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Heat-tolerant broccoli for the future

September 27, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html Broccoli is becoming more popular with the American consumer, providing plenty of nutrients in the diet. But it isn’t easy getting this cool-weather vegetable to your table. Broccoli producers face many factors that […]

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Poachers target Africa's lions, vultures with poison

September 27, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html Poisoning Africa’s wildlife is an old practice, but conservationists fear such incidents are escalating, saying relatively easy access to agricultural chemicals and the surging illegal market for animal parts are increasing pressure on […]

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Electric car-sharing service to roll into Singapore

September 27, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html An electric car-sharing service will be launched in Singapore in December, in what the company behind the scheme said Wednesday was a first for Southeast Asia. Source: Psys.org Electric car-sharing service to roll […]

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The strange structures of the Saturn nebula

September 27, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html The spectacular planetary nebula NGC 7009, or the Saturn Nebula, emerges from the darkness like a series of oddly-shaped bubbles, lit up in glorious pinks and blues. This colourful image was captured by […]

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Ghanaian villagers profit from monkey business

September 27, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html The villagers of Tafi Atome, in Ghana’s Volta Region, grew up listening to tales of their spiritual links to the 1,000 or so mona monkeys that inhabit the surrounding lush forest. Source: Psys.org […]

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Hurricane Irma death toll rises to 72 in Florida

September 27, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html Hurricane Irma killed 72 people in Florida when it battered the southern state on September 10, according to an updated death toll that includes figures from individual counties. Source: Psys.org Hurricane Irma death […]

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Energy drinks, game faces at Shanghai eSports 'boot camp'

September 27, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html Urgent cries ring out in a room crammed with computers and caffeine—”Kill that one!” “They’re murdering us!”—as training for the Flash Wolves eSports team gets into full swing. Source: Psys.org Energy drinks, game […]

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Shipping risks rise as Antarctic ice hits record low

September 27, 2017 starjunkie 0

https://www.nasa.gov/news/releases/latest/index.html Sea ice cover in Antarctica dropped to a record low this year, scientists said on Wednesday, as they warned the frozen continent’s unpredictable nature poses growing risks to shipping including tourist cruises. Source: […]