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Dominion Post: Bluenanas and predicting catastrophe

Peter Griffin posted in on September 21st, 2009.

Bob Brockie of the Dominion Post writes in his latest opinion piece about some of the science that failed to hit mainstream news in the recent past. The science includes figuring out why banana skins go dark, archaeological finds, the role of religion in conservation, and the critical thresholds of complex systems. An excerpt: (read […]

People are going bananas over a new diet

Amanda Johnson posted in on October 23rd, 2008.

A new diet has been attracting coverage in the press. The ‘Morning Banana Diet’ devised by Japanese pharmacist Sumiko Watanabe involves having a banana and a glass of room temperature water for breakfast, then eating anything you like for lunch and dinner. It has also been reported that a laissez-faire approach to exercise is recommended. […]

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