The Battle for Biodiversity: Monsanto and Farmers Clash - Anna Lappé - Life. Does genetic modification lead to more and better crops?
Or will it destroy the foundations of our food systems? French farmers and activists reap what they called an "illegal" plot of genetically modified rapeseed developed by the agribusiness company Monsanto. Robert Pratta/Reuters Two weeks ago, Monsanto announced the latest genetically engineered crop it hopes to bring to market: a soybean rejiggered to resist the herbicide dicamba. NASA. For stuck Mars rover, time is running out - LiveScience- msnbc.c.
Time is running out for NASA's stuck Mars rover Spirit as engineers prepare to make their final attempts to rescue the hard-luck robot from its Martian sand trap.
Spirit spun its wheels extremely slowly Tuesday in yet another attempt to extricate itself from the wheel-deep sand it has been stuck in since May 2009. Engineers are studying the results of that drive to decide which of the few remaining options to try next. Astronomy Picture of the Day. Pesaretabrizi - Architecture of IRAN during Islamic times. Pesaretabrizi pesaretabrizi Architecture of IRAN during Islamic times pesaretabrizi November 26th, 2009 Although much of Iran's architecture during the Islamic period has been destroyed over the years, even those of the legendary cities of Nishapur, Ghazni and Tabriz, due to earthquakes or barbarian invading armies, there is still a number of very impressive buildings to show.
Rare Photos of Saturn's Aurorae Captured For The Last Time By Hu. Apollo 11 Saturn V Launch (HD) Camera E-8.