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by caltrek
Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: Diseases & Outbreaks News and Discussions
Replies: 15
Views: 7675

Re: Diseases & Outbreaks News and Discussions

A Deadly Fungal Disease on the Rise in the West Has Experts Worried by Zoya Teirstein September 15, 2021 https://grist.org/health/valley-fever-rising-us-west-wildfires-cocci-fungus/ Extract: (Grist) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the CDC, estimates that some 150,000 cases of Val...
by caltrek
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Wildfire news and discussion
Replies: 79
Views: 22506

Re: Wildfire news and discussion

Gigantic Plankton Bloom Larger Than Australia Spawned by Intense Bushfire Blazes by David Nield September 16, 2021 https://www.sciencealert.com/australia-bushfire-smoke-spawned-a-plankton-bloom-larger-than-the-entire-continent Introduction: (Science Alert) As well as the local and immediate threat ...
by caltrek
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: The History Forum
Topic: Natural History (13.8 billion years BC – 3.3 million BC)
Replies: 42
Views: 14103

Re: Natural History (13.8 billion years BC – 3.3 million BC)

School Kids in New Zealand Discovered a Giant Penguin Fossil With Long Legs by Tessa Koumoundouros September 16, 2021 https://www.sciencealert.com/school-kids-discovered-another-giant-penguin-fossil-in-new-zealand-with-long-legs Introduction: (Science Alert) Ancient New Zealand has been home to an ...
by caltrek
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Labor Rights News Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 2512

Re: Labor Rights News Thread

California Ban on Mandatory Arbitration Clears Ninth Circuit Hurdle by Nick Cahill September 15, 2021 https://www.courthousenews.com/california-ban-on-mandatory-arbitration-clears-ninth-circuit-hurdle/ Introduction: (Courthouse News) — The fight between business groups and California officials over...
by caltrek
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Climate Change News & Discussions
Replies: 110
Views: 33243

Re: Climate Change News & Discussions

Report Shows Nearly All Countries Off Track to Meet Paris Agreement Climate Goals by Daniel Jackson September 15, 2021 https://www.courthousenews.com/report-shows-nearly-all-countries-off-track-to-meet-paris-agreement-climate-goals/ Introduction: (Courthouse News) — Looking at dozens of countries r...
by caltrek
Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Computers & the Internet
Topic: Social Media & Big Tech news and discussions
Replies: 28
Views: 8442

Re: Social Media & Big Tech news and discussions

Congress Will Investigate Claims that Instagram Harms Teens by Makena Kelly September 15, 2021 https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/15/22675802/facebook-instagram-teens-harm-blumenthal-blackburn-markey-kids Introduction: (The Verge) Two top lawmakers on the Senate Commerce Committee’s panel over consume...
by caltrek
Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: USA News and Discussions
Replies: 137
Views: 45386

Re: USA News and Discussions

California Voters Say No To Recall by Jake Johnson September 15, 2021 https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/09/15/newsom-urged-deliver-climate-single-payer-california-voters-defeat-recall Introduction: (Common Dreams) California voters on Tuesday roundly defeated an effort to recall Democratic Gov...
by caltrek
Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Computers & the Internet
Topic: Social Media & Big Tech news and discussions
Replies: 28
Views: 8442

Re: Social Media & Big Tech news and discussions

Twitch Sues Two Users for Harassing Streamers With Hate Raids by Taylor Hatmaker September 13, 2021 https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/13/twitch-hate-raids-lawsuits/ Introduction: (TechCrunch) Twitch filed a lawsuit late last week against two people on its own platform for running automated hate and ha...