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    June 5, 2012

    Estrogens in Dairy Wastewater Persist for Years

    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 >>

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    November 18, 2011

    Almost Everyone in America Is Too Fat

    ​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 >>

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    May 24, 2011

    'Happy Guys' Are Less Sexually Attractive to Women, Says Science

    ​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 >>

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    May 26, 2010

    Science: Creative People are Basically Schitzo

    ​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 >>

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    April 22, 2010

    New Study Says It's More Energy-Efficient to Grow Crops for Food Than Fuel

    kevindooley/Flickr​Here'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.

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    April 1, 2009

    Study: City Restaurants Racist

    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 >>

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    March 26, 2009

    Canadian School Bans The Bottle

    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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