Robin Cook

April 15, 2016
Fooded rice field

Drip Irrigation for California’s Rice Growers

Good news for California farmers dealing with crippling drought conditions The Lundberg family began farming rice in 1937. For decades, they have developed a reputation not only for tasty and healthy rice, but also for their organic and environmentally-friendly farming practices. However, rice farming requires a lot of water. In […]
April 5, 2016
cochlear implant.

Good News for Cochlear Implants Wearers

Bringing the Sound of Music to the Deaf It is estimated that approximately 100,000 Americans and 325,000 worldwide are using a cochlear implant. Unlike a hearing aid, a cochlear implant is surgically implanted into the ear, doing the work of the damaged inner, or cochlear, part of the ear. In […]
March 23, 2016
Electroceuticals Pharma

Pharmaceutical Giants Set Their Futures with Electroceuticals

For decades, billions of dollars have been invested in drug development based on biology and chemistry. But this is changing. Drug development of the future is exploiting the electrical grid in our bodies to attack disease.This is good news for millions of patients who can look to a future without […]
March 8, 2016
farm and technology

Smart Technology Comes to the Family Farm

We have smartphones, smart homes, and smart clothing, and now smart farms. Forget about rising at dawn, while it is still dark to head out to the barn to milk the cows. Now there are robots. And not just to milk the cows. Robots are driving the tractors too. No […]