AS THE CHINESE, Spanish, Indian, and American governments subsidize the growth of wind technology as a source of renewable energy, they’re learning that breakthroughs in the field require more than money. “Unglamorous persistence,” instead, has produced the greatest results during the past 150 years, according to Straus professor of business history Geoffrey G. Jones. In the first of what he envisions as a series of papers on the origins of “green” industries, Jones focuses on the critical role of early inventors.
A California company is touting a new laser procedure that purports to turn brown eyes blue. Even though the technology won’t be available in the U.S. for at least three years, the story is still causing a stir. For many, the idea of permanently re-draping the windows to the soul is awfully unsettling.Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2011/11/09/why-turning-brown-eyes-blue-feels-off-color/#ixzz23oH2VDao
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