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Champion of supplements decides he will not seek re-election, leaving dangerous void in Congress

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:16
(Natural News) Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has announced that he would not be seeking re-election in 2018. In his official announcement posted on his Facebook page, he wrote, “After long consultation with my family and prayerful consideration, I have decided I will not be a candidate for any office in 2018…I have long advocated public...

Paleo diet may lead to iodine deficiency: Are you at risk?

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:11
(Natural News) A new study finds that Paleo diet may increase the chances of a person of having iodine deficiency, as reported by Researchers from Kungalv’s Hospital in Sweden find that having a Paleolithic-type of diet, which typically includes foods that could be obtained by hunting and gathering in the past, has led to...

Kamikaze immune cells: Bacteria infected cells die off quickly to sound the back-up alarm against stealthy invaders

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:10
(Natural News) The immune system is a network of cells that detect foreign organisms in the body and defend it against harmful attacks. But pathogens, for their part, have evolved strategies to evade this detection, in an attempt to subvert the immune system. They do this by secreting proteins in host cells which hinder the host’s...

Paving the way to faster power: Scientists discover adding asphalt to lithium-ion batteries makes them charge up to 20 times faster

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:09
(Natural News) Lithium batteries that are made from asphalt have the capability of charging 10 to 20 times faster than commercial lithium-ion batteries, effectively charging a phone in just five minutes, a new study reveals. Researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas are looking at replacing lithium-ion batteries with lithium-air and lithium metal batteries coupled with an...

SCIENCE WAKE-UP CALL: The "green" in all your green juices is made out of carbon dioxide

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:08
(Natural News) When it comes to scientific facts, we are reliant on what we are taught by people that we perceive to be “authorities” on the subject. And for a while now, the pervasive message about carbon dioxide (CO2) has been that it is a dirty pollutant responsible for man-made global warming. If levels of...

Keeping your groceries clean: Food safety watchdogs suggest color coding reusable bags to minimize contamination

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:07
(Natural News) The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the United Kingdom suggests shoppers use differently colored reusable bags in carrying their raw food products to prevent food poisoning. “Ideally, you should have enough bags to carry raw foods, ready-to-eat foods, and non-food items such as washing powder separately,” the FSA recommends. Keep enough ‘bags for life’...

The Hopeful Work of Turning Appalachia’s Mountaintop Coal Mines Into Farms

Yes! Magazine - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:30
In the post-coal economy, life-skills training helps employ people and restore the savaged land.
Categories: Ecological News

Scientists to visit hidden Antarctic ecosystem after giant iceberg calving

ENN Climate - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 04:10
A team of scientists, led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), is planning an urgent mission to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that’s been hidden beneath an Antarctic ice shelf for up to 120,000 years.  The researchers want to discover how this marine ecosystem will respond to environmental change in a climate-sensitive region.
Categories: Ecological News

The Perfect STORM

ENN Climate - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 04:01
The Colorado River tumbles through varied landscapes, draining watersheds from seven western states. This 1,450-mile-long system is a critical water supply for agriculture, industry and municipalities from Denver to Tijuana.
Categories: Ecological News

Petition calls on Trump administration to free Amish farmer from prison who was SET UP by the FDA over false pretenses

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 02:34
(Natural News) A petition at is calling on the Trump administration to free an Amish farmer from Kentucky who was imprisoned for six years after being “harassed” by the Food and Drug Administration over the mislabeling of an all-natural salve. According to published reports the farmer, Samuel Girod, and his family have been selling...

Living in Watersheds with More Trees Reduces Disease Risk

ENN Pollution - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 02:34
Diarrheal disease from contaminated water is the second leading cause of death among children under the age of five, claiming more than 360,000 lives annually. Now, a new study of children in 35 countries finds that those living in a watershed with more trees had a lower risk of contracting the illness.
Categories: Ecological News

Living in Watersheds with More Trees Reduces Disease Risk

ENN Health - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 02:34
Diarrheal disease from contaminated water is the second leading cause of death among children under the age of five, claiming more than 360,000 lives annually. Now, a new study of children in 35 countries finds that those living in a watershed with more trees had a lower risk of contracting the illness.
Categories: Ecological News

False Environmentalism: Exposing the fraud of elite greenies

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 02:33
(Natural News) In a recent podcast Natural News founder/editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, takes aim at the so-called “green elite” — fake environmentalists who believe they’re living the green lifestyle just because they may donate some money to environmentalist organizations. In a “Counterthink” edition of his podcast, Adams noted that with few exceptions, nearly...

Cold and flu symptoms get eliminated with bio-botanical formulas safely and effectively

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 02:30
(Natural News) Cold and flu season is just around the corner and it’s a statistical certainty that millions of people will be affected. Naturally, we all know, getting the flu feels horrible – but, especially for immune-compromised older people, this condition can become life-threatening with over 300,000 Americans hospitalized in one year alone, according to...

Parade of dirtbags: Ben Affleck, Jimmy Kimmel, Harvey Weinstein all exposed as liberal Hollywood elitists who abuse women

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 02:29
(Natural News) Sometimes the longer you boil the pot, the more the scum rises to the top. It’s called “Hollywood.” That’s what we’re all now witnessing with a gamut of liberal Hollywood elitists now being called out by women for abuse, exploitation, misogyny and every other sicko behavior the Hollywood culture ridiculously claimed was only...

NYT engaged in massive cover up to bury the truth about Harvey Weinstein, but gladly fabricated fake sources to try to destroy Donald Trump with lies

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 01:19
(Natural News) The New York Times (NYT) has been all too eager to take credit for blowing the lid on Hollywood film producer and studio executive Harvey Weinstein’s illicit sexual escapades, which we now know span back many decades. But the world needs to know that it was this same NYT back in 2004 that...

“Put Your Mouth On It”: Gross Video Resurfaces of Jimmy Kimmel Having Women Guess What’s In His Pants

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 01:18
(Natural News) Late night host Jimmy Kimmel has been in the news lately for his gun control rhetoric. The comedian-turned-DNC talking point spewer is under fire for an old clip featuring him asking women to feel whats in his pants for The Man Show. (Article by Joshua Caplan republished from Mediaite reports: In the wake of...

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock kept a doctor "on retainer" to keep feeding him mind-altering psychotropic drugs

Natural News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 01:17
(Natural News) The man behind the recent Las Vegas massacre has something in common with the perpetrators of many other mass shootings in recent years: Psychiatric drug use. A court deposition in a civil lawsuit filed by Paddock over a slip-and-fall incident against the Cosmopolitan Hotel that was obtained by CNN provides insight into his...

Solar Flux; From Bug to Feature

ENN Pollution - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 20:19
Excess solar flux could be harnessed and used to generate additional electricity at a tower CSP plant, by cladding part of the tower containing the receiver with photovoltaic (PV) panels, according to Sandia scientist Cliff Ho. He found that adding PV on the tower could generate over 10 MW, or 10% of the total capacity of a 100 MW CSP plant, using the same reflected sunlight off heliostats used to focus “suns” up onto the tower receiver for thermal solar generation.
Categories: Ecological News

Nature Communications: A Specific Protein Regulates the Burning of Body Fat to Generate Heat

ENN Health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 19:39
Scientists at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC) have identified a protein that holds promise as a target for therapies to reduce obesity. Drs. Guadalupe Sabio and Nuria Matesanz have demonstrated that MKK6 controls the conversion of fat stores, known as white fat, into brown fat, in which lipids are burned to maintain body temperature and reduce obesity. The study is published today in  Nature Communications.
Categories: Ecological News
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