Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors (in 5 Minutes)

From the video description: The main downsides/negatives to this technology, politics, corrosion and being scared of nuclear radiation. Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors were created 50 years ago by an American chap named Alvin Weinberg, but the American Government realised you can’t weaponise the by-products and so they weren’t interested. Another point, yes it WAS corrosive, […]

GM Blue Strawberry: the Facts

The blue strawberry has been described as a ‘Willy Wonka-esque creation‘, and created a storm of controversy for Internet bloggers and social news websites. I originally wrote about this transgenic strawberry back in March as a response to a TIL post on Reddit. I cautioned readers because the original blog article posted by Cynthia Bu […]

Blue Strawberry: It’s an Internet Sensation!

Big news today, as the world reacts to the genetically modifed blue strawberry! In fact, reddit’s hottest post for most of the morning is full of fact(less) comments and fishy information (hahah– I punned!). In summary: scientists have genetically modified the strawberry plant. They introduced the antifreezing gene from arctic flounder so the plants and […]

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