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Stanford Biologist Warns: Early Signs of Earth’s 6th Mass Extinction in Progress

Stanford Biologist Warns: Early Signs of Earth’s 6th Mass Extinction in Progress

| July 30, 2014 | 14 Comments

A Stanford professor says the loss and decline of animals is contributing to what seems to be the beginning of Earth's 6th mass biological extinction event.

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5 Simple Rules to Eating the Cleanest Foods

5 Simple Rules to Eating the Cleanest Foods

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eating 'clean,' natural foods can boost your health significantly. But what does 'clean eating' mean? Here are 5 simple rules to eating the cleanest foods.

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Court Rules that Rampant Misuse of Antibiotics on Factory Farms can Continue

Court Rules that Rampant Misuse of Antibiotics on Factory Farms can Continue

| July 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the rampant misuse of antibiotics on factory farms can continue, keeping animals and humans in danger.

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Thousands Protest McDonald's at Annual McDonald’s Shareholders Meeting

Thousands Protest McDonald’s at Annual McDonald’s Shareholders Meeting

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year, thousands of protestors gathered outside the meeting at McDonald’s headquarters, calling for higher wages, more food transparency, and more.

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BP Oil Spill: Dead Zones in the Gulf of Mexico and Vibrio Vulnificus, The Flesh-Eating Bacteria

BP Oil Spill: Dead Zones in the Gulf of Mexico and Vibrio Vulnificus, The Flesh-Eating Bacteria

| July 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

There have been several significant developments in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) which now require special and immediate attention -especially water pollution.

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Win: EPA Denies Texas’ Farmers Request to Use Dangerous Herbicide on Fields

Win: EPA Denies Texas’ Farmers Request to Use Dangerous Herbicide on Fields

| July 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

The EPA denied an emergency request from Texas to use toxic propazine to kill the resistant superweeds, for once protecting people from more biotech poison.

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Is Our DNA Mostly Junk? Study Says Only 8.2% of Human Genes are ‘Functional’

Is Our DNA Mostly Junk? Study Says Only 8.2% of Human Genes are ‘Functional’

| July 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

A study from Oxford University suggests that only 8.2 percent of human DNA is functional. Is our ‘junk’ DNA really useless, or is there more to the story?

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Study Combines Turmeric with Big Pharma Drug to Kill Cancer Cells

Study Combines Turmeric with Big Pharma Drug to Kill Cancer Cells

| July 29, 2014 | 3 Comments

Researchers have paired the spice turmeric with the anti-nausea drug thalidomide to create “hybrid molecules” to kill multiple myeloma cancer cells.

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Just Released: Blood Composition of Monkeys Altered Near Fukushima Site

Just Released: Blood Composition of Monkeys Altered Near Fukushima Site

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wild monkeys exposed to Fukushima's radiation are showing alarming changes in their blood composition as well as a compromised immune system.

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Want Natural Food Coloring? Add These Purple Sweet Potatoes to the Line Up

Want Natural Food Coloring? Add These Purple Sweet Potatoes to the Line Up

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The little-grown purple sweet potato could be used to develop a plant-based food coloring that is both safe (unlike artifical colors) and pretty.

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