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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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Writing From Florida About Freshwater

February 13, 2015 – My wife and I are snow birds, Canadians who come south for part of the winter to escape snow, ice and the cold. When we get here there is one thing we don’t ... Continue Reading →
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Arthur C. Clarke Would Love NASA’s Proposed Mission to Europa

February 12, 2015 – Or maybe he wouldn’t. In his novel, 2010: Space Odyssey Two, Clarke’s voyagers set out to find out what happened to a Jupiter mission a decade ... Continue Reading →
Australia the face of climate change

Extreme Heat Still Burning Australia in the Summer of 2015

February 11, 2015 – Yesterday I wrote about Australia’s “angry summer.” That was 2013 when Australia experienced its hottest on record. The summer that followed ... Continue Reading →
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For Australia Climate Change and Weather are One in the Same

February 10, 2015 – This week, Australia’s Prime Minister was besieged by his own political party, surviving a vote of confidence. Tony Abbott, who has described climate ... Continue Reading →
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The Autonomous Car Hits a Snag Where Snow Falls

February 9, 2015 – If Google, Uber and others are going to make self-driving vehicles a reality everywhere then they have to get past one very large hurdle. Google in the last ... Continue Reading →
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The Spawning of Climate Change Resistance Movements

February 8, 2015 – In the late Michael Crichton novel, State of Fear, he questions climate change science and weaves a story about a green guerilla resistance movement focused ... Continue Reading →
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Climate Change in the News – Geo-engineering, Agriculture and GHGs and Norway’s Carbon Pledges

February 7, 2015 – I write a considerable amount about climate change. Why? Because I consider it and runaway human population growth to be the two most significant negative impactors ... Continue Reading →