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Light and Fluffy Baked Apple Pancake

Golden Delicious apples hold their shape after they are caramelized with sugar and maple syrup, making them a perfect choice for this clever, giant one-pan pancake.

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Strongest biomaterial ever

The strongest biomaterial ever has been assembled recently by Swedish, American and German researchers. It consists of cellulose, properly speaking of carefully parallel oriented cellulose nanofibrils (CNFs). The material is stronger than steel, even stronger than spider silk, regarded as the strongest biomaterial until recently.

The business of cannabis

In September 2018, the South African Constitutional Court decriminalised the growing and processing of cannabis for personal consumption. This meant that recreational users of marijuana could peacefully enjoy the use of the herb in their private spaces without worrying about breaking the law.


“We end 2018 on a mixed note as dry and hot weather conditions in many parts across South Africa are currently a source of despondency in South African agriculture. The sentiment in the sector remains subdued as shown in a consistent deterioration in the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index, which fell to the lowest level in nine years in the fourth quarter of 2018”, said Mr Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz Head of Agribusiness Research....