Category Archives: In the News

News articles, headlines and topics are discussed which are great for project background research and idea generation.

The Soy Bean – Healthy or Unsafe to Eat?

If you are consuming soy products, be certain you have a reliable organic source. The Cornucopia Institute has just released their groundbreaking report Behind The Bean — The Heroes and Charlatans of the Natural and Organic Soy Foods Industry. The Cornucopia Institute’s Organic Soy Full Report and accompanying Scorecard rates companies that market organic soy […]

How Depressed Tigress Finds Happiness Again with Baby Piglets

In a California zoo a mother tiger gave birth to triplet tiger cubs, which is very rare. Due to complications in the pregnancy, the cubs were born prematurely. Because they were so tiny they  died shortly after birth. After her cubs died, the mother tiger  suddenly started to decline in health although she was physically. The […]

Did you see the robot invented by a Chinese farmer?

“What the mind of men can believe and conceive, it can achieve.” Dale Carnegie Chinese farmer Wu Yulu started inventing robots with scraps of metal, nails and screws that he found in rubbish sites in 1986. His persistence paid off. Now he drives his rickshaw pulled by his self-made walking robot near his home in […]

New digital science video database ready for teachers and students…

The big news today is GEOSET, which is short for Global Education Outreach for Science, Engineering and Technology. GEOSET is a digital library of educational videos that make science, engineering and math more accessible for kids. It is being put together by a professor at the Florida State University named Sir Harold Kroto, who just […]