After Facebook’s latest shenanigans, the Timeline stuff, and the possibility that they may ‘lock’ access to past files, so that, for instance, if you loaded a picture in 2011, you might not be able to remove it—a situation hinted at in the letter they gave Jane about the ability to remove anything you don’t want [...]
supernova shines again
That’s really traveling, that energy….
I don’t know if you’ve been catching How the Universe Works on the Discovery networks, but it’s really one of the best in a long time.
Wheat is one of the most ‘altered’ food crops since ancient times…so hybridization is nothing new, but this is an interesting study, and points out one of the problems with genetic alteration (in this case, not genetic alteration in the lab, but a crossbred strain) and with two other features of modern agriculture—monoculture (everybody [...]