Towards a first stateless commons transition plan: a partnership of P2P-F with the Catalan Integral Cooperative

P2P Foundation” – 4 new articles Towards a first stateless commons transition plan: a partnership of P2P-F with the Catalan Integral Cooperative Free Is a Lie Towards an Equality of Contribution in the Common Good Economy Essay of the Day: Prototypes for Open Source Urbanism More Recent Articles Search P2P …

New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”: Nordic Networks

New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”: Nordic Networks Networking and the building of partnerships is part of the dna of international organizations like the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM). In the new issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way” you can read about some of the ways the NCM …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: The weaker sex: Male honey bees more susceptible than females to widespread intestinal parasite

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News The weaker sex: Male honey bees more susceptible than females to widespread intestinal parasite Posted: 18 Jan 2014 09:25 AM PST A research team has found that male European honey bees, or drones, are much more susceptible than female European honey bees, known as workers, to …

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: Super-Typhoon Haiyan lashes the Philippines

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Super-Typhoon Haiyan lashes the Philippines Posted: 08 Nov 2013 06:18 AM PST Super-Typhoon Haiyan was lashing the central and southern philippines on Nov. 7 bringing maximum sustained winds of a Category 5 hurricane. The U.S. National Hurricane Center website indicates that a Category 5 …

SIS scientific publication November 2013 The New Genetics and Natural versus Artificial Genetic Modification

SIS scientific publication November 2013 The New Genetics and Naturalversus Artificial Genetic Modification###################################################################Mae-Wan Ho, Entropy 2013, 15, 4748-81.Abstract: The original rationale and impetus for artificial geneticmodification was the “central dogma” of molecular biology that assumed DNAcarries all the instructions for making an organism, which are transmittedvia rna to protein to …

The Nagoya Protocol and Synthetic Biology Research: A Look at the Potential Impacts

The Nagoya Protocol and Synthetic Biology Research: A Look at the Potential Impacts WASHINGTON – The United Nations (UN) is working to ensure that the benefits of genetic resources are shared in a fair and equitable way via the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity.  The Nagoya Protocol …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Three new species of tiny frogs from the remarkable region of Papua New Guinea

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Three new species of tiny frogs from the remarkable region of Papua New Guinea Posted: 20 Sep 2013 08:14 AM PDT Following the description of the world’s smallest frogs, biologists now offer three more species of tiny amphibians from the region of Papua New …

Science Daily: Scientists shut down reproductive ability, desire in pest insects

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Scientists shut down reproductive ability, desire in pest insects Posted: 26 Aug 2013 03:29 PM PDT Entomologists have identified a neuropeptide named natalisin that regulates the sexual activity and reproductive ability of insects. The finding may open new possibilities for environmentally friendly pest management. …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Computer simulations indicate calcium carbonate has a dense liquid phase

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Computer simulations indicate calcium carbonate has a dense liquid phase Posted: 22 Aug 2013 12:22 PM PDT Computer simulations could help scientists make sense of a recently observed and puzzling wrinkle in one of nature’s most important chemical processes. It turns out that calcium carbonate …