Why do we need forest towns with their own local governments?

Forests are vital to life on Earth. But forests are rapidly disappearing. The concern is that elected officials must answer to voters and even party donors. In terms of economic gain, both voters and funders benefit from forest destruction. Local,... continue reading

emanifest: A Python utility package for accessing the US EPA's hazardous waste tracking system

The overarching purpose of e-Manifest is to establish a national information technology system that will enable the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the hazardous waste program’s industry and state stakeholders to transition the manifest... continue reading

Betting on Conspiracies?

Was 9/11 an inside job? Did Lee Harvey Oswald act alone? Was the U.S. presidential election of 2020 stolen? I propose a Conspiracy Theory Betting Market to resolve these questions. That is, instead of trying to censor social media platforms or... continue reading

agricolaeplotr: An R package for visualising experimental designs in science and engineering

Experimental designs are widely used in the life sciences to substantiate hypotheses through experiments. In the life sciences, this is an indispensable part of gaining scientific knowledge. In addition, open source software is increasingly used... continue reading

Construction of a cow model as a proxy for electronic sensor tests

In modern livestock farming, electronics attached to an animal play a significant role. In this field of science, animals are equipped with electronics to measure a wide range of parameters. In the case of cattle, the electronics are attached to... continue reading

Effect of PH on Copper hypertolarence: How does the Copper exporters of Staphylococcus aureus are maintaining its functionality within low PH of Phagosome ?

We know that, when any bacterium entered into our body as per the innate immunity phagocytic cells majorly macrophages activated and use copper into phagosome to kill the phagocytized bacterium. Unfortunately most of the bacterium is capable to... continue reading

Delivery of Grocery items before demand

To delivery of the items before demand, it is important to know the monthly demands of the various families. so collect the information like size of family, festival celebration, possibilities of guest arrival, daily and monthly demand of various... continue reading

Backward stepwise elimination: A model-based method for nonlinear dimension reduction

In multidimensional data modeling, dimension reduction is not intuitive. Forward feature selection is usually deceptive. That is, a strongly related feature may have a small correlation coefficient (near zero) to the objective, especially when the... continue reading


As mentioned in articles in NPBR.1. and JBI.2., the crucial stage in MAOI and St John' s Wort OCD cures I have repeatedly found to be strong TRPA1 receptor activation by radicals, resulting in gut serotonin and CCK release. Matsuo et al.3. have... continue reading

Neutrophils reduction by inducing autophagy may improve cancer treatment?

Neutrophils are the key players of innate immune system that is well known to us. The information’s, which excite the new age researchers, is that the neutrophils may also be key players in cancer initiation and progression by several aspects. A... continue reading


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