Archive for date: January 27, 2004

Best use of Genetic Engineering to date…

January 27, 2004 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

How about a genetically modified flower that signals the presence of unexploded landmines by changing color based upon the presence of nitrogen dioxide? The plants grow quickly, and if their roots pass near buried ordnance they turn bright red. Now that’s thinking outside the box.


January 27, 2004 | My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ve become my own latest project. During a recent checkup, my doctor noted my increasing weight (323 lbs) and my high cholesterol. He recommended that I join Weight Watchers, begin a regular exercise routine, and come back to see him in a few months to have my cholesterol rechecked. Well, on my own I managed […]