What’s beneath your feet? Buffalo Geological Society has something for everyone

Gem-Mineral-Fossil Show file photo courtesy of the Buffalo Geological Society Inc. Mon, Aug 1st 2022 07:00 am By Jerold C. Bastedo Buffalo Geological Society Inc. Ever wonder what is beneath your feet? What is a fossil? What minerals can be found locally? How is jewelry made? What geological processes formed our area and the world? … Read more

Biden Administration Abandons Biology. What’s Next for Parents?

Lia Thomas was recently nominated as the NCAA “Woman of the Year.” Just one problem: Thomas is male. Yet neither the “progressive media” nor the Biden administration sees this as problematic. Thomas, a collegiate swimmer, declared to be a girl. The “woke” media wrapped him in praise when he exited the pool a Division I … Read more

Biden administration abandons biology. What’s next for parents?

OPINION: Lia Thomas was recently nominated as the NCAA “Woman of the Year.” Just one problem: Lia is male. Yet neither the “progressive media” nor the Biden administration see this as problematic. Thomas, a collegiate swimmer, declared himself to be a girl. The woke media wrapped him in praise when he exited the pool a … Read more

New study challenges old views on what’s ‘primitive’ in mammalian reproduction

Link to Google Drive folder containing images and caption/credit information: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1mQN6VLwXhCt6jUIaQnY9AJ7E6146WlfV?usp=sharing It’s hard to imagine life on Earth without mammals. They swim in the depths of the ocean, hop across deserts in Australia and travel to the moon. This diversity can be deceiving, at least when it comes to how mammals create the next generation. … Read more

Sci-Simplified: Understanding the Telangana “Cloudburst” Saga! What’s the Conspiracy?

Heavy rains led to excessive waterlogging in several parts of Hyderabad. (IANS) Monsoon is the chaotic boon that India has to cherish every year. It blesses us with nearly 80% of the year’s total moisture, helps grow crops, and fuels the economy. But it can just as easily throw a tantrum, causing extreme rainfall events … Read more

What’s Causing the Devastating Floods in China, India, and Bangladesh?

What’s Causing the Devastating Floods in China, India, and Bangladesh? #China: Location in Yingde, Qingyuan County, #Guangdong Province at 8:00 am on June 22. Flooded up to the second floor, 10 meters above the normal water level.# 洪水 #chinaflood #floodinchina pic.twitter.com/aRMpzjCqPR – Siraj Noorani (@sirajnoorani) June 22, 2022 In central and southern China, tens of … Read more

What is synthetic biology and what’s its potential? These stories explain

Synthetic biology is the engineering and redesign of biological systems and could have a range of applications in modern day life. However, despite its benefits, there is limited understanding about the potential that synthetic biology offers. The Bio Stories projects aims to solicit context-based narratives around the technology, to clarify what it is at stake … Read more

New CO2 Record Prompts a Scientist to Ask, ‘What’s It Going to Take for Us to Wake Up?’

Every year at this time, headlines proclaim that carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has climbed to record high levels. But that really shouldn’t be all that surprising, given that CO2 has risen to a new high every single year but one since direct measurements began in 1958. Now, however, an arguably more meaningful milestone has … Read more