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Scientific American raises serious questions about safety of fracking

The editors of Scientific American published an op-ed saying that the practice of hydrofracking has been adopted faster than questions about the safety of the procedure have been answered and that the states are “flying blind” in trying to regulate its effects.

Natural gas industry keeping water testing data from researchers

Despite having complained for years that studies on the effect of hydrofracking on drinking water supplies are deficient because they don’t include pre-drilling water quality data on wells and water systems, the natural gas industry has been keeping that data away from researchers.

Scientists blast Colorado roadless rule even as Udall backs wildfire provisions

Some key Colorado politicians seem to like the state’s controversial roadless rule – submitted last week to the Obama administration – but a lot of scientists and environmentalists clearly aren’t convinced.

Losing at the polls can cause shrinkage in Republicans, study concludes

Testosterone levels in men have much less to do with driving a Hummer versus a Prius and a lot more to do with how...