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30 Years Of Science Friday, Kansas’ Wind Energy Plan, Vaccinating Kids Under 12. November 5, 2021, Part 1

Behind The FDA’s Decision To Vaccinate Kids Under 12 This week, Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 12 was officially recommended by the CDC, after a unanimous vote from its independent advisory committee and the FDA’s authorization based on safety and efficacy data. In their analysis, the FDA said the benefits of the vaccine “clearly outweigh” the risks. The risks, which were referenced in a cost-benefit examination of...

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Media Balance Newsletter

Media Balance NewsletterMay 17, 2021 by John Droz, Jr.                Welcome to the latest issue of our Media Balance Newsletter, which covers a wide range of nation interest topics: from COVID to Climate. (For all 2020 Newsletters, go here. For all 2021 Newsletters, go here.) (FYI, Our Election Integrity Reports have a new url: Election-Integrity.info. Please pass that onto your social media...

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Vertical wind turbines could make wind farms more efficient

Research carried out by Oxford Brookes University has found that vertical turbine designs could make large wind farms more effective. In the study, the researchers compared traditional wind turbines to vertical turbines to determine the effectiveness of alignment. They found that the vertical turbines were more efficient, improving each other’s performance by up to 15%. The team, led by professor Iakovos Tzanakis of the School of...

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Recent Four E News

by John Droz, Jr.April 5, 2021                 Welcome to the latest issue of our 4E’s Newsletter.(For all 2020 Newsletters, go here. For all 2021 Newsletters, go here.) (FYI, here is the list of our popular 2020 Election-Related Reports. Please periodically check that page, as more are in the works.)  COVID-19: Therapy —Ivermectin is effective for COVID-19 when used early: analysis of 49 studiesShort...

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Unexpected Physics, Controlling Cow Methane, Spring Break. April 2, 2021, Part 1

Signs The Standard Model Of Physics May Be Incomplete The pandemic has slowed many projects around the world, but scientists and engineers are nearing completion of a long-planned upgrade and maintenance period at CERN’s massive Large Hadron Collider project in Switzerland. The collider is currently cooling down and testing components, and aiming to start up for its third major run late this year. In the meantime, researchers have...

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