Epigenetics – The Genie In Your Genes

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

When a revolutionary new technique or therapy is described, it can take a while for science to catch up. Funding must be obtained to conduct studies. Studies must be performed, reviewed by committees of the researchers’ peers, critiqued, refined, and replicated. This process takes years, and often decades. Much of the medical progress in the […]

World Transformation – Three Possible Future Scenarios

Monday, November 10th, 2008

At present world affairs are being shaped by three major forces: industrialization, the reaction to industrialization and emerging post-industrial views, values, structures and technologies. Although stories about the rapid expansion of the consumer society and its battles with Islamic traditionalists have dominated the news for decades, environmental problems will increasingly shape national and global events. […]