ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Do gut bacteria rule our minds? In an ecosystem within us, microbes evolved to sway food choices

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Do gut bacteria rule our minds? In an ecosystem within us, microbes evolved to sway food choices Posted: 15 Aug 2014 04:22 PM PDT It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us — which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold — …

EarthKeeper News: The Disaster We’ve Wrought on the World’s Oceans May Be Irrevocable

                                        Keep the Earth. Keep it Wild!     August Newsletter   “The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy”    – …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Trees save lives, reduce respiratory problems

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Trees save lives, reduce respiratory problems Posted: 25 Jul 2014 01:35 PM PDT In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, scientists have calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: All teeth and claws? New study sheds light on dinosaur claw function

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   All teeth and claws? New study sheds light on dinosaur claw function Posted: 06 May 2014 05:41 PM PDT How claw form and function changed during the evolution from dinosaurs to birds is explored in a new study into the claws of a group of …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster Posted: 04 Apr 2014 11:03 AM PDT Increasing uncertainty in the climate system compels a greater urgency for climate change mitigation, according to new research. Scientists have shown that as uncertainty in the temperature increase expected with a …

FUTURIST UPDATE: Unemployed Teens May Have Better Things to Do Than Work

March 2014 • Volume 15, No. 3 In this issue: Sharks and Stingrays Are in Hot Water Unemployed Teens May Have Better Things to Do Than Work Harnessing the Power of Humidity WorldFuture 2014 Speakers Bookshelf What’s Hot in The Futurist magazine Sharks and Stingrays Are in Hot Water Rare …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Sea level variations escalating along eastern Gulf of Mexico coast

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Sea level variations escalating along eastern Gulf of Mexico coast Posted: 29 Jan 2014 01:55 PM PST Around the globe, sea levels typically rise a little in summer and fall again in winter. Now, a new study shows that, from the Florida Keys to …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: The weaker sex: Male honey bees more susceptible than females to widespread intestinal parasite

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News The weaker sex: Male honey bees more susceptible than females to widespread intestinal parasite Posted: 18 Jan 2014 09:25 AM PST A research team has found that male European honey bees, or drones, are much more susceptible than female European honey bees, known as workers, to …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Clever chemistry improves new class of antibiotics

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Clever chemistry improves new class of antibiotics Posted: 17 Jan 2014 09:49 AM PST A new class of molecules called acyldepsipeptides — ADEPs — may provide a new way to attack bacteria that have developed resistance to antibiotics. Researchers have discovered a way to …