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National Association of Scholars Calls on Government to End the Practice of Using ‘Secret Science’ for Regulatory Decisionmaking

by Printus LeBlanc   Every day, the federal government puts out new regulations, updates old ones, or eliminates them all together. This is done in the Federal Register and is published every morning. What most people don’t know is a great amount of the rules and regulations published in the Federal Register were…

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Six Cloud Types and the Weather They Forecast

by Hannah Christensen   Modern weather forecasts rely on complex computer simulators. These simulators use all the physics equations that describe the atmosphere, including the movement of air, the sun’s warmth, and the formation of clouds and rain. Incremental improvements in forecasts over time mean that modern five-day weather forecasts are as skillful…

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Novel Graphite Filter Removes 99% of Organic Waste in Water

Graphene has been making many appearances in science lately, owing to its unique physical properties. Today, it’s making headlines in a rather unexpected field of research: water treatment. Researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, working together with Sydney Water, have created a world-first graphene filter that…

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Revolutionary Nanoparticle Eye Drops Could Make Glasses Obsolete

Israeli researchers have developed and tested “nanodrops” that, when used in conjunction with laser therapy, improve both near- and far-sightedness. In time, eyesight will return to its previous state but the researchers say the procedure can be repeated every one to two months, meaning your glasses could soon be outdated.

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