Do Plants Need Copper?

Re: How can you tell if a plant is deprived of copper? Muhammad Shahbaz, Karl Ravet, Graham Peers, & Marinus Pilon ("Prioritization of copper for the use in photosynthetic electron transport in developing leaves of hybrid poplar," Frontiers in Plant Science, Jun. 3, 2015) wrote ... "Copper (Cu... Read More

Exploding Pyrex Bowls

Re: Is there any way to identify whether the Vision Corning cookware I have is made of "new" or "old" Pyrex? I use mine as my primary cookware to fry eggs, make soups, bake, etc. The bad news is only an expert can tell. The switchover from borosilicate to soda-lime glass started happening in the ... Read More

Castor Oil Penetration

Re: Doesn’t castor oil penetrate the skin as well? Castor oil penetrates into/inside the skin but not into the body, according to existent research. It almost certainly can penetrate the stratum corneum. I removed two moles with castor oil soon after graduating from high school. They quic... Read More

Edwin Jessop Marshall

History is "his story"when it comes to kings and dictators and "their story" when it comes to oligarchies and fake democracies. In the words of George Orwell ... "Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past." <> Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of f... Read More

Oiling the Skin?

Re: It's interesting that within the skin care arena, the majority of top recommended oils are PUFA. There's A LOT of quality research that shows efficacy. Thoughts on how a PUFA oil can be good topically but not internally? That's definitely not "quality" research! The cosmetic industry spews ou... Read More