by Frances Moore Lappe: I first heard about a new Stanford “study” downplaying the value of organics when this blog headline cried out from my inbox: “Expensive organic food isn’t healthier and no safer than produce grown with pesticides, finds biggest study of its kind.”
by Jason Dorrier: Usain Bolt, the fastest human in history, has been outpaced by a robot.
I recently attended Omega’s 2012 Being Yoga Conference Retreat at their beautiful Rhinebeck, N.Y. campus. This conference attracted me because I was interested in how the concept of “being yoga” can apply to personal transformation for the everyday person
By GINA KOLATA: Among the many mysteries of human biology is why complex diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and psychiatric disorders are so difficult to predict and, often, to treat.
by Michael Michalko: Albert Einstein was once asked what the difference was between him and the average person. He said that if you asked the average person to find a needle in the haystack, the person would stop when he or she found a needle.
by Pete Danko: The recent report that Hundyai is close to bringing out a fuel cell vehicle has prompted an update from GM on its hydrogen projects, which are actually more extensive than you might imagine, given how little we hear about them.
by ROB STEIN: Scientists unveiled the results of a massive international project Wednesday that they say debunks the notion that most of our genetic code is made up of so-called junk DNA.
by Kristin Eberhard: On August 7, LADWP adopted guiding principles for the development and implementation of its energy efficiency portfolio.
By Sharon Begley: In the largest single batch of discoveries about human DNA since the completion of the human genome project in 2003, 442 scientists in labs across three continents released 30 studies jam-packed with finds on Wednesday.
by Peter Murray: Human Genome Project concluded with the successful sequencing of the first human genome in 2003. Since then medical breakthroughs enabled by unlocking the secrets of our DNA have been much touted, yet hardly delivered.