What would happen if you stacked ten layers of indoor wheat on top of each other – and then stacked ten of those stacks? We’re discussing the highs and lows of vertical farming, talk about terrible naming schemes and the rediscovery of an animal that’s neither elephant nor shrew.
Wheat yield potential in controlled-environment vertical farms; Senthold Asseng, Jose R. Guarin, Mahadev Raman, Oscar Monje, Gregory Kiss, Dickson D. Despommier, Forrest M. Meggers, and Paul P. G. Gauthier; PNAS August 11, 2020 117 (32) 19131-19135; first published July 27, 2020
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- Astrophysicists must be stopped
- To fully address the scientific questions evoked above and to alleviate the current post-processing limitations, we propose a source separation pipeline, the Morphological Analysis Yielding separated Objects iN Near infrAred usIng Sources Estimation (MAYONNAISE or MAYO for short).
- Physics in a second language
- Occlupanid research
- Nonbinary wiki
- Per Tegan. Because we need a title that doesn’t define our gender, marital status or hierarchy. Because it’s none of your darn business.
- Sweden introduced a gender neutral pronoun
- Is that what we’re gonna do today? We’re gonna fight? (Published call to change Gene names so that Excel won’t mess them up)
- How old are you in carbon dioxide?
- A guide to scientists on giving comments to journalists
- Witness tree, here it is on twitter
- Why keep people testing positive for Covid-19?
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Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
Until next time!