• October 4, 2015 Frozen Shoulder

    In the summer of 2010, when I was 44 years old, I was clearing some brush and experienced a sharp and unfamili..

  • September 27, 2015 Cold Fusion Part III: Conclusion and Implications

    This is the conclusion of a three-part series on cold fusion. Part I covered the science and Part II discussed..

  • September 20, 2015 Cold Fusion Part II: History 1869 to 2015

    Last week in Part I of this three column series, I discussed the science of cold fusion. I had been considerin..

  • September 13, 2015 Cold Fusion Part I: The Science

    Last month Italian inventor Andrea Rossi was granted a U.S. patent for a fluid heater. At first glance, that..

  • September 6, 2015 Oxygen Free Atmosphere versus Holding Your Breath

    Twice a year I head to my home town of State College, Pennsylvania to give a presentation to freshmen Chemical..

  • August 30, 2015 Coal Ash, How Dry is Dry?

    This week’s column assumes that the reader is familiar with the fact that Duke Energy has been tasked with c..

  • August 23, 2015 Pollinator Update

    In the spring of 2014, I published a three-part series on the importance of pollinators – bees, butterflies,..

  • August 16, 2015 Alkali Burns at Pine Gate Apartments

    As was previously reported by the news department at www.chapelboro.com, on July 8th, 10 people and 3 pets who..

  • August 2, 2015 The Science of Hail

    It’s summer here in the Southern Part of Heaven and that means it’s time for hail storms. So I thought a c..

  • July 26, 2015 Missing Microbes Part IV: Epilogue

    This is the conclusion of my four-part review of Missing Microbes, How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling o..