Startup has plans for power plants in sky with drones
Evolution, Civil War history entwine in plant fossil with a tragic past
A fossil leaf fragment collected decades ago on a Virginia canal bank has been identified as one of North America's oldest flowering plants, a 115- to 125-million-year-old species new to science. The fossil ...
Renewable sources can provide stable power
Renewable energy sources - an area in which Germany is a leader - are becoming increasingly important for the worldwide power mix. Nevertheless, experts are still deliberating which market model is best for ...
Water decontamination system in trouble at Japan's Fukushima
A trouble-prone system used to decontaminate radioactive water at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant was switched off Sunday because of a chemical leak, the plant's operator said.
Seeds from Moringa oleifera trees used to purify water
Seeds from Moringa oleifera trees can be used to purify water. Uppsala University leads a research group which has discovered that seed material can give a more efficient purification process than conventional ...
How onions recognize when to bulb
New research from New Zealand will help to breed new onions tailored to grow in specific conditions.
Feverfew genes yield anticancer compounds
The tobacco-like plant Nicotiana benthamiana can be used to produce potential anti-cancer drugs. Researchers of Wageningen UR (University & Research centre) discovered which genes in the herb feverfew are ...
Insects demonstrate color preferences
(Phys.org) —Insects prefer to eat green leaves rather than red ones, research from Victoria University has shown.