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Smart irrigation model predicts rainfall to conserve water

Smart irrigation model predicts rainfall to conserve water

Fresh water isn’t unlimited. Rainfall isn’t predictable. Just three percent of the world’s water is drinkable, and more than 70 percent of that freshwater is used for agriculture. Unnecessary irrigation wastes huge amounts of water – some crops are watered twice as …Continue reading

Genetic study reveals both metabolic and psychiatric origins of anorexia

A global study, led by researchers at King’s College London and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, suggests that anorexia nervosa is at least partly a metabolic disorder, and not purely psychiatric as previously thought. The research was published in …Continue reading

Implantable device offsets food cravings, aids weight loss

A new battery-free, implantable weight-loss device developed by engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison could be humanity’s newest weapon in the battle against obesity. Measuring less than a centimeter across, the tiny device — which scientists claim is safe for use in …Continue reading

Astronomers discover most distant object in Solar System

Astronomers have discovered an object in our Solar System which is 120 times farther from the Sun than the Earth. This makes it the most distant body ever observed within this Solar System. The object has been provisionally designated 2018 VG18, and …Continue reading