GM technology alters too quickly in India

A U.S. scientist has completed the first detailed anthropological study of how genetically modified crops affect, and are affected by, local culture.

Sheffield scientists light up bacteria

Researchers from the University of Sheffield have received joint funding from the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council and the Ministry of Defence to develop an innovative sensor to detect bacteria. The new method ...

Color analysis rapidly predicts carbon content of soil

Scientists at Iowa Sate University recently discovered that simply looking at soil color is reasonably as accurate as time-consuming and expensive laboratory tests. Soil color can be used as a simple, inexpensive method to ...

New Panorama Reveals More Than a Thousand Black Holes

By casting a wide net, astronomers have captured an image of more than a thousand supermassive black holes. These results give astronomers a snapshot of a crucial period when these monster black holes are growing, and provide ...

Physicists Turn Rubidium Atom Into a Single-Photon Server

Every time you switch on a light bulb, 10 to the power of 15 visible photons, the elementary particles of light, are illuminating the room in every second. If that is too many for you, light a candle. If that is still too ...

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