If our farms are going to feed a growing planet without hastening climate change, farmers needs to transition to diversified agriculture, argues Claire Kremen, a professor of environmental science, policy and management.
With GPS-guided bombs, armed drones beaming footage via satellite and spy cameras scooping up intel from the heavens, America's military machine is growing ever more reliant on space-based technology.
Every generation has a tendency to despair at the next one's perceived shortcomings, and Chinese society is no different in this regard. The "Little Emperor" generation - those born during China's strict one-child policy, ...
A new study has revealed an undiscovered reprogramming mechanism that allows plants to maintain fitness down the generations.
A new filtration system that uses natural molecules to remove hormone-affecting chemicals from wastewater has succeeded in trapping 95 % of these substances before the water goes back into the environment.
A new 'double-glazing' solar power device – which is unlike any existing solar panel and opens up fresh opportunities to develop more advanced photovoltaics – has been invented by University of Warwick researchers.
A Franco-Finnish consortium developed a new generation of satellite technologies to deliver fast Internet to remote communities. Six publications and two patents demonstrate the scientific quality of the research performed.
In a recent article published in Physical Review Letters a research collaborative has reported new insights into the electronic conduction and interference on 2-D topological insulators—an exotic kind of insulator that ...
Computer scientists are to explore how children can stay safe and retain their privacy as they engage with IoT
Computer scientists are to explore how children can stay safe and retain their privacy as they engage with the 'Internet of Things' (IoT).
On a break from his studies in the MIT Media Lab, Anirudh Sharma SM '14 traveled home to Mumbai, India. While there, he noticed that throughout the day his T-shirts were gradually accumulating something that resembled dirt.