Rice University engineers have figured out how soil contaminated by heavy oil can not only be cleaned but made fertile again. How do they know it works? They grew lettuce.
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"Blockchain will fundamentally transform all industries by virtue of it being a trusted and permissioned information sharing platform," says Ramesh Gopinath, VP of IBM Blockchain Solutions. Watch the video now to hear Gopinath talk about the IBM Food Trust and how, in the blockchain model, information is shared across the businesses on a shared ledger, leading to a single version of the truth.
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