Science and Technology

07.05.2013

The War of the Health Models. What would it mean to humanise medicine?

The War of the Health Models. What would it mean to humanise medicine?

A video circulating on the internet seems to suggest that a miracle cure has been found for Malaria. (and AIDS, cancer, Hepatitis, warts, etc, etc, etc). Cheap, easy to administer and non toxic. It appears to have the Red Cross backing, al least locally in Africa, but there is a… »

27.03.2013

Adverse health effects from wireless radio frequency fields

Adverse health effects from wireless radio frequency fields

In recent years our members and colleagues have reported an increase in patients whose symptoms are reversible by eliminating wireless radiating devices in their homes such as cell phones, cordless phones and wireless internet systems. There is consistent emerging science that shows people, especially children are affected by the increasing… »

20.03.2013

War can seriously damage your mental health

War can seriously damage your mental health

We are used to describing conflicts we cannot understand, or where we see that the protagonists are apparently unable to see the benefits of peace and cooperation, as “crazy”. But this term is brought about by a sense of hopelessness, an expression of our inability to fathom what’s in the… »

15.03.2013

The Big Bang Fair: A distorted view of the value of science

The Big Bang Fair: A distorted view of the value of science

Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, argues that the UK’s leading science and engineering fair for young people – which this year runs from 14 to 17 March – is distorted by the prominent involvement of arms corporations,  oil companies and other controversial sponsors. Article published by the New Left Project, 14… »

04.03.2013

Isotopes in high demand for medical research

Isotopes in high demand for medical research

Interview: Dr. Gordon Edwards, of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility (CCNR) Pressenza: Could you expand on the statement: “produce commercial quantities of medical isotopes without the controversial use of highly-enriched, weapons-grade uranium”? Also, it seems so many parties are interested in this form of ‘medical isotopes’ but… »

21.02.2013

Threat of space objects demands international coordination, UN team says

Threat of space objects demands international coordination, UN team says

In the wake of a meteor impact in Russia that shattered windows over a wide area, injuring hundreds of people and terrifying thousands, a United Nations team today called for international cooperation to face the threat of near space objects. “If the proposed coordination mechanism was in place, then at… »

19.01.2013

Aaron Swartz and the Freedom to Connect

Aaron Swartz and the Freedom to Connect

Aaron Swartz wanted nothing more than to change the world. He was doing just that until he ended his own life, at the age of 26, on Jan. 11. Aaron was a social justice activist, gifted with deep understanding of how computers and the Internet work, and how they could… »

16.01.2013

Abu Dhabi opens World Future Energy Summit

Abu Dhabi opens World Future Energy Summit

More than 3,000 people from 150 countries, including world leaders and government ministers gathered in the UAE capital Tuesday for the sixth World Future Energy Summit (WFES). The summit will discuss, debate and display the latest ideas in renewable and clean energy by business executives, academics, scientists, engineers, developers, global… »

27.12.2012

Doomsday Paranoia Triggers Private Asteroid Hunt

Doomsday Paranoia Triggers Private Asteroid Hunt

By Russia Today* The Mayan doomsday may have passed without incident, but it’s too early to relax. Astronomers have found a large asteroid heading this way. However one private firm thinks it knows how to save us. Scientists from the University of Hawaii said that the 140 meter asteroid’s… »

24.12.2012

Lessons from the Fukushima Daiichi accident

Pressenza is delighted to start reproducing material with permission from Fairewinds Energy Education. The nuclear energy industry, its relationship to the nuclear weapons industry, the lack of transparency from the nuclear industry in general, the danger of cover-ups of mistakes to avoid affecting share-prices and the risks to nuclear proliferation… »

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