With climate change, people persuaded by values rather than facts
February 25, 2010, 7:29 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
People's beliefs about climate change hinge more on social science than climate science, according to new research.
Oregon natural foods business gives full ownership to employees
February 18, 2010, 5:45 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Bob's Red Mill, an internationally renowned natural foods flouring mill and market, is now completely owned by its 209 proud employees.
New energy-efficient lighting technology contains no mercury
February 17, 2010, 5:10 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers use nanofibers to create lights that are more energy-efficient than the common incandescent light bulb, more eco-friendly than a CFL — and they give off a warm white light, too.
Life's lucky 7: The places most likely to harbor aliens
February 17, 2010, 12:20 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Although we've yet to discover life outside of our planet, there are a few places right in our backyard where aliens may be lurking.
Carbon emissions change the atomic structure of food
February 9, 2010, 7:29 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Changes in carbon isotopes within our food could lead to regulatory loopholes, allowing manufacturers of processed food to cheat the system.
Glowing wallpaper could be a greener way to light your home
February 8, 2010, 8:39 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
New flexible glowing sheets are inexpensive, easy to recycle, and could someday replace lightbulbs and OLED technology.
Predatory jumbo flying squid invade California waters
February 2, 2010, 9:01 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
El Niño may explain why the aggressive giant squid, that have been known to attack divers, are migrating away from native waters in Mexico.
Construction of world's first commerical spaceport underway
January 29, 2010, 3:33 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Finally taking shape in the New Mexico desert, Spaceport America will be the world's first commercial spaceport.
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