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foodKitchen Science Magic for Easily Cleaning Burnt Food from Pots and Pans

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This is a bit of everyday science-based kitchen magic. Junskitchen is a Youtube channel primarily focused upon cooking and his cats. However, here is a video where he shows how to easily clean burnt on food from pots and pans. …

chinaBriquettes reduce indoor air pollution and provide better cooking

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Having the global poor switch to soot free cooking would save millions of lives per year and reduce global warming. Soot causes 30% of warming. 2 billion people cook with open fires or polluting cookers. About 4.3 million people die …

energyNanomembrane based tech can replace Haber-bosch process that feeds world

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Fixation of Nitrogen (N2) to Ammonia (NH3) is an essential process for maintaining life on earth. Currently, Ammonia (NH3) production is dominated by the Haber–Bosch process. It operates under conditions of high temperature 400–500 °C and pressure 200–250 bar, and …

environmentAnimal populations have dropped by 60% according to Wildlife report

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The World Wildlife Living Planet Report 2018 report presents a comprehensive overview of the state of our natural world. They track 16,704 populations of 4,005 vertebrate species, the LPI finds that global populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians …

deathsVenezuela Collapse Horror Show

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The collapse in socialist Venezuela has been extremely bad for three years. There has been starvation, hyperinflation and terrible shortages and a dysfunctional socialist economy. About 2 to 3 million Venezuelans have fled to other countries. People have eaten dogs, …

foodVenezuela’s stores close, people starve and opposition in exile

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Venezuela is on the brink of ruin. The former mayor of Caracas dared to challenge President Nicolas Maduro’s authoritarian regime—and was made a public enemy. The x-mayor is living in exile in Spain. In Venezuela, as many as 15.5 percent …

agricultureElectricity boosts crop yield by 30% while reducing pesticides and fertilizers

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China uses electricity instead of chemical pesticides and fertilizers to boost the growth of vegetables and fruits. Electricity boosted vegetable output by 20 to 30 percent. Pesticide use has decreased 70 to 100 percent. And fertilizer consumption has dropped more …

agricultureA fully annotated wheat genome good be used to massively boost wheat crop yields

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Wheat is one of the major sources of food for much of the world. However, because bread wheat’s genome is a large hybrid mix of three separate subgenomes, it has been difficult to produce a high-quality reference sequence. Using recent …

agriculturePlant and stem cell based meat has normal meat taste but no antibiotics or hormones

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Chicken grown from cells is already on the menu in some restaurants and cell produced burgers are coming by 2021. Improved tasting plant protein burgers are also available. Impossible burger is a wheat protein burger that uses a plant based …

agricultureFirst Ocean fish farm raising 1.5 million salmon three miles off Norway

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Ocean Farm 1 is the world’s first deep-sea aquaculture farm. It is designed by leading salmon farmer SalMar ASA (of Norway). They paid China Shipbuilding Industry $300 million for six facilities. The first pilot system is 67 meters (220 feet …