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To Feed The World, We May Need To Hack Photosynthesis

Posted in Science on 29th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

In the past decades, yield improvements have slowed as crops have reached their biological limits. If we are to continue hastening growth, crop breeding might not be enough.

Antarctic Ice Shelf Thinning Is Speeding Up

Posted in Featured, Science on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have their best view yet of the status of Antarctica's floating ice shelves and they find them to be thinning at an accelerating rate.

Memories May Not Live In Neurons' Synapses

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The finding could mean recollections are more enduring than expected and disrupt plans for PTSD treatments.

Successful Liftoff For NASAs Longest-ever Manned Mission

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Astronauts Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko began their year-long stay in space on Friday as they headed for the International Space Station.

Climate Change Does Not Cause Extreme Winters, Experts Say

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Cold snaps like the ones in the past winters are not a consequence of climate change. Scientists have now shown that global warming tends to reduce temperature variability.