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"Organic" pesticides aren't necessarily "green" pesticides

Ars Technica: "A study that appears in the current edition of PLoS One suggests that organic pesticides are not necessarily synonymous with "green" pesticides. Environmental science researchers from the University of Guelph examined the effectiveness and environmental impact of two conventional pesticides, two "risk-reduced" synthetic pesticides, and two organic pesticides on soybean crops.

To quantify the consequences of using each pesticide, the researchers relied on a database of environmental impact quotients that rank the active ingredients based on such factors as leaching rate into soil, runoff, toxicity from skin exposure, consumer risk, toxicity to birds and fish, and duration of the chemical in the soil and on plants."

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Meta reveals smart glasses capable of live-streaming you see

During its Connect launch event, Meta unveiled both smart glasses capable of live-streaming what you are seeing and its own AI assistant, Meta AI, which will soon be integrated into WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook.

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Adaptive headlights will save us from blinding LEDs

Hate nighttime driving glare? Car manufacturers opting for the brightest LED headlights are to blame, butdaptive headlights will help.

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The Downward Spiral of Linus Media Group

Shaz from TL writes: “Linus Sebastian’s media company, Linus Media Group, is under fire. From ethical concerns with videos, to allegations of workplace harassment.”

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