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Gene Patents No More

Last week brought us some interesting and important news from the genetic field. The Supreme Court of the United States ...

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Plant-based Lifestyle

My primary reason for becoming vegan in January 2012 was the ethics of the consumption and exploitation of animals. The ...

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Obama on climate change

What is our legacy to next generations, this trailer was almost tailored to our dialogue! Climate change is one of ...

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Haiti: home of the largest solar-powered

A teaching hospital in Haiti is showing the power of renewable energy in real life: "Stretched across the roof of ...

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Doing it like the Dutch do

I was born in the English seaside town of Great Yarmouth, which lies roughly opposite Amsterdam on the other side ...

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British NHS Doctors call for top-up fees

British Doctors have raised the rather controversial issue of introducing the idea that NHS patients could pay top-up fees for ...

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The DC protection pack

It is well known that employers have been shifting from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) pension schemes in ...

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Privatized science

We face enormous challenges: Sustainably feeding and powering 9 billion by 2050 while ensuring long-term care for a growing, aging ...

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World's largest solar boat visiting NYC

Living in one of the greatest cities in the world comes with a price. Transporting millions of people in and ...

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Junk food will end obesity

Maybe not quite, yet I found this article in the Atlantic very interesting. After all wholesome foods are currently for ...

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Investing in Energy

Change doesn't happen overnight, especially when it requires new market regulation, new technology, and when it impacts proven business ...

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Potential not pathology

An inspiring talk by Jane Fonda where she describes how age should not be viewed as pathology, rather, as potential ...

STORY URL: Jane Fonda: Life's third act
http://www.ted.com Within this generation, an extra 30 years have been added to our life expectancy -- and these years aren't just a footnote or a pathology....

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Inheritance fears

This two-year old survey highlights, amongst a number of issues, that many older people (about half surveyed) are concerned about ...

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Kiln group blog on insuring race horses

Kiln's Georgina Smart looks at the challenges of insuring elite racehorses - especially for Royal Ascot week http://www.kilngroup ...

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Exercise vs calorie information?

Following my latest blog on Google's latest innovations, the "google" calories, I came across an interesting nutritional experiment conducted ...

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