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Recovering Lost Brain Memory Appears Possible

December 22, 2014 – Alzheimer’s patients progressively lose their memories. I watched my mother-in-law and mother both succumb to the ravages of this disease as it robbed ... Continue Reading →
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India Leaps Forward with Latest Rocket Launch

December 21, 2014 – India has long had a missile program but its development of heavy launch capacity has been impaired by delays in technology advances and failed tests. But ... Continue Reading →
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Can NSAID Drugs Extend Our Human Lifespan?

December 20, 2014 – NSAIDs are anti-inflammatory drugs commonly used by us to deal with aches and pains. Whenever I have taken them all I get is a stomach ache. But for many who ... Continue Reading →
21st century challenges

Ten Positives to Talk About as 2014 Comes to an End

December 19, 2014 – In my last posting I presented ten disturbing statistics about our 21st century world. There are, however, signs that we humans haven’t yet succumbed ... Continue Reading →
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Disturbing Statistics as 2014 Ends – May be Unsuitable for Some Readers

December 18, 2014 – With 2015 a mere two weeks away I thought a year-in-review look at where we are trending would give humanity a sense of urgency about tackling the many challenges ... Continue Reading →
Curiosity

The Meaning of Methane on Mars

December 17, 2014 – Move over Earth. You are probably no longer the sole source of life in the Universe, or even in the Solar System. A tenfold spike in methane gas detected by ... Continue Reading →
California Drought

Billion Dollar Desalination Plants – Is this the Answer to California’s Prolonged Drought?

December 16, 2014 – Desalination of Pacific Ocean water may prove to be a cheaper solution for California then massive relocation of its cities as Mediterranean climates are impacted ... Continue Reading →
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What is the Weather and What is Climate Change?

December 15, 2014 – I am asked this question a lot. My answer is simple. Weather is what is happening today and being forecasted over the next few days. It is the daily phenomena ... Continue Reading →
Lima Climate Action Meeting 2014

Lima Climate Agreement – The Nations of the World Respond to Climate Change

December 14, 2014 – Two weeks of meetings in Lima, Peru have ended with 190 countries coming to agreement to address climate change on a nation-by-nation basis. Called Intended ... Continue Reading →
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VB News Publishes 8 Surprisng Energy Stats for 2014

December 13, 2014 – Venture Beat in its latest issue of VB News has published 8 statistics for 2014 that show just how much is changing in America when it comes to energy production. ... Continue Reading →