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New dental technique repairs damaged teeth naturally, negates need for injections, drillings and fillings

Natural News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) In an effort that aligns entrepreneurial spirit with the body's natural ability to restore health, experts at King's College London have developed a way to put dental fillings by the wayside and, instead, help teeth heal themselves. (1)Rather than drilling into an...

Naps are good! 12 tips to get the best nap and 6 ways napping can improve your health

Natural News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Okay, so it's the middle of the afternoon and you're trying to find a good reason not to take a nap.You've got a lot of work to still do. You don't want to appear lazy. You'll just go to bed a little earlier tonight. You think there must be something wrong with you...

Menu descriptions may influence your perception of food taste and how much you should pay

Natural News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Being mindful of menu descriptions and menu layout can help one get the most out of their dining experience, not just in terms of how much they are willing to spend, but also in terms of what they actually want to eat. Some menu descriptions are set up to trick consumers...

Plan to power California by wind, water and sunlight by year 2050

Natural News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) New research out of Stanford University creates possibilities for the future of California to be powered by renewable energy. This would create a healthier environment, generate more jobs and stabilize energy prices.Imagine Los Angeles free of smog, electric cars...

Consumer groups can reduce prices and improve free market without government bureaucracy

Natural News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) When the free market fails or becomes corrupted, many people's first instinct is to call on the government to intervene and make things right. But a new study out of the UK has found that ordinary people can bring about real change when they simply band together with...

Herbicide Use To Increase Dramatically

ENN Agriculture - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 21:20
The US is poised to 'deregulate' GMO corn, soybean and cotton varieties resistant to the herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba. The result will be a big increase in the use of those herbicides, as high as 600%. Only a huge public outcry can now stop the GMO-herbicide juggernaut. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued its final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and proposed approval for new GMO corn and soybean varieties genetically engineered to be resistant to the toxic herbicide 2,4-D.
Categories: Ecological News

Herbicide Use To Increase Dramatically

ENN Health - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 21:20
The US is poised to 'deregulate' GMO corn, soybean and cotton varieties resistant to the herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba. The result will be a big increase in the use of those herbicides, as high as 600%. Only a huge public outcry can now stop the GMO-herbicide juggernaut. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued its final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and proposed approval for new GMO corn and soybean varieties genetically engineered to be resistant to the toxic herbicide 2,4-D.
Categories: Ecological News

Green energy co-ops blocked by UK financial regulator

The Ecologist Magazine - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 21:11
The FCA is accused of undermining official policy by refusing new applications for community energy projects with a co-operative structure, writes Adam Vaughan. The key question: what is a bona fide co-op? Is investment alone a valid form of participation?
Categories: Ecological News

Mutant fish in the Susquehanna River.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
In Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna River, one of the longest in the northeast, male smallmouth bass are sprouting female egg cells in their testes.
Categories: Ecological News

Metro Detroit's sewage overflow feeds Lake Erie algae growth.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
The near-historic rainfall this week that left cars stranded and roads closed across Metro Detroit also will likely make Lake Erie's algae-fouled beaches worse for neighbors to the south.
Categories: Ecological News

Researchers find way to track invisible, underwater oil.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
Researchers have discovered a new way to track the presence of oil in water even after visible slicks have vanished, a tool that could help give scientists a better idea of how oil spills impact the environment.
Categories: Ecological News

Judge throws out Texas family's fracking pollution case.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
A Texas judge has dismissed a million dollar lawsuit filed by a Karnes County, Texas, family who say their lives have been ruined by noxious emissions from oil and gas facilities near their home. The judge accepted Marathon Oil Co.'s argument that medical evidence was lacking.
Categories: Ecological News

Unsettled questions trail IVF's success.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
In vitro fertilization and associated techniques are a medical success story, with more than 5 million apparently healthy babies born this way. But as researchers learn more about the sensitivity of early embryos, they have begun to wonder if the manipulations of IVF may have additional subtle effects that appear as children grow.
Categories: Ecological News

More must be done to protect water supply.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
There’s a legitimate case to be made against over-regulation, many situations in which rules for homeowners or businesses become so onerous that it becomes too costly to live or do business. But regulations safeguarding water cannot be subject to complaints of “it’s too expensive to comply.”
Categories: Ecological News

Railroad Commission may be more serious about quakes.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
After months of disappointing decisions – or mostly indecision – in response to a rash of seismic rumblings in North Texas that some studies have linked to hydraulic fracturing, the Texas Railroad Commission may be turning over a new leaf.
Categories: Ecological News

Flood exposes weak infrastructure.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
On Monday, Detroit experienced its second highest single day of rainfall since 1925. The rain overloaded local storm drains and left streets and highways in Detroit and surrounding suburbs under water. Was the massive flooding a totally unavoidable accident? No.
Categories: Ecological News

Michael Mann faces broad array of foes in suit vs. National Review,

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
If Penn State climatologist Michael Mann previously believed he was under attack, he must now be feeling besieged.
Categories: Ecological News

Study: Schools at risk from more pesticide use.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
The Environmental Working Group found that nearly 500 elementary schools across the United States are within 200 feet of a corn or soybean field – a concern the green group highlighted as regulators consider whether to approve a controversial new herbicide.
Categories: Ecological News

Ocean’s rising acidification eating away at shellfish that coastal tribes depend on.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
The ancestral connections of tribal coastal communities to the ocean’s natural resources stretch back thousands of years. But growing acidification is changing oceanic conditions, putting the cultural and economic reliance of coastal tribes at risk.
Categories: Ecological News

Greens launch pro-Republican push.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
The political arm of one of the nation’s biggest environmental groups is looking for allies in the unlikeliest of places: the Republican Party. It's part of an effort by the Environmental Defense Action Fund to find long-term GOP partners on priorities like climate change.
Categories: Ecological News
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