Mindfully Looking at The Way of Natural History (Book Review)

August 18, 2011 by  
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The Way of Natural History , edited by Thomas Lowe Fleischner and published by Trinity University Press (Texas), recently came across my desk for review. The premise of the compilation is to bring together “scientists, nature writers, poets, and Zen practitioners” to “show how mindful attention to the natural world can bring rewarding and surprising discoveries” and is “a key pathway to nurturing our humanity.” Or so the b… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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13-Year-Old Makes A Solar Breakthrough With Fibonacci Sequence

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image via American Museum of Natural History One would be excused for suspecting that Aidan Dwyer, said to be 13, is in fact a small, very young-looking, 37-year-old college-educated con-man of the highest order. Such is not the case though for what the young Long Island lad has accomplished in a feat typically associated with much older individuals. As reported on the Patch community website out of Northport, N.Y., Aidan has used the Fibonacci sequence to devise a more efficient way to collect

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Mosquitos In Senegal Develop Resistance to Anti-Malarial Bed Netting

August 18, 2011 by  
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Some potential discouraging news in the worldwide battle against malaria : A report from Senegal shows that mosquitos can rapidly develop resistance to insecticide used to impregnate bed nets. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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