How 100 years of Antarctic agriculture is helping scientists grow food

Figuring out how to feed people in space is a major part of a larger effort to demonstrate the viability of long-term human habitation of extraterrestrial environments. On May 12, 2022, a team of scientists announced that they had successfully grown plants using lunar soil gathered during the Apollo moon missions. But this is not … Read more

5 Bizarre Medical Conditions You’ve Never Heard Of

You’ve probably heard of many diseases and health problems that befall humanoids, but there are some strange syndromes out there that you probably aren’t familiar with. How many of these unusual medical conditions have you heard of? Exploding head syndrome is a strange sleep disorder where people hear a loud noise or explosion in their … Read more

What a Scathing Audit on Mining in Jharkhand Tells Us About CAG’s Toothlessness

A recently concluded performance audit on the functioning of District Mineral Foundation (DMF) Trusts in Jharkhand has indicted the state’s Mining and Geology Department for failing to furnish the actual figures of collections from mining leaseholders. Bringing the sad state of affairs to public notice, the national auditor said, “There were three sets of un-reconciled … Read more

Will Staats: Why would we abandon science in Vermont’s wildlife management? 

This commentary is by Will Staats, who lives in Victory, Vermont. He is a professional wildlife biologist who has worked in wildlife conservation for nearly 40 years for both the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. He is a lifelong woodsman-hunter-trapper. The current mistrust of the Vermont Fish … Read more

Horizons review: James Poskett’s myth-busting history of science

“If I have seen further,” Isaac Newton wrote to his fellow scientist Robert Hooke in 1675, “It is by standing on the shoulders of the Giants.” Long seen as our greatest scientist’s greatest line, it may have been a sarcastic joke: Hooke, a rival who had claimed credit for Newton’s discoveries and whom Newton came … Read more

Global Ground Penetrating Radar Market Report 2022-2027: Breakdown by Utility Detection, Concrete Investigation, Transportation, Archeology, Geology and Environment, Law Enforcement and Military

DUBLIN, May 20, 2022 / PRNewswire / – The “Global Ground Penetrating Radar Market (2022-2027) by Type, Application, Offering, Competitive Analysis and the Impact of Covid-19 with Ansoff Analysis” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Global Ground Penetrating Radar Market is estimated to be USD 718.65 Mn in 2022 and is projected to … Read more

Amendments to Mexican Mining Law Published in Federal Official Gazette | Insights

The president of Mexico, on April 17, 2022, sent to Congress an initiative with a draft decree that seeks to amend and add several precepts to the Mining Law in order to reserve to the state the exclusive right to explore and exploit lithium (a mineral used for the manufacture of electric batteries). Subsequently, on … Read more

Grass converted to drought-resistant landscapes in statewide ‘blitz’ | News, Sports, Jobs

Volunteers work on a Flip Blitz project in Clearfield on Thursday, May 19, 2022. A Flip Blitz project in Washington Terrace is pictured Thursday, May 19, 2022. Volunteers work on a Flip Blitz project in Layton on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Volunteers work on a Flip Blitz project in Clearfield … Read more