ScienceDaily: Lightning reshapes rocks at the atomic level

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Lightning reshapes rocks at the atomic level   Posted: 05 Aug 2015 04:17 PM PDT A lightning strike can reshape a mineral’s crystal structure, according to a new study. Researchers once believed only meteorites could do so. From a million miles away, NASA camera …

Futurist Update: Evolving the Ability to Evolve

December 2013 • Volume 14, No. 12 In this issue: ·        Evolving the Ability to Evolve ·        The Data-Driven Car ·        Self-Healing Electrodes Could Enable Super-Long-Lasting Electric Batteries ·        What’s Hot in THE FUTURIST Magazine Evolving the Ability to Evolve Some traits tend to evolve more than others, but can organisms evolve evolvabilityitself? A recent …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Pacific Ocean temperature influences tornado activity in US

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Pacific Ocean temperature influences tornado activity in US Posted: 17 Oct 2013 02:40 PM PDT A researcher has found that the temperature of the Pacific Ocean could help scientists predict the type and location of tornado activity in the US. Unique skull find rebuts …

Science Daily – October 11th

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Complex relationship between phosphorus levels, nitrogen removal in lakes New antiviral response discovered in mammals Innate virus-killing power discovered in mammals How red crabs on Christmas Island speak for the tropics How microbes survive in freezing conditions As sea level rises, Everglades’ freshwater plants …

Other News: GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!

   GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!   By Hazel Henderson*   ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, Aug 2013 (IPS) -As of Aug. 1, 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) finally stepped into our new 21st century. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will now include much of the intangible production and services which …

PRICE DISCOVERY, MARKET COMPLETION AND OTHER FANTASIES OF ECONOMISTS

PRICE DISCOVERY, MARKET COMPLETION AND OTHER FANTASIES OF ECONOMISTS By Hazel Henderson © 2013, for IPS Syndication Service While debating a high frequency trader (HFT) recently, I encountered the familiar rationalizations that HFT contributes to liquidity and price discovery in markets.  Assertions about liquidity are hard to justify after the …

Daily News Alert: Why the Sustainability Leadership Pipeline Begins with Women

Why the Sustainability Leadership Pipeline Begins with Women Listen to intuition more than your brain about when to change jobs or how to develop your career path. By Andrea Learned If ever there were a reason to keep an eye on the corporate leadership pipeline, the sustainable business movement is …

Futurist Update: Designing Clothing for Space Travel

    In this issue: ·        Designing Clothing for Space Travel ·        Smartphone Ownership Passes 55% of U.S. Adults ·        A Big Data Approach to Detecting Viruses ·        With More Hunger Comes More Risk Taking ·        What’s Hot in THE FUTURIST Magazine   Advertisement  The Annual Conference of the World Future Society: July 19-21, 2013, at …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News :

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News ‘Whodunnit’ of Irish potato famine solved New NOAA report examines national oil pollution threat from shipwrecks The mammoth’s lament: How cosmic impact sparked devastating climate change Parasitic wasps use calcium pump to block fruit fly immunity Do salamanders’ immune systems hold the key to regeneration? Ant …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Carbon dioxide at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory reaches new milestone: Tops 400 parts per million

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Carbon dioxide at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory reaches new milestone: Tops 400 parts per million Sacred lotus genome sequence enlightens scientists Revealing hidden fungal species using DNA: The importance of recognizing cryptic diversity Earliest archaeological evidence of human ancestors hunting and scavenging Kestrels, other urban birds …