Heinz Haber è stato un fisico nucleare tedesco che, come il più famoso Werner von Braun, è emigrato negli Stati Uniti e qui ha iniziato a fare il consulente scientifico, in particolare per Walt Disney. Mentre von Braun coltivava e alimentava il sogno dell'esplorazione spaziale (è difficile immaginare la conquista della Luna da parte degli Stati Uniti senza il suo apporto), Haber si occupò in particolare dell'energia atomica. Il suo libro più noto, […]
Did an interview a while back with Michael Graziano for a film he was working on -- "Resistance the Film" which is coming out soon. They released a trailer for the movie, and it has part of the interview with me as the narration .. RESISTANCE TEASER I from uji films on Vimeo.
This is from the "Tree of Life Blog"
of Jonathan Eisen, an evolutionary biologist and Open Access advocate
at the University of California, Davis. For short updates, follow me on Twitter.
Out of 20 million premature and underweight babies born each year, four million die. Most are in developing countries. Solving this problem is not just a short-term humanitarian effort, it also constitutes low-hanging fruit in the international development field. When infant mortality goes down, we tend to see population sizes decrease as well. Poverty can […]
From humanitarian aid to disaster risk reduction the word ‘resilience’ is involved in nearly every aspect of people’s ability to recover and adapt after a catastrophic event. Many researchers from various fields along with emergency practitioners, who are depended on during times of disaster throughout the world, use resilience in their everyday language, and even […]
Here’s what we’ll be talking about while we wait in line for a latte: War. War never changes. Argentinian mockingbirds brutally attack brood parasitic cowbirds, but fail to stop them from laying eggs. -From Noah. ARE THE MEATS AND CHEESES YOU LOVE ALTERING YOUR GUT MICROBIOTA TO MORE CLOSELY RESEMBLE THAT OF LAB MICE WHO […]