Using bacteria to build settlements on Mars

Using bacteria to build settlements on Mars

In collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), a team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has developed a sustainable method for making bricks out of Martian soil, using bacteria and urea. These “space bricks” can be used to construct building-like structures on Mars that could facilitate human settlement on the…

: Russia’s Chernobyl seizure seen as nuclear risk ‘nightmare’

: Russia’s Chernobyl seizure seen as nuclear risk ‘nightmare’

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) — Here in the dirt of one of the world’s most radioactive places, Russian soldiers dug trenches. Ukrainian officials worry they were, in effect, digging their own graves.Thousands of tanks and troops rumbled into the forested Chernobyl exclusion zone in the earliest hours of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, churning up…

East African oil pipeline hits the headwinds

East African oil pipeline hits the headwinds

Climate activists are urging more banks and insurers not to back the controversial $5 billion East African Crude Oil Pipeline that is primed to transport oil from the Hoima oilfields in Uganda to the Tanzanian coastal city of TangaBy WANJOHI KABUKURU Associated Press13 April 2022, 15:30• 4 min readMOMBASA, Kenya — Climate activists — including…

Analysis: U.S. strategic oil sale speeds fuel-price fix, but at what cost?

Analysis: U.S. strategic oil sale speeds fuel-price fix, but at what cost?

The Bryan Mound Strategic Petroleum Reserve, an oil storage facility, is seen in this aerial photograph over Freeport, Texas, U.S., April 27, 2020. REUTERS/Adrees Latif/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comApril 11 (Reuters) – The Biden administration is selling a record amount of emergency oil from national reserves to tame soaring U.S. fuel…

BRITISH CANNABIS™ Confirmed as UK’s Preeminent Legal CBD Product Maker

BRITISH CANNABIS™ Confirmed as UK’s Preeminent Legal CBD Product Maker

From today, this UK cannabis product specialist now manufactures 9% of all CBD food supplements legal to sell in the UK, following successful inclusion on the Food Standard Agency’s Novel Foods public list BRITISH CANNABIS™, registered as CBD Health Foods Ltd, celebrated the monumental break-through of 310 of its products successfully passing onto the crucial…

Ukraine denies strike on Russian oil depot as captured soldiers exchanged

Ukraine denies strike on Russian oil depot as captured soldiers exchanged

Meanwhile a Ukrainian official said there were casualties after at least three Russian ballistic missiles were fired at the Odesa region on the Black Sea, but he did not give specifics.Regional leader Maksim Marchenko said the missiles were fired from the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia has held since seizing it from Ukraine in 2014.Ukrainian army…

OnPolitics: POTUS seeks to lower gas prices by ordering oil from reserves

OnPolitics: POTUS seeks to lower gas prices by ordering oil from reserves

Hello, OnPolitics readers!Donald Trump has asked another foreign leader for information on President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden — an action that led to the former president’s first impeachment by the House in 2020.In the midst of Russia’s deadly invasion of Ukraine, Trump took the opportunity to ask Russian President Vladimir Putin to release any…

Russian oil tankers go dark, evading name-and-shame Twitter bot

Russian oil tankers go dark, evading name-and-shame Twitter bot

I see you — Russian oil isn’t illegal yet, but a Twitter bot is getting a head start. Tim De Chant – Mar 28, 2022 6:49 pm UTC Enlarge / Activists from the environmental organization Greenpeace demonstrate in the Baltic Sea in front of a ship carrying Russian oil on March 23, 2022.Frank Molter/picture allianceFirst…