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July Sees Extreme Precipitation and Heat – WMO

According to the World Meteorological Organization, high impact weather, including extreme heat and disastrous precipitation, has marked the early …

Climate Change

ButtonMasher: Photorealism takes gaming deeper

<i>(Images: The Astronauts)</i><p>The world is our playground – especially when it is scanned and replicated exactly in a video game.<p>A wave of new games …

Virtual Reality

It’s time physics recognised that time is real

THE aim of science is to explain all the features of the universe, from the mass of the Higgs boson to the fact that the night sky is filled with …

Physics

EPA interim chief lobbied for company seeking EPA contracts

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the energy companies that the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency worked for as a lobbyist is seeking contracts from the agency, raising questions among environmentalists about whether he can put his past behind him as he becomes the nation's top environmental …

EPA

Cybersecurity

Digital connectivity is critical to today’s health care systems, and cyber security is critical to that digital connectivity. Medical imaging devices …

Cybersecurity

This toy company for girls is out to disrupt the "pink aisle" and create more female engineers

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from</i> …

Kids

Trump's NASA Chief Changed His Mind on Climate Change. He Is a Scientific Hero.

In 2013, then congressman Jim Bridenstine, a Republican from Oklahoma, stepped onto the floor of the House of Representatives and said these …

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2018 – As part of a 33

<b>WASHINGTON, June 1, 2018</b> – As part of a 33-year effort to protect sensitive lands and improve water quality and wildlife habitat on private lands, …

Farming and humanity versus the environment | Letters

One fundamental point has been overlooked by Kevin Rushby in his article about the plight of the countryside due to agriculture (The killing fields, G2, 31 May). There has been no intensification of agriculture in the UK for 25 years.<p>Government statistics show pesticide and fertiliser use has been …

Agriculture

Why some scientists say physics has gone off the rails

Has the love of "elegant" equations overtaken the desire to describe the real world?<p>The 20th century was a remarkably productive one for physics. First, Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity helped us view gravity not as a force but as a distortion of space. Then Max Planck, Erwin …

Physics

How Close Are We--Really--to Building a Quantum Computer?

Intel’s head of quantum computing talks about the challenges of developing algorithms, software programs and other necessities for a technology that …

MIT's All-in-One Solar ORC to Provide Heat, Electricity, and Hot Water For African Communities | Solar, Africans and Community

Viewpoint: The Thermodynamic Cost of Measuring Time

Author(s): Anthony J. ShortA simple model of an autonomous quantum clock yields a quantitative connection between the clock’s thermodynamic cost and …

Quantum Physics

Zero-Point Energy Demystified | Space Time - YouTube 11/8/17 | Technology & Innovation | Pinterest | Space time and Physics theories

This Molecule Could Explain the Origin of Life

Hydrogen cyanide is a molecule that appears to be at the heart of the creation of life. To create it, scientists need a burst of energy the …

Renewables grew twice as fast as fossil fuels in 2017

Chinese solar power led a record 157 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable energy capacity added worldwide last year, more than double the amount of new …

Renewable Energy

Toxic fumes rise as lava from Hawaii's erupted volcano Kilauea hits the Pacific Ocean https://t.co/ExZYD8Qg4i

Why can't we manufacture water?

­­Water is becoming an increasingly important issue in the developed world. But this issue is nothing new for other, less developed nations. For …

Pinterest

Microwave and Radio-Frequency Technologies in Agriculture: An Introduction for Agriculturalists and Engineers by Graham Brodie, Mohan V. Jacob, Peter Farrell

Humanity’s ability to produce enough food is mostly due to adoption of new methods and technologies by the agricultural industries as they became …

UNIDO Small Hydropower Plants Tanzania

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry

Recently, the state awarded more than 900 farmers and ranchers in 51 parishes money to help compensate their losses from the devastating floods in …

Tesla’s giant battery reduces cost of power outages by 90 per cent in South Australia

Tesla’s enormous battery in South Australia has led to a massive drop in the costs of backing up the region’s power supply, potentially saving local …

Billions of dollars later, Energy Department pulls plug on partly built nuclear fuel plant

The Trump administration is pulling the plug on a South Carolina facility designed to convert weapons-grade plutonium into nuclear reactor fuel that the U.S. government has already spent billions to partially build.<p>Even though construction will end, the Trump administration wants to spend billions …

This Former Steel Mill Will Soon Be A Tech-Filled Greenhouse

The next Gotham Greens location will convert old industry in Baltimore into a hydroponic farm, to provide local produce (and jobs).<p>For decades, a sprawling steel mill in Baltimore, Maryland was a key site for American industry, making steel for World War II battleships and the Golden Gate Bridge. …

Aquaponics

The Results of a 100,000-Person Quantum Experiment Seem To Violate Einstein’s Theory of Local Realism

The largest participatory experiment in quantum physics is helping physicists better understand the nature of reality by eliminating free will from the equation.<p>When you close your eyes, you don’t assume that the world is no longer there simply because you can’t see it. Similarly, everything we …

hour job as few industries depend more upon – and benefit more from – trade than American agriculture.

Posted by Jason Hafemeister, Trade Counsel, U.S. Department of Agriculture in Trade<p>May 01, 2018<p>May is World Trade Month, a time to recognize and echo …