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Transforming Food and Agricultural Policy: Post-exceptionalism in public policy (Journal of European Public Policy Series)

Transforming Food and Agricultural Policy: Post-exceptionalism in public policy (Journal of European Public Policy Series)

Western democratic welfare states often featured sectoral governance arrangements where governments negotiated policy with sectoral elites, based on shared ideas and exclusive institutional arrangements. Food and agriculture policy is widely considered an extreme case of compartmentalized and ‘exceptionalist’ policy-making, where sector-specific policy ideas and institutions provide privileged access for sectoral interest groups and generate policies […]

Daily Mirror – TWINERY, Innovations by MAS and Colombo Science and Technology Cell

Daily Mirror – TWINERY, Innovations by MAS and Colombo Science and Technology Cell

From Left – Ranil Vitarana, Chief Innovation Officer of MAS Holdings exchanging the signed Licensing Agreement with Prof. K. R. R. Mahanama – Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo.   – ‘Waste-to Treat- Waste’; A revolutionary Waste Management Process for the Textile Industry using  Aluminium  industry’s waste  – A sustainable waste water management […]

Science in India:: A Historical Perspective

Science in India:: A Historical Perspective

In the fascinating saga of ancient scientific ideas and techniques, Indian accomplishments hold an exalted position. India displayed its originality not only in mathematics and computational astronomy but also in holistic medicine, metallurgy and other fields. For reasons known and unknown, however, India did not develop a rational, methodological and verifiable matrix for ushering in […]

NASA Demos Water-Powered Spacecraft Abilities in Earth Orbit

NASA Demos Water-Powered Spacecraft Abilities in Earth Orbit

In a first, NASA has demonstrated the first coordinated manoeuvre between two tissue box-sized water-powered spacecraft in the low Earth orbit. The twin spacecraft were orbiting Earth about 9 km from one another, Universe Today reported on Friday. The two spacecraft established a radio frequency communication cross-link to “talk” with each other. One spacecraft issued […]

What Is Creation Science?

What Is Creation Science?

In the ongoing Creation vs. Evolution debate, a surprising number of legitimate scientists are embracing the Genesis explanation of origins. The creation/evolution question is not merely a trivial issue that concerns only biologists on the one hand or religious people on the other. This issue permeates every field of academic study and every aspect of […]

Scientists produce vodka from crops growing near Chernobyl nuclear disaster site- Technology News, Firstpost

Scientists produce vodka from crops growing near Chernobyl nuclear disaster site- Technology News, Firstpost

Agence France-PresseAug 09, 2019 09:10:06 IST A team of British scientists has helped produce a radioactivity-free vodka called “ATOMIK” from crops near the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the University of Portsmouth said on Thursday. The team did find some radioactivity in the grain but said the normal distillation process meant the only […]

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