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Sane Environmentalism

I think being concerned about air quality, recycling, and other environmental issues, makes sense. But I don’t think only being concerned about the environment is a good idea. People matter, too. I don’t think it’s an either/or thing. Technology, history, … Continue reading

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Fukushima, Six Years Later

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster could have been much worse. But it may have been avoidable. Meltdowns and non-nuclear explosions at the power plant didn’t directly kill anyone. More than 40 patients who were evacuated from a nearby hospital died … Continue reading

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Using Vaccines Wisely

Using drones to deliver vaccines seems reasonable for places like Vanuatu. But vaccines won’t help if folks don’t know how to use them correctly, or can’t. Others avoid vaccines because they believe warnings from dubious sources. Facts and fears Health, … Continue reading

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Oldest Human Fossils?

Humanity’s current model may be a whole lot older than we thought. A team of scientists say that remains found in Morocco are human, Homo sapiens. The scientists also say these folks lived about 300,000 years ago. They were around … Continue reading

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