Singapore scientists from NanoBio Lab (NBL) of A*STAR have developed a novel approach to prepare next-generation lithium-sulfur cathodes, which simplifies the typically time-consuming and complicated process for producing them.
Kitty Hawk, the electric flight startup backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, unveiled its third aircraft on Thursday. Heaviside, which is abbreviated to HVSD, is roughly 100 times quieter than a helicopter, and it can travel the 55 miles from San Jose to San Francisco in about 15 minutes, the company says.
Powerful lobbies with vested interests see agroecology as a threat to their influence on farming systems
Agroecology is recognised worldwide as a system that enhances fertile landscapes, increases yields, restores soil health and biodiversity, promotes climate resilience and improves farmers’ well-being. Its practices are supported by many agricultural scientists, the Food and Agriculture Organization, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, farmers’ groups and several NGOs. It is therefore surprising that the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, based on a brainstorming session that included industry representatives, sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi opposing Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF). ZBNF, developed and publicised by agro-scientist Subhash Palekar, has been adopted by Andhra Pradesh.
Vintage 100cc Petrol Motorcycle Rally organised in Connaught Place; hundreds gathered
The annual event of 100 cc vintage petrol bikes went underway in Connaught Place on Sunday. Participants came in numbers from all around the city to flaunt their treasured possessions.
The silent city was echoing again with its long-forgotten frenemy ‘petrol engine’ noise. The rally passed through the old iconic petrol pumps, through the oil museum and ended at the city’s famous Moolchand petrol pump National Heritage.