Does eating organic food protect against cancer?

Does eating organic food protect against cancer?

A new study attempts to answer a question that scientists and consumers have been pondering for years: Can organic food reduce the risk of developing cancer? Organic food started as a niche product only a few decades ago but is now present in most grocery stores...

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Five tips for beginning organic farmers

Five tips for beginning organic farmers

When it occurred to me that a disproportionate number of my friends and acquaintances are organic farmers, I decided to round them up and ask for advice. Here’s what they told me: 1. Don’t be afraid to ask. If you know where you’ll be farming, contact other farmers in...

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Five tips for beginning organic farmers

Five tips for beginning organic farmers

When it occurred to me that a disproportionate number of my friends and acquaintances are organic farmers, I decided to round them up and ask for advice. Here’s what they told me: 1. Don’t be afraid to ask. If you know where you’ll be farming, contact other farmers in...

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Contact timestep

For SOFT=0 contacts, the surface timstep is proportional to min[sqrt(m/k)] where m is essentially the mass attached to the contact "spring" and k is the contact spring stiffness which is a function of the material bulk modulus and element size (see section 23 in the...

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