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agricultureImpossible Foods makes a wheat protein burger with taste and aroma of meat

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Impossible Foods has $400 million in funding. Pat Brown founded it in 2011. They now are selling factory produced meat to 2000 restaurants. They have sold 4 million burger patties. Their goal is to replace animal meat for food by …

foodIndia and World’s economic problem of people with IQ below 83

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Jordan Peterson described how the US military determined that people with an IQ below 83 (1 in 10 people in the USA) could not be trained for anything at any level of the organization that was not counter-productive. * the …

agricultureRice grown in desert, using seawater with over double the global average yields

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One day large sections of desert could be turned into rice paddy fields. Chinese scientists have successfully grown and harvested rice in the deserts of Dubai after developing a strain that allows the crop to grow in saltwater. China’s “father …

agricultureCrop production increased by 47 percent by speeding up photorespiration

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Plants such as soybeans and wheat waste between 20 and 50 percent of their energy recycling toxic chemicals created when the enzyme Rubisco—the most prevalent enzyme in the world—grabs oxygen molecules instead of carbon dioxide molecules. Increasing production of a …

canadaDining around the city on an evening of the C2 Montreal conference

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C2 Montréal is about experiencing the unexpected, taking a step back, recharging and leaving your comfort zone behind. This three-day event brings together visionaries and forward-thinkers from around the world to explore the relationship between commerce and creativity. It is …

foodCRISPR gene therapy produce rice with 25-31% higher yield

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A team of scientists from Purdue University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to develop a variety of rice that produces 25-31 percent more grain and would have been virtually impossible to create through traditional …

foodMicrobiome understanding could be used to improve human health and boost agriculture

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Scientists at Penn State are at the forefront of microbiome research. Growing understanding of these microscopic organisms is changing the way we treat diseases, grow crops, and create everyday products. New high-throughput sequencing technologies uncover a world of interacting microorganisms. …

chinaChina will start using huge deep sea fish farming cages for 1,500 tons of salmon per season per cage

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Shandong Wanzefeng Fishery said a fully submersible ocean fish farming net cage called Deep Blue No 1, the world’s biggest, was delivered to the shipyard of state-owned Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry on Friday. The 35-meter-high cage will be deployed in the …

3dSynthetic meat that is more like real free range meat using 4 types of cells

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Aleph Farms is producing clean meat that resembles free range meat using a 3D textured process. Aleph Farm’s technology overcomes a critical clean meat issue – similarity to real meat. Our clean meat is closer to free range meat thanks …

agriculturePoor countries can increase food production by 3 to ten times

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Poor countries tend to have out one-tenth of the crop yield per hectare compared to the yield from rich countries. Farmers in rich countries are more productive than those in poor countries because they use better technology and infrastructure, and …