Contemporary Issues in Science - Spring2013
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Alzheimer’s Precursors Founds at Earlier Age

Alzheimer’s Precursors Founds at Earlier Age | Contemporary Issues in Science - Spring2013 | Scoop.it
A study of a large family with Alzheimer’s found that its precursors begin even earlier than previously thought, and that the brain may deteriorate in more ways than has been documented before.
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Alzheimer’s Tied to Mutation Harming Immune Response

Alzheimer’s Tied to Mutation Harming Immune Response | Contemporary Issues in Science - Spring2013 | Scoop.it
A mutation to a gene, TREM2, is suspected of interfering with the brain’s ability to prevent the buildup of toxic shards of a protein that accumulate in plaques on the brain.
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Friction over fracking sand

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CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Wis. — Where County Highway A crests a knoll, Ken Schmitt pulls up to the edge of a farm and idles the car.
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Alberta researchers to record ground vibrations to look for fracking quakes | CanadianBusiness.com

Alberta researchers to record ground vibrations to look for fracking quakes | CanadianBusiness.com | Contemporary Issues in Science - Spring2013 | Scoop.it
CALGARY - Researchers in Alberta are digging into a controversial technique used to extract natural gas and oil that some say causes earthquakes.
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Natural Gas Fracking: What is Hydrofracking and why should you care?

Natural Gas Fracking:  What is Hydrofracking and why should you care? | Contemporary Issues in Science - Spring2013 | Scoop.it
Hydrofracking, also known as hydraulic fracturing, fracking, frac'ing, or fraccing, is a new way to get natural gas from shale rock.
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A Retrospective on the Future of Space Exploration: Jon Cowart at RiversideAvondale

A world-class rocket scientist by every definition, Jon has been a longstanding member of the NASA space exploration team—working on highly visible and engag...
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Alltech explores interactions between genetics and nutrition

Alltech explores interactions between genetics and nutrition | Contemporary Issues in Science - Spring2013 | Scoop.it
It is often said that we feed our livestock better than we feed ourselves. Those words may now ring a little truer on many farms across the United States.
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Transition Culture

Transition Culture | Contemporary Issues in Science - Spring2013 | Scoop.it
An Evolving Exploration into the Head, Heart and Hands of Energy Descent...
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New Report Shows Radioactive Threat to New York if Fracking Approved « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

New Report Shows Radioactive Threat to New York if Fracking Approved « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | Contemporary Issues in Science - Spring2013 | Scoop.it
RT @AlexatFWW: New report shows radioactive threat to NY if fracking approved http://t.co/RH5YJtDR...
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Kenyan Government wants GM foods banned? - Home - Gary Null - Your Guide To Natural Living

The Cabinet held a meeting today in which it approved several pieces of legislations for considera... (Kenyan Government wants GM foods banned?
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