‘Tunnel vision’ a factor in some wrongful death row sentences

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net How does a person get sentenced to death row for a crime they did not commit? Ultimately, it’s often a “perfect storm” of factors that leads to tunnel vision, said Jon Gould, principal investigator of the Preventing Wrongful Convictions Project. Gould discussed the project’s findings during … Read Article

Ethanol plowing the way toward biocrude development

By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net Vermillion – When it comes to all sources of power, corn ethanol provides the worst energy return on investment. The technological breakthroughs that have allowed corn to be an energy source for several decades now, even with the inefficiencies involved, are allowing scientists and researchers to … Read Article