Science and technology

September 13, 2017

A clever way to transmit data on the cheap

THE word “smart” is ubiquitous these days. If you believe the hype, smart farms will all employ sensors to report soil conditions, crop growth or the […]
September 7, 2017

After exploring Saturn, Cassini faces a fiery end

On a mission to the end ON SEPTEMBER 11th, around 1.2bn kilometres from Earth, Cassini, a robotic spacecraft that has been orbiting Saturn for 13 years, […]
September 7, 2017

Antibiotic resistance in fish farms is passed on from fish food

THE mucky sediment below fish farms usually teems with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The presence of such bacteria is a cause of increasing concern because resistance can limit […]
September 7, 2017

Antibiotic resistance in fish farms is passed on from fish food

THE mucky sediment below fish farms usually teems with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The presence of such bacteria is a cause of increasing concern because resistance can limit […]