Tagged: Global

Predicting river flows in ungauged catchments, from New Zealand to the world - Waiology

Waiology Jul 13, 2012

By Ross Woods Our knowledge of the water cycle is imperfect – for example we don’t have data for all rivers across the landscape, and yet so often we want river flow information for resource and hazard management purposes. In the absence of direct data, then, we turn to models and seek to make hydrological predictions in these ungauged … Read More

Global (Gullible?) Wellness Naturally - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jun 11, 2012

The Global Wellness Naturally website sells a range of elixirs containing “programmed water”. Amongst the various elixirs available are those formulated to: work with energy levels and toxins in the body loosen tight muscles, tendons and ligaments to address damaged DNA, heavy metals, radiation, free radicals and toxins to ease sorrow and anger So how is this “miraculous” programmed … Read More

The Empathic Civilization - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jan 08, 2011

One of the things I look forward to over the Christmas/New Years break is to find a good book to read during my academic “downtime”. This time around I selected the Empathic Civilization by Jeremy Rifkin and what a good choice that was. Exceedingly well written and informative, this book is not a light read. Its insights and occasionally provocative … Read More