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The Divestment Movement – A Good or Bad Thing

May 24, 2015 – What started as a social media phenomenon on many university campuses has blossomed into a global movement by institutions, corporations, foundations, pension funds ... Continue Reading →
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California a Model for the Low Carbon Transition

May 22, 2015 – California has a lot of negatives going on right now. It is in the middle of the worst drought the state has experienced since records were kept, watching its in-state ... Continue Reading →
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New Method for Cleaning Up Land-Based Oil Spills Shows Promise

May 22, 2015 – Researchers at Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a product that oxidizes soil polluted by oil and other contaminants. According to an article appearing ... Continue Reading →
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Paris Business Conference Weighs In On Climate Change

May 21, 2015 – This week in Paris world business leaders have gathered to talk about climate change and investment. Two months ago 266 large investors responsible for managing ... Continue Reading →
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Antarctic Peninsula Ice Shelf Being Undermined by Ocean Water

May 20, 2015 – An Antarctic ice shelf located on the continent’s peninsula that juts northward towards South America is expected to collapse into the Southern Ocean possibly ... Continue Reading →
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Multiple Sclerosis Research Identifies Role of Problem T Cells and Potential Treatments

May 20, 2015 – I have previously written about autoimmune diseases of which multiple sclerosis (MS) is one. Autoimmune diseases happen when our immune systems get confused and ... Continue Reading →
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New NASA Contest to Design and Build 3D-Printed Space Habitats

May 19, 2015 – Another NASA challenge was launched on May 16th, this one called The 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge. The goal to develop safe, sustainable off-world housing. Deadline ... Continue Reading →
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Scientific Integrity Demanded by Canadian Government Scientists

May 18, 2015 – In what must be a first for Canadian scientists working in the public service, its union as part of its collective bargaining has demanded that researchers be allowed ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Diamandis Weighs in on Artificial Intelligence

May 18, 2015 – We have seen headlines with dire warnings from brainiacs such as Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk warning us about the risks of unrestrained artificial intelligence. ... Continue Reading →
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Is NASA Worth It? – You Bet

May 17, 2015 – If NASA were only about human space flight one could argue that this, to many on the planet, would seem an unnecessary expenditure considering the many challenges ... Continue Reading →