Hi Rioters. I’m just about to undertake some major landscaping around my house. Does anyone have recommendations on the best nurseries around Canberra to buy plants (natives / hedging etc) from? I’m not sure exactly what type of plants I will buy. So I’m after a nursery who could give some good recommendations (for plant […]
The bombs planted by a 23-year-old white man have raised lingering questions about race, geography and class in one of Texas’ most liberal cities.
Some of the non-native plants, aquatic animals cost taxpayers millions of dollars to control them.
FOOD IS THE SOLUTION: What to Eat to Save the World, by food systems advocate Matthew Prescott, is a gorgeous new book that will inspire us all to pitch in - by hand and fork - to put more plants on our plates. Prescott, a leader inShow More Summary
The American Phoenix Foundation — a now-defunct conservative activist group known for attempting undercover stings of lawmakers and lobbyists — planted an intern in a Texas state lawmaker’s office during the 2013 legislative session in an effort to expose misdeeds, testimony in federal court...
It seems everyone and their brother has plant fever these days, and the only cure is MORE PLANTS! We've mastered the art of watering, they're all stayin' alive. Now we're onto more cosmetic issues, like: just how shiny and clean can I get my plants? Can I buff them with banana peels? READ MORE »
It turns out that Netflix's Game Over, Man! was inspired mainly by a specific episode of Comedy Central's Workaholics. Here's what comedian Blake Anderson told us.
How we treat our freshwater resources on land affects water quality downstream at the local beach, lake, or river. A reduction in water quality can disrupt the health of the entire coastal ecosystem, harming plants, wildlife, and even our own health and wellness. Show More Summary
When uranium enrichment plants are shut down, you can't just take the wrecking ball to them – you first have to remove and dispose of any still-radioactive piping. Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a robot thatShow More Summary
Toy Tamamura Villa d’Est Garden Farm and Winery is the project of Toyoo Tamamura, who is an artist and a writer. He moved here in 1992 and initially just planted a small vineyard so he could make wines for his own consumption. It’s a beautiful spot, high up in the hills at 850 metres altitude, [...]
(Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) ) Biological rhythms are ubiquitous in nature, from the beating of the heart to the rhythms of flowering plants. A research team led by the Spanish researcher, Paloma Mas, has shown that the two main cellular oscillators -- the circadian clock and the cell cycle -- are closely connected. Show More Summary
In many manufacturing plants today, monitoring is a highly manual process. FOURDOTONE Teknoloji analyzes data from sensors to enable manufacturers to respond immediately to problems, and predict when machines are likely to fail.
(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) Researchers have identified a receptor on plant stem cells that can issue different instructions about how to grow. Tweaking this pathway can lead to bigger fruits or more seeds in important food crop...
A team of plant geneticists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has identified a protein receptor on stem cells involved in plant development that can issue different instructions about how to grow depending on what peptide (protein fragment) activates it.
Biological rhythms are ubiquitous in nature, from the beating of the heart to the rhythms of flowering plants. This rhythmicity is in some instances determined by the oscillations in the activity of cellular proteins, which mark the rhythms of the processes they control. Show More Summary
Declines in coal power plant construction are projected to push the fuel over the edge -- but not fast enough to meet international climate change goals, report says
The development of coal-fired power plants fell significantly for the second year in a row in 2017, with new construction down by 73% between 2015 and 2017, thanks in large part to tighter restrictions in China and a lack of private financing in India.
In 1991, recreating Jefferson's legendary garden meant running afoul of federal law.
"A potent, short-lasting compound that has been found throughout the plant kingdom" - notably, in ayahuasca - "DMT can induce the sensation of leaving the body, producing profound changes in sensory perception, mood and thought, when it is administered externally - for instance, when it's smoked or injected. Those under the influence sometimes compare the […]
Neighborhoods struggling with physical decline and high crime often become safer simply when local residents work together to fix up their neighborhood.