Break submission by Jordan Costafrolaz, PhD student, Microbiology Unit, Department of Botany and Plant Biology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Edited by Carlos Rivera-Rivera, Scientific Editor — TheScienceBreaker… 730 more words
There is a very useful piece here by Rupert Read on the application of the precautionary principle to the debate over genetically engineered crops.
One of the oldie but goldie eco novels is Pohl and Kornbluth’s ‘The Space Merchants’ from the early 1950s (http://www.infinityplus.co.uk/nonfiction/spacemerchants.htm). It’s science fiction but technologists today are working hard to make reality catch up with the novelists’ imaginations. 84 more words