Seems that science is like every other human endeavor. It's highly political.
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While the banking community chews its nails, and worries about golfing fees, there are some corporations licking their chops. And sharpening those drill bits.
An ethanol-maker in South Dakota goes for Chapter 11. It's VeraSun, hit by a combo of high clorn prices, and tight credit.
Wow, the battle over the future of American-based car manufacturers is getting more complex. Now there's a major battle brewing WITHIN the majority Democratic Party, and it's centered on the political clout of the Detroit auto interests.
A new study by researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science shows exactly how important a single atom can be in a complex molecule. Reporting in the Nov.
Down along the Texas Gulf Coast this week, man's arrogance has been hard hit by Ike. Even the Texas land commissioner is now muttering about things like zoning and building restrictions.
Courtesy: LehrThe folks at Lehr say they have a better idea for many of your home machines: lawn mower, wire trimmer (turns out "weed whacker" is a copyrighted name for Kenmore;s wire trimmer), leaf blowers, etc. Lehr is going to be selling those items powered with propane rather than gasoline.
There's already money going into developing geoengineering plans to combat rising temps on this planet. Shell Oil has stepped forward as an early supporter.
I recently blogged about the lower gasoline sales and lower federal revenue leading to a nearly broke Highway Trust Fund. The US government now finds that Trust Fund worthy of a bail-out, paltry next to the debts of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, tiny compared to the fed guarantees behind the Bear Stearns buy-out, but noble, don't you think?
Let's take a look. Not at Denmark, or Portugal or Germany.