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  • 100 million years of food

    This Week: 100 Million Years of Food

    by Quirks

    In his new book, Canadian anthropologist and biologist Stephen Le has tried to solve the diet dilemma by travelling the world to try to understand what our ancestors - recent and ancient - ate and why.

    Posted: Feb 03, 2016 11:26 AM
    Last Updated: Feb 05, 2016 4:29 PM
  • Fusion Energy

    Blog Why fusion power is the ultimate clean energy goal: Bob McDonald

    by Bob McDonald

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed the startup button on a new fusion reactor this week, raising hopes that truly clean energy may finally be only a decade or so away. But it’s a promise that’s been '10 years away' for the last half-century.

    Posted: Feb 05, 2016 5:11 PM
  • Space Shuttle Challenger 30th Anniversary Photo Gallery

    Blog Going to space is still a very risky business - Bob's blog

    by Bob McDonald

    This week marked the 30th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, a tragedy that might have been avoided if the people in charge had not become complacent.

    Posted: Jan 29, 2016 10:30 AM