NASA Scientists, Engineers Honored with Presidential Early Career Awards

July 3, 2019 NASA RELEASE 19-055   President Trump has named 18 NASA researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). These recipients, and 296 other federal researchers, will receive their awards later this year at a ceremony in Washington. The PECASE Award is the highest honor given by …

Petroleum Fumes: What are the kids breathing in South Portland, ME?

Full-Article Link By Sabrina Shankman "SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Oscar's small feet thunder through the house, followed by the sound of our back door sliding open as he runs outside. He's almost four—big enough to play alone in the fenced-in backyard, not big enough to remember to wear a coat on a chilly Maine morning. "I …

Global Warming Update! As Ticks Spread, New Disease Risks Threaten People, Pets and Livestock

Full-Article Link As Ticks Spread, New Disease Risks Threaten People, Pets and Livestock One tick that a new study shows is endangering cattle in Virginia is able to clone itself, making colonizing new locations that much easier. BY NINA PULLANO "It didn't take long for one of America's newest tick species to find Thomas Mather. …

132 Nuclear Power Plants in the Arctic… More “floating” Power Plants coming

"They may not be 'floating Chernobyls'.  They could be worse. They may be one reason that Arctic Sea-Ice is melting rapidly in specific areas." From Wikipedia... "They are self-contained, low-capacity, floating nuclear power plants. The stations are to be mass-produced at shipbuilding facilities and then towed to the destination ports of the cities and towns …

“The Devastating Reason Some Women Are Deciding Not To Have Children”

Link to Full-Article [Excerpts posted here, at the suggestion of a good friend, and as a valuable resource for the future world] “It was a powerful relief to say it out loud and to hear someone else recognize it.” By Laura Paddison, 07/01/2019 for the Huffington Post "There’s a moment in the evening when I go …