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EFITA newsletter / 714 - European Federation for Information Technology
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10 - 14 November - HANOVER
Fiere di Verona
10-13 Aprile 2016 – VERONA (IT)
Sol&Agrifood, the International Exhibition of Quality Agro-Foods:
a prestigious showcase that, also by being held alongside Vinitaly, promotes
excellence in olive oil and agro-foods on a national and international
Voir : http://www.solagrifood.com/
Corn residue breakdown myths by Liz Morrison
Slicing up corn residue and mixing it into the soil with tillage speeds
right? Wrong! Thats according to research from
Iowa State University (ISU), which compared how fast Bt and non-Bt corn
residue broke down under conventional...
One of the best jokes: Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump
on Thursday reposted a tweet from a follower blaming his fall in a new Iowa
poll on genetically modified corn that “creates issues in the brain.”
"@mygreenhippo #BenCarson is now leading in the #polls in #Iowa. Too
much#Monsanto in the #corn creates issues in the brain? #Trump #GOP"
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 22, 2015
A poll released by Quinnipiac University early Thursday shows Trump trailing
retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson by 8 points among likely caucus-goers.
The tweet references Monsanto, a company that pioneered the use of genetically
modified organisms (GMO) in farming. GMO farming produces larger crops and
saves resources, but critics say food that has been genetically engineered
is not safe for consumption.
The St. Louis-based company has become the poster child for opponents of
GMOs, spurring a “March Against Monsanto” movement.
Concerned groups have launched unsuccessful state ballot initiatives that
would require foods that contain GMOs to be labeled.
The Food and Drug Administration, however, has said food made with GMOs
Science Jokes for Nerds: How Many Will You Get?
1. I’m reading a great book on anti-gravity. I can’t put it down.
2. I have a new theory on inertia but it doesn’t seem to be gaining momentum.
3. Why can’t atheists solve exponential equations? Because they don’t
believe in higher powers.
4. Schrodinger’s cat walks into a bar. And doesn’t.
5. Do you know the name Pavlov? It rings a bell.
6. A group of protesters in front of a physics lab:
“What do we want?”.
“When do we want it?”.
7. What does a subatomic duck say? Quark!
8. A neutron walks into a bar and asks how much for a beer. Bartender
replies “For you, no charge”.
9. Two atoms are walking along. One of them says:
“Oh, no, I think I lost an electron.”
“Are you sure?”
“Yes, I’m positive.”
10. An optimist sees a glass half full. A pessimist sees it half empty.
An engineer sees it twice as large as it needs to be.
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