‘Fettuccine’ may be most obvious sign of life on Mars, researchers report — ScienceDaily

A rover scanning the surface of Mars for evidence of life might want to check for rocks that look like pasta, researchers report. The bacterium that controls the formation of such rocks on Earth is ancient and thrives in harsh environments that are similar to conditions on Mars, said a geology professor.

Source: ‘Fettuccine’ may be most obvious sign of life on Mars, researchers report — ScienceDaily

Africa’s elephant poaching rates in decline, but iconic animal still under threat — ScienceDaily

Elephant poaching rates in Africa have started to decline after reaching a peak in 2011, an international team of scientists has concluded. But the continent’s elephant population remains threatened.

Source: Africa’s elephant poaching rates in decline, but iconic animal still under threat — ScienceDaily

Did ancient supernovae prompt human ancestors to walk upright? — ScienceDaily

Supernovae bombarded Earth with cosmic energy starting as many as 8 million years ago, with a peak some 2.6 million years ago, initiating an avalanche of electrons in the lower atmosphere and setting off a chain of events that feasibly ended with bipedal hominins.

Source: Did ancient supernovae prompt human ancestors to walk upright? — ScienceDaily

‘Blatant Attempt to Politicize the Science’: Trump Reportedly Moving to End Long-Term Studies of Climate Crisis | Common Dreams News

“The Trump gang is attacking the scientific process itself in an attempt to prop up fossil fuel industries, delay inevitable action, and run the carbon bubble as long as it will last.”

Source: ‘Blatant Attempt to Politicize the Science’: Trump Reportedly Moving to End Long-Term Studies of Climate Crisis | Common Dreams News

Fred Hoyle: natural selection can never be right…

This article (at least now they have such a page) is typical of the way establishment darwinism buries objections in a ton of sophistry, in the process unwittingly giving you what you need to know …

Source: Fred Hoyle: natural selection can never be right…//What Darwin Got Wrong – Wikipedia – Darwiniana

Why Scientists Want to Engineer Spicy Tomatoes | Portside


If you were asked to describe a tomato, words like “juicy,” “acidic” and maybe even “sweet” might pop into your mind. “Spicy” is not on the list of adjectives commonly attributed to this yummy fruit (and yes, it is a fruit), but that may one day change.

Source: Why Scientists Want to Engineer Spicy Tomatoes | Portside