The number of people who are skeptical about science increased 3 points from last year

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Here’s a running list of all the ways climate change has altered Earth in 2019

Earth is now the warmest it’s been in some 120,000 years. Eighteen of the last 19 years have been the warmest on record. And concentrations of carbon dioxide ‘ a potent greenhouse gas ‘ are likely the highest they’ve been in 15 million years.’

The consequences of such a globally-disrupted climate are many, and it’s understandably difficult to keep track. The number of people who are skeptical about science ... The number of people who are skeptical about science increased 3 points from last year Katie Couric is holding an event Wednesday to promote 3M's second annual " State of Science Index Survey ," which found that the number of people who are skeptical about science actually increased 3 points from last year, to 35 %. To help, here’s a list of climate-relevant news that has transpired in 2019, from historically unprecedented disappearances of ice, to flood-ravaged cities. People are growing more skeptical of science, study finds /2019/03/21/ people -are-growing-more- skeptical ... The number is even higher in the U.S., where 50 percent of people are skeptical of science information that comes from the news, according to the study. As more news comes out, the list will be updated.

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  • Publisher: Mashable
  • Date: 2019-03-16T12:00:00Z
  • Author: Mark Kaufman
  • Twitter: @mashable
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Why you SHOULD blend up the avocado stone: Study finds it does wonders for reducing inflammation

The healthiest part of an avocado could be the pit that most people throw away, a new study suggests.

Researchers from Penn State University found that an’extract in avocado seeds reduced inflammation caused by white blood cells.’

The team says the findings are evidence that the extract could be turned into a food ingredient, or even used as a pharmaceutical drug.’

However, experts are skeptical and say the research is in its early stages and that past studies have shown that, if consumed in high quantities, the stone could actually be toxic.’

A new study from Penn State University found that an extract from an avocado seed reduced inflammation caused by macrophages, types of white blood cells (file image)

After decades of resistance, Atlanta’s booming suburbs face a historic vote on public transit

Gwinnett is no longer a white, rural outpost. Axios on Twitter: "The number of people who are skeptical ... /axios/status/1108353747825000448 The logistics of scientists , the military etc etc faking scientific studies on a global scale for a century all while keeping hundreds of thousands of people quiet would cost way way more than individuals are profiting from grants. Since the referendum nearly three decades ago, its population has ballooned from about 350,000 to 920,000 and the proportion of white residents has plummeted from 89% to 37%.

But even now that Gwinnett is majority minority, and a new referendum will be held Tuesday on whether to connect with MARTA and fund new heavy rail and rapid bus lines, it is not certain that a new generation of young, black, Latino and Asian residents will vote to connect.

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