News tagged with versatility

How to make palm oil without destroying forests

The versatility of palm oil has led to its use in not just food products but also in everyday goods from lipstick to laundry detergent. But its utility has resulted in the destruction of Southeast Asian rain forests that ...

dateMar 04, 2015 in Environment
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Valuing versatility

It's often said that we live in an age of increased specialization: physicians who treat just one ailment, scholars who study just one period, network administrators who know just one operating system.

dateMay 01, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Herschel finds past-prime star may be making planets

(—A star thought to have passed the age at which it can form planets may, in fact, be creating new worlds. The disk of material surrounding the surprising star called TW Hydrae may be massive enough to make even ...

dateJan 30, 2013 in Astronomy
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