Shortly after the end of World War II, the scientists who developed the atomic bombs dropped on Japan tried to envision the kind of nuclear event that could lead to the destruction of not just cities, but the entire world.
Astronomers understand very little about dark matter, especially the dark matter that may exist in our home galaxy, the Milky Way. But now, a team of international scientists has helped solve an outstanding mystery regarding dark matter in our galaxy.
Pan American Fertilizer Corp., a small TSX-Venture listed company with plans to get into the medical marijuana business in Uruguay, has more cash in its jeans than it thought it would have when it embarked on a fund raising two weeks back.
This week, the firm closed a private placement not with a planned $500,000 but $775,000. And given that the issuer has issued units (with each unit consisting of a common share plus half as share purchase warrant) there’s a chance that the company, may end up with almost another $600,000.
Sleep deprivation is linked to a lot of scary things like Alzheimer's disease, depression, memory problems, and cancer — and while a nap won't completely make up for hours of lost sleep, scientists agree a power nap can do wonders.
Acting Deputy Secretary Patrick Gallagher yesterday spoke
at the first-ever American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Partnership
Summit in Washington, DC. Co-hosted by the Department of Energy's Energy
Efficiency & Renewable Energy Office and the Council on Competitiveness,
the first annual gathering brought together leaders from government, academia,
industry and more to address national priorities in energy and manufacturing.
I’ve been asked a few times what I think of the Kerry/Lugar startup visa bill designed to create a special immigration category for foreigners who want to come here and start a business. My answer is basically the same as Annie Lowrey’s—this is a find idea but far too restrictive thanks to “inflexible rules about sales, capital investment, and job creation.”