As the planet warms, agricultural scientists are focusing on the root of the problem

Lisa m. Krieger Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — To feed a hotter, drier planet, Stanford scientists are building a smarter factory. The team genetically reprogrammed plants, nurtured in a lab room, to grow long or short, branching or thin roots — traits that alter the ability to gather nutrients or water. Controlling root growth … Read more

How pay transparency can affect your job search or raise

Knowing if you get paid fairly for the work you do is a puzzle shrouded in lack of information. However, that may change, and pay transparency could be the catalyst. It’s a growing trend for companies to disclose what drives an existing job or job opening – whether it’s voluntarily or because governments mandate it. … Read more

How pay transparency can affect your job search or raise

Knowing if you get paid fairly for the work you do is a puzzle shrouded in lack of information. However, that may change, and pay transparency could be the catalyst. It’s a growing trend for companies to disclose what drives an existing job or job opening – whether it’s voluntarily or because governments mandate it. … Read more

Personal Financial Advice, True Crime, Hollywood Insider and Damar Hamlin

Keep scrolling for our latest podcasts covering a variety of topics including finance, crime, entertainment, sports, ethics, weather, and more. Start listening now! Do you have valid bank accounts? Most of us have a checking and savings account and that can be a good thing. But there is also the possibility that circumstances may have … Read more

6 ways to make extra money in retirement

Kate Ashford, CSA® More than 1 in 4 retirees say they spend more than they can afford, according to Survey October 2022 by the Employee Benefits Research Institute. With an inflation rate of 7.1% in November, it is not surprising that savings have not reached the extent they once were. But there are ways to … Read more