science

  1. QualityGains

    A new Reason Why The Animal Industry Is Flawed [Science B*tch]

    The animal industry is flawed, and there are a couple obvious (*cough* for vegans *cough*) reasons why: Needless torture and killing of sentient beings Clogging of arteries, advancement of various cancer stages Inefficient economics (government subsidies) Destroying of planet earth (methane...
  2. VeganJanae

    Greetings from toronto

    Greetings all! :) My name is Janae. I am 29 years old, from Toronto, Canada, and I have been a vegan for just a little over 2 years. I became a Vegan for a reason that is quite different from what is considered the "normal" reason one decides to become a Vegan. While I am compassionate about...
  3. MadamSarcastra

    Life Sciences Medical & Scientific Breakthroughs

    Listening to Science Friday on NPR, I was inspired to start this thread. Actually heard about this a few days ago.... A Promising And Still Uncertain Future For Human Gene Editing - Science Friday In Breakthrough, Scientists Edit a Dangerous Mutation From Genes in Human Embryos
  4. Indian Summer

    Philosophy The limits of science

    Scientifically, the atom bomb is a fantastic achievement. But it's still a terrifying, horrible thing. I think the limits of science are also relevant in discussions about animal rights. We can show that animals are physiologically similar to humans, that they can suffer, and experience joy and...
  5. Calliegirl

    This 50-Cent Paper Microscope Could 'Democratize Science'

    I want one of these. When they become available commercially, I'm getting one for myself and my granddaughter. I think she would have a lot of fun with it. This 50-Cent Paper Microscope Could 'Democratize Science'
  6. Blobbenstein

    What has Science ever done for us?

    Reg: All right, Stan. Don't labour the point. And what have they ever given us in return? Xerxes: The aqueduct. Reg: Oh yeah, yeah they gave us that. Yeah. That's true. Masked Activist: And the sanitation! Stan: Oh yes... sanitation, Reg, you...