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Are small farms the solution to food insecurity? Uganda study shows policies can get it wrong

Around the developing world, agriculture remains a critical source of livelihood. In many low-income countries, the sector accounts for around 30% of gross domestic product, and 60% of employment. At the same time, most of the world's extreme poor li.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 1st, 2021

Gene Variant May Have Helped Ancient Humans Survive Starvation

When there’s no food, it pays to be small -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

New York"s Central Park Becomes a Living Climate Laboratory

Scientists will study how rising temperatures affect trees, plants, wildlife and humans who use the park -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

Concept imagines new iOS design that shows why someone needs to call you in 2022

Phone calls are usually annoying and most people try not to answer, rather than picking up a random caller. With iMessage and many social networks, why would someone try to reach you with a call? With that in mind, a designer created a concept to im.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Apple airing new TV ad for Apple TV+ featuring everyone but Jon Hamm

Apple is launching a new ad campaign for its streaming service, Apple TV+, which is set to debut as a commercial during the NFL playoff games this weekend. It features Jon Hamm comedically complaining that all of Apple’s shows feature big name.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Wondershare PDFelement, the ultimate Adobe Acrobat alternative

Have you tried to edit PDFs on iPhone, iPad, or Mac with the built-in software? You’ve probably realized the Files app and Preview aren’t very powerful for working with the format. Whether you’re looking for a solution for personal.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Cadence DRAM verification solution optimizes SoC designs for data center and automotive applications

Cadence Design Systems announced a new DRAM verification solution, allowing customers to test and optimize system-on-chip (SoC) designs for data center, consumer, mobile and automotive applications. Using the full DRAM verification solution, which de.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

40 Quintillion Black Holes are Lurking in the Universe, Study Projects

"Scientists have estimated the number of 'small' black holes in the universe," reports Live Science. "And no surprise: It's a lot." Using a new method, outlined January 12 in The Astrophysical Journal, a team of astrophysicists has produced a fresh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 5 min. ago

This 22-year-old builds chips in his parents’ garage

Sam Zeloof's creations show what’s possible for small-scale silicon tinkerers. Enlarge / Sam Zeloof completed this homemade computer chip with 1,200 transistors, seen under a magnifying glass, in August 2021. (credit: Sam Kang).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 5 min. ago

Got an Invasive Army of Crayfish Clones? Try Eating Them

The marbled crayfish is a threat to the native species, but the “Berlin lobster” may also offer a sustainable food source and help stop the spread of parasites......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News9 hr. 33 min. ago

Unlock extra movies and shows from around the world with this cheap VPN

SAVE 86%: ZenMate VPN offers streaming servers for bypassing the geo-restrictions of leading sites like Netflix. A three-year subscription to ZenMate VPN is on sale for £1.33 per month, and includes an extra three months for free.ZenMate VPN is.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago

2022 Could Be a Turning Point In the Study of UFOs

In 2021, there was an upsurge in peculiar sightings reported, thanks to people with smartphones or other video gear that captured these strange glimmers in the sky. In 2022, UAP will get more attention from both the scientific community and the feder.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago

Cultivated Meat Passes the Taste Test

In a blind tasting, meat grown from stem cells tasted just like chicken, but without the fat that makes chicken taste good. Renowned Israeli gastronome Michal Ansky knows her food. She’s a professional taster and a Master Chef judge.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago

Sling pizza like a pro with these perfect peels

A pizza peel is a kitchen essential for pie-lovers, and can also make an excellent gift for an Italian food-loving buddy. The first thing you need to consider when perusing the pizza peel marketplace is whether you want to go down the wood route or h.....»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago

Keep the chill off with the best fan heater

Fan heaters are a fabulous invention. Portable and lightweight, affordable to run thanks to advances in technology, they are the perfect solution for an occasional heat source, or to warm up smaller spaces without blasting on your entire central he.....»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago

Secure your hair in style with the best scrunchies

Trying to keep up with the latest fashion craze can be difficult, but you can never go wrong with a scrunchie. Scrunchies have miraculously made their way through the ever-changing trends and gone from vintage to modern. Scrunchies are fabric-cover.....»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago

Upcoming and Next Marvel Movies and TV Shows: 2022 Release Dates and Beyond

With the MCU landscape expanding once again, here's a look at every upcoming new Phase 4 Marvel movie and TV show -- from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever to a WandaVision spin-off starring Kathryn Hahn's Agatha, and much more!It might be hard to keep.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago

Sideshow"s Newest Darth Vader Statue Shows the True Power of the Dark Side

Sideshow is revisiting the Dark Lord of the Sith as part of their ongoing Star Wars Mythos series of statues, and this one might just be the greatest Darth Vader collectible we've ever seen.Sideshow Collectibles has been releasing Darth Vader statues.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago

What Are the Best Programming Languages for Linux Devs?

If you are on the path to becoming a Linux developer, surely you will understand that computer science and programming are a core part of this journey. Even though Linux holds a small market share... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi.....»»

Category: topSource:  unixmenRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago

Reese Witherspoon is going to read us a bedtime story

Reese Witherspoon loves a good book. I mean, she runs her very own book club, Reese's Book Club. Not to mention her production work in turning many well-loved books into popular TV shows and movies: Big Little Lies, Little Fires Everywhere, Where the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago

Flower-like solar panels collect daylight for their nightly light shows

Created by artists’ collective WERC, Tane is a resilient art installation that aims to survive in nature and outlast its human creators. The flower-like ‘digital organisms’ use solar panels to charge during the day and collectively.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago