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Stacy Morford

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Stacy Morford has covered environment and sustainable development issues for over a decade as an editor at InsideClimate News and as a communications officer working with scientists at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and economists at the World Bank. She previously was an Associated Press national desk editor and state government reporter and editor in the Midwest. She has a master's degree in education psychology focused on cognition and learning.

Landsat at 50: How satellites revolutionized the way we see – and protect – the natural world

Jul 23, 2022 16:29 pm UTC| Science

Fifty years ago, U.S. scientists launched a satellite that dramatically changed how we see the world. It captured images of Earths surface in minute detail, showing how wildfires burned landscapes, how farms erased...

These energy innovations could transform how we mitigate climate change, and save money in the process – 5 essential reads

Apr 05, 2022 12:02 pm UTC| Technology

To most people, a solar farm or a geothermal plant is simply a power producer. Scientists and engineers see far more potential. They envision offshore wind turbines capturing and storing carbon beneath the sea, and...

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Economy

Hyundai Motor and its Indian affiliate have charged HGM, the Indian arm of South Korean knockoff car maker Global Motors, of improperly utilizing the name "Hyundai" and the automaker's emblem.

Hyundai Global Motors (HGM) disputed a recent Indian court ruling against its alleged trademark violation of Korean auto giant Hyundai Motor Co., claiming it acquired the naming rights through a legal contract. Hyundai...

Mykeyring products were created in accordance with official license agreements with license holders.

Convenience store chain 7-Elevens cumulative sales of its mykeyring character products had passed the 2 million mark. 7-Elevens mykeyring characters consist of Pokemon Surprise, Jjanggu, and Sanrio. These goods were...

The firms reimagined the Twisted Tea Hard Iced Tea as a whiskey to deliver on the bold and unexpected experiences consumers are looking for.

Boston Beer Company is offering a whiskey-infused version of its Twisted Tea Hard Iced Tea brand as part of its partnership with Beam Suntory. Twisted Tea Sweet Tea Whiskey is made with real brewed tea, and packed with...

PepsiCo’s Quaker launches low fat, sugar, and salt porridge range

PepsiCos Quaker Oats will launch a non-High in Fat, Sugar, and Salt (HFSS) porridge pot line-up, called Heavenly Oats in chocolate orange and caramel fudge flavors. According to Heather Doyle, senior brand manager at...

The six percent alcohol per volume drink will initially be available in four flavors.

Monster Beverage Corporation will launch its first flavored alcoholic malt beverage product dubbed The Beast Unleashed late in the 2022 fourth quarter. The six percent alcohol per volume drink will initially be...

Politics

Harris discussed the impact of overturning Roe v. Wade with leaders of colleges and universities, stressing the impact on college-age women and its connection with increased incidents of sexual assault.

US Vice President Kamala Harris continues to engage on local levels regarding the effects of the Supreme Courts decision to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion ruling. This week, Harris hosted a meeting with college and...

Biden condemned the murders of four Muslim men in New Mexico as authorities link the killings to hate crimes in the area.

US President Joe Biden condemned the recent murders of four Muslim men in New Mexico. This comes as authorities say the killings may be linked to a hate crime. Biden took to Twitter to condemn the recent murders of four...

The discussions to revive the nuclear deal resumed Thursday last week, with officials seeing signs of a possible agreement soon.

The efforts to revive the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers picked up in recent weeks as negotiators resumed discussions in Vienna. Negotiators have also expressed some optimism that an agreement may be...

A bombing in the western district in Kabul led to eight dead and 22 wounded, with Islamic State claiming responsibility.

Another attack occurred in Afghanistan over the weekend as a bomb detonated in the capital Kabul. Authorities said eight were killed and 22 were wounded from the blast. Hospital officials and witnesses in Afghanistan...

Science

When compared to the current approach of extracting methane gas from organic waste resources and then reforming it into hydrogen, the technology SK ecoplant is developing can cut the time needed for the manufacture of hydrogen by more than 20 times.

SK ecoplant Co. plans to develop a technology to produce hydrogen through a fermentation process where microorganisms eat and decompose organic matter in the absence of light When compared to the current approach of...

The research team completed a patent application, trademark application, and vegan certification for the research findings.

A Keimyung University research team has reproduced the taste and fragrance of civet coffee, known as kopi luwak, by scientifically identifying the digestion and fermentation conditions where civets live. Consequently,...

Landsat at 50: How satellites revolutionized the way we see – and protect – the natural world

Fifty years ago, U.S. scientists launched a satellite that dramatically changed how we see the world. It captured images of Earths surface in minute detail, showing how wildfires burned landscapes, how farms erased...

What do molecules look like?

What do molecules look like? Justice B., age 6, Wimberley, Texas A molecule is a group of atoms bonded together. Molecules make up nearly everything around you your skin, your chair, even your food. They vary...

What science says about the best ways to cool down

We spend most of the year complaining that Britain is too cold and wet but gripe with just as much enthusiasm about the heat. Although moaning about the weather is satisfying, its better to take action and cool yourself...

Technology

HBO Max apps are revamped before it merges with Discovery+ in summer 2023

HBO Max does not have the best reputation when it comes to its app features and performance, but that could change soon. Warner Bros. Discovery announced its Android/iOS, desktop, and tablet apps have been revamped to add...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4’s full technical specs sheet has leaked shortly before its official announcement on August 10

Samsungs next Unpacked event is set for this week, but tech fans might already have all the pertinent details about some of the devices to be announced. A recent report may have leaked the full technical specifications,...

Apple has reportedly started production for its September product launch event for the next iPhone and Apple Watch

The iPhone 14 series and Apple Watch Series 8 are likely to be announced in a little more than a month. And a new report claimed Apple already started preparations for its next major product launch event. When is the...

Twitter confirms security incident that possibly exposed owners of ‘pseudonymous accounts’

Twitter recently confirmed that its systems suffered a security breach that primarily affected pseudonymous accounts. The exploit, first found last January, reportedly allowed the hacker to figure out if an email address...

‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II’ is getting a two-week open beta test in September

Infinity Ward confirmed the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II open beta will kick off next month. Aside from the chance to play the game early, the developer will also release the official preview of its multiplayer gameplay...
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