Steve Jurvetson on How a Scientific Renaissance is Breeding Innovation

February 2, 2011 by  
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A renaissance in biology, chemistry and nanotechnology is breeding innovations in technologies that can address environmental problems, such as efficiency or recycling.

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Should Societal Values Be Considered When Placing Animals on the Endangered Species List?

December 6, 2010 by  
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photo: Steve Jurvetson / Creative Commons Though the US Fish & Wildlife Service is tasked with placing animals on the Endangered Species List based on “the best scientific and commercial data available” when it comes to the gray wolf in the northern Rockies, important social science data on how human activity and values wasn’t consulted, and it… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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A Picture Is Worth: Snow Removal In Copenhagen

December 6, 2010 by  
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Image Credit Mikael Colville-Andersen We have not had much snow here in much of North America yet, but in Europe they have been socked with it; Copenhagen has had 18 inches so far. But where we don’t get our bike lanes ploughed first (that would be considered a war on the car), if at all.

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TEDWomen documentary "Shape What’s to Come"

December 6, 2010 by  
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Katie Spotz rows solo from Darfur to Guyana for safe drinking water. Photo by Lucian Bartosik TED launches TEDWomen , its latest in a series of global gatherings, this Tuesday and Wednesday, December 7-8, in Washington, D.C. The inaugural event, called “Reshaping the Future,” will bring together the world’s female farmers, economists and roboticists to examine how women are championing innovative ideas

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