Food as Commons or Commodity? Exploring the Links between Normative Valuations and Agency in Food Transition
The food system, the most important driver of planetary transformation, is in a deep crisis. Therefore, seeking a sustainable and socially-fair transition pathway becomes an issue of utmost priority for ...
Physical Intelligence and Thermodynamic Computing
This paper proposes that intelligent processes can be completely explained by thermodynamic principles. They can equally be described by information-theoretic principles that, from the standpoint of the required optimizations, are ...
Surveillance of Mosquitoes for Zika Virus in Westchester County, New York
Geographic expansion and potential gains in the virulence of Zika virus emerged in Brazil during 2015. In 2016, New York State issued emergency regulations after the World Health Organization declared ...
It Takes Two to Evolve Too. The Hypothesis on Three Primary Communication Transitions in Evolution
Currently there is little doubt left on the symbiogenetic nature of eukaryotes - genomes of archaeon and bacterium participated in shaping a genome of last eukaryotic common ancestor in equal ...
Revealing Phenomena of Heat Energy, Levity, Gravity, Photons Characteristic Current to Light on Dealing Matter to Sub-Atom
Technology has reached to its climax but the basic understanding of science in many phenomena is still awaited. Scientific research reveals strong analogy between electron and photon. Atoms that execute ...
Analysis of Barriers to Wide Spread Adoption of Electric Vehicles in Shenzhen China
China planned to promote the large-scale adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in the thirteenth five-year plan, however, this target faces many obstacles. This paper was trying to analyze the main ...
A Reliable Turning Process by the Early Use of a Deep Simulation Model at Several Manufacturing Stages
The next future using machine tools will be dominated by highly flexible and interconnected systems, in order to achieve the required productivity, accuracy and reliability. Nowadays, distortion and vibration problems ...
Variability of Darcian Flux in the Hyporheic Zone at a Natural Channel Bend
Channel bends are one of the most important characteristic features of natural streams. These bends often create the conditions for a hyporheic zone, which has been recognized as a critical ...
A Novel Methods for Fracture Toughness Evaluation of Tool Steels with Post-Tempering Cryogenic Treatment
The scratch test consists in pushing a tool across the surface of a material at a given penetration depth or applied load. It has several applications in Science and Engineering ...
Plant Responses to Salt Stress: Adaptive Mechanisms
This review deals with the adaptive mechanisms that plants can implement to cope with the challenge of salt stress. Plants tolerant to NaCl implement a series of adaptations to acclimate ...
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