Tag Archives: nature

Australian govt planning to destroy the Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

Who could forget, back in 2009, the launch of the “Best Job in the World”? The campaign by Tourism Queensland generated global interest in the Sunshine State and the role of park ranger and “caretaker” of Hamilton Island in theĀ Great Barrier Reef. Ben Southall was the inaugural winner, a Brit by birth and native of Hampshire, he beat 35,000 applicants ... Read More »

Nobel Prize winning scientist to boycott top science journals, here’s why…

Randy Schekman

2013 Nobel Prize winner Randy Schekman Randy Schekman winner (with colleagues) of the Nobel Prize this year in the Physiology or Medicine category for his work that involved describing how materials are carried to different parts of cells, has stirred up a hornet’s nest in the scientific community by publishing anĀ articleĀ inĀ The GuardianĀ lashing out at three of the top science journalsā€”Science,Ā CellĀ andĀ Nature. ... Read More »

Study: Chemotherapy actually increases cancer growth

chemotherapy for cancer

The cancer treatment scam that is chemotherapy has once again been shown in the scientific literature to be a majorĀ causeĀ of, rather than a cure for, cancer. According to a new study recently published in the peer-reviewed journalĀ Nature, chemotherapy not only promotes the growth and spread of cancer cells by damaging the healthy tissue that surrounds tumors, but it also causes ... Read More »

20 places that don’t look real (20 pictures)

Mount Roraima South America

This is the beautiful world we inhabit… 1. Bamboo Forest (China) 2. Black Forest (Germany) 3. Fields of Tea (China) 4. Hang Son Doong (Vietnam) 5. Hitachi Seaside Park (Japan) 6. Lake Hillier (Australia) 7. Lake Retba (Sengal) 8. Antelope Canyon (USA) 9. Lavender Fields (France) 10. Mendenhall Ice Caves (Alaska) 11. Mount Roraima (South America) 12. Naico Mine (Mexico) ... Read More »

Bees & flowers communicate using electrical fields, scientists find

Bee flower

Did you know that flowers and bees communicate with one another about the amount and quality of pollen available using bioelectromagnetics? The Communication Between Bees and Flowers In a recent studyĀ from the University of BristolĀ and publishedĀ inĀ Science Express, scientists put electromagnetic detectors in flowersā€™ pollinators to watch the great romance of spring and determine if electrical signals given off by both ... Read More »

Electrical device plugs directly into trees for power

Electricity from tree

Researchers have discovered that there’s enough power in living trees to run an electric circuit. In today’s world of high-tech portable gadgets, iPods and cell phones, we’ve become dependent upon readily accessible electric outlets to power our devices and charge our batteries. But now researchers at the University of WashingtonĀ have discovered nature’s alternativeĀ to the power outlet: living trees. That’s right, ... Read More »