New technology saves banana cultivation – Neder Banaan leaves the fungus in the soil and removes the banana – Foodlog

New technology saves banana cultivation Neder Banaan leaves the

The global banana cultivation is one big monoculture. 50% of all bananas in the world are of the same variety: the Cavendish banana. That is because it is the only banana variety that is resistant to Panama disease, a fungal disease that threatened to wipe out banana cultivation in the 1950s. And with it the … Read more

Prize-winning technology for large-scale energy storage

Journal Reference: Ziyauddin Khan, Ujwala Ail, Fatima Nadia Ajjan, Jaywant Phopase, Zia Ullah Khan, Nara Kim, Jakob Nilsson, Olle Inganäs, Magnus Berggren, Xavier Crispin. Water‐in‐Polymer Salt Electrolyte for Slow Self‐Discharge in Organic Batteries. Advanced Energy and Sustainability Research, 2021; 2100165 DOI: 10.1002/aesr.202100165 An increasing share of renewable energy in the energy mix and increasing consumption … Read more

New optical technology spotlights how memories move in mouse brains during sleep

Journal Reference: Akihiro Goto, Ayaka Bota, Ken Miya, Jingbo Wang, Suzune Tsukamoto, Xinzhi Jiang, Daichi Hirai, Masanori Murayama, Tomoki Matsuda, Thomas J. McHugh, Takeharu Nagai, Yasunori Hayashi. Stepwise synaptic plasticity events drive the early phase of memory consolidation. Science, 2021; 374 (6569): 857 DOI: 10.1126/science.abj9195 Publishing in the journal Science, Kyoto University’s Akihiro Goto uses … Read more

Making solar energy even more sustainable with light-powered technology

Journal Reference: Iacopo Benesperi, Hannes Michaels, Tomas Edvinsson, Michele Pavone, Michael R. Probert, Paul Waddell, Ana Belén Muñoz-García, Marina Freitag. Dynamic dimer copper coordination redox shuttles. Chem, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2021.10.017 An international team of scientists have identified a new process using coordination materials that can accelerate the use of low-cost, Earth-abundant materials with the potential … Read more

Bulletproof fingerprint technology takes images in the round

Journal Reference: Charles J. Lee, David J. Scurr, Long Jiang, Andrew Kenton, Shaun R. T. Beebe, James S. Sharp. Imaging mass spectrometry of fingermarks on brass bullet casings using sample rotation. The Analyst, 2021; DOI: 10.1039/D1AN01768C Scientists from the University of Nottingham developed a rotation stage to allow researchers and forensic practitioners to perform highly … Read more

The ethics of digital technology in the food sector – the future of data sharing

Journal Reference: Naomi Jacobs, Steve Brewer, Peter J. Craigon, Jeremy Frey, Anabel Gutierrez, Samantha Kanza, Louise Manning, Samuel Munday, Simon Pearson, Justin Sacks. Considering the ethical implications of digital collaboration in the Food Sector. Patterns, 2021; 2 (11): 100335 DOI: 10.1016/j.patter.2021.100335 But how much extra energy would be used powering such a system? And what … Read more

Rise of the war machines: Identifying key drivers of the evolution of military technology in pre-industrial societies

Rise of the war machines: Identifying key drivers of the evolution of military technology in pre-industrial societies – NovLink Home Mash N Rise of the war machines: Identifying key drivers of the evolution of military technology in pre-industrial societies We wish to thank the writer of this short article for this incredible content Rise of … Read more

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