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Image 1 - Global Sea Level Could Rise As Much As 70 Feet In The Future
2012-03-21 04:04:57

Scientists looked back in time - in the geologic record - to see the future Even if humankind manages to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit)--as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recommends--future generations will likely have to deal with a completely different world. One with sea levels 40 to 70 feet higher than at present, according to research results published this week in the journal Geology. The scientists, led by Kenneth...

2012-02-20 11:25:40

Biologist Kenneth Miller speaks at AAAS Meeting Feb. 18 Vicious, winner-take-all competition in nature is an essential pillar of evolutionary theory, but it frequently describes the mindset people have about how, or whether, to teach the subject. Religious students sometimes come to class thinking that science and religion are in deliberate opposition, like two lionesses fighting over a kill. When Brown University biologist and practicing Catholic Kenneth Miller teaches evolution, he also...

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2008-02-18 10:10:51

Brown University biologist Kenneth Miller has to hand one victory to the "intelligent design" crowd. They know how to frame an issue. "The idea that there is "Ëœdesign' in nature is very appealing," Miller said. "People want to believe that life isn't purposeless and random. That's why the intelligent design movement wins the emotional battle for adherents despite its utter lack of scientific support."To fight back, scientists need to reclaim the language of "Ëœdesign' and...

2007-11-06 12:00:41

CHF Technologies, Inc., d/b/a BioVentrix, San Ramon, California, announced the appointment of Kenneth Miller as the new President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Miller replaces Acting CEO, Arthur Bertolero, who co-founded BioVentrix and remains a member of the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Miller brings to BioVentrix an outstanding track record of general management experience and research and development success. He is accomplished at securing financing, setting and executing...

2005-11-24 14:04:55

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ocean and so-called greenhouse gas levels are rising faster than they have for thousands of years, according to two reports published on Thursday that are likely to fuel debate on global warming. One study found the Earth's ocean levels have risen twice as fast in the past 150 years, signaling the impact of human activity on temperatures worldwide, researchers said in the journal Science. Sea levels were rising by about 1 millimeter (0.04...

2005-11-24 14:02:05

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ocean and so-called greenhouse gas levels are rising faster than they have for thousands of years, according to two reports published on Thursday that are likely to fuel debate on global warming. One study found the Earth's ocean levels have risen twice as fast in the past 150 years, signaling the impact of human activity on temperatures worldwide, researchers said in the journal Science. Sea levels were rising by about 1 millimeter (0.04...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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