ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050 Posted: 29 Aug 2014 08:57 AM PDT Water scarcity is not a problem just for the developing world. Increased water-recycling and improved irrigation techniques are among many strategies identified in North America as key to successfully reducing global water …

EarthKeeper News: The Disaster We’ve Wrought on the World’s Oceans May Be Irrevocable

                                        Keep the Earth. Keep it Wild!     August Newsletter   “The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy”    – …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster Posted: 04 Apr 2014 11:03 AM PDT Increasing uncertainty in the climate system compels a greater urgency for climate change mitigation, according to new research. Scientists have shown that as uncertainty in the temperature increase expected with a …

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 …

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 …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: New species of dolphin found in Australian waters

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     New species of dolphin found in Australian waters Posted: 29 Oct 2013 11:30 AM PDT A species of humpback dolphin previously unknown to science is swimming in the waters off northern Australia, according to biologists. Thawing permafrost: The speed of coastal erosion in Eastern …

Dr. Mae-Wan Ho joins Ethical Markets Advisory Board

Mae-Wan Ho, B. Sc. Hon. (First Class) and Ph. D. Hong Kong University, Director of Institute of Science in Society (website www.i-sis.org.uk archived by the British Library as part of national documentary heritage), Chief Editor and Art Director of its quarterly trend-setting magazine, Science in Society, is best known for pioneering work on …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Earth’s wobble ‘fixes’ dinner for marine organisms

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Earth’s wobble ‘fixes’ dinner for marine organisms Posted: 13 Sep 2013 04:51 PM PDT The cyclic wobble of the Earth on its axis controls the production of a nutrient essential to the health of the ocean, according to a new study. The discovery of factors …

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 …