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‘A Stroke Of Serendipity’ – Technology Developed For Bioethanol Industry Has Economic And Environmental Benefits For Beef And Dairy Production

No-till corn field Getty Most corn grown in the US has been improved using biotechnology to provide protection against insect damage and/or herbicide tolerance. The insect resistance trait has the added benefit of reducing grain contamination with mycotoxins, and the herbicide resistance trait is important for expanding the use of no-till farming methods that are …

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Republicans in one Arizona county are refusing to certify election results

Nov. 28 – Republican officials who have embraced theories of voter fraud opposed the certification of midterm election results in one Arizona county on Monday, defying a state deadline and setting the stage for a legal battle. In Cochise County, a conservative stronghold in southeastern Arizona, the two Republican members of the three-member Board of …

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Foxconn’s woes will increasingly affect China’s giant iPhone factory as more workers leave – source

November deliveries to Foxconn’s Zhengzhou plant will further decline – source Workers’ discontent at the plant escalated into protests this week More than 20,000 workers, mostly new recruits, have left – a source TAIPEI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Foxconn’s ( 2317.TW ) flagship iPhone factory in China will see its November deliveries further cut by …

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China’s COVID infections hit record high as economic outlook worsens

BEIJING, Nov 24 (Reuters) – China reported a record high of COVID-19 cases on Thursday as cities across the country imposed local lockdowns, mass testing and other restrictions that fueled frustration and darkened the outlook for the world’s second-largest economy . The resurgence of infections, nearly three years after the pandemic emerged in the central …

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Technology lessons; the roles are reversed as the students teach the adults

KEWASKUM, Wisconsin – Time moves in a funny way. “I don’t have the faintest idea where the metaverse is,” Clarence Henkel, 89, said with a laugh. “I don’t know if it’s part of the universe or the other way around.” Either you keep up with the changes or you risk being left behind. “If the …

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AI in connected cars has eased rush hour congestion

As millions of people travel the interstates this Thanksgiving, many will encounter stretches of traffic at a standstill for no apparent reason — no construction or accident. Researchers say the problem is you. Human drivers just don’t do a good job navigating heavy traffic, but an artificial intelligence experiment in Nashville last week means help …

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Huge Foxconn iPhone factory in China rocked by new labor unrest

Online images show hundreds of workers protesting Surveillance cameras and windows broken by men with sticks Workers complain of delayed wages, insufficient food SHANGHAI/TAIPEI, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers joined protests at Foxconn’s ( 2317.TW ) flagship iPhone factory in China, with some men smashing surveillance cameras and windows, footage posted on social …

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Analysis: The first coral insurance in the US marks the rise of the reef brigades

On Monday, Hawaii took out the first coral insurance in the US Mexico and other Caribbean countries have tried the idea Willis Towers Watson is also working on a plan for Fiji HONG KONG, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The Nature Conservancy’s future for coral protection includes speedboats and a global army of snorkelers and divers …

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What is a small business Saturday? The annual push for consumers to buy from small businesses after Thanksgiving

Small Business Saturday: Local businesses gear up for an annual shopping event Big retailers often take center stage when it comes to holiday shopping, but come the Saturday after Thanksgiving, it’s small businesses’ time to shine. FOX 10’s Anita Roman has more on Small Business Saturday. PHOENIX – In a world where people often turn …

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