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Pesticide Exposure Damages The Mouth Microbiome

Brandon Turbeville Natural Blaze A new study published in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology has demonstrated a disturbing link between pesticide exposure and the destruction of healthy bacteria of the mouth. The study involved an examination of “oral buccal … Continue reading

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Parity Is The Answer To America’s Agricultural Crisis

Brandon Turbeville Natural Blaze Farming is, by nature, an up and down game, with so many variables going into the production of food that can drive both prices and production. Throughout American and, indeed, world history, agriculture has been susceptible … Continue reading

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As Bee Population Continues Decline Scientists Introduce Robobee

Brandon Turbeville Natural Blaze As the bee population in the United States continues to decline, some scientists are working on a backup option which many people are calling the Robobee. A recent announcement coming out of the journal Chem, in … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Is Not “Green Energy”

Nuclear lobbyists and some scientists are under the mistaken impression that nuclear power is virtually carbon-free, and thus must be pushed to prevent runaway global warming (if you don’t believe in global warming, please forward this to your friends, family … Continue reading

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New Radiation Level at Fukushima Dwarfs the Highest Peak at Chernobyl

The Fukushima Disaster We noted a few days after the Japanese earthquake that the amount of radioactive fuel at Fukushima dwarfs that at Chernobyl … and that the cesium fallout from Fukushima already rivaled Chernobyl (we also noted that Fukushima … Continue reading

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