Category Archives: BIODIVERSITY

When it comes to food, technology won’t save us

Originally posted on Grist:
Shutterstock Despite what Monsanto and a surprising number of science writers want you to think, GMOs aren’t the only high-tech game in town when it comes to food and agriculture. In fact, there are groups out…

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Mud Pot or Mud Pool and Paint Pot: Landforms Resulting from volcanic and Biological Activity

One of the most interesting looking features of a thermal area is mudpots. A mudpot  or mud pool is an acidic hot spring, or fumarole, with limited water. It usually takes the form of a pool of bubbling mud. The acid … Continue reading

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Terraced Rice Field, China

Source: Green Yaatra Blog

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And Now Biological Computer(link)

Using only biomolecules like DNA and enzymes, scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed  an advanced biological transducer, a computer capable of manipulating genetic codes, and using the output as new input for subsequent computations. The breakthrough might someday … Continue reading

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