Monthly Archives: August 2020

A Norwegian Startup Is Turning Dry Deserts Into Fertile Cropland

The UN population forecast predicts that by 2050 there will be almost 10 billion people on the planet. They’ll live mostly in cities and have an older median age than the current global population. One looming questions is, what will … Continue reading

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The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19

These rapid tests could allow people to find out quickly and easily if they have the disease–if they get regulatory approval for the consumer market. Source: The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19

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A cross taken from a Nagasaki cathedral after the atomic bombing gets returned 74 years later – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

When the atomic bomb dubbed Fat Man detonated over Nagasaki 74 years ago, it destroyed the Urakami Cathedral, the locus of a vibrant Catholic community in the city. After the war ended, a US Marine stationed in Nagasaki took home … Continue reading

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