The recent disaster at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in Japan is a “decision moment” for the nuclear power community, according to Associate Professor of Public Policy at Kennedy School of Government Matthew Bunn.
Over thousands of years of eating and evolving, humans have developed the ability to learn to avoid the foods that make them sick. This capacity, to know better than to eat another piece of that cheese that kept you awake last night with a stomach ache, is not a uniquely human trait though. In fact, according to a recent Harvard study, even one-millimeter-long worms can also develop food aversions.
Nicholas P. Negroponte, the driving force behind One Laptop Per Child—the non-profit organization that provides low-cost laptops to children around the globe—recalled the entrepreneurial obstacles he faced despite his philanthropic mission.