Enchroma colour filtering

Can You Cure Colour Blindness? No, But You Can Do the Next Best Thing

June 28, 2016 – The term colour blindness is a misnomer. People who suffer from it are not really blind to colour they just have a reduced ability to see the range of colours ... Continue Reading →
Qiurong Ding

Modeling Human Diseases with Stem Cells May Preempt Them

June 28, 2016 – Using stem cells to cure metabolic diseases in humans is the goal of Professor Qiurong Ding, Institute for Nutritional Science, Shanghai, China. Ding who spoke ... Continue Reading →
Batagaika Crater

The Permafrost Report: It’s Getting Dicey in Siberia These Days

June 27, 2016 – Take a look at the picture below. It is the Batagaika Crater in Siberia and is known as  the “Gateway to the Underworld” by the locals. It appeared ... Continue Reading →
Olli exterior

Gizmos & Gadgets: Meet Olli the Self Driving Bus

June 26, 2016 – Deemed your neighbourhood electric vehicle, Olli is a self-driving mini-bus that comes with seating for up to 12 and includes on board radar, lidar, and a suite ... Continue Reading →
MI Guitar

Gizmos & Gadgets: New MI Guitar is Truly Magic

June 25, 2016 – An Indiegogo campaign by Magic Instruments, a San Francisco-based company, describes a new type of guitar you can play instantly. The company’s mission “is ... Continue Reading →
Brexit consequences

Emerging Deconstructed Nations in the 21st Century

June 24, 2016 – Back in 2013 I posted a series of articles entitled Society and Politics in 2100. In my crystal ball gazing I argued that traditional political parties would be ... Continue Reading →
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When We Die Do We Die?

June 24, 2016 – An interesting question that new research is shedding light upon, dying doesn’t necessarily suppress everything in our bodies. No we are not talking about ... Continue Reading →
Impossible Burger

Impossible Foods May Have the Climate Change Solution for Beef Lovers

June 23, 2016 – China’s new dietary guidelines as issued by the Communist Party include a plan to reduce the country’s meat consumption by 50% by 2030.   The ... Continue Reading →
mintchip

A New Cryptocurrency Joins Bitcoin in the Growing Use of Fintech

June 22, 2016 – Over the last few days I have posted articles about business migrating to the cloud and the use of digital currencies. Yesterday The Royal Canadian Mint’s ... Continue Reading →
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Litigation – The Next Battlefront in Fighting Polluters and Mitigating Climate Change

June 22, 2016 – To stop dangerous climate change humanity needs to use all the instruments in its possession. One of them is the law. As Justice Donald Rennie ruled against a ... Continue Reading →