August 16, 2018

URANIUM CAN BE EXTRACTED FROM SEAWATER

Uranium, a chemical element widely used in nuclear power plants and nuclear weapons, occurs naturally in nature -in soil, rock and water- but only in tiny […]
August 16, 2018

ALGORITHMS HELPING PREVENT CRIME IN CHICAGO

(Photo: Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune via AP) Amazon manages stock in its massive warehouses using algorithms. Chances are a book you are going to end up […]
August 16, 2018

HOW ICELAND IS TURNING CO2 INTO MINERALS

(Photo: Gretar Ivarsson) In an effort to reduce their carbon emissions, many coal plants bury it in the ground. This process is, however, complicated. It involves […]
August 16, 2018

RED BULL’S FORMULA TO BE THE ABSOLUTE BEST

(Photo: Michael Darter) We have all seen the video (2008) of Robbie Maddison jumping on a motorcycle to the top of the Arc de Triomphe in […]
August 15, 2018

ITALIAN TEAM DEVELOPING UNDERWATER AGRICULTURE

Three years ago, Sergio Gamberini, president of an Italian scuba and snorkelling equipment manufacturer, started an experiment. Armed with his knowledge of the sea and his […]
August 15, 2018

BRITISH RESEARCHERS FIND DRUG THAT STOPS THE EVOLUTION OF DEGENERATIVE BRAIN DISORDERS

British scientists at the Toxicology Unit of the Medical Research Council, in Leicester, believe they have just a found a drug that could stop dementia and […]
August 14, 2018

THE SCIENTISTS DEVELOPING BIO-PLASTICS

Because there are few materials than can compete with plastic in durability, versatility and malleability, it is difficult to replace. There is plastic in virtually everything […]
August 14, 2018

THE ONE OBJECT THAT MEANS THE WORLD TO YOU

I was immediately captivated by this project by photographer Gabriel Hill. Used to photographing CEOs and top executives of large pharmaceutical companies like Roche, Novartis, and […]
August 12, 2018

HAIIFA, THE DIVA FROM BEIRUT

Lebanon has always been a little jewel in its region of the world. A place I’ve always wanted to visit. A place full of contrasts. We […]

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