Category Archives: Science

The Ethical Complexities of Mitochondrial DNA Donation — The BFD

Margaret Somervillemercatornet.com Margaret Somerville is Professor of Bioethics at the University of Notre Dame Australia School of Medicine (Sydney campus). She is also Samuel Gale Professor of Law Emerita, Professor Emerita in the Faculty of Medicine, and Founding Director of the Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law Emerita at McGill University, Montreal. A bill has…

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How Science Lost the Public’s Trust: Matt Ridley explains how Covid-19 revealed the ‘disconnect between science as a philosophy & science as an institution’ —

https://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-china-media-lab-leak-climate-ridley-biden-censorship-coronavirus-11627049477 How Science Lost the Public’s TrustFrom climate to Covid, politics and hubris have disconnected scientific institutions from the philosophy and method that ought to guide them. British science writer Matt Ridley.PHOTO: KEN FALLINBy Tunku VaradarajanJuly 23, 2021 2:00 pm ET ‘Science” has become a political catchword. “I believe in science,” Joe Biden tweeted six…

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NASA’s Juno Reveals Dark Origins of One of Jupiter’s Grand Light Shows — Watts Up With That?

Researchers found dawn storms are born on the nightside of the gas giant. As the planet rotates, the soon-to-be dawn storm rotates with it into the dayside, where these complex and intensely bright auroral features grow even more luminous, emitting anywhere from hundreds to thousands of gigawatts of ultraviolet light into space. The jump in…

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Gary Powell: My councillor handbook for the Census has arrived – with science abandoned for woke identity politics — Conservative Home

Unless the obvious definitions of biological sex are clearly established in law, then the sex-based protections of girls and women will be undermined.

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Breaking – Volcano near Reykjavík to Erupt in Few Hours – Live Cam Link — Ice Age Now

Below is a live cam covering a possible imminent eruption that scientists predict to make it to the crust in the next few hours. This was announced by the Icelandic Civil Protection Agency March 3rd 16:00 GMT: Update March 3rd 23:00 GMT: The tremor pulse was detected at 14:20 and is measured at most seismic…

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PLAYING GOD: Head of MODERNA Says That They are Hacking the Software of Life and Rewriting Genetic Code: Transhumanism 101 — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

Through the months, I have had some lively conversations with folks who insist that the mRNA vaccine does NOT interfere with the DNA of an individual. My research has repeatedly shown this to be false. And now that the vaccine is being administered worldwide, scientists are boldly proclaiming and explaining to the “Deer in the…

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Imperial Folly: Neil Ferguson Has No Qualification in Biological Sciences — The BFD

21st century wireronpaulinstitute.org This is undoubtedly one of the most extraordinary stories of the entire ‘global pandemic’ which has turned the world upside down over the twelve months. In an article published by Lockdown Skeptics by Derek Winton entitled, The Imperial Model and its Role in the UK’s Pandemic Response, the author rightly calls into questions to relevant…

via Imperial Folly: Neil Ferguson Has No Qualification in Biological Sciences — The BFD

Seeing dark matter in a new light — Watts Up With That?

A small team of astronomers have found a new way to ‘see’ the elusive dark matter haloes that surround galaxies, with a new technique 10 times more precise than the previous-best method. The work is published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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Magnetic north pole moving faster than in at least 400 years – MUCH faster   — Ice Age Now

 

Earth’s magnetic field also weakening dramatically. Could even lead to magnetic reversal. Scientists don’t know why. Earlier this year, both the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the British Geological Survey (BGS) were forced to update the World Magnetic Model* due to the speed with which the magnetic north pole is moving out…

via Magnetic north pole moving faster than in at least 400 years – MUCH faster   — Ice Age Now

Environmental Science has evolved into a religion — Ice Age Now

“It’s an inquisition revival!” – Chet Walker ________________ Environmental Science has evolved into a religion Chet Walker Science is NOW compulsory RELIGION. Religion used to be something people chose to believe; like GOD, Christ, Allah or whatever belief you hope to transcend to for being faithful about the way you lived your life while alive.…

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Forbes Censors a Skeptical Astrophysicist’s Article — The BFD | Media

 

Dr Nir J. Shaviv is a well-known astrophysicist with over 100 scientific papers to his credit and he is currently chairman of the Racah Institute of Physics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. I think it’s safe to say that Dr. Shaviv knows a thing or two about science and how it is done. One of his specialties…

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Bad Science — The BFD | Media

For every David Attenborough, Prince Harry or James Shaw there are at least as many man-made climate change sceptics supported by science. But how good is the science? Sanjeev Sabhlok writing for Climate Change Dispatch says “Driven by Bad Science, Climate Change Climate Alarm is an Excuse to Ignore Real Problems”. Sabhlok’s gripe is that…

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Is Math the next to fall to the New Left? — The Wentworth Report

 

Is Math the next to fall to the New Left? By Mark Tapson. It’s no secret that leftist educators have utterly ruined the fields of the humanities with their Marxist wokeness, postmodern deconstructionism, and openly anti-Western bias. Now The College Fix reports that educators are increasingly imposing a social justice agenda in at least one […]

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Finally, We Know Who to Blame — WOBH | Media

 

Since this data is from the New Scientist magazine it must be true! The transmission and viewing of online videos generates 300 million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year, or nearly 1 per cent of global emissions. On-demand video services such as Netflix account for a third of this, with online pornographic videos generating another…

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New Finnish Study Finds No Evidence For Man-Made Climate Change — Infowars

 

A new study by researchers at Turku University in Finland found that the human contribution to a rise of 0.1°C in global temperatures over the last century is just 0.01°C.The paper, titled ‘No experimental evidence for the significant anthropogenic climate change’ was published by Jyrki Kauppinen and Pekka Malmi.The study found that, “During the last…

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Why Politicians Who Don’t Understand the Science of Global Warming Don’t Need to Act. — Watts Up With That?

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball My last article chastised leaders for their apparent inability to understand or even question the evidence that shows CO2 is causing global warming. I can understand the reluctance to express public opinions about such a complex scientific issue, especially coming from the UN and with such universal acceptance. Well, here…

via Why Politicians Who Don’t Understand the Science of Global Warming Don’t Need to Act. — Watts Up With That?

Random Thoughts 4 — End Times Prophecy Report

 

Random Thoughts #4 June 16, 2019 Ever notice that all fictional accounts of the future seem to be gloomy? That all sci-fi stories present a future where the worst possible behaviors and outcomes triumph? Has the reader ever wondered why this is? One possible answer: although God has determined the itinerary, Satan writes the promos. […]

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We Tried to Publish a Replication of a Science Paper in Science. The Journal Refused. — Watts Up With That?

 

From Slate Slate accidentally stumbles onto something interesting, important, and probably factual. Our research suggests that the theory that conservatives and liberals respond differently to threats isn’t actually true. By Kevin Arceneaux, Bert N. Bakker, Claire Gothreau, and Gijs Schumacher June 20, 20196:43 PM There are researchers still seeking truth and advancing science. In this…

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Climate scientists’ motivated reasoning — Climate Etc.

by Judith Curry Insights into the motivated reasoning of climate scientists, including my own efforts to sort out my own biases and motivated reasoning following publication of the Webster et al. (2005) paper

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Will 5G Undermine Weather Prediction? — Watts Up With That?

Reposted from Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog HT/RonPE Saturday, May 18, 2019 There have been a number of media stories this week about a major threat to weather prediction: the sale of electromagnetic spectrum for new 5G cellphone service. The problem is that some of the wavelengths being auctioned off for 5G are critical…

via Will 5G Undermine Weather Prediction? — Watts Up With That?

NASA creating world’s first all-electric airplanes powered by ‘holy grail’ frozen hydrogen fuel to save Earth from eco-disaster — FOX News

NASA funded scientists are working on an environmentally friendly electric plane that’s powered by cryogenically-liquified hydrogen fuel.

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Image of a black hole — Your NZ

Scientists have obtained the first image of a black hole, using Event Horizon Telescope observations of the center of the galaxy M87. The image shows a bright ring formed as light bends in the intense gravity around a black hole that is 6.5 billion times more massive than the Sun pic.twitter.com/AymXilKhKe — Event Horizon ‘Scope […]

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Global Warming: Science or Political Science? — Watts Up With That?

 

By John Droz, jr In paleoclimatologist Dr. Curt Stager’s recent Adirondack Almanac piece about me it’s startling that he so openly disavowed traditional Science. By comparison, consider his insightful quote back in 2011: “… my preference is for refraining from aggressive activist stances. I do so because I value Science itself more than any individual…

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Brilliant Minds: Bill Nye Taps AOC To Save Humanity From Climate Change, Income Inequality — The Wentworth Report

 

Brilliant Minds: Bill Nye Taps AOC To Save Humanity From Climate Change, Income Inequality by Amanda Prestigiacomo (thedailywire.com) Prestigiacomo begins: Do not fret, boys and girls: The brilliant mind of Bill Nye, a kids’ TV host, tapped Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), another brilliant mind, to save us all from Climate Change and income inequality. More […]

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Trump calls climate change crisis ‘fake science’, Greenpeace goes beserk — Watts Up With That?

This really might end up being “quote of the year” rather than “quote of the week”. This morning Pres. Donald Trump tweeted about Dr. Patrick Moore the co-founder of Greenpeace. What he said is creating a firestorm amongst some green organizations. Too many those are fighting words, and Greenpeace has already fired back obviously very…

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Birth of Massive Black Holes in the Early Universe Revealed — Infowars

 

When the universe was still a baby – less than 1 billion years old – some of its stars turned into monster black holes. A key mystery in astronomy has been: why are there so many supermassive black holes in the early universe? A new study, supported by funding from NASA, the National Science Foundation…

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First detection of climate change on another planet? — Watts Up With That?

 

Satellite data reveals Venus is going through a change in it’s atmosphere, and the driver seems to be the sun. From the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS) part of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) comes this intriguing bit of research using data from the Akatsuki satellite. Akatsuki may have discovered why Venus’s atmosphere rotates…

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Microsoft says unregulated facial recognition risks ‘1984’-like future — FOX News

Microsoft is ratcheting up its call for government regulation of facial recognition technologies by warning that they could pave the way for a “1984”-like dystopia if left unchecked.

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NASA admits “tiny-super-intelligent” aliens may have already visited Earth — The Crusader Journal

 

NASA is admitting that “tiny-super-intelligent” aliens may have already visited Earth, and UFO sightings cannot be explained or denied, according to a top NASA scientist who says the space agency needs to be “more aggressive” in the search for alien life. According to an article published by The Sun, the scientist suggests that it is […]

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