structures and require additional external contrast agents to create a
viewable image. Xie’s technique is also a critical breakthrough because typical
fluorescent labels, like green fluorescent protein, which are used to observe
the activity of molecules, can disturb delicate biological pathways, especially
when the protein is bigger than the molecule it is illuminating. …

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Judge dismisses lawsuit against Sebelius and Collins (BioTechniques)

On March 9, President Obama lifted a federal ban on funding for embryonic stem
cell research. The lawsuit challenged the Obama administration’s decision,
seeking to reinstate the laws in place under former President George W. Bush.
The federal ban on embryonic stem cell funding was placed in 2001 and limited
federal agencies, like HHS or the NIH, from funding any new embryonic stem cell
lines. …

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Obama Supports Food Inc.’s World Domination and All We Get Is the White House Garden?

When we think of the sugar, fat and salt children are
consuming, we cringe. When we think about the multi-national agribusiness
companies this type of school food service system supports, we cringe. And when
we think about the negative overall effect that this system has on People,
Planet and Sustainable Profit, all sense of optimism just drains
away.

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Is Eli Lilly Milking Cancer by Promoting AND Treating It?

The main reason for the unpopularity of this hormone, which is banned in most
other industrialized countries, is the danger of insulin-like growth factor 1
(IGF-1). Dozens of studies confirm that IGF-1, which accelerates cell
division, substantially increases the risk of breast, prostate, colon, lung, and
other cancers. Normal milk contains IGF-1, milk drinkers have higher levels of
IGF-1, and the milk from cows injected with Eli Lilly’s drug has much
greater amounts of IGF-1. You can connect the dots. …

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