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Photonic Technology to Revolutionize Space Telecommunications

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February 7, 2016 - In 2020 if all goes according to plan NASA will introduce the first integrated-photonic modem, a device the size of a cell phone that incorporates lasers and fiber optics into integrated circuitry. The end result will be a dramatic increase in the speed of data and voice transmission.

Carbon Capture and Storage Technology Still Hanging Around

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February 6, 2016 - Carbon capture and storage or CCS is seen by some to be the technological fix that will help us continue to use fossil fuels to generate energy for the foreseeable future. The vision for CCS has been optimistic. The results, on the other hand, have yielded only a few scattered successes.

Carbon Capture and Storage Technology Still Hanging Around

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February 6, 2016 - Carbon capture and storage or CCS is seen by some to be the technological fix that will help us continue to use fossil fuels to generate energy for the foreseeable future. The vision for CCS has been optimistic. The results, on the other hand, have yielded only a few scattered successes.

Zika and a GMO Solution

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February 5, 2016 - The Zika virus has emerged to become a worldwide problem according to the World Health Organization in announcements made in the last week.

Oil Industry Facing Two Shocks - Falling Prices and Climate Change Action

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February 4, 2016 - Back from Costa Rica where my wife and I spent the last two weeks enjoying a country and people who live by the slogan "pura vida" which translates from the Spanish to English literally as "pure life." But in Costa Rica it has much larger meaning, a greeting that has been around for more than half a century that says something

Are you an entrepreneur with a big idea?

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January 31, 2016 - You may have noted that my blog has been silent for the last 11 days. That's because I am in Costa Rica on vacation. But a call from Peter Diamandis has made me break my silence. I invite you to read Peter's missive and if you are interested in what he is offering you should apply.

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5 Good Reasons Why You Should NOT Care About The Future

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In 2015, The Futures School - an immersive, interactive and project-based program that empowers participants with the critical skills of Strategic Foresight and Futures Thinking - attracted students from many different industries and geographic locations. For this reason, TFS is expanding its number of offerings and venues this year.

Ocean Taking the Brunt of Heating from Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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January 19, 2016 - Since the 1970s the oceans of the world have been the principal repository for both carbon dioxide and global warming. What started off as surface heating has now penetrated to depths of 700 meters (2,300 feet). The side affect of this deep heating is an expanding ocean with higher sea levels and tides that are increasingly becoming flood threats to most coastlines.

Sierra Nevada Joins SpaceX and Orbital as Commercial Resupplier to the ISS

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January 18, 2016 - In previous commercial resupply contracts, the Dream Chaser, Sierra Nevada's mini-shuttle had been shut out by NASA. But now the space authority has given the company the green light for delivery missions to the International Space Station from 2019 to 2024.

Here Come the Microbots

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January 17, 2016 - From nanobots that repair diseased tissue in our bodies to tiny robots used in additive and electronics manufacturing, the world is about to witness another disruptive technological revolution, the arrival of the microbot.

What is a microbot?

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