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1.1billion reasons why light poverty must be eradicated

Across the globe the combined populations of Birmingham and Bristol die needlessly every year through light poverty, says Eric Rondolat of Philips Lighting<p>The resourcefulness of the human race never ceases to surprise. We’re learning how to 3D print human organs; travelling in self-driving cars; …

Off-grid

What might we do with the genomics of the entire planet? – Dawn Field

In case you weren’t paying attention, a lot has been happening in the science of genomics over the past few years. It is, for example, now possible …

Genetics

The 12-Step Process For Improving Your People Management Skills

People aren’t easy to quantify and control. We all have our individual hopes and dreams, as well as our own opinions and weaknesses. We’re imperfect, …

Harvard Business School

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Underwater Animal Colonies Work Together To Move

They're all in this together<p>Think about how jellyfish or squid move. You're imagining a graceful display of jet propulsion, right? It's not uncommon for underwater species to take advantage of their environment to propel themselves through it. In a study released in <i>Nature Communications</i> today, …

37 Spinach Smoothies That Satisfy Every Craving

Spinach is the ideal choice for a green smoothie thanks to its neutral taste and ability to blend up without leaving little chunks in your drink. (We …

Healthy Eating

Edenworks Is Building The Future Of Food On Urban Rooftops

Avocados from Mexico. Apples from Chile. Broccoli from China. If you take a look at the stickers on the produce you’re buying at the grocery store, chances are they’ll read something like this.<p>Fast-forward twenty years. Instead of driving to Whole Foods to pay top dollar for produce that was picked …

Aquaponics

Amazon is testing farmers market produce delivery

Imagine getting greens and herbs from Maggie's Farm, Mangalitsa pork from Peads & Barnetts, black cod from Wild Local Seafood and melons from Weiser Family Farms all delivered to your doorstep within 36 hours of harvest, ordered with just a mouse click.<p>That's what's coming to Southern California as …

Borderline personality traits linked to lowered empathy

Those with borderline personality disorder, or BPD, a mental illness marked by unstable moods, often experience trouble maintaining interpersonal …

Personality

3 reasons sustainable farming is taking root

Food production must increase 70 percent by 2050 to feed the growing world population. This doesn’t bode well for our warming planet: Continuing with …

Farming

HIV-Related Virus Has Existed in Primates for Millions of Years

Viruses related to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have infected Old World monkeys as far back as 16 million years ago, according to a new …

In BMW Electric Car, Software 'Coding' Unlocks Hidden Features Owners Want

And may void warranty<p>The BMW i3 REx model is an unusual beast, the sole example to date of a car built specifically to comply with California regulations that define it as a zero-emission electric car even though it has a range-extending engine.<p>That's because its gasoline range (EPA-rated at 78 …