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March 2016

Artifact found in Italy may reveal clues to ancient Etruscans


Archaeologists excavating an ancient Etruscan temple in Italy unearthed a 2,500-year-old stone slab marked with obscure writing that scholars believe may be a long lost Etruscan religious text.

Source: Artifact found in Italy may reveal clues to ancient Etruscans

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Op-Ed: FDA being sued over genetically engineered salmon approval


On Thursday, a broad coalition of groups sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approving the first-ever genetically engineered food, an Atlantic salmon engineered to grow quickly.

Source: Op-Ed: FDA being sued over genetically engineered salmon approval

Overdose deaths from fentanyl continue to spread in California


The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is taking over an investigation into how fentanyl ended up in street drugs in the Sacramento area of California after a seventh person died from an overdose.

Source: Overdose deaths from fentanyl continue to spread in California

Fossil fuel companies under investigation for climate fraud


Vocal notice was given to Exxon Mobil and other fossil fuel companies on Tuesday that they will be held accountable for fraud and suppressing key evidence of global warming.

Source: Fossil fuel companies under investigation for climate fraud

FDA relaxes requirements on abortion-inducing drug Mifeprex


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) jumped into the flames of abortion politics on Wednesday, relaxing the requirements for taking Mifeprex, a medication used to induce abortion.

Source: FDA relaxes requirements on abortion-inducing drug Mifeprex

Alberta oil and mining industries gets boost from giant airship


The idea of using giant airships to deliver workers and supplies to Alberta’s oilsands and northern Canada’s mining industries is a step closer to reality today.

Source: Alberta oil and mining industries gets boost from giant airship

Common cat parasite linked to uncontrollable anger in humans


The common cat parasite, Toxoplasma gondii has already been linked to an increased risk of suicide and schizophrenia, as well as being a possible answer to fighting certain cancers. But a new study might help explain “road rage.”

Source: Common cat parasite linked to uncontrollable anger in humans

Forecasting heat waves 50 days in advance? Well, maybe


Patterns of warmer than normal and cooler than normal ocean temperatures can allow researchers to predict heat waves up to 50 days in advance. Previously, 10 day forecasts were about the best we could hope for with any accuracy.

Source: Forecasting heat waves 50 days in advance? Well, maybe

Malaria evolved over 100 million years ago new study shows


Contrary to popular belief, malaria has been around a lot longer than previously believed. Analysis of a biting midge preserved in amber revealed that malaria evolved at least 100 million years ago.

Source: Malaria evolved over 100 million years ago new study shows

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