Zynga, Lululemon, Virgin Orbit, Tilray: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

Updated Jan. 10, 2022 9:34 am ET Wall Street stock indexes opened lower ahead of inflation data and the first wave of major earnings reports later this week. Here’s what we’re watching in Monday’s trading: It’s a happy day in FarmVille: Take-Two Interactive TTWO -1.45% is acquiring Zynga ZNGA -1.10% in a stock-and-cash deal. Zynga … Read more

New technology saves banana cultivation – Lower Banana leaves the fungus in the soil and removes the banana

The global banana cultivation is one big monoculture. 50% of all bananas in the world are of the same variety: the Cavendish banana. That is because it is the only banana variety that is resistant to Panama disease, a fungal disease that threatened to wipe out banana cultivation in the 1950s. And with it the … Read more

An experiment of Polish students with cultivation on simulated lunar regolith

Young researchers from the Student Astronautics Club (operating at the Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering of the Warsaw University of Technology) and the “Herbion” Biotechnology Science Club (associated with the Faculty of Chemistry of the Warsaw University of Technology) undertook the implementation of their experiment in this year’s edition of the Space Innovations project … Read more

Avocado cultivation depletes southern Spain’s water resources

By Augustin Campos Posted today at 00h18 Reserved for our subscribers ReportageIn Andalusia, the boom of this popular tropical fruit threatens the hydrological reserves of the region, which plans to create a “water highway”. Not far from the Costa del Sol, where every available space on the hills is swallowed up by avocado and mango … Read more