If you're in the Seattle area, Figbo, the online local farmers' market, is offering $30 off first-time orders! No monthly subscription required! Get started here. With their new à la carte style order system you will now be able to choose...Show More Summary
To the editor: I congratulate Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley on his willingness to reform antiquated math requirements in the California community college system. I am concerned, however, at the way in which the problem is being framed. (“Drop algebra requirement for non-STEM majors, California community...
U.K.-based manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems based on unique inert gas technology Coldharbour Marine said it has signed a contract with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to oversee the complete range of tests required by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) in its type approval process.
Poland's political forces agree that the EU member's justice system -- slow and at times corrupt -- requires reform. But when the governing Law and Justice party (PiS) introduced sweeping changes at breakneck speed, the opposition and Brussels reacted with alarm. Show More Summary
(European Geosciences Union) Reducing greenhouse-gas emissions is not enough to limit global warming to a level that wouldn't risk young people's future, according to a new study published in Earth System Dynamics by a team of scientists who say we need negative emissions. Show More Summary
The UK will officially implement an age-checking system on porn sites by next spring, Ars Technica reports. This comes as a part of the Digital Economy Act, which was passed in April 2017. Users who want to visit porn sites will have to verify their ages by providing credit card information. Show More Summary
The chancellor of the California Community Colleges system says intermediate algebra should no longer be required to earn an associate degree — unless students are in the fields of science, technology, engineering or math. Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley, who heads the nation’s largest community college...
The sheer number of new nodes coming online is creating massive security challenges as networking infrastructure struggles to keep up with the processing requirements. One approach to mitigate the rising security challenge is the idea...Show More Summary
ABS said it has updated the ABS Advisory on Exhaust Gas Scrubber Systems (Scrubber Advisory) to help industry prepare for IMO’s 2020 global sulfur cap. Central to the impending 2020 global sulfur cap are requirements to reduce the sulfur oxide (SOx) emissions from ships.
(University of Sussex) The UK is unprepared for the most complex ever change to its food system, which will be required before Brexit, according to a new briefing paper published by SPRU, the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex.
They say necessity is the mother of invention. I’m inclined to agree. With manual labor, especially mechanically or ballistically based manual labor requiring eye protection, the invention of safety glasses and goggles was a matter of time. Show More Summary
The pancreas is an extremely vital organ in the human body. Being part of the endocrine system, it produces several important hormones, including insulin (required for glucose metabolism) and glucagon (a hormone involved in the storage of glucose). Show More Summary
Following a June 16, 2017, decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that requires ship owners and managers to incorporate cyber risk management into safety management systems established by the ISM Code, COMSAT has announced…
By Global Risk Insights – China’s economic expansion requires a responsive and responsible banking system to keep money flowing. This means financial reform in how China does business or else face severe financial implications having global consequences.
Chile’s Santiago metro system will soon source as much as 60% of its energy requirements from renewable energy sources Chile’s Santiago Metro Will Meet 60% Of Its Energy Demand From Renewables was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
(New procedures require all filers to register in the FCC’s updated CORES system) On June 26, 2017, the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) of the Federal Communications Commission released instructions as to how Emergency Alert System (EAS) Participants must register for access to the 2017 EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS). The PSHSB also...… Continue Reading
If you have a car that supports Apple CarPlay, you had better leave your USB cable in the car. The functionality of the smartphone integration system requires your phone to be physically connected to work. Now, though, it seems Alpine has a solution for those that want to remain untethered. The company's new iLX-107 head unit has arrived to bring...
Comparing features and capabilities between various health care messaging solutions requires an understanding of how messaging systems do what they do and a common vocabulary so you can talk about it with others. And because health care messaging is a growth market with first or second time adopters, there is not yet a widely accepted […]
(Saarland University) Many applications require that people and their movements are captured digitally in 3-D in real-time. Until now, this was possible only with expensive systems of several cameras, or by having people wear special suits. Show More Summary
MY USA TODAY COLUMN: Paper ballots are hack-proof. It’s time to bring them back. “Perhaps it’s time to mandate paper ballots, and to also legally require other steps to ensure election integrity. Vote-counting systems should be transparent, and regularly audited. Voter ID should be strictly enforced, as it is in all advanced democracies to ensure […]