How smog leads to tons of plastic trash

When air pollution is high, office workers are more likely to order food delivery than go out for lunch—increasing plastic waste from food packaging—research finds. “Plastic waste is a growing global environmental concern. While we see more research on the impact plastic pollution is having on the natural environment, there has been less work trying…

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Expert: How Trump speaks in coded language to his base

In the run-up to the presidential election, Janet McIntosh argues President Donald Trump speaks to his base of voters using coded language.  McIntosh is a professor of anthropology and co-editor of the book Language in the Trump Era: Scandals and Emergencies (Cambridge, 2020). All language is code of sorts, but Donald Trump and his base…

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Conveyor Jam Detector For Industries

Advertisement The conveyor jam detector circuit presented here is designed to activate an alarm device or programmable logic controller (PLC) when the speed of the conveyor system falls below the set minimum speed, alerting the workers the possibility of jamming of the conveyor system. Conveyor jam detector is an indispensable sensor device found in most…

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