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My name is Ari Einbinder. This is the journal of my travels into the realm of science and science education. I’ve worked at science museums in NY (NYSCI and AMNH) and across Europe. Currently I’m studying “museology” (aka museum studies) at UW in Sea

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Faster growth may help bacteria remove lake plastic waste: study

Faster growth may help bacteria remove lake plastic waste: study: hmmm…Chemicals leaking from plastic waste make bacteria grow faster in European lakes, according to research published Tuesday…When plastic materials such as carrier bags break down in water, they release simple carbon compounds slightly different to those produced when organic matter...

justnoodlefishthings:prompt was “astronaut staring into nebula with the face of God”

justnoodlefishthings:prompt was “astronaut staring into nebula with the face of God”

Hot Take: Mark Cuban Kinda Sucks

realcleverissues:I know lots of people like Mark Cuban. He seems like a nice guy and, most recently, he opened a new kind of pharmacy with *much* lower prices than standard insurance costs for medicine. As Cuban explains, the prices is = cost of drug + cost of labor + 15% markup. But here’s the thing. He could have just done it *at cost*, without the...

Scientists develop new material to clean up forever chemicals | NationofChange

Scientists develop new material to clean up forever chemicals | NationofChange: rjzimmerman:Excerpt from this story from Nation of Change:Researchers from Texas A&M AgriLife of Texas A&M University have developed a new bioremediation technology using plant-based material and fungi that could take care of cleaning up per- and polyfluoroalkyl...

'Forever chemicals' over safe levels in rainwater - BBC News

'Forever chemicals' over safe levels in rainwater - BBC News: Fuuuuuuuuuuuuu This new study, which looks at four specific chemicals in the class, suggests that levels of one PFAS in rainwater around the globe often “greatly exceed” US drinking water advisory levels.   Soil around the world is similarly contaminated, evidence suggests. The study’s...

GOP says gun violence mostly happens in Democratic cities – the figures disagree

GOP says gun violence mostly happens in Democratic cities – the figures disagree: Between 2019 and 2020, the latest years for which comprehensive federal data is available, homicides rose nearly 30 per cent, the largest one-year increase in killings in US history. “This was an increase across the board, in red and blue states, big cities ...

TW: DoomerismThe thing about the climate crisis which really...

TW: DoomerismThe thing about the climate crisis which really bums me out is that it’s not inevitable from a scientific standpoint. However, it absolutely is from a human standpoint. Because while we have the technology to fix the problems, it would require the public at large to act rationally on a national-level, and even accept some self-sacrifice,...

It’s so hot in Europe that roads are literally buckling

It’s so hot in Europe that roads are literally buckling: I think a lot of people who ignore climate change really don’t realize just how far-reaching the effects will be or what those effects will be like. Imagine no power and no water, as just one scenario. It’s so f*cked but people are just gonna ignore it till we’re all fucking dead.

futuristech-info:DALL·E Now Available in Beta — exciting to see...

futuristech-info:DALL·E Now Available in Beta — exciting to see this come to market (sort-of) so quickly. Really interested in seeing what the demand for it looks like, as well as what people produce.

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