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Can Singapore Feed Itself from its own land?

Singapore has the goal of providing 30% of its food from its own land. For a small city-state, that is a lofty goal. This article considers whether the nation can feed itself 100% from its own land, and what that … Continue reading

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Musings on Physics: Strong Nuclear Force

Maybe the strong nuclear force is just gravity. At some distance, two bodies like the earth and the sun are attracted together by gravity, as if they were each point sources of gravity. The increase or decrease of gravity changes … Continue reading

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Amaranth and Rice combination

Basic Recipe: Amaranth and Rice One cup short grain rice One cup amaranth grain 1 teaspoon salt (optional) Soak the short grain rice (Sushi rice or Thai sweet rice) in warm water, stir from time to time. Pour off the … Continue reading

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Analysis of the Collatz Problem

Problem n is a positive whole number Formulae: when n is even, divide by 2 when n is odd, multiply by 3 and add 1 n/2 3n+1 Prove that for any whole number, the continuous application of these simple formulae … Continue reading

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One Food with All Necessary Nutrients: 14 ingredients plus water

I made a soup recipe with all the protein (incl. tryptophan, lysine, meth+cys), fat, carbs, fiber, electrolytes, vitamins, minerals, cholesterol, choline, betaine, lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-cryptoxanthin, alpha-carotene, and beta-carotene needed, in only 14 ingredients plus water. Not sure I want to … Continue reading

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Feeding a potential Mars Colony: protein and B-12

This is the first in a series of articles on what types of crops might be best suited for feeding a proposed human population attempting to colonize the planet Mars. The recent proposal by Elon Musk was for a colongy … Continue reading

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The 3 Flavonoids liked to lower risk of Alzheimer’s

Fruits, vegetables, tea consumption linked with lower Alzheimer’s risk – People who had the most flavonols in their diet were about half as likely to develop Alzheimer’s than those who consumed the least, the study found. SOURCE: https://bit.ly/2GBkScJ Neurology, online … Continue reading