Sunday, April 10, 2005

Good News - #10

Wow! Ten weeks of the Good News. I consider it an antidote not only to the plethora of bad news, but also an antidote to those who grumble about it. It's great to have a few positive news stories to share with other people when a conversation turns to current events. (Due to the dynamic nature of news I do not know how long any of the links will remain active).

Collisions between motorists and animals can range from the nearly inconsequntial bug on the windshield to a tragic loss of life on both sides. Most solutions to date have been decidely low-tech, such as creating underpasses for the animals. The most dangerous of these are collisions with moose, and the moose does not favor the low-tech approach. This article discusses new techniques, both low and high-tech, towards a solution.

A new chemical becoming available to food scientists promises to reduce the bad stuff in our food.

Ideas for alternative energy have been around for many decades. The reason these ideas found it difficult to be embraced by the mainstream had a lot to with money. Now, according to this USA Today article, investors are embracing alternative energy, and with good reason.

That's all for this week, what a great way to wrap up week number ten. Here's looking forward to the next ten.


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