Category Archives: Science Bits

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Widom Larsen Superconducting Hydrides and Directed Speculation

Some speculation on the relationship of superconductivity and LENR functional materials. Continue reading

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Drought, or Stupid Rescue Killing Delta Smelt?

Is the Delta Smelt dying off from the drought, or from Stupid Government Actions? To me, it looks like “your government at work”… and flushing water out the bay won’t fix it. Continue reading

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Curing Pancreatic Cancer with Thymoquinone

An interesting plant, medicinal and food, that may offer a cure for pancreatic cancer along with helping things from asthma to high blood pressure to headache. Continue reading

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Polysorbate, Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity, and You

Is our present “obesity epidemic” caused by nearly ubiquitous “emulsifiers” in our common foods? Mice seem to think so… Continue reading

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Ice Age Glacials, Milankovitch, Orbital Mechanics, and A Place For Dust?

A slightly different hypothesis about Ice Age Glacial patterns and what might be involved, along with pointers to an interesting site that “finds issues” with Milankovitch. Continue reading

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