Will The Recession Kill The Decisive Moment?
If the fine art photography scene is experiencing a rough market, the situation for photojournalists is certainly not far behind. Seems strange at a time when so many ground-breaking stories need shooting.
Though assignments are reckoned to be down 75 percent, we found at least three photojournalists who are still working and, presumably, being paid.
Noor Agency photographer Kadir Van Lohuizen turned his lens to the greatest urban flight of the recession occuring now in China. The country's powerhouse economy has slowed so dramatically millions of factory workers have returned to the interior peasant lands.
As Wall Street unraveled, Jeff Hutchens got access to the NYSE and captured the mood in finance. Some bowed head here.
But the photojournalism world hasn't all gone gloom and doom. Photographer Anna Skladmann put her lens to the sons and daughters of Russian oligarchs who are thankfully still prancing about their mother country in imperial comfort.
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An innovation may lead to lifelike self-reproducing and evolving machines.
- Scientists at Cornell University devise a material with 3 key traits of life.
- The goal for the researchers is not to create life but lifelike machines.
- The researchers were able to program metabolism into the material's DNA.
Some evidence attributes a certain neurological phenomenon to a near death experience.
- But increased longevity is a cause for celebration, says Ashton Applewhite, not doom and gloom.
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