The President wins points for taking decisive action on climate change, but don't expect the public to embrace nuclear power while a quarter of the plants are leaking radioactive waste.
Many companies still take the time to recognize that new ideas are not only attractive, but also compulsory in an industry that wants to keep moving forward.
Food activist Michael Pollan touched a nerve when alluding to “edible food-like substances,” referring to many of the processed foods Americans consume every day.
A team of engineers is developing the technology necessary for Felix Baumgartner to perform a jump from 120,000 feet.
It’s easy to complain about downtime associated with scheduled IT overhauls and upgrades, but try to remember how life would be without them, and maybe take an extra moment to appreciate your tech.
In a world where uncovering a mountain of useless detail takes mere minutes, it seems obvious that the compulsion to catalog information could be put to more useful purposes — like tracking our food supply.
In Haiti, resources are not reaching the people who need them the most. A similar situation is happening here in the U.S.
When I land a consulting project, or a happy customer lets me know how well I did, it is the greatest feeling in the world. But then t here are days when I doubt every idea that comes into my head.
So much of what we are doing in biomass-based research is a form of interviewing pests and invasive species to unlock their secrets.
One must acknowledge the positive contribution chemicals have on our way of life, but we must also be aware of the real potential dangers they present, both to life itself and to the environment.
In the aftermath of last week’s devastating earthquake in Haiti, food companies are coming to the rescue — in more ways than you might expect.
I realize we love glowing gadgets, but just because it’s old doesn’t make it obsolete. And just because it’s new doesn’t make it better.
I don’t need to gauge the desperation in today’s economy or question the moral relativism that presupposes the concept of theft. My concern lies in the trickle-down effect of theft for manufacturers.
Positive thinking — reinforced by our Oprah-like “me power” culture, not to mention novels that suggest you can have everything if you optimize your mental powers to attract it — is delusional.
The Smart Choices program was a great idea. It was intended to create a single and uniform labeling system that would help consumers identify smarter food choices. So why did it blow up in the faces of its creators?