News tagged with human consumption

Smart technology needs smart users

What's the point of smart assistants and intelligent electricity meters if people don't use them correctly? In order to cope with the energy transition, we need a combination of digital technologies and smart user behaviour ...

dateJul 10, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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Bait worms are a valuable marine resource

The humble bait worm wriggling on the hook at the end of angler's line may be considered a low value resource, but in the first global assessment of its value and impact, researchers have revealed it to be a multi-billion ...

dateOct 17, 2016 in Ecology
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Feeding our growing population with flies

Scientists have predicted that by 2050 there will be 9.6 billion humans living on Earth. With the rise of the middle class, we are expected to increase our consumption of animal products by up to 70% using the same limited ...

dateSep 02, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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