Efficient use of feed resources has become a clear challenge for the US pork industry as feed costs continue to be the largest variable expense. Knowledge of the genes associated with these traits is therefore welcome.
One of the most consistent themes in the monthly health tracking poll done since the passage of the Affordable Care Act by Kaiser Family Foundation—the gold standard of polling on the law—has been the very high percentage of uninsured people who don't understand the law. Show More Summary
It is common knowledge that the price of pork in North America is currently soaring. Restricted supply, increased feed costs and Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (EPDv) have all played a part in pork price hikes in recent months. Thus, food companies have reduced bacon packs but kept the prices the same as before.
This week’s ServiceNow Knowledge 2014 Event, being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco is the site of one of the two live broadcasts brought to you by SiliconANGLE’s theCUBE this week. Joining Dave Vellante and Jeff Frick was … Continue reading ?
Zee Germans are mulling over cutting their own, at all levels. Deutsche Bank, Germany’s biggest bank, plans to cut more jobs at its investment bank to lower costs as business stagnates, two people with knowledge of the plan said. The...Show More Summary
MILAN (Reuters) - Fiat, which has agreed to take full control of U.S. unit Chrysler, has asked the Bank of Italy's permission to turn financing unit Fga Capital into a bank to cut funding costs, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said.
Wikipedia is a stunning human achievement. It brings together the work of tens of thousands of contributors, and its high-quality content is available at no cost in dozens of languages to anyone who can go online. When compared to Wikipedia,...Show More Summary
Prop bets for the Super Bowl can be a minefield, and those who venture in with inadequate knowledge often end up making regrettable choices. You can bet on the coin flip, whether a member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers will go shirtless...Show More Summary
John Hassler, Per Krusell, 23 January 2014 The economic benefits and costs of mitigating global warming are widely debated. This column shows that based on current scientific knowledge and standard economic principles, a simple formula for the marginal damage of emissions can be constructed. Show More Summary
By Sy Harding: As the headlines proclaim, the stock market produced unusual gains in 2013. Be careful how you react. It's common knowledge and well documented that one of the most costly mistakes investors make is to chase performance. Show More Summary
Community Question is a category inspired by you. Here and there readers write in with questions that are better served by the varied, experiential knowledge of those who read and contribute in the comments. Please respond to this post in the comments, but if you have a question for the community email it to Heather. Show More Summary
From this came an irresistible impulse to treat the American people -- for whom the Founders intended all of what John Adams called "the awful knowledge" about their leaders -- like fragile children who must be protected at all costs from what their gover
Kara Bishop has created the Tree of Knowledge, a poster with 465 philosophical quotes on topics like adversity, truth, humor, and happiness. The project is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter to cover printing costs. video and images via Tree of Knowledge submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
IHS Suppli has released its estimate of the component costs involved in building the new iPad Air, performing a virtual teardown based on information revealed by Apple and industry knowledge. According to IHS estimates, the component...Show More Summary
Grocery stores are the masters of shopping psychology. Unfortunately for us, they use this knowledge to get us to spend more than we need to. The more we understand their tricks and traps, the more money we’re able to keep in our pockets. Be careful of sales circulars. Flip through any grocery store sales circular Keep Reading ?
Microsoft is talking to HTC about adding its Windows operating system to HTC’s Android-based smartphones at little or no cost, people with knowledge of the matter said, evidence of the software maker’s struggle to gain ground in the mobile market. erry Myerson, head of Microsoft’s operating systems unit, asked HTC last month to load Windows... Read More
IHS Suppli has released its estimate of the component costs involved in building the iPhone 5s, performing a virtual teardown based on information revealed by Apple and industry knowledge. The estimate, which does not include numerous...Show More Summary
Education represents the key to our future. Until our state and national leaders make sure a high percentage of our best and brightest go on to pass that knowledge on to the leaders of our future we are doomed as a nation.
Running back is far and away the most important position in fantasy football. As good as being armed with the knowledge of knowing who to draft at the position is, it is equally, if not more important to know who to avoid. The position is like walking through a minefield. Show More Summary
The genomics X Prize had only a slight connection to aging research: the goal was to sequence the genomes of 100 centenarians at a small cost, and add that knowledge to the present state of understanding regarding the genetics of human longevity. Show More Summary