Consumer Genetic Testing Goes Mainstream to Help Screen for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk

September 26, 2017 – Color Genomics has introduced a screening test that indicates whether you have two gene mutations that put you at higher risk for developing breast cancer. ... Continue Reading →

72% of People Aged 15 to 20 Willing to Pay Extra for Environmentally and Socially Responsible Products and Services

September 23, 2017 – There is a generational shift going on that is not reflected in the dystopian politics we see in the United States these days. The vast majority of young ... Continue Reading →

U.S. Alliance of States Tackles Climate Change

September 23, 2017 – The United States Climate Alliance represents states united for climate action. Founded in response to President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the ... Continue Reading →

Tiny Robots Serve as Programmable Molecular Assembly Machines

September 23, 2017 – If you can make a robot small enough and then give it an arm like the Canadarm on the International Space Station, could you have it build things a molecule ... Continue Reading →

GMO Mosquito Technology May Be Our Best Weapon Against The Latest Super Malaria Outbreak

September 22, 2017 – The fear and uncertainty spread by those who feel that genetically modified anything is bad needs to be weighed against mosquito spread infections that are ... Continue Reading →

Poker and Artificial Intelligence: Machines Against Humans and What It Could Mean for Those of Us Who Aren’t Gamblers

September 21, 2017 – Today’s guest blog contributor is Josh Wardini, Editorial Contributor and Community Manager at the pokersites.me.uk. Josh’ background includes ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Augmented Reality is Coming to the Surgical Suite

September 20, 2017 – Israel based, AUGmedics is the inventor of an augmented reality technology designed to enhance the performance of surgeons doing spinal operations. Called ... Continue Reading →

Agriculture Faces Many 21st Century Disruptors

September 18, 2017 – Our perspective on agriculture is about to go through dramatic changes as this century unfolds. What are some of the disruptive forces at work? Global population ... Continue Reading →

Ice Melting at the Poles Means Sea Level Changes You’d Never Expect

September 17, 2017 – As ice sheets in Antarctica, Greenland and the Canadian Northern Archipelago melt, they create an uneven pattern of sea level rise around the world. Researchers ... Continue Reading →

Flood Hazard Risk Exposure in the United States an Issue After Harvey and Irma

September 16, 2017 – In past postings on flood risk from rising sea levels and extreme weather events, I have largely focused on residential and urban exposure to large-scale ... Continue Reading →