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George Orwell, “Politics and the English Language,” 1946

Vincent Ferraro Mtholyoke.edu Most people who bother with the matter at all would admit that the English language is in a bad way, but it is generally assumed that we cannot by conscious action do anything about it. Our civilization … Continue reading

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Rainforest plant combats multi-resistant bacterial strains

Jes Gitz Holler EurekAlert Aggressive infections in hospitals are an increasing health problem worldwide. The development of bacterial resistance is alarming. Now a young Danish scientist has found a natural substance in a Chilean rainforest plant that effectively supports the … Continue reading

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How scientists taught monkeys the concept of money. Not long after, the first prostitute monkey appeared

Source: ZME Science You may have thought things like currency or money are concepts known solely to man. Some might have a sense of ownership, besides of course territory, but trading and the likes haven’t been observed in any other … Continue reading

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