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New Study May Hold Clue To Proving the Gaia Theory
2012-05-18 04:30:16

The Gaia Hypothesis proposes that the Earth is actually a giant living organism, and a University of Maryland (UMD) study might have found the key to unlocking this mystery, and this discovery could lead to an improved understanding of the climate and changes that occur within it. The key is sulfur, and researchers hope to find the relationships between the atmosphere, ocean organisms, and land, using sulfur in order to prove the Gaia Theory. The Gaia Theory was first introduced in the...

2012-01-26 12:53:33

Case Western Reserve Theorist Develops Incomparable Model that Unifies Physics, Chemistry, and Biology The earth is alive, asserts a revolutionary scientific theory of life emerging from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The trans-disciplinary theory demonstrates that purportedly inanimate, non-living objects–for example, planets, water, proteins, and DNA–are animate, that is, alive. With its broad explanatory power, applicable to all areas of science and...

2011-07-19 18:34:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaia Interactive, the world's most active social gaming community with more than 20 million unique visitors a month, has partnered with Fever Studio, one of South Korea's most prominent social gaming developers. Over the past five years, Fever Studio has developed many noteworthy online and mobile games such as Alchemist TCG. Fever Studio is making a strong impression in the social gaming scene with their first title 'Everytown' which is...

2010-10-07 16:45:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media representatives are invited to attend a NASA symposium on Thursday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EDT, where world-renowned scientists will address past, present, and future activities in the search for signs of life in the universe. The event will take place at the Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center in Crystal City, Va. NASA Television's Education channel and the agency's Web site will provide live coverage via a Lockheed Martin Webcast...

2010-06-03 07:00:00

TEMPE, Ariz., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Advancing Technology (UAT), a leading innovator in education focused on new and emerging technologies, has named Dr. Lynn Margulis, renowned theoretical biologist, author and distinguished University Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, as the 2010 inductee in the Leonardo da Vinci Society for the Study of Thinking. Dr. Margulis' revolutionary work in biology earned her prestige in the field with her theory on the...

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2010-03-31 06:09:32

A scientist and environmentalist who gained notoriety for proposing that the Earth behaved like an organism now claims that mankind isn't smart enough to deal with global climate change. British researcher James Lovelock--the man who four decades ago formulated the Gaia hypothesis, which asserts that the living and nonliving systems of the Earth work together like the various parts of a living organism--told Leo Hickman of The Guardian, "I don't think we're yet evolved to the point where...

2008-09-05 06:00:23

By Jennifer Modenessi The beginning of the academic year is a time most art schools and colleges reserve their galleries for faculty and group exhibits. Whether the purpose is to inspire students or simply introduce them to another facet of their instructors' lives -- that of the working artist -- these shows are often great places to view challenging and interesting work outside of mainstream galleries and museums. Pleasant Hill's Diablo Valley College Art Gallery has ushered in the...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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