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Mainstream media finally starting to ask why TURMERIC isn't being promoted as a safe, affordable treatment for CANCER

Natural News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:14
(Natural News) A common kitchen staple has saved the life of a 57-old woman who had been battling blood cancer for five years. After undergoing three rounds of chemotherapy and four stem cell transplants to treat myeloma, Dieneke Ferguson thought she had exhausted all her options. Myeloma develops when the white blood cells produced in...

Venezuela's citizens desperately stockpiling food and water as civil war tipping point draws near

Natural News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:10
(Natural News) Conceivably one of the more haunting images in modern history, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro raises his right index finger to a crowd of supporters in defiance to U.S. sanctions made only a few weeks ago. “I don’t take orders from the empire! Keep up your sanctions, Donald Trump!” Maduro shouted to a cheering...

18 low-cost REPAIR items preppers are stockpiling to keep things running once the civil war begins

Natural News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:08
(Natural News) Survivalism isn’t simply about living like the end of the world is going to happen, as mainstream media would have you believe. It’s the ability to use nature to your advantage and ensure that you are always prepared for any situation. To that end, it is smart to always carry around a repair...

Living beings can be turned into programmable computers through "RNA circuits"

Natural News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:00
(Natural News) Advancements in nanotechnology and synthetic biology could usher in new diagnostic technologies that may kill cancer cells or switch off aberrant genes. These are but a few implied uses of the recent experiments being made by researchers at Arizona State University who have demonstrated how RNA can be induced to carry out computations...

FDA admits five patients now KILLED by anti-obesity surgical balloon surgery

Natural News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 03:55
(Natural News) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported that at least five patients have died soon after being fitted with anti-obesity gastric balloons. “All five reports indicate that patient deaths occurred within a month or less of balloon placement. In three reports, death occurred as soon as one to three days after balloon placement. At this...

WEIRD SCIENCE: Man claims to "feed" off electricity and gobbles down juice from live wires when he's hungry

Natural News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 03:54
(Natural News) Forty-two-year-old Muzzafarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, northern India resident Naresh Kumar, who has been nicknamed the “human light bulb”, claims he can feed off electricity and nibble on wires without getting electrocuted. Kumar even goes so far as to say that instead of eating food, he gets his sustenance from electricity. Whenever he gets...

Mosses used to evaluate atmospheric conditions in urban areas

ENN Climate - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 03:21
Researchers have developed a method to evaluate atmospheric conditions using mosses (bryophytes) in urban areas, a development that could facilitate broader evaluations of atmospheric environments.Many urban areas face atmospheric problems such as pollution and the heat island effect. With the need to evaluate atmospheric conditions, bioindicators—organisms whose response to environmental changes indicates the health of an ecosystem—have attracted considerable attention. Their merits include being able to evaluate an environment over a wide area at a low cost; detect environmental changes over an extended period; and assess these changes’ effects on the ecosystem. Bryophytes are one such group of plants known to be sensitive to environmental changes, in particular to atmospheric conditions.
Categories: Ecological News

Renewable Energy Prevented 12,700 Premature Deaths Over Nine-Year Period, Study Says

ENN Health - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 03:12
The expansion of wind and solar energy, and the resulting avoided emissions from fossil fuels, helped prevent up to 12,700 premature deaths in the U.S. from 2007 to 2015, according a new study in the journal Nature Energy.
Categories: Ecological News

New study validates East Antarctic ice sheet should remain stable even if western ice sheet melts

ENN Climate - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 03:07
A new study from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis validates that the central core of the East Antarctic ice sheet should remain stable even if the West Antarctic ice sheet melts.The study's findings are significant, given that some predict the West Antarctic ice sheet could melt quickly due to global warming.
Categories: Ecological News

NASA Sees Potential Tropical Depression 9 Form East of Lesser Antilles

ENN Climate - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 03:01
NOAA's GOES-East Satellite spotted potential Tropical Depression 9 organizing east of the Lesser Antilles.At 10:45 a.m. EDT (1445 UTC) on Aug. 13 NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured a visible image of potential Tropical Depression 9. The satellite imagery showed the circulation of the low pressure area was becoming better defined and that a cluster of strong convection has formed west of the center.NOAA manages the GOES series of satellites, and NASA uses the satellite data to create images and animations. The image was created by the NASA/NOAA GOES Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Categories: Ecological News

Potato waste processing may be the road to enhanced food waste conversion

ENN Agriculture - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 02:36
With more than two dozen companies in Pennsylvania manufacturing potato chips, it is no wonder that researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences have developed a novel approach to more efficiently convert potato waste into ethanol. This process may lead to reduced production costs for biofuel in the future and add extra value for chip makers.
Categories: Ecological News

Satellites Show Hurricane Gert Being Affected by Wind Shear

ENN Climate - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 02:31
NASA’s Aqua satellite and NOAA's GOES-East satellite provided an infrared and visible look at Atlantic Hurricane Gert. Both images showed the storm was being affected by wind shear and had become elongated.  
Categories: Ecological News

How future volcanic eruptions will impact Earth's ozone layer

ENN Climate - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:25
CFCs, greenhouse gases, and naturally occurring emissions of halogens will shape how volcanoes impact the ozone layer into the next century 
Categories: Ecological News

Poisonings went hand in hand with the drinking water in Pompeii

ENN Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:04
The ancient Romans were famous for their advanced water supply. But the drinking water in the pipelines was probably poisoned on a scale that may have led to daily problems with vomiting, diarrhoea, and liver and kidney damage. This is the finding of analyses of water pipe from Pompeii.- The concentrations were high and were definitely problematic for the ancient Romans. Their drinking water must have been decidedly hazardous to health.
Categories: Ecological News

Are stem cells the link between bacteria and cancer?

ENN Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:04
Gastric carcinoma is one of the most common causes of cancer-related deaths, primarily because most patients present at an advanced stage of the disease. The main cause of this cancer is the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, which chronically infects around half of all humans. However, unlike tumour viruses, bacteria do not deposit transforming genes in their host cells and how they are able to cause cancer has so far remained a mystery. An interdisciplinary research team at the Max Planck Institute in Berlin in collaboration with researchers in Stanford, California, has now discovered that the bacterium sends stem cell renewal in the stomach into overdrive – and stem cell turnover has been suspected by many scientists to play a role in the development of cancer. By showing that the stomach contains two different stem cell types, which respond differently to the same driver signal, they have uncovered a new mechanism of tissue plasticity. It allows tuning tissue renewal in response to bacterial infection.
Categories: Ecological News

Smoking Raises Risk of Aneurysm Recurrence After Endovascular Treatment

ENN Health - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:37
In a new study, researchers report people who have experienced an aneurysm have another reason to quit smoking.
Categories: Ecological News

Incinerator boss Ian Malouf defends pollution record.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:30
The controversial waste management magnate behind plans to build a massive "energy-from-waste incinerator" near homes in western Sydney defended his environmental track record before a fiery parliamentary inquiry.
Categories: Ecological News

South Africa rivers in deep water.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:30
A quarter of major rivers are ‘critically endangered.’
Categories: Ecological News

Inside the oil spill that followed Trudeau to China.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:30
There is certain information about Husky Energy’s catastrophic oil spill in Saskatchewan last summer that you won’t find on the company’s brand new website.
Categories: Ecological News

Women of colour are being exposed to more toxic chemicals in their beauty products than white women, says new research.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:30
According to a report published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, women of colour are coming into contact with more toxic chemicals than white women.
Categories: Ecological News
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