Category: Science

Universidad de Harvard. / SPL

Diving within our brains

Humans have managed to a probe launched from Earth land, after a journey of 6,000 million kilometers through space on a comet crosses the solar system 135.000 mph. However, that same human being is...

water, eau, agua

Water wars: fact or fiction?

By Ashok Swain – Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, Box 514, SE-751 20 Uppsala, Sweden Abstract It is often said that future wars will be fought over water, not oil. These water wars...

Numbers and Nature

A video clip made by Cristobal Villa and inspired by the numbers, geometry and nature. The Fibonacci numbers, the golden ratio, Fi and its relationship to natural events is truly amazing. This video gives...

How Energy Farms Work

Energy Farms grow food, but are also net producers of energy. They can operate at a range of scales, and use a mix of ancient and new crops and technologies. Less than a century...

Biosecurity on farms

There are times when perniciously false premises are treated as the criteria by which truth is determined. We lose the argument before it’s begun. And where does that leave us in our efforts to...

John Maynard Keynes

If you owe your bank a hundred pounds, you have a problem. But if you owe a million, it has. -JMK This recession that we have been suffering through since essentially late 2007 is...

Bacteria used to create ethanol for biofuels

US scientists claim to have successfully used bacteria to create cheap, environmentally-friendly biofuels. According to research presented at the annual general meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, these microscopic organisms are “biological factories”...