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- Apple HomeKit is a better smart home platform than you think. Here's why - CNET
Commentary: Apple is casting an alternative
vision of the smart home, and we should be paying attention.
CNET. Friday, 28 Feb 2020.
- Eco-friendly biodiesel from palm oil?
Vegetable oil biofuels are increasingly used as an alternative
to fossil fuels despite the growing controversy regarding their sustainability. ...
Science Daily. Thursday, 27 Feb 2020.
- Disney brings Impossible Burger to US parks and cruise line as demand for meat alternatives grows
Disney announced it has partnered with Impossible Foods to make the Impossible Burger the "preferred plant-based burger" of Disneyland, Disney World and the Disney Cruise Line.
CNBC. Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020.
- Food And Agtech Startups Raised $20 Billion In 2019, Led By Meat Alternatives And Indoor Agriculture
The food and agtech startup industry raised nearly $20 billion in 2019, a 250% increase over five years.
Forbes. Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020.
- BREAKING: Meat Alternatives & Indoor Ag Lead Gains As Agri-FoodTech Startups Raise $20BN In 2019
The foodtech and agtech (agri-foodtech) startup industry raised nearly $20 billion in 2019, a 250% increase over five years, according to a new report from venture capital firm AgFunder.
Forbes. Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020.
- Butcher selling 'carrots' made with pork because he is so fed up with vegans naming food after meat
Tom Samways, 36, from Cardigan, Wales, used pork mince to make the 'carrots' in a dig at vegan alternatives. He added that it started out as a 'gimmick' but people love the idea.
Daily Mail. Monday, 24 Feb 2020.
- Extinction Rebellion fears force Cambridge University to move its graduation ceremony
Students from several colleges have been told the event - which had been booked for the historic Senate House - will instead be at an 'alternative venue in central Cambridge'.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 22 Feb 2020.
- Painkillers 'mask, not kill' long-term pain
An NHS campaign aims to get patients to look for alternatives
to long-term painkiller use.
BBC News. Friday, 21 Feb 2020.
- Black phosphorus tunnel field-effect transistor as an alternative ultra-low power switch?
Researchers have reported a black phosphorus transistor that can be used as an alternative
ultra-low power switch. ...
Science Daily. Friday, 21 Feb 2020.
- Huawei says US push to create a 5G rival 'would be a challenge'
There are rising calls from U.S. politicians to find alternatives
to Chinese firm Huawei.
CNBC. Friday, 21 Feb 2020.
- Best iPad Pro keyboards 2020: Turn your Apple tablet into a laptop alternative
Tablets are wonderful things, and Apple's iPad Pro models, whether you've got the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, or the slightly smaller iPad Pro 11, are some of
Pocket Lint. Friday, 21 Feb 2020.
- 'Alternative milks are killing our dairy farms'
As Americans drink less cow's milk, US dairy farmers say they are struggling to get by.
BBC News. Thursday, 20 Feb 2020.
- Many Tornado Alley Residents With Disabilities Lack Safe Options In A Storm
Oklahoma used to have more public shelters that could accommodate wheelchairs. But many have closed, and there's still no financial aid for renters with disabilities to build safe alternatives.
NPR. Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020.
- Precision Textiles introducing alternative to FR socks for roll-pack mattresses
Precision Textiles is introducing a new nonwoven textile designed as cleaner alternative
to FR socks currently used in roll-pack mattresses. ...
Furniture Today. Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020.
- How Canada can turn climate change outrage into an e-vehicle opportunity
The global shortage of skills needed to design and build alternative-energy vehicles is a huge economic opportunity for Canada, writes Randy Zadra.
CBC News. Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020.
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