Commentary

Nicole Foss: Finance and Food Insecurity

April 4, 2014 0

By The Automatic Earth Dorothea Lange Drought-stricken farm family near Muskogee, OK August 1939It’s taken some time, but Nicole is back. Here’s her first article in a hopefully productive cycle:     Food insecurity has […]

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Singapore Scientists Create Stem Cells From a Drop of Blood

March 21, 2014 0

Source: Kurzweill Scientists at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR) Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have developed a method to generate human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) from a single drop of finger-pricked […]

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France Stands Up to Monsanto, Bans Seed Giant’s GMO Corn

March 18, 2014 0

By John Deike Genetically engineered corn is facing fierce resistant from both French environmentalists and country officials. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock On Saturday, France’s agriculture ministry temporarily banned the sale, use and cultivation of Monsanto’s MON 810 genetically engineered (GE) […]

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The Healthcare Crisis of the Century

March 7, 2014 0

By Alex Daley, Chief Technology Investment Strategist It’s hardly a state secret that we Americans are getting old. Both in raw numbers and as a percentage of the overall population, the 65+ cohort is growing […]

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