Pesticides make bees… picky.

25 May 2012 grant 0

PhysOrg finds something weird about the nicotine-based pesticides that seem to be making trouble for bees. Neonicotinoids make them picky eaters: The UC San Diego […]

Turning pollution into gold.

22 May 2012 grant 0

PhysOrg gets me all het up over this modern-day alchemist who’s figured out how to transmute greenhouse gases into useful materials… and energy: Making carbon-based […]

When bad science happens…

21 May 2012 grant 0

…bad consequences follow. Forbes traces the problems with the most authoritative “we can cure the gay out of you” study: [Dr. Robert L.] Spitzer now […]

SONG: “This Stupid War”

12 May 2012 grant 0

SONG: “This Stupid War.” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: Based on “Pesticide exposure linked to brain changes: study”, AFP, […]

Silly putty pothole repair

11 May 2012 grant 0

Science magazine shores up our infrastructure with a report on how a kid’s toy can save our streets: …[U]ndergraduates at Case Western Reserve University in […]