The Next Dietitian You Consult With May Be An Entomologist

February 21, 2015 – By 2050 with more than 9 billion human mouths to feed let alone countless cattle, pigs, chickens and other meat, it is not surprising that food scientists ... Continue Reading →

New Maps Show Progress of Ocean Acidification

February 20, 2015 – Since the Industrial Revolution began two centuries ago our oceans have absorbed a quarter of the excess carbon dioxide (CO2) humanity has been adding to the ... Continue Reading →

Science, Technology and Islam – The Latest News

February 19, 2015 – Some of you who are my readers may not know that when I graduated from university my degree was in Islamic Studies and Medieval History. I was very much aware ... Continue Reading →

BASF Sees Tenfold Performance Improvement for EV Batteries

February 19, 2015 – The common battery found in electric vehicles (EVs) these days is lithium-ion. BASF, the chemical company, is working on improving an older battery technology ... Continue Reading →

Was the Solar System Visited by a Rogue Star?

February 18, 2015 – Some 70,000 years ago a binary star system is believed to have passed within 0.8 light years of our Sun. That’s less than one-fifth the distance of our ... Continue Reading →

The State of Carbon Capture and Sequestration

February 17, 2015 – The Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Institute (GCCS) in its most recent report tells us there are approximately a dozen large-scale CCS projects operating ... Continue Reading →

British Company Has Plans to Manufacture Big Structures in Space

February 16, 2015 – Magna Parva, of Leicester, England, is in the design and build business. The company focuses on research and development projects for science, medicine, ... Continue Reading →
pedigree versus marker-assisted breeding

Ever Heard of Marker-Assisted Breeding?

February 16, 2015 – For those who fear genetically modified foods, or GMOs, there is another technology known as marker-assisted breeding that uses genome investigation to help ... Continue Reading →
UAE launches robot and AI contest

UAE Offers $1 Million Prizes to Designers of “Useful” Robots

February 14, 2015 – In the last week the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced at a government summit involving 93 countries and focused on how innovation and technology can make ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Full-Body Virtual Reality is Here

February 13, 2015 – Today’s guest blogger is Bradley Green, a professional video game developer with more than 10 years of experience in interactive design and programming. ... Continue Reading →