New Antioxidant Rice a Product of Genetic Engineering That Could Reduce Fatal and Chronic Illnesses

June 27, 2017 – The “Color Purple” is more than a Steven Spielberg movie. It is the tint of a new genetically engineered variety of rice developed by Chinese researchers ... Continue Reading →

Vaccines Take on Cancerous Tumors and Cholesterol

June 26, 2017 – Vaccines date back to the 18th century with the first inoculations to provide immunity to smallpox. So as a technology they seem pretty old hat. But the 21st ... Continue Reading →

Knowledge Intensive Agriculture the Next Disrupter for Agribusiness

June 24, 2017 – In its most recent United Nations report on food and agriculture, it highlights the need for humanity to meet increases in food demand because of growing world ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: You Thought Orcas were Killer Whales, but This ORCA Cleans Up Oil Spills and Ocean Plastic

June 23, 2017 – ORCA stands for Oil Response Cleaning Apparatus. It is described as a virtually clog-proof marine clean-up machine by its inventor, Riz Khan. Khan developed it ... Continue Reading →

Mexico Border Wall to Have Solar Panels Says Donald Trump

June 22, 2017 – In the too funny for words category of Trumpian announcements, yesterday’s boasting and reveal in Iowa, while addressing a political rally there, had President ... Continue Reading →

4,034 Exoplanets and Still Counting

June 21, 2017 – When NASA this week held a news conference to talk about more exoplanet discoveries it was almost a ho-hum affair. Astronomers working with the Kepler Space Telescope ... Continue Reading →

What Technology Can We Bring to Bear to Help in a High Rise Apartment Fire?

June 20, 2017 – In light of the Grenfell Tower fire in London that engulfed the 24-storey building, U.K. blogger, Ian Pearson, an engineer and proclaimed futurist, went on the ... Continue Reading →

The Heat Island Effect, Climate Change, and the Future

June 19, 2017 – In the May 29th edition of Nature Climate Change, a study authored by researchers from Sussex University, Mexico, and The Netherlands, concludes that climate change ... Continue Reading →

Flogging the “Clean Coal” Dead Horse: The Latest Trump Environment and Energy Strategy

June 18, 2017 – The Trump fascination with coal mining is hard to understand when one shines a light on today’s energy industry in the United States. Coal is no longer cost ... Continue Reading →

Three U.S. Coastlines Under Siege from a Combination of Subsidence and Rising Sea Levels

June 17, 2017 – If you live on or near the coastline of these three areas in the United States you need to consider your future plans because the combination of subsidence and ... Continue Reading →