African food security on the menu
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:55:35 GMT
African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.
How corals stir up their world
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:57:27 GMT
Corals stir up the water, creating vortices that draw in nutrients and drive away waste, research reveals.
Xenon and argon banned for athletes
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:53:44 GMT
Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.
Greenhouse gas fear over meat eating
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:56:06 GMT
New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.
Iceland issues new volcano alert
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:17:46 GMT
Iceland issues an aviation alert after a fresh lava eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano, but the warning is later lowered.
DNA tells story of Arctic peopling
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:52:20 GMT
A study of genetic sequences sheds light on the settling of the North American Arctic, from ancient "Paleo-Eskimos" to the modern-day Inuit.
UN seeks climate change 'Malala'
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:06:59 GMT
Five hundred people will learn tomorrow if they have won the chance to vent their frustration at world leaders over the global citizens stalemate over climate policy.