Theoretical Work

China wants concert workers to have more power, but not too much

The moves also bolster Xi’s massive efforts to exert more control over one of the country’s few strategic sectors dominated by private capital. China’s human resources ministry last Friday summoned 10 of the country’s largest digital platform companies, including internet giants Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd., ride-sharing …

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Arizona State University: ASU receives $ 12.5 million NSF award to establish transdisciplinary institute

The National Science Foundation announced the award of $ 12.5 million to Arizona State University for the development of a new Institute of Biological Integration. The award will launch an academic program, under the guidance of Michael lynch, principal researcher and director of Biodesign Center for Evolutionary Mechanisms. Evolutionary cell …

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Amrita University to Offer M.Tech in Defense Technology

KOLLAM: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, a leading multidisciplinary educational and research institution here, has become one of the pioneers by offering M.Tech in Defense Technology, the postgraduate program jointly developed by Defense Research and Development Organization ( DRDO), and Indian Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The course is being developed and …

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How can we produce more food on less land?

Dr Jay Biernaskie is a Daphne Jackson Fellow who works on the use of evolutionary biology for sustainable intensification of agriculture. Cereal crops like wheat will have a particularly important role in future food security, but their global yields have leveled off. With limited farmland, one of the most pressing …

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Labeling Cellular Meat, a USDA Goal

The US Department of Agriculture is seeking public comment on its labeling guidelines for meat and poultry products derived from cells of animal tissues. The Food Safety and Inspection Service on Thursday released an advance notice of proposed cell-based meats regulation and plans to use the comments to inform future …

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Isolate carbon from human ashes to create diamonds

ETERNEVA CUSTOMER: She’s my mother, and the diamond was made from her ashes. NARRATOR: It’s the story of a radical death care company called Etterneva. With the support of Mark Cuban, Etterneva turns lost loved ones into diamonds. CUSTOMER: Wow! Welcome home, honey. ADELLE ARCHER: The way people react when …

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