Mushrooms help plants grow and could replace fertilizers in the future

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Fungi could be a strong ally to improve crops and to make plants absorb key nutrients according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Leeds who have specifically analyzed the relationship between cereal plants and soil fungi. According to the researchers, a smaller amount of fertilizers could be used by using soil fungi also in view… Read more »

China tries laser cannons on fighter jets

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The Chinese Air Force could equip its planes with laser weapons according to an article in the South China Morning Post. The article takes up two press releases that appeared on the official website for the procurement of weapons and military equipment of the People’s Liberation Army. These press releases, which serve to find potential new private suppliers, provide detailed… Read more »

Occupational therapy at home found to be useful for Dementia sufferers

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Occupational therapy at home to treat people with dementia can be extremely helpful according to a study by Sally Bennett, a professor at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Queensland. According to the researcher, occupational therapy is very useful not only for people with dementia but also for their families and carers. As the researcher… Read more »