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  1. Selection of Nutrient Used in Biogenic Healing Agent for Cementitious Materials

    Eirini Tziviloglou, Virginie Wiktor, Henk M. Jonkers, Erik…
  1. LIVE: Naomi Klein on Winning the World We Need

    Thenation.com - Energy 06.19 / 21:40 thenation.com
    The Nation, Haymarket Books The acclaimed journalist and author joins Brit Marling to explain why just resisting Trump is not enough. The post LIVE: Naomi Klein on Winning the World We Need appeared first on The …
  2. In Sharp Rebuttal, Scientists Squash Hopes for 100 Percent Renewables

    MIT Technology - Energy 06.19 / 19:22 technologyreview.com
    Nearly two dozen researchers critique a wind, solar, and water power proposal gaining traction in policy…
  3. Rivers Get Human Rights: They Can Sue to Protect Themselves

    In New Zealand and Ecuador, rivers with legal aspects of “personhood” open up new environmental battles -- Read more on…
  4. Utility Company: North Dakota regulators approve MDU electric rate increase

    PennyEnergy - Oil and Gas 06.19 / 18:16 pennenergy.com
    The North Dakota Public Service Commission has approved a 3.7 percent electric rate increase for Montana Dakota Utilities Co., amounting to about $7.5 million in…
  5. Demand for housing fuels major jump in Inland Empire building activity

    ScienceDaily - Energy 06.19 / 18:16 sciencedaily.com
    Impressive job growth, wage gains, and construction activity all show the region’s economy bucking a broader statewide s…
  6. Sugar-coated nanomaterial excels at promoting bone growth

    ScienceDaily - Energy 06.19 / 18:16 sciencedaily.com
    There hasn't been a gold standard for how orthopaedic spine surgeons promote new bone growth in patients, but now scientists have designed a bioactive nanomaterial that is so good at stimulating bone regeneration it could become the method surgeons prefer. The researchers studied in vivo the effect of the nanomaterial on the activity of the growth factor BMP-2. They found that 100 times less of the protein was needed for a successful spinal fusion in an animal…
  7. Figuring out the 3-D shape of molecules with a push of a button

    ScienceDaily - Energy 06.19 / 18:16 sciencedaily.com
    A team of researchers has developed a program that automates the process of figuring out a molecule's three-dimensional structure. The technique compresses a process that usually takes days into minutes and could shorten the pipeline of drug discovery by reducing human…
  8. Wind turbines can tackle energy demand of the coldest days

    Treehugger.com - Energy 06.19 / 17:45 treehugger.com
    Wind speeds are typically slower on cold winter days, but a new study shows that on the very coldest days, wind turbines can keep the heat…
  1. Digestive Health Intellectual Property

    The most popular subject matter for patented innovations in the digestive health category includes modified food products, formulations, foodstuffs and beverages. Other targets for patents include new active and functional ingredients, as well as new plant-derived…
  2. Samsung’s The Frame TV is Available Now, Starts at $2,000

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 06.19 / 19:37 dealerscope.com
    Samsung has officially launched its art-centric TV model dubbed The Frame. The new 4K UHD TV starts at $1,999 and is shipping now. The post Samsung’s The Frame TV is Available Now, Starts at $2,000 appeared first on…
  3. LG Launches G6+ and Pushes Out Software Update

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 06.19 / 18:32 dealerscope.com
    LG announced that it is introducing a new version of the G6, the LG G6+, featuring additional storage and premium sound, as well as a software update. The post LG Launches G6+ and Pushes Out Software Update appeared first on…
  4. The E3 2017 Recap for CE Retailers

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 06.19 / 17:27 dealerscope.com
    A handful of major product announcements out of last week's E3 video game show should draw interest from the CE retail community. The post The E3 2017 Recap for CE Retailers appeared first on…
  5. DKSH opens new innovation center to support multiple industries in Vietnam

    DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials has expanded its infrastructure with the opening of a modern and fully-equipped innovation center in Ho Chi Minh…
  6. Bosch is building a $1.1 billion self-driving and smart city chip plant

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 06.19 / 13:37 dealerscope.com
    Tier one auto industry supplier Bosch is investing heavily in where the market is headed, with a newly-announced $1.1 billion facility that will produce semiconductors uses in self-driving cars, smart homes and smart city infrastructure. The new Dresden-based chip fab is set to start producing silicon commercially in 2021, and construction should wrap up in […] The post Bosch is building a $1.1 billion self-driving and smart city chip plant appeared first on…
  7. ‘Pokémon Go’ to get raid battles and simplified gyms

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 06.19 / 13:37 dealerscope.com
    A year after Pokémon Go captivated the world with its location-based catch-athon, Niantic is making some changes. The biggest is raid battles, a concept that was teased in the very first trailer for the game. They’ll launch “in the coming weeks” and take place at existing gyms, allowing groups of players to take on rare […] The post ‘Pokémon Go’ to get raid battles and simplified gyms appeared first on D…
  8. Keep Cold Air Inside with a Draft Blocker

    You might think of a draft blocker - aka a draft dodger - as something to keep cold air out during winter months, but you can also use it to keep cold air in all summer…
  1. Fighting global warming and climate change requires a broad energy portfolio

    ScienceDaily - Environment 06.19 / 22:13 sciencedaily.com
    Can the continental United States make a rapid, reliable and low-cost transition to an energy system that relies almost exclusively on wind, solar and hydroelectric power? While there is growing excitement for this vision, a new study describes a more complicated reality. Researchers argue that achieving net-zero carbon emissions requires the incorporation of a much broader suite of energy sources and…
  2. Jamie Bamber Bares Skin to Save Bears

    Peta.org - Environment 06.19 / 22:08 peta.org
    When Jamie Bamber learned how bears are killed to make the Queen's guards' ceremonial caps, the British-born actor jumped at the chance to help. The post Jamie Bamber Bares Skin to Save Bears appeared first on…
  3. 7 Percent of American Adults Believe Chocolate Milk Comes From Brown Cows

    Peta.org - Environment 06.19 / 22:08 peta.org
    That's 7 percent too many. The post 7 Percent of American Adults Believe Chocolate Milk Comes From Brown Cows appeared first on…
  4. Papas Get Free Pasta for ‘Fixing’ Animal Companions on Father’s Day

    Peta.org - Environment 06.19 / 22:08 peta.org
    With a little assistance from Newman's Own, PETA helped dads "fix" dinner to thank them for preventing puppies and kittens from being born into homelessness. The post Papas Get Free Pasta for ‘Fixing’ Animal Companions on Father’s Day appeared first on…
  5. Dog Meat Sold as Chicken; Dog Skin Sold as Leather

    Peta.org - Environment 06.19 / 22:08 peta.org
    Eyewitness investigations show that dog meat and skin are deliberately mislabeled and sold to unsuspecting consumers. The post Dog Meat Sold as Chicken; Dog Skin Sold as Leather appeared first on…
  6. US considers Arctic offshore oil exploration

    Jdsupra.com - Environment 06.19 / 21:31 jdsupra.com
    U.S. regulators are evaluating an application by a company seeking to explore for oil in the Arctic. On June 12, the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management or BOEM announced that it had deemed Eni US Operating Co.'s exploration plan (or EP) to be...By:…
  7. Does glyphosate cause cancer? The IARC didn't have all the evidence

    Dailykos.com - Environment 06.19 / 21:28 dailykos.com
    In 2015, the  International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) reviewed research data regarding Monsanto’s glyphosate weed killer, also known as RoundUp. The IARC, at that time, concluded that glyphosate causes cancer. The IARC, one of the intergovernmental agencies within the World Health Organization, is widely respected for their research into the causes of cancer. And with respect to glyphosate, the IARC concluded that: There was limited evidence in humans for the…
  8. BREAKING: NHC Classifies System as Potential Tropical Cyclone

    Firsthandweather.com - Environment 06.19 / 21:26 firsthandweather.com
    Potential Tropical Cyclone The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has officially classified the low in the southern Gulf of Mexico as a Potential Tropical Cyclone. This system has sustained winds of 40mph and is moving towards the north at 9mph. Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued for parts of the Louisiana coast and Tropical Storm Watches […] The post BREAKING: NHC Classifies System as Potential Tropical Cyclone appeared first on Firsthand…
  1. WDFW pins calf kill on Sherman pack, not Profanity Peak

    Capital Press - Ag Sectors 06.19 / 22:14 capitalpress.com
    WDFW has blamed calf's death on the Sherman Pack, rather than the Profanity Peak…
  2. Farmer seeks settlement in Clean Water Act case

    Capital Press - Nation 06.19 / 22:14 capitalpress.com
    An attorney for farmer John Duarte says he has been in talks with senior U.S. Justice Department officials about resolving a case in which the government claims Duarte deep-ripped wetlands to plant wheat and is seeking $2.8 million in…
  3. Family-owned apple orchards lose ground as state’s top crop faces many pressures

    O.seattletimes.com - Agriculture  06.19 / 22:09 o.seattletimes.com
    Across the state, midsize farms are being stamped out by economic and social pressure. The apple industry highlights some of the reasons for an increasingly consolidated…
  4. Good week for double croppers

    FarmWeek Profit - News 06.19 / 21:17 farmweeknow.com
    Farmers make big jump on wheat harvest, receive plenty of rain to get second crop off to good…
  5. Dow-Dupont deal not necessarily harbinger of Trump antitrust strategy

    Capital Press - Nation 06.19 / 21:16 capitalpress.com
    The approval of the merger between Dow and Dupont is not necessarily representative of the Trump administration’s antitrust policies for agriculture, experts…
  6. Corn Sinks On Cooler Weather

    Agweb.com - News 06.19 / 20:20 agweb.com
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  7. Rain damages much of East Idaho’s first alfalfa cutting

    Capital Press - Ag Sectors 06.19 / 19:22 capitalpress.com
    Eastern Idaho hay farmers have reported significant damage to hay due to…
  8. With contract signed, Sakuma CEO sees labor strife over

    Capital Press - Ag Sectors 06.19 / 19:22 capitalpress.com
    Union and Sakuma Brothers Farms moving forward with contract…
  1. The Aerospike Engine Was Considered for the Shuttle, But Never Flew. That’s About to Change

    Universe Today - News 06.19 / 22:14 universetoday.com
    This summer, New Mexico-based aerospace company will be testing the aerospike engine, a concept which almost became part of the Space Shuttle The post The Aerospike Engine Was Considered for the Shuttle, But Never Flew. That’s About to Change appeared first on Universe…
  2. New Nickelate Material Shows Potential for High-Temperature Superconductivity

    Sci-News.com - Space 06.19 / 22:13 sci-news.com
    Materials scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have identified the trilayer nickelate compound Pr4Ni3O8 as a promising candidate material for high-temperature superconductivity. The findings are published in the journal Nature Physics. “It’s poised for superconductivity in a way not found in other nickel oxides. We’re very hopeful that all we have [...]…
  3. Low-Mass Stars are Born in Pairs, Astronomers Claim

    Sci-News.com - Space 06.19 / 22:13 sci-news.com
    According to a team of astronomers from Harvard University and the University of California, Berkeley, low-mass stars are always born with a companion, but many, like the Sun, split up. Many stars have companions, including the triple star system of Alpha Centauri, just 4.3 light-years away. Scientists have long sought an explanation. Are binary and…
  4. Archaeologists Unearth Ancient, Forgotten City in Eastern Ethiopia

    Sci-News.com - Space 06.19 / 22:13 sci-news.com
    An international team of researchers led by University of Exeter archaeologists has discovered the ruins of an ancient city — once thought to be the ‘home of giants’ — in eastern Ethiopia. The discovery reveals new information about the origins of international trade and Islam in Ethiopia between the 10th and early 15th centuries CE. [..…
  5. Hubble Captures Stunning Image of LEDA 16643

    Sci-News.com - Space 06.19 / 22:13 sci-news.com
    The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken a picture of the galaxy LEDA 16643, which is found in the constellation Lepus. LEDA 16643 is a spiral galaxy — albeit with a somewhat irregular and ill-defined structure. Also known as ESO 486-21 and IRAS F05013-2529, this galaxy is located in the constellation Lepus, 37.2 million light-years…
  6. Potential Atlantic Ocean Tropical Cyclone 2 examined by NASA

    Eurekalert.org - Astronomy 06.19 / 21:39 eurekalert.org
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA provided rainfall data and cloud height information to the forecasters monitoring the developing Tropical Cyclone 2 in the western Atlantic Ocean. The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed over the organizing storm on June 19. The storm has already generated a number of warnings and watches in the Caribbean and…
  7. Kepler Team Releases Final Exoplanet Catalog

    Sky & Telescope - News 06.19 / 21:16 skyandtelescope.com
    The most comprehensive and detailed exoplanet catalog released yet marks the end of an era for Kepler, the planet-hunting telescope. The post Kepler Team Releases Final Exoplanet Catalog appeared first on Sky &…
  8. China Launches Its First X-ray Observatory

    Sky & Telescope - News 06.19 / 20:20 skyandtelescope.com
    China's Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (HXMT) headed to orbit this past weekend. The post China Launches Its First X-ray Observatory appeared first on Sky &…
  1. Homeland Security IG: Secret Service Budget Not Sufficient to Improve Hiring

    Govexec.com - Military&Defense 06.19 / 22:04 govexec.com
    Low morale, burnout and attrition remain key challenges to the embattled…
  2. Leonardo Unveils its Lightest-Ever Multi-Mode Radar, the Gabbiano TS Ultra Light

    Microwavejournal.com - Military&Defense 06.19 / 22:04 microwavejournal.com
    At this year’s Paris Air Show, Leonardo has unveiled its new Gabbiano TS Ultra-Light (UL) surveillance radar, the result of the company’s efforts to package all the technology and modes of its successful range of Gabbiano radars into a highly-affordable product weighing less than 24 kg…
  3. Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Lawfareblog.com - Military&Defense 06.19 / 20:38 lawfareblog.com
    The U.S. shot down a Syrian government fighter jet Sunday in the first U.S. attack on a manned hostile aircraft in over a decade, the Washington Post reports. The Pentagon says the Syrian Su-22 jet attacked U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Ja’Din, southwest of Raqqa, an ISIS stronghold. The Syrian and Russian governments claim the jet was attacking ISIS, but the Pentagon says the SDF was known to be in control of the targeted area. The U.S. said that it sought to de-escalate t…
  4. Identified Technologies and DJI Develop New Commercial Drone Solution

    Identified Technologies has announced an alliance with DJI to provide a fully managed commercial drone solution to its Fortune 500 clients in the construction, mining, energy, and landfill industries. Identified … Continue Reading The post Identified Technologies and DJI Develop New Commercial Drone Solution appeared first on Unmanned Systems…
  5. USS Mahan returns to Naval Station Norfolk Tuesday

    Wavy.com - Military 06.19 / 20:21 wavy.com
    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer is coming home from a seven-month…
  6. The Shoot-Down Of A Syrian Su-22 Leaves America In A Precarious Position

    On Sunday a U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet took out a Syrian Su-22 after it attacked an area near U.S.-backed fighters, the first such shootdown since America began fighting ISIS there in 2014. Yet Russia, which backs Assad’s Syrian government, has now warned the United States that it would treat any U.S. coalition…Read mor…
  7. Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Unmanned Mine-Hunting System

    Northrop Grumman has announced that it has successfully demonstrated unmanned mine-hunting capabilities using its high-speed AQS-24B sensor. The demonstration took place during the Belgian Defense Technology & Industry Day trials … Continue Reading The post Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Unmanned Mine-Hunting System appeared first on Unmanned Systems…
  8. What is happening for area’s military community

    Coastalcourier.com - Military&Defense 06.19 / 18:24 coastalcourier.com
    Here’s a little of what MWR is bringing to the military community on Fort…
  1. Use of prefabricated blood vessels may revolutionise root canal therapy

    Gdpuk.com - Medecine 06.19 / 22:07 gdpuk.com
    While root canals are effective in saving a tooth that has become infected or decayed, this age-old procedure may cause teeth to become brittle and susceptible to fracture over time. Now researchers at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, have developed a process by which they can engineer new blood vessels in teeth, creating better long-term outcomes for patients and…
  2. Diana Taurasi Breaks WNBA All-Time Scoring Record

    Wbaa.org - Medecine 06.19 / 21:51 wbaa.org
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc4WYG_sdMc With a driving layup late in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Sparks Sunday evening, the Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi became the WNBA's all-time leading scorer. Taurasi now stands alone atop the league's all-time scoring table with 7,494 points, an average of 19.9 points per game . It took her less than 13 full seasons to set the record; she surpassed Tina Thompson, who racked up 7,488 points over 17 seasons before retiring in 2013.…
  3. Family Says Otto Warmbier, American Released By North Korea, Has Died

    Wbaa.org - Medecine 06.19 / 21:51 wbaa.org
    Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
  4. Online Retail Boom Means More Warehouse Workers, And Robots To Accompany Them

    Wbaa.org - Medecine 06.19 / 21:51 wbaa.org
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
  5. Family of patients with NAFLD and cirrhosis are at increased risk of liver fibrosis

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 06.19 / 21:34 medicalxpress.com
    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common disorder characterized by abnormal accumulation of fat in the liver. NAFLD is diagnosed in up to one in three adults and one in 10 children in the United States, and obesity is the greatest known risk factor. While NAFLD itself does not damage the liver, inflammatory responses to fat deposits can lead to liver scarring and cirrhosis. NAFLD patients that develop cirrhosis have a substantially worse prognosis, with an elevated risk of…
  6. Combining immunotherapies effective against mouse model of cancer

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 06.19 / 21:34 medicalxpress.com
    Rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer made up of cells that normally develop into skeletal muscles, is the most common soft tissue cancer in children. If it is detected early and localized in certain areas, rhabdomyosarcoma is usually curable with traditional therapies like surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. However, these treatments are fraught with side effects, especially for…
  7. Researchers produce molecules with potential against HIV

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 06.19 / 20:38 medicalxpress.com
    As the HIV/AIDS epidemic approaches its fourth decade, each year brings promising news of pioneering research to alleviate the scourge. Add City College of New York scientists to the list with a rapid method to access new molecules that could inhibit the virus that causes…
  8. Researchers find demographic differences in both diabetes rates and care sought

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 06.19 / 20:38 medicalxpress.com
    Diabetes is a serious health condition that affects millions of people in the United States and has more than doubled in prevalence over the past 20 years. Diabetes brings a wide array of complications that can harm the cardiovascular system and other organs, and it has been found to affect some groups, such as racial and ethnic minorities and people with low incomes, at a disproportionate rate. Researchers from the Texas A&M School of Public Health, the University of Michigan and the…
  1. 2,600 Year Old Plea For Wine Unveiled

    Vinepair.com - Industries 06.19 / 22:05 vinepair.com
    Turns out the thirst was just as real over 2,500 years ago, specifically for a soldier named Hananyahu. According to the New York Times, an inscription written on an unearthed piece of pottery discovered in 1965 has finally been decoded. The message? Send more wine. The note was apparently sent to the solider’s friend, Elyashiv, […] The post 2,600 Year Old Plea For Wine Unveiled appeared first on V…
  2. Epec Acquires Industry-Leading RF Manufacturer Putnam RF Filters Inc.

    Microwavejournal.com - Industries 06.19 / 22:04 microwavejournal.com
    Epec Engineered Technologies announced the acquisition of high-reliability custom radio frequency (RF) product manufacturer—Putnam RF Filters, I…
  3. #MunchContest: Kreiert eure eigene Version von Edvard Munchs berühmten Gemälde „Der Schrei“

    Blogs.adobe.com - Industries 06.19 / 22:04 blogs.adobe.com
    Im Rahmen von #HiddenTreasures haben wir die weltweit erste digitalisierte Sammlung der Originalpinsel von Edvard Munch veröffentlicht. Die 100 Jahre alten Pinsel stehen euch somit ab sofort kostenlos als Photoshop Brushes zur Verfügung. Damit könnt ihr die Werkzeuge eines der größten Künstler unserer Zeit verwenden. Gleichzeitig haben wir auch unseren #MunchContest gestartet. Vom 15. Juni bis 14. Juli habt ihr Zeit mit Hilfe der exklusiven Pinsel eure eigene Version von Edvard Munchs berüh…
  4. June Update Of Adobe XD

    Blogs.adobe.com - Industries 06.19 / 22:04 blogs.adobe.com
    Header image includes work by Norah Park Summer is here! While taking time off from work to enjoy the warmer weather is always recommended, we know that good design never takes a vacation. That’s why we’re thrilled to bring you several new ways to speed up your design workflow on both macOS & Windows 10. New on Mac & Windows Symbol overrides & update all As a UX designer, you build buttons, navbars, sliders, and many other types of components that are repeated throughout your design. Yet, y…
  5. Visual Trends im Juni: Documentary Reality

    Blogs.adobe.com - Industries 06.19 / 22:04 blogs.adobe.com
    Diesen Monat beschäftigen wir uns mit dokumentarischer Fotografie. Wir fragen uns, wie diese unser Verhältnis zum aktuellen Zeitgeschehen und unser Verhältnis zu anderen Menschen prägt. Mit Kameras in nahezu allen Händen und Taschen sind wir quasi allzeit bereit, alle Ereignisse live einzufangen und diese sofort in den sozialen Medien mit anderen zu teilen. Dadurch erwarten wir heute alle einen kontinuierlichen Fluss an Bildern aus dem wahren Leben, die uns jederzeit auf dem Laufenden halt…
  6. In conversation with conflict photographer Nicole Tung

    Blogs.adobe.com - Industries 06.19 / 22:04 blogs.adobe.com
    As we gear up for MAKE IT in Sydney on 3 August, we caught up with MAKE IT Speaker Nicole Tung on her work, her creative process and her experiences on the ground in the midst of conflict zones. With a double major in journalism and history, Nicole currently freelances for clients including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other international newspapers and magazines. She spent 2011 in North Africa following the developments of the Arab revolutions from Egypt to Syria, and …
  7. Top 10 Fastest Growing IoT Solution Provider Companies

    Optimaldesignco.com - Industries 06.19 / 22:01 optimaldesignco.com
      Optimal Design has been awarded the Top 10 Fastest Growing IoT Solution Provider Companies. The “Internet of things” (IoT) has become an important topic of discussion both in the workplace and outside. IoT as a concept is going to change the way people live and businesses operate. Globally proclaimed as the next big thing, Read Mor…
  8. CP Daily: Monday June 19, 2017

    Carbon-pulse.com - Industries 06.19 / 22:01 carbon-pulse.com
    A daily summary of our news plus bite-sized updates from around the…