Solar Energy IEA Report

Revised IEA Roadmap Sees Solar Energy Producing 27% of the World’s Power with a Proviso

October 7, 2014 – Last year in July I wrote about the IEA, the International Energy Agency, and its forecast on the future of renewable energy. The organization predicted that ... Continue Reading →

Thousands of Floating Ocean Sensors Report Ocean Warming Faster Than Anticipated

October 7, 2014 – In this months Letters posted in the journal Nature Climate Change, researchers from the Lawrence Livermore and Jet Propulsion Laboratories in California are ... Continue Reading →

Another Genome Test Kit Enters the Market Further Democratizing our DNA

October 6, 2014 – The Canadian government and provincial Ministries of Health are about to find themselves facing the democratizing of genetic information, forever altering the ... Continue Reading →

The Impending Medical Revolution as Expressed by X-Prize Founder Peter Diamandis

October 5, 2014 – Rather than paraphrase the content of an e-mail I received yesterday from Peter Diamandis I am reproducing it largely in full. It is a statement about the revolution ... Continue Reading →
Oxygen crystal before and after

A Material That Sucks Oxygen Out of A Room – A Good Thing? Maybe.

October 4, 2014 – A crystal that binds and stores high concentrations of oxygen has been synthesized by researchers at the University of Southern Denmark. A bucketful can suck ... Continue Reading →
Bacterial Communication

Shutting Down Cancer by Understanding its Communication System

October 3, 2014 – Did you know that bacteria “talk” to each other? The conversation is chemical and understanding that type of communication may lead to a way to prevent ... Continue Reading →
Von Braun space wheel

Why Haven’t We Developed Artificial Gravity in Human Space Flights?

October 2, 2014 – The scene of the rotating space station from 2001: A Space Odyssey reminds me of just how much further we need to go in 2014 to achieve that science fiction ... Continue Reading →

What’s a C4 Plant Got that a C3 Doesn’t? Better Enzymes for Converting CO2

October 1, 2014 – If we could help plants turn CO2 into sugar at a faster rate we could revolutionize agriculture. That’s what researchers have in mind in trying to make ... Continue Reading →
Valles Marineris canyon wall

Evidence of Past Glaciation Found on Mars

October 1, 2014 – The date today reinforces that we are well into autumn here in the Northern Hemisphere of our planet and it shouldn’t be a surprise then that the words ... Continue Reading →
New York solar power

New York State Takes Activist Role in Implementing Solar Energy Projects

September 30, 2014 – The investment doesn’t amount to a lot of dollars, a mere $1 billion, a drop in the bucket compared to the hundreds of billions and trillions that are ... Continue Reading →