~Also~New Orleans Hornets owner Tom Benson is feeling invigorated and ready to go after an NBA title
Nearly Half of All Living Nobel Prize Laureates in the Sciences Personally Endorse a Repeal of Bobby Jindal’s Science Education Act ~CenLamar
~Hat Tweet~ Zack Kopplin
Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman finally addresses prison's sexual assaults
La. National Guard unit returns to welcoming arms after tour
Levees.org's nomination for National Park Service -Final Version
Gulf of Mexico oil spill researchers look into effects on wildlife, ways to improve response~Mark Schleifstein
Demand for deep water offshore vessels growing
'Robo-ship' could soon be working for Navy
American Queen's maiden voyage marks start of business relationship with Memphis
New Orleans Nanotech Cotton Opens Up New Possibilities for the Fiber
~Starting in the 1950s, chemist Ruth Benerito and her colleagues at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Southern Regional Research Center in New Orleans conducted groundbreaking studies that gave rise to easy-care, permanent-press clothing and other consumer-friendly improvements that helped cotton better compete with synthetic fibers, like polyester. Today, under the leadership of Brian Condon, the ARS cotton researchers in New Orleans are leveraging the latest developments in nanotechnology to bring cotton fully into the 21st century.
1.1 Gardening in New Orleans
~New Orleans Food & Farm Network
Polly Jackson~"Branch Brook Park", acrylic on canvasboard, 16 x 20"
Sunday Reads: The Dick That Keeps On Ticking and Auroras on Uranus
Parades, bars, bantering locals and a life of scholarship shaped Lawrence Powell's acclaimed New Orleans history
Hundreds riot in the streets as trollies attempt to run~Hat Tweet
Houmapalooza continues to grow
New Orleans Earth Day!
French Quarter Festival lineup for today!