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What Happens When Plants Are Exposed to Near-Constant Light?

Hint: It’s called speed-breeding.<p>Fields of wheat and barley would grow faster if the sun didn’t go down at night. So an international group of scientists is essentially keeping the sun’s light on, as part of a method to “speed breed” plants. LED lights at the optimal color wavelength bathe …

Urban Agriculture

Hedge-Fund Investors Pour Into Oil as Firms Predict Surge to $80

Hedge funds investing in oil are luring capital at the fastest pace in more than a year.<p>With crude climbing to levels not seen since 2014, commodity …

Oil

How China Is Buying Its Way Into Europe

By Andre TartarAndre Tartar, Mira RojanasakulMira Rojanasakul and Jeremy Scott DiamondJeremy Scott Diamond<p>Published: April 23, 2018<p>For more than a …

China

Gunfire Heard At Saudi Royal Palace In Riyadh As Rumors Of Attempted Coup Mount

It isn't clear what exactly is going on at this time, but rapid and prolonged gunfire was heard near the royal palace.<p>B.alotaby/wikicommons<p>Tyler …

Foreign Policy

Trump Criticizes OPEC, Calling Oil Prices ‘Artificially’ High

HOUSTON — As domestic gasoline prices surged to their highest level in three years, President Trump railed against the OPEC oil cartel on Friday, declaring that the group was unjustifiably manipulating supplies for selfish gain.<p>“Looks like OPEC is at it again,” Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter. “Oil …

Oil

The origins of coffee: How a papal decision and a famous tea party gave the drink a boost

It extends your life, ends your life, spices up your life — whatever the latest headline may read, coffee is an unquestionable must-have for tens of millions of Americans everyday. That’s why Fox News wanted to learn where it comes from for our latest "Origins" segment.<p>In the featured video above, …

Coffee

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

Oil Trader Gunvor Agrees to Disclose Payments to Governments

Gunvor Group Ltd., one of the world’s largest independent oil traders, said it would join rival Trafigura Group in disclosing some of the billions of …

Transparency

The Important Theorem of Thomas Bayes

Thomas Bayes (1701 – 1761)<p>On April 17, 1761, English mathematician and Presbyterian minister <b>Thomas Bayes</b> passed away. He is best known as name giver …

Mathematics

Google Cloud releases Dialogflow Enterprise Edition for building chat apps

Building conversational interfaces is a hot new area for developers. Chatbots can be a way to reduce friction in websites and apps and to give customers quick answers to commonly asked questions in a conversational framework. Today, Google announced it was making Dialogflow Enterprise Edition …

Chatbots

How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.<p>Supercomputers are used by governments and research institutions around the world to solve some of science’s most complex problems, such as hurricane forecasting and modeling atomic weapons. In most cases, a supercomputer is actually …

Raspberry Pi

The US fired more than 118 missiles at Syria in coordinated response to suspected chemical weapons attack

The US fired more than 118 missiles on Syria on Friday in precision strikes that were fired in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack last weekend.<p>US Defense Secretary James Mattis confirmed that the US used more than twice as many missiles as it did in a 2017 strike on Syria's Sharyat …

Middle East

Chinese authorities nab fugitive in a crowd of 50k thanks to facial recognition AI

A Chinese fugitive was arrested after an AI-powered facial recognition system alerted authorities to his presence in a crowd of 60,000 people attending a pop concert. Welcome to the age of robot snitches.<p>Wanted for “economic crimes,” the 31 year-old man was reportedly surprised when police …

Personal Data

How “open source” seed producers from the US to India are changing global food production

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Ensia</i><i>.</i><p>Frank Morton has been breeding lettuce since the 1980s. His company offers 114 varieties, among them Outredgeous, which last year became the first plant that NASA astronauts grew and ate in space. For nearly 20 years, Morton’s work was limited only by his imagination …

Agriculture

Tomato flavor is broken. Can it be fixed?

Scientists say they can use molecular breeding to get us much better tomatoes.<p>Cardboard. Memory foam. Wet cotton balls. There are many ways to describe the flavor of the modern-day supermarket tomato. It may be the only fruit in America to qualify as a biological tragedy.<p>Back in 1989, a molecular …

Gardening

A compelling theory explains the latest chemical attack in Syria — and it looks like Assad got what he wanted

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has reportedly used chemical weapons on his own people since at least 2013, with a number of attacks coming in the last few months.<p>An attack on Saturday reportedly killed at least 40 civilians and has drawn condemnation from around the world, including President …

Middle East

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

Consciousness
Oil

7 Amazing Coffee Recipes Made at Home Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Most of the people like to skip making of their coffee at home. They take it as …

Coffeemakers

Chinese researchers discovered an agricultural miracle that could feed the planet without destroying it

The study was mammoth. It cost $54 million, and involved some 1,000 researchers and 65,000 local bureaucrats. But academics around the globe are calling the results an agricultural miracle.<p>The project already saved Chinese farmers more than $12.2 billion over 10 years, and in the process may have …

Does autism arise because the brain is continually surprised?

Satsuki Ayaya remembers finding it hard to play with other children when she was young, as if a screen separated her from them. Sometimes she felt …

Nigeria Moves To Recover $3 Billion From Chinese Owned Addax Petroleum

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Citizen Journalism

A tiny Canadian town just beat a multimillion dollar oil company in court

Ristigouche Sud-Est, population 157, successfully protected the town's water supply.<p>In 2011, the Canadian province of Quebec granted Montreal-based …

A video that explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

The more you know about a quantum particle's position, the less you know about its momentum, and vice versa. This is the Heisenberg uncertainty …

AI trained to spot heart disease risks using retina scan | Ars Technica

The blood vessels in the eye reflect the state of the whole circulatory system.<p>The idea behind using a neural network for image recognition is that …

'Time-traveller from 2030' PASSES lie detector test over whether his future predictions are true

A man who claims he is from the year 2030 - and has revealed a number of predictions for the future - has undergone a lie detector test and …

Think You Drink Too Much Coffee? Science Says You Should Probably Drink More, Not Less

It turns out there's a perfect amount of coffee to drink, and it's more than you think.<p>Do you start the day with a mug of coffee, followed by a second mug, and then a third around 3 pm to help you make it through the afternoon? And do you sometimes worry that you're consuming too much caffeine and …

Coffee

OPEC's Oil Price Nightmare Is Coming True

The latest surge in U.S. oil output will probably hasten the country's rise to the top of the producer pile. More important, it's starting to look as …

Oil

Ancient virus could be the reason humans can think

An ancient virus could be responsible for human consciousness, giving you the ability to think for yourself.<p>New research has linked a human gene …

Parts of Oklahoma now have the same earthquake risk as California — and a new study found a scarily direct link to fracking

Over the course of a few days in August, Oklahoma was pummeled by seven earthquakes.<p>The wave started on a Tuesday night, when five quakes struck the central part of the state in less than 28 hours. The shaking continued extended into the early hours of Thursday as two more hit.<p>Although none of …

Geology