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Can sustainability standards effectively mitigate food system challenges?

While agrifood production is essential for feeding our growing global population, it can also contribute to environmental and social problems, including deforestation, biodiversity loss, poor or precarious labor conditions, and persistent poverty. Ce.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 24th, 2021

iFixit’s Apple Watch teardown includes a theory about device’s delayed launch

Supply challenges related to the screen may have delayed the launch. iFixit's full Apple Watch Series 7 teardown. [credit: iFixit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 21 min. ago

Fortnite season 8, week 6 challenge guide: Dark Jonesy

Dark Jonesy is back in Fortnite, this time with a new set of challenges for season 8, week 6. Here, we'll show you how to complete the new punchcard quests......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 53 min. ago

Graylog Security provides security teams with ML-based anomaly detection solutions

Graylog, a global provider of next-generation log management and SIEM solutions, is announcing Graylog Security. Designed to overcome legacy Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) challenges, Graylog’s cybersecurity platform makes security.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News13 hr. 53 min. ago

Pro­jection of extre­me rain­fall impro­ved

Mapping the effects of mostly small-scale but extreme rainfall events in global climate models poses major challenges. Computer models that are used to simulate the global climate, for example in the reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 53 min. ago

Fortnite season 8, week 6 challenge guide: Ariana Grande

The latest Fortnite challenges come to us from Ariana Grande. In this guide, we'll show you where to find her and how to complete all of the quests she offers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 53 min. ago

ESA moves forward with Destination Earth

Earth observation provides a wealth of information to benefit our daily lives. As the demand for satellite data grows to address the challenges of climate change and a growing population, ESA, under the leadership of the European Commission, along wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 53 min. ago

Rocket Report: South Korea just misses orbit, Ariane 5 to set payload records

"We do not see any meaningful positive catalysts for the stock." Enlarge / The Orion spacecraft is stacked atop NASA's Space Launch System rocket. (credit: NASA) Welcome to Edition 4.21 of the Rocket Report! Plenty of news thi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 21 min. ago

NASA challenges kids to design a moon-digging robot

NASA has launched a contest challenging K-12 students to don their thinking caps and design a robot capable of digging and moving lunar soil......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

GPSD Bug Will Switch Your Time-Keeping Systems To March 2002 This Weekend, Unless You Update

"Apparently a bug in GPSD, the daemon responsible for deriving time from the GPS system, is going to trigger on October 24, 2021, jumping the time back to March of 2002," writes Slashdot reader suutar. "There's a fix that's been committed since Augus.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

VR Treatment For Lazy Eye In Children Gets FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration approved a virtual reality-based treatment for children with the visual disorder amblyopia, or lazy eye, the company behind the therapy announced today. The Verge reports: Luminopia's approach uses TV and movies to de.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Climate tipping might be predicted using algebraic topology

The Earth's climate system seems to have shifted abruptly between colder and warmer modes in the past. Do we risk the same today from anthropogenic climate change? Frankly, climate models cannot answer that question yet. But a result in the journal C.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Why no tusks? Poaching tips scales of elephant evolution

A hefty set of tusks is usually an advantage for elephants, allowing them to dig for water, strip bark for food and joust with other elephants. But during episodes of intense ivory poaching, those big incisors become a liability......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Understanding consumer perceptions of sustainability in the dairy industry

Consumer definitions of sustainability are often different than industry definitions. Understanding consumer preferences and opinions of sustainability within the dairy industry can help dairy product developers successfully market their products. In.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Shrinking quantum key distribution technology to a semiconductor chip

Toshiba Europe Ltd today announced it has developed the world's first chip-based quantum key distribution (QKD) system. This advance will enable the mass manufacture of quantum security technology, bringing its application to a much wider range of sc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Gartner says IT spending to top $4 trillion in 2022

With IT budgets growing at the fastest rate in 10 years, worldwide IT spending is projected to total $4.5 trillion in 2022, an increase of 5.5% from 2021, according to the latest Gartner forecasts.All IT spending segments—from data-center system.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Valorizing into urban biowaste locally: Conclusive results of the European DECISIVE project

Biowaste, food waste and other natural biodegradable refuse make up a third of French household waste. This biodegradable waste is a potential source of energy for producing electricity and heat but can also provide a wealth of products with high add.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Tribocatalysis: Challenges and perspectives

With an increasing global energy demands and environmental pollution, the development of alternative clean energy technologies has aroused widespread research interest. Harvesting and converting natural energy from the environment, such as solar ener.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

DNA fingerprinting taro: The "food of gods"

The tropical root vegetable taro, known as the 'food of the gods' in the Pacific, is under threat from rising sea levels but wild Australian plants being cultivated by The University of Queensland may help boost food security in the region......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Microplastics are in the air we breathe and in Earth"s atmosphere, and they affect the climate

Microplastics are found in the most remote places on land and in the ocean as well as in our food. Now several studies around the world have confirmed they are also present in the air we breathe......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Food pantries essential for reducing hunger among middle-class in 2020

Food pantries, soup kitchens, and other community food services played a critical role in helping Americans meet their food needs, especially during the first five months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research by a team of economists in.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021