Gizmos & Gadgets: Zip Drones to Deliver Drugs in Costa Rica

October 24, 2016 – Remote villages and towns in Costa Rica will be getting prescriptions delivered to them by drones beginning next year. The program is being operated by the ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Smartphone App to Detect Asthma, Pneumonia, and Obstructive Respiratory Distress

October 24, 2016 – ResApp Health, an Australian company aimed at commercializing research from University of Queensland, with initial funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, ... Continue Reading →

In the War to Manage Carbon and Climate Change – Two Technologies May Make an Enormous Contribution

October 22 2016 – The rise of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is the most significant contributor to global warming. In our effort to address this challenge we have begun ... Continue Reading →
BEIJING, CHINA - NOVEMBER 27: Chinese boys look at their smartphone in front of their house next to a coal fired power plant on November 27, 2015 on the outskirts of Beijing, China.  China's government has set 2030 as a deadline for the country to reach its peak for emissions of carbon dioxide, what scientists and environmentalists cite as the primary cause of climate change. At an upcoming conference in Paris, the governments of 196 countries will meet to set targets on reducing carbon emissions in an attempt to forge a new global agreement on climate change. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Coal-Fired Power Plants in Asia Pose a Climate Change Dilemma

October 21, 2016 – Emissions from Asian coal-fired power plants remain one of the more significant climate change challenges faced by the world community. Although China is beginning ... Continue Reading →

World Youth Get Climate Change – Too Bad Old Politicians Can’t Say The Same

October 21, 2016 – On Wednesday evening this week two old people auditioned for the most important political position on the planet, President of the United States. This was their ... Continue Reading →

Will Royal Navy Use Situational Awareness Artificial Intelligence in Future Combat?

October 19, 2016 – The software is called STARTLE. And that is exactly what it is meant to do, summon an equivalent to human responses to a threat and do it using a neural network ... Continue Reading →

250 Global Investors Tell Automotive Industry to Accelerate to a Low-Carbon World

October 18, 2016 – Dr. Hans-Christoph Hirt, co-head of Hermes EOS, a European investment house, along with 249 other global investment firms has told the automotive industry that ... Continue Reading →

What Happens When Seawater Invades Freshwater Aquifers?

October 17, 2016 – In a paper published in Geophysical Research Letters last month, researchers at University of South Florida, Michigan Technological University, University of ... Continue Reading →
Kentucky statewide tornado drill a reminder of nuclear drills during Cuban missile crisis. Photo: Mike Lawrence, The Gleaner

United States and Russia Have a Nuclear Problem That Threatens All of Us

October 17, 2016 – When I was in junior high school in the fall of 1962, the October Cuban missile crisis made nuclear war a distinct reality. From October 14th to the 28th I ... Continue Reading →

Where We Are Going in Space

October 16, 2016 – Tomorrow China will send two taikonauts to occupy a recently launched Tiangong 2 space laboratory. In the last week President Obama has shared his vision of ... Continue Reading →