Daily Archives: 07.07.2021

The Future of Farming is Smarter

In the drive to become more efficient and adaptive, farms are becoming innovation incubators. The future of farming might bring tiny drone pollinators or a fishy foray into conserving water in greenhouses. It might bring an app that diagnoses plant disease, artificial intelligence that reduces a farmer’s driving time, or robotics that lend some extra hands. Image credit: MemoryCatcher via ...

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Satellites can Track Microplastics From Space

Sometimes simple and elegant solutions are all that is needed to solve a problem.  One problem that was searching for a solution was how to track microplastics.  These small particles of plastics are what results after the sun and friction (such as ocean waves) break down larger plastic objects.  They have become a huge problem in the ocean, wreaking havoc ...

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China launches five Earth observation satellites on Long March 2D rocket

A Chinese Long March 2D rocket lifts off Saturday. Credit: Xinhua China successfully launched five small remote sensing satellites on top of a Long March 2D rocket Saturday into an orbit more than 330 miles above Earth. The five spacecraft, all from Chinese companies operated using commercial business models, lifted off at 0251 GMT Saturday (10:51 p.m. EDT Friday) from ...

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Retail Excellece: Retail sector ‘decimated’ by pandemic

Duncan Graham, CEO of Retail Excellence Retail Excellence will today tell the Joint Committee on Enterprise, Trade and Employment that the pandemic has “decimated” the sector. The organisation which represents 2,000 retailers in Ireland will outline the challenges facing the industry as a result of the pandemic. Speaking ahead of the Joint Committee, Duncan Graham, CEO of Retail Excellence said ...

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