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Does This Experimental Stem Cell Treatment Mean We Can Reverse Quadriplegia?

October 11, 2016 – In March of this year 21-year old Kris Boesen was in a car accident and suffered severe trauma to his cervical spine. His diagnosis, permanent paralysis from ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Looks at Quantum Computing – Are We on the Verge of a Computing Revolution?

October 10, 2016 – Peter Diamandis looks at quantum computing, its implications, and who is working on the technology. Enjoy the read. What is Quantum Computing? Moore’s ... Continue Reading →

14 Year Study of Genetically Modified Soybean and Corn (Maize) Yields Interesting Results

October 10, 2016 – Research at University of Virginia, Kansas State, Michigan State and Iowa State Universities studying the period from 1998 to 2011, assembled directly-observed ... Continue Reading →
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China Appears to be Ahead of the Downward Curve Commitment It Made in 2014 on Carbon Emissions

October 8, 2016 – In a world where Russia and the United States are freezing themselves into another Cold War it is hard to believe that any progress can be made on the climate ... Continue Reading →

International Aviation Body Adopts Greenhouse Gas Reductions for Jet Travel

October 7, 2016 – Two modes of  transportation were not included in the final COP 21 agreement negotiated in Paris last year. One was marine shipping, and the other air was air ... Continue Reading →

Leonardo DiCaprio Raises the Issue of Belief in Climate Change to Hold Public Office

October 6, 2016 – When the actor, Leonardo DiCaprio met President Barack Obama on the Whitehouse lawn on Monday of this week he proposed to the President that public office requires ... Continue Reading →
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Climate Change Deniers Talk About the Benefits of Carbon Dioxide to Plants

October 5, 2016 – I received the following from the David Suzuki Foundation. It was entitled “Carbon dioxide: Pollutant or plant food?” Some climate change deniers ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Google Virtual Reality Just Got a Lot Better and Making the Technology a Whole Lot Cheaper

October 4, 2016 – Today Google revealed its latest foray into virtual reality, a successor to Cardboard in a headset it calls Daydream View. Priced at $79 U.S., the headset is ... Continue Reading →

When the Number 400 Became a “Crossing the Rubicon” Moment for the Planet

October 4, 2016 – The phrase “crossing the Rubicon” dates back to Julius Caesar and his war on the Roman Senate. When told to disband his legions, Caesar chose to ... Continue Reading →
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Imagine A Future of Reproduction Without Sex

October 3, 2016 – In Peter Diamandis’ latest email blast he talks about the impact of technology on sex and reproduction including topics such as: reproduction without sex, ... Continue Reading →