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A CALL FOR A PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY  (click for more information)

Given the many urgent scientific and technological challenges facing America and the rest of the world, the increasing need for accurate scientific information in political decision making, and the vital role scientific innovation plays in spurring economic growth and competitiveness, we call for a public debate in which the U.S. presidential candidates share their views on the issues of The Environment, Health and Medicine, and Science and Technology Policy.

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It's good to be back folks! Loving the goals and objectives of this site:

http://www.eol.org/index

Cataloging every species on the planet!

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This is really interesting. I am especially curious what the virus does after all the cancer cells are gone. Unfortunately they don't know just yet.

http://www.technologyreview.com/Biotech/20363/

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Once again, animals remind us just how intelligent they can be!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7035815.stm 

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You never know what you're going to find when you're wandering around the Arctic Circle. I don't know if we can trust those darn Ruskies but if this is true, it's actually quite amazing!

http://www.russiatoday.ru/news/news/13304 

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Imagine coming across something like this on a walk through the park! It's like something out of a Tim Burton movie ๐Ÿ™‚

Decent write up here: http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/08/30/spider.web.ap/index.html

Better picture here: http://startelegram.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/08/29/12114802_h12780903_2.jpg

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Scientists break the speed of light | the Daily Mail:

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An interesting National Geographic article about elephant migrations through dangerous areas in war-torn Africa.

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Amazing what these little guys will do for the good of the colony.

http://www.nature-science.info/news/07071102.htm 

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BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | Why is yawning contagious?

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Nomura's jellyfish off the coasts of Japan. Just thought it was cool.

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We get clogged drains and nature can empty a lake in just a couple of months!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6225676.stm 

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Nightline did a report on this website. Check out the YouTube time lapse linked from this site.

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Place your bets before watching the video. And it's real buffalo (of the African variety) not the so-called buffalo of America (which are actually bison). It's kind of a long video but stick with it, it's worth it.

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