The Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has conducted a study showing that wastewater from large dairy farms is very high in estrogens which can persist for months, or even years. The levels found by the study are high enough to lower the sperm counts of fish living i ... More >>
Good morning! Are you enjoying a delicious donut with this blog post? Do you have full-fat milk in your coffee? Did you get your full intake of pizza-as-vegetable last night? Maybe so! According to two new research from the American Heart Association, Americans are getting fatter and sicker f ... More >>
According to science -- it's always according to science -- women are significantly less sexually attracted to "happy guys" than they are to men who swagger, brood, or are generally bad news. This is unfortunate, as happy guys seem way more fun to hang out with than swaggering broodsters with ... More >>
Everyone has them: the people in their lives they describe as "creative." Some people might describe themselves as "creative." Often, however, "creative" is kind euphemism for "batshit insane." And if they actually are creative? Well, according to science, "batshit crazy" is actually the case ... More >>
kevindooley/FlickrHere's another morsel to chew over on Earth Day: a study has crunched 17 years' worth of data and concluded that it's more energy-efficient to grow crops for food rather than fuel.
We like to pride ourselves on how progressive New York is, but a recent study shows that upscale restaurants prefer to hire white male wait staff. Applicants with similar resumes were sent out to apply for jobs over the course of a year; whites were twice as likely to get hired. [Reuters] Scientist ... More >>
Food safety advocacy groups are urging President Obama to appoint a senior food safety official within the FDA, and are pushing for a new agency devoted solely to food safety to eventually be created. [Reuters] A study conducted by Columbia and the University of California has shown that high schoo ... More >>
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