Growing Portland Headlines

  • Growing a dinosaur's dinner

    Scientists have measured the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs' diet by growing their food in atmospheric conditions similar to those found roughly 150 million years ago.
  • CRISPR's growing pains

    In the six years since its inception, CRISPR gene editing has experienced ups and downs, from giddy excitement over the technology's potential to cure genetic diseases to patent disputes, ethical considerations and cancer scares. Despite recent setbacks, companies developing CRISPR therapies are forging ahead, reports an article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly news magazine of the American Chemical Society.
  • Growing more food with less fertiliser

    Researchers have found the key to increasing the rate at which maize absorbs nitrogen in the lab, a crucial step in growing higher yielding crops while using less fertiliser.
  • Time for Republicans to Grow a Spine

    Some Republicans say President Trump embarrassed himself and the country in his meeting with Vladimir Putin. Here’s what they can do about it.
  • Gun ownership growing in Queensland

    Gun ownership is on the rise in Queensland with the number of registered firearms increasing by more than 30 per cent over the past six years.Police Minister...

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  • How much more can Netflix grow?

    Netflix is getting bigger and bigger. But can it keep that momentum going? The streaming service will report earnings after the closing bell Monday. So far, the company has had an exceptional year. Shares have soared since the beginning of 2018. It has 125 million global subscribers, and is expected to announce it added 5.5 million more in the second quarter, according to Thomson Reuters. Netflix was also recently valued at nearly $180 billion more than Disney. Some analysts, however, say...

  • Growing Patriots Podcast- All About Jamestown

    Episode two of the Growing Patriots Podcast is here! This week, we’re joined by 9 year-old Elizabeth and Nancy Egloff, historian with Jamestown to talk about America’s first settlement. What happened when the settlers got to the new world? Why did Pocahontas do the things she did? We’ll be talking to Nancy about that and more, plus we will be joined by a special surprise guest. | Read More

  • How to grow vegetables without a backyard

    Don't let your lack of a yard stop you from having a garden.

  • Growing indigenous plants in the desert

    Emirati landscape designer Kamelia Bin Zaal is educating people about the beauty and sustainability of indigenous plants in the UAE.

  • How MailChimp Cured Its Growing Pains

    The email marketing company's staff was once a disorganized mess. But before fixing that, its co-founder had to fix himself.

  • Mothers in Tennis Grow in Influence

    This year’s women’s singles draw at Wimbledon featured six moms, including Serena Williams and Evgeniya Rodina, who will play each other Monday.
  • The Babies Are Growing Up... And They're Gettting Cranky

    Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via, When a baby is born, its parents teach it how to eat solid foods and walk and talk, which generally works out fine. Then they start teaching the baby all the lies their parents taught them, and things start to get messy. When the baby is old enough, they send it to school, where it spends twelve years being taught lies about how the world works so that one day it will be able to watch CNN and say “Yes, this makes perfect sense” instead of “This...

    Zero Hedge
  • Frustration with Trump's tariffs grows in Congress

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes.A key Republican senator has...

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  • Lebanon to consider legalising cannabis growing

    BEIRUT, July 18 (Reuters) - Lebanon's parliament is considering legalising the cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri...

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  • The U.S. Navy Is Struggling to Grow

    David Axe Security, New construction alone can't get the fleet to 355 ships. In late 2016, the U.S. defense establishment arrived at a consensus: with just 275 frontline ships, the U.S. Navy was too small to maintain a forward presence across the world’s oceans, deter Russia and China and support combat operations in the Persian Gulf and Central Asia. Both the Obama administration and the future Trump administration endorsed a new goal of around 350 ships. The U.S. Congress codified a...

    The National Interest
  • How Viacom Plans to Grow Again — As an Independent Company or Not

    CEO Robert Bakish discussed the strategy at this year's Brainstorm Tech conference

  • Next Chief Justice by growing clamor

    There’s mounting acclamation for Antonio Carpio to be Chief Justice. It’s unprecedented in Supreme Court history. by Jarius Bondoc
  • Growing memorial for fallen Weymouth officer

    A memorial is growing outside the headquarters of the Weymouth Police Department in honor of Officer Michael Chesna, who was gunned down Sunday in the line of duty.

  • LAFC, Portland play to scoreless draw

    Before Sunday, every LAFC match featured a goal. Goalkeeper Tyler Miller did his part to change that Sunday, making highlight-reel stops as 10-man LAFC played to a scoreless draw against the Portland Timbers at Banc of California Stadium. Miller’s heroics were on display within the first five minutes,...
  • Dela Hoya: Everybody grows old

    Oscar dela Hoya, the Golden Boy, will be at ringside, and will try to see, for himself, if Manny Pacquiao still has it. by Abac Cordero
  • Belief growing for Waratahs in Super Rugby

    Belief is growing but defence is still a work in progress for the surging Super Rugby finals-bound NSW Waratahs.The Tahs enter Saturday's final round home...

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  • 5 tips for growing herbs at home

    Home grown herbs: Follow these pointers to set up your own supply.

  • Why is the world's population growing faster than expected?

    If the latest projections prove to be accurate, we need to plan for about a 10% increase in the needed supply of food, drinking water, and energy, and in carbon dioxide emissions by 2050.

  • The Economy Is Growing Faster Than the Government Says

    The official top-line figure for the first quarter is 2%. A more accurate measure puts the rate at 2.8%.