A catalytic gene to cut a third of fertilizer use

A catalytic gene to cut a third of fertilizer use

File photo of a farmer applying urea as fertilizer during the process of preparing seedbed for paddy cultivation Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune Bangladesh produces only 32% of its 2.5 million tons of yearly urea need, depends heavily on imports; chemical fertilizers impact adversely on environment Bangladesh’s success in trebling the production of its staple rice […]

Japan developing wooden satellites to cut space junk

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Published: December 29, 2020 20:28:33 A Japanese company and Kyoto University have joined forces to develop the world’s first satellites made out of wood by 2023. Sumitomo Forestry said it has started research on tree growth and the use of wood materials in space. The partnership will begin experimenting with different types of wood in […]