supermarket shelves are filled with products that contain
some genetically-engineered material. Genetically modified
have sparked a raging debate around the world Some groups
demand the foods be tested and labeled, while others say
GM can make farming more efficient and reduce malnutrition.
mission of the Japanese Subaru Telescope in Hawaii
is essentially to explore strange new worlds to
boldly see what no man has seen before. And it
seems that the telescope, based on the Big Island
of Hawaii, is accomplishing its mission. Its latest
deep field image takes us almost to the edge of
the observable universe. It shows large elliptical
galaxies, fainter ones of intense blue, and puzzling
red objects thought to be young star systems engorged
are turning to bees for clues about how to make smoother
landings for aircraft. Some trials on remotely-controlled
planes are already in the offing.
bacteria can help locate soil contamination. And that's
not all: scientists have discovered ways to make lots
of living things light up.
are countries around the world dealing with energy shortages?
By using the wind, the sun, and trash. This series looks
at several nations are making use of renewable energy