Tag Archives: Current

Trillions of Plastic Bits, Swept Up by Current, Are Littering Arctic Waters

Leer en español By TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG April 19, 2017 The world’s oceans are littered with trillions of pieces of plastic — bottles, bags, toys, fishing nets and far more, largely in tiny particles — and now this seaborne junk is generating its way into the Arctic. In a study published Wednesday in Science Advances, a group of researchers from the University of ...

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The Meaning of Antebellum Politics in America vis-a-vis the Current Collapse of The Republic. [Greg Laden's Blog]

I am reading Group of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin, whom you might know from her occasional and usually informative appearances on a variety of Television news shows as a ranking Presidential Historian. I started reading it simply because I wanted to see in some detail what was going on in American politics in ...

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Current, Former Smokers and Lung Cancer Screening

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. two, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Most current and former smokers in the United States do not get screened for lung cancer even even though they are at enhanced threat for the deadly disease, a new study reveals. The findings highlight the need to have to educate medical doctors and at-threat individuals about lung ...

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