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By Brandon Jones On Sunday, October 21st, 2018
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New study: Global warming linked more to air pollution than greenhouse gases

In a recent article in the Journal of Geography, Environment and Earth Science International, Transdyne Corporation geoscientist J. Marvin Herndon makes the claim that climate scientists, including the UN’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Global Warming roundup: The questions after the IPCC report

After the IPCC report, global warming critics continue to ask the same questions, attacking the science of projecting temperature and weather decades, even centuries into the future. Anthony Watts writes: “…it’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
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IPCC report calls for $122 trillion for clean energy, build ‘one to two nuclear power plants every day,’ world hunger would rise

In the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report, the United Nations’ call for governments and companies to shift trillions of dollars into “low-carbon energy” systems to limit More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Professors’ academic hoax, ‘Sokal Squared’ unmask leftist, postmodern bias and low publishing standards

An elaborate academic-journal hoax, now nickmaned “Sokal Squared” by some, arrived on Wednesday, shocking scholars and gaining praise from critics of higher education, particularly liberal arts departments More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Sciene News highlights 10 Scientists to watch

For the fourth year, Science News is spotlighting 10 early- and mid-career scientists on their way to widespread acclaim for tackling the big questions facing science and society. Members of the SN 10 class of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Over 80 USGA scientists are in the Carolinas, Virginia to keep vital information available for recovery

At least 80 U.S. Geological Survey scientists are in the field in the Carolinas and Virginia, working to ensure that vital information about river flooding continues to reach emergency managers, forecasters and More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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NASA launches satellite to ‘measure the ice of Earth’s frozen reaches with unprecedented accuracy’

NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) successfully launched from California at 9:02 a.m. EDT Saturday, embarking on its mission to measure the ice of Earth’s frozen reaches with unprecedented More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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How to find safe water then a hurricane or bad weather knocks out facilities

The methods for implementing safe water supplies in developing countries might also apply to the Carolinas during Hurricane Florence, says a Purdue University water supply and sanitation expert. Wind, rain and flooding More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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NEW IAEA report praises nuclear power as ‘clean’ and will ‘mitigate climate change’

Nuclear power can make a vital contribution to meeting climate change targets while delivering the increasingly large quantities of electricity needed for global economic development, according to a new IAEA report. Climate More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Purdue based startup aims to treat obesity, diabetes, turning ‘bad fat to good fat’

Imagine being able to turn bad fat into good fat inside your own body without exercising, but rather a simple injection. That’s the goal of technology from a Purdue University-based startup, which has received More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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Australia, New Zealand join Pacific Islands to sign Boe Declaration, global warming is ‘single greatest security threat,’ US needs to pay more

Watts With That published a guest post which displayed the authoritarian attitude over global warming in an article which began “Australia and New Zealand and the Pacific Island Nations have just tried to More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Petri Nummi blames beavers for global warming and rising water levels

Cows have been blamed for global warming. So have earthworms, household pets and even human emissions while riding a bike. Now the latest culprits are beavers…well, according to a scientist speaking in Helsinki. “An More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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Brown University censors their professor’s transgender study, shutting down gender dysphoria questions

Brown University removed a news story on a study conducted by one of their own researchers, a study on the rise in transgenders, particularly the phenomenon called “rapid-onset gender dysphoria”: gender dysphoria More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Summer snow rolls in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho, as well as Germany, Austria, Italy, and Slovenia

Winter weather advisories have been issued by the National Weather Service for parts of the Rockies of Montana and Wyoming, where the NWS said a few inches of wet snow is possible early Monday into early Tuesday above More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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New robotic technology may provide more insight into neurological diseases

Purdue University researchers are a step closer to answering one of the critical questions about the brain – how neural networks in the organ perform the computations necessary for higher-level brain functions. This More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Scientists bemoan plant growth in Arctic, Alaska and Canada due to global warming as a ‘disruption to the ecosystem’

Plant growth in the Arctic is not seen as a positive even though they acknowledge that it’s difficult to predict how vegetation will respond to future warming. Now, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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Scientists deny record 2017 snowfall in Erie Pennsylvania but 2018 crushed that record

The anti-global warming site What’s Up With That began their coverage of the story: “Remember when Al Gore and Katharine Hayhoe told us that a record snowfall in Erie, PA was proof of global warming? More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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QUILT BAG activists win as Healthline renames vagina as ‘front hole’ appease transgender men

To better identify with the transgender community, Healthline is offering their “LGBTQIA Safe Sex Guide” which stipulates the word “vagina” is no longer appropriate for that part of the female genitalia. Instead, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Florida: Gov Rick Scott declares state of emergency for red tide outbreak

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for seven southwest Florida counties because of the effects of red tide, a toxic algae bloom devastating the coast of the Sunshine State. photo donkeyhotey More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Brightlamp, Mimir and Pinpoint Pharma to be featured at TechCruch

Three startups that have been receiving assistance from the Purdue Foundry will be featured at the  ​TechCrunch Disrupt SF Conference​  to be held next month in San Francisco. Brightlamp, Mimir and Pinpoint More...


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