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Brain-machine interface helped a man with paralysis feed himself using robotic arms | Engadget

People with arm paralysis might easily feed themselves in the future. Johns Hopkins University-led researchers have developed a new technique that let a partially paralyzed man feed himself using robotic arms connected through a brain-machine interface. He only had to make small movements with his fists at certain prompts (such as “select cut location”) to […]

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Science

Food crisis horror as UK ‘wasting’ enough to feed 3.5 million by using land for FUEL

A report has found that by stopping the use of biofuel, the UK could free up enough food to feed 3.5 million people around the world, and even slash food prices. Britain is currently reeling from a cost of living crisis, Citi bank predicts that food price inflation in the UK is on course to […]

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Science

Award-Winning Photo Captures The Grisly Spectacle of Starfish Swarming to Feed

An award-winning photographer has captured the somber moment when dozens of colorful starfish set about devouring a lifeless sea lion on the seafloor in California. Wildlife photographer David Slater captured the haunting photo in the shallow waters of Monterey Bay. The dead sea lion and its compatriots swimming in the background are most likely California […]

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Environment champions awarded for making a difference   – My News Feed

The City of Logan’s environmental heroes have been recognised for their ecological efforts.  Two residents shared the Eco Champion award at the Logan Eco Awards ceremony at Kiwanda Café, Eagleby, on Saturday night.  (The City of Logan 2022 Eco Awards winners are Dr Margaret  Greenway (left), of Cornubia, and Jen Pedler, of Daisy Hill)  Dr […]

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Canada

An ‘example of the heart of Hamilton’: This Ontario resident grows food to help feed neighbours | CBC News

As food prices soar, one east Hamilton resident has been planting fruits and vegetables that members of her community can take for free when they are ready to harvest. Christine Gordon says it’s her way of addressing food insecurity and helping people who struggle to put food on their table. Gordon has two gardens — […]

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UK

Company bosses jailed over men’s ‘cruel’ deaths in toxic pig feed tanker

Gillian Leivers, the 60-year-old firm manager of Greenfeeds Ltd, showed a “blatant disregard for a high risk of death” prior to the tragedy which saw Nathan Walker, 19, and Gavin Rawson, 35, get into difficulties when trying to clear out the tanker. Both men died at the recycling centre in rural Leicestershire and their families since said they are still living with […]

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Pets

The Chow Line helps Baldwin County families feed pets

SPANISH FORT, Ala. (WALA) – A new partnership in Baldwin County aims to help families in need who have pets they need to feed. The Chow Line is based in Baldwin County and its goal is to provide food for dogs and cats that would otherwise go without. Starting this week and each Tuesday moving […]

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Pets

Don’t Feed Neighborhood Pets

Q: Eddie, our neighbor’s indoor-outdoor cat, is very sweet. He often visits us while we’re sitting on our porch or working in the yard. He’s so affectionate that we can’t help but give him a few cat treats. Eddie seems to be gaining weight, and I wonder whether he is charming other neighbors out of […]

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UK

Two men drown in toxic pig feed after recycling firm’s gross negligence

Nathan Walker, 19, and Gavin Rawson, 35, got into difficulty during the cleaning out of a tanker containing semi-liquid pig feed at Greenfeeds Ltd in Normanton, Leicestershire. A six-week trial against the family-run firm found inadequate health and safety procedures that led to the men’s deaths. Greenfeeds Ltd was found guilty of two counts of corporate manslaughter this […]

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Science

Cutting Air Pollution Could Help Us Feed The World More Easily. Here’s How

Planting more crops isn’t the only way to feed a growing population. Cutting air pollution could go a long way towards increasing crop production while saving precious land and money, according to new research.   If the world cuts the emissions of just one type of air pollutant in half, estimates suggest winter crops could […]