Facts about the Airbus A380
By: D. Vogt
The Airbus A380 is a new wide-body jet airliner, which is currently the largest passenger jet in service in the world. It is produced in Europe by Airbus, and has been in commercial service since late 2007. The A380 was in development since the 1980s...
UCSF Scientists question safety of TSA body scanners
By: Marilyn Lindblad
Four university scientists waited six months for a government reply to a letter they wrote in the spring of 2010, warning government officials about health risks associated with full body scanners used by TSA. After all that waiting, the reply they eventually received seems to...
Life on Earth and Biology Nerds and Lady Gaga Finding Truth of Life on Earth God is Truth
By: Christyl Rivers
We choose to ignore science, so it often appears as though science is obsolescing itself. Ultimately however, science endures. The reason why has largely to due with our inability to drop the security blanket of comfortable denial we wrap ourselves in to cope with modern...
By: Lynette Alice
Medical concerns over the use of full body scanners by TSA agents at airports has hit critical mass finally. While many have been concerned about privacy issues and others have been happy to joke about the “nude scanning devices”, there are legitimate medical concerns...
Success and achievement traits in graphology
By: Colin Dovey
At its very best, the meaningful study of the human personality is tantalising, elusive and transitory in nature. Success in the quest is important because, coupled with its understanding comes a veritable raft of benefits at many levels, including: ♦ In business, the ability to...
The place of science in our society
By: Christyl Rivers
Science, in our society, is ignored, denied, distorted, and even snubbed. Every enromous discovery, from a sun centered solar system to our relation to other apes has been ridiculed and even hated, as if hating truth ever changes it. Science is the search for truth...
The contents of a cigarette
By: Dr. Mark Smith
There are over 4000 chemicals in cigarette smoke, many of which have not been tested with regard to the effects they have on the human body. From those substances that have been tested, many of them have been classified as “carcinogens’ meaning they play...
By: Bob Duden
Since the dawn of mankind, straight from the stone age so to speak, the human race has sought to improve its lot in life. To do so often meant the creation of something quite simple but, something that made life easier. That is the root...
Factors that affect intelligence
By: Ann Major
There are only two factors that affect intelligence: genes and the environment. Since then, there has been a constant tug of war between the importance of "nature or nurture", to assess a person's mental and physical prowess. Whereas a person may inherit a certain set...
By: Magda DH
Intelligence is, broadly speaking, affected by two groups of factors: hereditary and environmental. There is strong evidence that between 40% and 80% of variability in intelligence between normal people is hereditary, but there is also a lot of research data as well as common sense...

 

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