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ST. LOUIS — Applying micronutrients to crops is one way farmers can optimize yield goals. “There are seven essential micronutrients that are needed by all plants at different rates,” said Frank Flis, agronomist at Carolina Eastern-Vail, located in central New York. Those micronutrients are: manganese, boron, copper, zinc, molybdenum, iron and chlorine. “It was different …

Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed Frank L. Johnson of Statesville to the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology, and Innovation: Johnson is a member at-large. Johnson is the founder of JMS Southeast, Inc. and the president and technical advisor of Statesville Process Instruments, Inc. Johnson brings decades of experience in business and manufacturing to the …

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  Our Nation has an abiding commitment to empower our workers and communities; promote and protect our public health and the environment; and conserve our national treasures and monuments, …

The ConversationJan 20, 2021 13:47:13 IST Ten years ago, PayPal founder Peter Thiel condensed the growing sense of disappointment in new technologies down to just nine words. “We wanted flying cars,” he wrote, “instead we got 140 characters”. That these words still ring true a decade later shows just how far short of expectations new …

Washington, Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Small Business Administration partnered with the National Science and Technology Council’s Lab-to-Market subcommittee to award $330,000 in prizes to the winners of the new Lab-to-Market (L2M) Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem Prize Competition. The L2M prize competition recognizes the most impactful organizations, programs and ideas that support the …

President Jair Bolsonaro (no party) vetoed the ban on contingency of resources from the National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development (FNDCT), one of the main sources of funding for science, technology and innovation in the country. The vetoes were published in the Wednesday edition (13) of the “Diário Oficial da União” and can be …

WUHAN, China (AP) — A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries. The 10-member team sent to Wuhan by the World Health Organization was approved …

India aims to begin vaccinating its 1.3 billion people against coronavirus from Saturday, a colossal and complex task compounded by safety worries, shaky infrastructure and public scepticism, AFP reports. In one of the world’s biggest rollouts, the planet’s second-most populous nation hopes to inoculate 300 million people – equal almost to the entire US population …

Business women shaking hands. The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network’s statewide TechSource program is now accepting applications for its virtual Tech Venture Accelerator for Women. There is a total of ten spots available in the cohort for women-owned science and technology businesses in Colorado. This will be the first Tech Venture Accelerator (TVX) program …

Noel McKeegan joined New Atlas as a founding member in 2002 and became Editor-in-Chief in 2007. Throughout New Atlas’ long history he has travelled extensively, covering major technology events around the globe and helping build our exceptional editorial team. Source link