Monthly Archives: March 2009

Gaza was productive under Israeli control

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict: A new perspective by Omar Shaban, CG News, 19 March 2009 For 20 years, the Gaza Strip had become famous for planting and exporting flowers, strawberries and vegetables, like cherry tomatoes. Some years ago, there were more … Continue reading

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Bike for health and recreation

Great American bike trails Scenic trips for ten-speeds and more By Jeff Wallach, Forbes Traveler.com, March. 19, 2009 Bicycling has come a long way since you pedaled the old neighborhood on your Sting Ray with the sissy bar and purple … Continue reading

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Doubts about prostate test

Prostate Exams: When Are They Necessary? By Jeffrey Kluger, TIME, Mar. 19, 2009 Science is not shy about ambiguity, never more so than when it comes to medical advice. So here’s the latest recommendation on prostate cancer screening: Men should … Continue reading

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No Junk in DNA

Nature Paper Shows “Junk-RNA” Going the Same Direction as “Junk-DNA” Discovery Institue, March 16, 2009 When large-scale function was detected for non-coding DNA (once called “junk” DNA) Darwinists, knowing that their viewpoint had long boasted that junk-DNA was evidence for … Continue reading

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Web is 20 years old

March 13, 2009 – 9:34 PM Future web will “rock the boat”, says creator Image caption: The inventor, Tim Berners-Lee, is looking to the future of the web (Keystone) The worldwide web has altered society, but unbelievable future developments will … Continue reading

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Wind shifts may amplify global warming

Wind Shifts May Stir Carbon Dioxide From Antarctic Depths, Amplifying Global Warming This pictures shows the locations of cores showing Antarctic upwelling. (Credit: Robert Anderson, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory) ScienceDaily (Mar. 13, 2009) — Natural releases of carbon dioxide from the … Continue reading

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Wrong approach to Mideast diplomacy

TEAM OBAMA’S ANTI-ISRAEL TURN By JOHN BOLTON, NY POST, March 13, 2009  Almost invariably, Israel is the loser – because Israel is the party most dependent on the United States, most subject to US pressure and most susceptible to the … Continue reading

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Study science in depth

‘Depth’ Matters in High School Science Studies By Sean Cavanagh, Education Week, March 10, 2009 The scientific world is vast. One key to students’ developing a strong understanding of it could be having them focus on relatively few topics, in … Continue reading

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