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Sea-Level Rise? Obama Finalizes Purchase Of $11.75M Shoreline Mansion

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have purchased a nearly 7,000-square-foot home on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts for $11.75 million, according to a report. The purchase price was recorded Wednesday with the local Registry of Deeds,…

The ongoing rehabilitation of Michael Vick

The NFL recently announced that Michael Vick will be one of the captains in the 2020 Pro Bowl in January. During his 13-year career, the quarterback spent six seasons with the Atlanta Falcons and five with the Philadelphia Eagles before…

Multi-sensor drone technology for plant phenotyping receives $4.5 million

(Purdue University) Purdue University-affiliated agbioscience startup GRYFN, which is creating technology to help meet the growing global demand for bioenergy, is partnering with Purdue on a $4.5 million grant from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), a division of the US Department of Energy.


Touchy Technology

Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released a report on Methodological and Technological Issues in Technology Transfer. While flawed this report will

Don't forget fire safety this holiday season

[embedded content] It’s the holiday season again! While we enjoy large meals with family or unwrapping gifts by the tree, it’s also a great time to brush up on fire safety. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) made several…

Why Apocalyptic Claims About Climate Change Are Wrong

Environmental journalists and advocates have in recent weeks made a number of apocalyptic predictions about the impact of climate change. Bill McKibben suggested climate-driven fires in Australia had made koalas “functionally extinct.” Extinction Rebellion said: “Billions will die” and “Life…

UT AgResearch and The Nature Conservancy to partner on working woodlands

(University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture) The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and The Nature Conservancy have signed a historic agreement to manage the university’s forested research properties under the highest standards for forest management while also selling carbon credits to benefit society and fight climate change.