Articles by Bob Newbell

Future Schlock

We have been on the point of conquering the aging process, to my certain recollection, since at least the 1960s; for about as long, in fact, as we have been on the point of generating affordable electric power via nuclear... Read More

About Those Uninsured Americans...

Over the past several years there has been much discussion in both public policy circles and the media about the plight of those Americans who lack health insurance. "Over 43 million U.S. residents, nearly one in six Americans under... Read More

I Miss the Future

The wry observation that the future ain't what it used to be has been variously attributed to baseball legend Yogi Berra, French poet Paul Valery, and science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke. Whoever said it spoke the truth. "[F]or... Read More

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