More On Nuclear Energy

Lynne Kiesling With thanks to Glenn Reynolds for the mention on Sunday, I second his links to two recent Wired articles. One from September 2004 looks at the proposed development of several new pebble-bed nuclear plants in China over the next 20 years. Pebble-bed is an 80-year-old technology; in this post from September 2004 (in … More More On Nuclear EnergyMore More On Nuclear Energy

Green Energy, Tidal, Solar, Nuclear

Lynne Kiesling There’s an interesting Slashdot thread today about EPRI’s offshore wave power demonstration project. What’s interesting to me about the thread is not just the feasibility report, but the information about various other “green energy” technologies that is contained in the comments. This commenter points out that all of those appliances that we take … More Green Energy, Tidal, Solar, NuclearMore Green Energy, Tidal, Solar, Nuclear

Deodorants And Antiperspirants: A Regulator�s Viewpoint

Michael Giberson What’s the difference between deodorants and antiperspirants, that makes antiperspirants regulated by the FDA as an over-the-counter drug, while deodorants are not? That is just one of the questions answered in Cindy Skrzycki’s “The Regulators” column in this morning’s Washington Post: “Antiperspirant Makers Sweat Out FDA’s Data Request.” Skrzycki’s weekly column provides an … More Deodorants And Antiperspirants: A Regulator�s ViewpointMore Deodorants And Antiperspirants: A Regulator�s Viewpoint