Colville Tribe Sues Over Pollution In The Columbia: The Colville Tribe and the state of Washington face off against a Canadian mining giant next month over decades of pollution in the Columbia River. They blame a lead and zinc smelter plant operated by Teck in Trail, BC. Colville Business Council
King County has received an $800,000 federal grant to train Washington workers for jobs in aerospace. Dow Constantine discussed the grant at the 40th Annual Economic Forecast Conference in Seattle last Thursday. What are King County’s plans for the money and what opportunities lay ahead for 2012?
Sometimes the way you conduct science has profound impacts on society as a whole. Malcolm Gladwell says the way we look at who is and who isn’t successful is crucial. He says it’s dangerous to think East Africans are good runners because they have an innate gene that makes them fast. Instead, you have
Greener Computers? Our smartphones and computers have power limitations. Battery life can be short, power is expensive, and computer chips can only store so much. Adrian Sampson is working to create "greener" software that would make computers more efficient. We’ll hear about the new designs