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Environmental vs. Biological

One question that always plagues my mind: are the things that people do largely influenced by biological or environmental factors? I don’t believe people are inherently evil. 531 more words


Checking in on the Dallas Caterpillars

The caterpillars that hatched all over our trees have now started their transformations.  I watched as this little guy built his cocoon on our gate.


Straight, No Chaser: Do You Suffer from Hay Fever?

Hay (fever) there! If any of you don’t suffer from seasonal allergies (aka hay fever, allergic rhinitis), consider yourself lucky. As nuisances go, this has to rank high on the list. 467 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Google to help search for Scotland’s Loch Ness monster

From Japan Times, Apr 2015

LONDON – Those keen to search for Scotland’s mythical Loch Ness monster can do so from anywhere in the world after Google launched a cache of underwater and surface images of the lake. 211 more words


Not Long Now.....

Clematis Buds are near to Bursting……

It looks like a bumper display of flowers are in store for the garden this Spring……  Over the past two days the buds on the Clematis have suddenly swollen in small clusters ready to burst.  41 more words


Diabetes drug metformin found in freshwater is a potential cause of intersex fish

Public Release: 24-Apr-2015

Fish exposed to metformin were also smaller in size than those not exposed

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes, which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide, has been shown to cause intersex in fish -male fish that produce eggs. 155 more words