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Greenwashing 101

A new report on the expensive art of greenwashing (PR tactics designed to convince you that black is white, in the world of health, agriculture and foodstuffs) has been released by… 420 more words

Factory Farming

Book Reviews: Noontime Follies by Elizabeth Gunn and Retribution by Richard Sotnick

Noontime Follies
A Jake Hines Mystery #10
Elizabeth Gunn
Severn House, July 2015
ISBN: 9780727884961

This author has many crime novels in print. They are all competently written with interesting characters in sometimes unusual locations. 577 more words

Full Reviews

Movie Review: Jurassic World

I’m sure many of you have seen it. I only got to watch it last night – that’s what happens when they release a blockbuster during the mid-year exams; I have to wait an extra two weeks. 1,041 more words


Exogene by T.C. McCarthy

Gritty, realistic, and yet futuristic; all of those describe T.C. McCarthy’s second entry in the Subterrene War trilogy, Exogene. Why did I read the second part of a trilogy? 376 more words



Technology is a neutral tool, as one of my professors always told us, and what really matters is how we choose to use it. G.M. technology is very contentious as it spurs some really important questions about the safety and future use of genetically modified organisms. 839 more words


The Methuselah Gene

On that fateful day before my life changed forever, I counted seven people seated at the Tactar conference table.  At the preeminent spot, across the polished expanse of dark mahogany separating me from upper management, sat Russell Winsdon, the sixty-eight year old head of the company.  609 more words


Why China won't listen to Western scientists about genetically modifying the human embryo

Lindau, Germany—We’ve avoided a nightmare before, so surely we can do it again. That’s what scientists hope for with the technology that may soon allow the genetic modification of human embryos. 1,056 more words