UNLOCKING THE SOIL MICROBIOME
How are data science techniques helping us better understand the microbial universe of the soil? Anthony Finbow of Eagle Genomics a firm working at the intersection of biology, data science and bioinformatics explains, and relates how this knowledge provides a more solid underpinning for . . .
RETASK THE MASK
A scheme to recycle single-use facemasks into waste collection equipment has been launched in the UK. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the country, a local authority is promoting reusable facemasks. Cornwall social enterprise Waterhaul is leading the 'Retask the Mask' campaign, launching the initiative on . . .
Plans by Southern Water to build a 600 million desalination plant in the New Forest have come under fire from conservationists and other local groups. The proposed plant is to be built on land near the utilitys wastewater treatment works at Ashlett Creek, near Fawley in Hampshire. If completed, i . . .