National Technical Reports Library (NTRL)

Read the full post at Inside Science Resources. The National Technical Reports Library (NTRL) is the new public search database of the National Technical Information Service (NTIS). It offers free public access to a database of over three million federal science and technology reports. NTIS created NTRL to solve the inconsistencies in access to many …

Finding Data with DOE Data Explorer

Read the full post at Inside Science Resources. To gain familiarity with real examples of research data take a look at the DOE Data Explorer. This resource provides a place to discover a huge variety of scientific research data generated from projects funded wholly or in part by the US Department of Energy. Topics vary …

Fracking Does Not Contaminate Drinking Water, Yale Study Confirms

Read the full story at Nature World News. Yale researchers have confirmed that hydraulic fracturing – also known as "fracking" – does not contaminate drinking water. The process of extracting natural gas from deep underground wells using water has been given a bad reputation when it comes to the impact it has on water resources but Yale researchers …

Popcorn companies blamed for bee deaths

Read the full story in The Hill. Popcorn manufacturers are coming under fire from food activists for using bee-killing pesticides in their products. The Center for Food Safety is calling on two of the largest popcorn manufacturers, Pop Secret and Pop Weaver, to phase out the use of corn seeds that are grown with neonicotinoid …