Mathematics, Science and Environment

The Wall Street Journal – April 27, 2018

The new therapies deliver gene or gene altered cells to tackle some of the hardest to treat diseases, including in children. They come in at a high price: Novartis AG listed it’s newly approved self therapy for cancer at $475,000.

Genetically based, new forms of caregiving,
May greatly inflate “the cost of living.”

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The Economist – April 16 , 2018

PETase might make a dent the scourge of plastic waste.

Digesting plastic.
Environmentally neat.
To these hungry enzymes:
BON APPETIT.

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Reuters – February 12, 2018

Algorithmic or high-frequency trading uses computers to automatically place an order in financial markets, without human intervention, and represents sizeable volume on stock markets.

When “dogs” tell “algorithms” how to trade,

BE AFRAID!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BBC NEWS – November 22, 2017

Fatty acids released into the air from cooking may contribute to the formation of clouds that cool the climate, say scientists.

A juxtaposition seemingly strange, ‬
‪Where KFC meets climate change.

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Associated Press – October  20, 2017

Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.

If so, there is only  one deduction,

We’re sowing the seeds of our own destruction.

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