A New Facility Is Turning Moon Dust Into Oxygen for Future Space Settlers
A prototype plant developed by the European Space Agency has successfully extracted oxygen from simulated moon dust in a small Dutch town.
Britain Spends £166 Million a Year Spraying This Delicious ‘Weed’ with Herbicide
“It is basically rhubarb,” says forager Ross Evans of Japanese knotweed, the “weed” Britain spends £166 million every year attempting to eradicate. “The young shoots are also great, almost similar to bamboo shoots.”
This Week in Food Porn: Mexican Pizza and Blood Orange Granita
To inspire your sun-starved palate, here are some of the most appetising spring food photos uploaded to Instagram this week—and not a grey cloud in sight.
Scientists Have Created a Plant That Grows ‘Egg and Chips’
The invention is actually a dual-cropping plant that grows both eggplant (that's the "egg") and potatoes (chips—geddit?). Those horticulturalists sure do love their wordplay!