Nanotechnology on Your Face

This summer, I’ve been taking a class at the Johns Hopkins University called Nanotechnology and the Environment: Applications and Implications. I had no idea what to expect when I signed up for this class. When I thought of nanotechnology, I thought of the Nanites, nanoscopic robots that took over the

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Flood Insurance Reauthorization

So it’s time to talk about flood insurance cancellation again. Again. Again. Authorization for the National Flood Insurance Program is set to expire on July 31. This happens every couple of years, but the program continues to be necessary to manage short-term risk of flooding, especially in the middle of

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Interview in the Extra Mile

Way back in March I did an interview with the Extra Mile, an online news sources for The Hartford Financial Services Group. Since The Hartford is primarily an insurance services group, the news site focuses more or less on insurance and I was there to talk about insurance. The article

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Nanotechnology in Energy

In Nanotechnology Demystified, the authors make a very interesting point: The biggest single challenge for the next few decades is creating and distributing energy for [10e10] people. Now, I’ve said before, water will be the greatest challenge of this century, but Williams and Adams make a good point. The fundamental

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