Archive: 17/03/2014

Game makers to explore social issues at conference

The video game industry is taking itself more seriously. Besides the usual talk of polygons, virtual worlds and artificial intelligence at this week's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, there will also be planned ...

dateMar 17, 2014 in Software
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Two-spray strategy outmanoeuvres crop weed

A strategy that applies herbicides to crops at two different times has been found to effectively combat weeds including wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) in northern Wheatbelt crops.

dateMar 17, 2014 in Ecology
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X-rays help map seed's salt tolerance

Researchers have used flame photometry and electron microscopy's full-spectrum X-ray mapping to reveal differences in salt uptake and distribution in the seeds of WA coastal plants.

dateMar 17, 2014 in Ecology
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