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Meet this 14-year-old boy who is the world’s youngest professor

With an incredible knowledge of mathematics, 14-year-old Yasha Asley is the world’s youngest professor. Known as the human calculator, he is teaching at the University of Leicester while pursuing his own degree. While most children of his age attend school and play in their free time, this young boy of Iranian descent is enriching young minds. Yasha’s father, Moussa Asley, ...

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Tarmac launches online blocks U-valve calculator

Tarmac has launched an online blocks U-valve calculator from its blocks division to help enable accurate calculation of the thermal efficiency of buildings before starting a project. The easy-to-use interactive tool is designed to help architects, specifiers and housebuilders to calculate the thermal performance of varying combinations of insulation and blocks, including aircrete and aggregate blocks. The calculator takes into ...

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Will feeding open cows cost — or make — you money this winter?

Preg checking your cattle is important — but it’s hard to know if you should cull open ones now or feed them through the winter. Beef economist Kathy Larson of the Western Beef Development Centre doesn’t always recommend feeding open cows. “It’s a costly venture, particularly when we have tight feed supplies,” she said. “In Saskatchewan, we’re paying 5-1/2 or ...

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6 Undervalued Stocks With Rising Book Values

The following companies have grown their book values per share (BV/S) over the last 10 years. BV/S is calculated as total equity minus preferred stock, divided by shares outstanding (EOP). Theoretically, it is what shareholders will receive if the company is liquidated. Total equity is a balance sheet item and equal to total assets minus total liabilities. Since the BV/S ...

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IR35 news: HMRC denies IR35 is causing contractors to flee public sector

IR35 at a glance IR35 is a piece of legislation designed to tackle tax avoidance from ‘disguised employment’ – where self-employed contractors set up limited companies to pay themselves through dividends, which are not subject to National Insurance. It was first introduced in 1999 by then-chancellor Gordon Brown, however as part of the November 2016 Autumn Statement, current chancellor Phillip ...

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Using the N rate calculator

A group of people who work on nitrogen fertilizer met in 2004 to talk about an alternative to the yield-goal-based N recommendation system that had been in widespread use for some three decades. The main concern with the yield-goal-based system was that, as corn yields increased over time, N rate trials were showing that the amount of fertilizer N needed ...

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BMI Calculator Market to Witness Comprehensive Growth 2017 – 2022

Global BMI Calculator Market Research Report 2017 an in-depth assessment of the BMI Calculator including enabling technologies, key trends, market drivers, challenges, standardization, regulatory landscape, deployment models, operator case studies, opportunities, future roadmap, value chain, ecosystem player profiles and strategies. The report also presents forecasts for BMI Calculator investments from 2017 till 2022. These stakeholders included are Seca GmbH Bupa ...

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