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After Massive Wildfires DroneSeed is Replanting Forests 6x Faster By Using Special Drones

When a wildfire destroys the forest on your property, what are your options for restoring what has been lost? DroneSeed will fly a squadron of seed-dispersing aerial robots to lay the foundations for a new forest atop ones that have been torched. Carrying 57 pounds of tree seeds, the drones weigh over 100 pounds in […]

Sport

Dillian Whyte’s world title ambitions on the rock in Povetkin rematch

‘This is heavyweight boxing and it takes just one second and a lapse in concentration to end it,” Dillian Whyte told me earlier this month as he remembered his crushing loss to Alexander Povetkin last August. “That’s why it’s the star division of boxing. You never know what is going to happen with the heavyweights.” […]

Lifestyle

Twin study shows why physical punishment leads to child behavior problems

Harsh parenting practices, not genetics, are linked to higher levels of behavior problems in children, according to a new study in the March 2021 volume of Psychological Science, which studied pairs of twins whose parents disciplined them differently. Among identical twins whose genes match perfectly but whose parents punished each twin differently, the children who […]

Business

Uber teams up with ScriptDrop to expand prescription delivery access in U.S.

Uber Technologies Inc will work with prescription delivery services provider ScriptDrop to enable customers in 37 U.S. states to receive medication at their doorstep, the ride-hailing service said in a blog post. The partnership news comes as big tech companies are increasingly pushing into the healthcare sector. Earlier this month, Amazon.com Inc expanded its virtual […]

Technology

Foxconn’s profit disappoints, but the big manufacturer has set its sights on electric vehicles

The impact of the pandemic on Foxconn’s business lasted into the fourth quarter of 2020, and an ongoing shortage of chips will reduce its outlook for the present year. However, the Taiwanese manufacturer giant expects its revenue to grow 10 percent for the year, and is optimistic about the supply chain’s ability to recover in […]

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Endangered Condors to Return to Northern California Skies After Nearly a Century

For the first time in 100 years, the endangered California condor will return to the Pacific Northwest. Once on the brink of extinction, this iconic species has made significant steps towards recovery. This month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, and the Yurok Tribe announced a final rule that will help facilitate […]