We once marvelled at Neil Armstrong. Now space is a playground for the rich | John Harris

Nasas greatest feats were a triumph for mankind. History will be less kind to todays space pioneers, says Guardian columnist John Harris The promised journey is from Earth to the edge of space, rather than London Euston to Crewe, but the story of Richard Bransons company Virgin Galactic still has…

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A Law Alone Won’t Get California to 100 Percent Green Power

Before Californians use an electron, they like to swirl the glass a little, get some nose. You want a whiff of that subatomic particle’s terroir before pouring it into an air conditioner or a phone. Does it have the musty, planet-destroying aroma of a greenhouse gas appellation—generated, perhaps, by the…

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Godfather of GMOs Wants Consumers to Be Less Afraid of His Food

Three decades ago, Robert T. Fraley helped invent the genetically modified seeds that have become a $17 billion global industry and ushered in a new era of agricultural productivity. So it’s little surprise that this longtime Source: International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications * sugar beet, potato, apple,…

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