Aino Tuominen

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Meet the Robotic Weeders

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about herbicide tolerant GMOs, which have contributed to an epidemic of herbicide resistant weeds. That got me thinking about alternatives to herbicides, which got me thinking about alternatives to alternatives to herbicides.<p>Let’s back up a minute. As I said in my …

Herbicides

Christopher Golden: Health of Planet, People Linked

Madagascar researcher finds surprising connections between the environment and humans.<p><i>EDITOR’S NOTE: 2014 National Geographic Emerging Explorer Christopher Golden is an ecologist and epidemiologist who studies the effects of global environmental trends on human health. Based at Harvard University's</i> …

Giving antibiotics to babies may lead to obesity, researchers claim

Mice given antibiotics for the first month of life were 25% heavier and more susceptible to the effects of a high-fat diet<p>Long courses of antibiotics may put babies and toddlers at higher risk of obesity when they grow up, according to US researchers.<p>Low doses of penicillin early in life can alter …

Imaginative faith

Richard Dawkins trots out yet again his mantra about certain beliefs being “without evidence, without the need to justify” (Dawkins: I once fantasised about angels – and God, 14 August). I guess he’s comfortable with complex numbers – involving the non-existent square root of minus one – and with …

Treating Cancer With Bacteria Shows Real Promise

Bacteria are generally considered more foe than friend, but that may change, if results from a pioneering study are confirmed.<p>Reporting in the …

If You Think Big Data’s Big Now, Just Wait

We’ve been hearing a great deal about the power of Big Data over the last couple of years. The hype says that as we gather more data, we will be able to get better answers to business problems, but the data levels we have seen so far could pale in comparison to what happens when we start adding …

10 Digital Health Trends for the Next 20 Years

The Digital Health Revolution is upon us. Here are the ten trends that will impact each and everyone of us in the coming years to help us live healthier, stronger and smarter lives, for longer.

Digital Health

This Is What Robots Will Be Doing in 2025

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As Silicon Valley continues to aggressively push the technological envelope – tinkering with self-driving cars, delivery drones and intelligent digital agents – the separation between 'human' jobs 'robotic' ones is getting blurry. Almost …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Program Largest Swarm of Robots Ever | Science

Author: Marcus Woo. Marcus Woo Science<p>Date of Publication: 08.14.14.<p>Time of Publication: 2:00 pm. 2:00 pm<p>Alone, the simple little robot can’t do …

The trouble with trying to make trains go faster

As technology advances, transport gets ever faster, and trains are no exception. But with great speed come great drawbacks. Katia Moskvitch reports on the pitfalls facing train designers trying to reach even greater speed on rails.<p>Since George Stephenson’s Rocket, designers have been trying to make …

Trains

Bold Intervention on a Provoking Steep Site: Waiatarua House in New Zealand

<b>Waiatarua House</b> in Auckland, New Zealand was developed by <b>Hamish Monk Architecture</b> on a provoking steep site. One of the design challenges was to …

30 Grey And Coral Home Décor Ideas

Grey and coral are a fantastic color scheme, soft and calm, suitable for any modern interior and also for beach houses. It’s great for bedrooms, …

Truman Capote's Hamptons House Listed for $14 Million

Built by a local carpenter to the author's exact specifications, Truman Capote once described his Hamptons home as "Kansas with a sea breeze." The …

Truman Capote

THE FRIDAY FASHION FILES: THE BOHEMIAN CLUTCH | THE STYLE FILES

This bohemian clutch is the perfect accessory. You can wear it casually, to the beach or a festival for example, but you can also take it to a night …