Archive: 08/3/2011

Crop breeding could 'slash CO2 levels'

Writing in the journal Annals of Botany, Professor Douglas Kell argues that developing crops that produce roots more deeply in the ground could harvest more carbon from the air, and make crops more drought resistant, while ...

Aug 03, 2011 4.7 / 5 (3) 5 | with audio podcast

Clearing the decks

On the deck of an aircraft carrier, where up to 60 aircraft are crammed into 4.5 acres (1.8 hectares), real estate is at a premium. While aircraft directors wave fighter jets out of the landing strip, maintenance ...

Aug 03, 2011 4.2 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast