esearchers in Israel found that mice who ate artificial sweeteners went into a pre-diabetic state. (humonia/iStock/Thinkstock)

Artificial Sweeteners May Increase Risk of Diabetes

Even though artificial sweeteners don’t raise your blood sugar, they may put you at greater risk for diabetes. A new study from Israel has found that artificial sweeteners change the composition of gut…

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How is Ebola Spread? Virus Spreads Through Direct Contact With Fluids Like Sweat, Semen; Possibly Airborne

How is Ebola spread? That’s what an increasing number of people are wondering as new potential cases are reported across the United States and Europe while the disease takes more lives in Africa….

Australian Seabird Indicative of the Prescence of Plastics

Australian Scientists Find Plastic’s Toxic Footprint at Molecular Level

SYDNEY—California has become the newest region to ban lightweight plastic bags, joining four states and territories in Australia in restricting the use of disposable plastics. The move comes as Australian researchers study the…

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Eliminate Varicose Veins, Reduce Thrombosis Risk

NEW YORK—For some with varicose veins, 45 minutes and a few needle pricks can reduce the risk of preventable death. Patients with larger varicose veins are at an increased risk of deep vein…

Coal Mine in Wyoming

Turnout for Climate Change in NY Shatters Prediction

Around 570,000 people took part in marches around the world yesterday calling for action on climate change. By far the largest event was in New York City, which had been dubbed the biggest…


Fall Equinox 2014: Time, Date, and Definition for Autumnal Equinox

The September Equinox, also known as the Autumnal or Autumn Equinox, is set to take place later this month. The date will actually be different depending on where you are, the National Weather…


These New NYC School Bathrooms Will Save 4 Million Gallons of Water Daily by 2018

The 4,000 new, high-efficiency bathroom fixtures installed in 28 New York City public schools are as green as planting 400,000 trees and letting them grow for 10 years, according to the New York…

Plant Specialist Dustin McMahon pollinates genetically modified corn plants at Monsanto headquarters in St Louis, Mo., May 21, 2009. Monsanto developed Roundup and Roundup-resistant crops, but weeds developed resistance to Roundup. (Brent Stirton/Getty Images.)

Superweeds and the Chemical Dependency of American Farmers

Weeds are an age-old obstacle for farmers, but when chemical and seed giant Monsanto first introduced glyphosate (better known as Roundup), it seemed like the struggle was finally over. Today, however, over 60…


New Findings on How Plants ‘Talk’ to Each Other: Virginia Tech Scientist

Two plants can communicate with each other by swapping messenger molecules, according to new findings by a Virginia Tech scientist. Jim Westwood, a professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science, at Virginia…

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Eating Your Way to Better Dental Health

File Credit: Epoch Times When his baby daughter developed tooth cavities, Ramiel Nagel was shocked. How could this happen when, as a health-conscious individual, he had given her the best start in life…

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