Supercritical solar – new frontier for power generation

Supercritical solar – new frontier for power generation

CSIRO has used solar energy to generate hot and pressurised ‘supercritical’ steam, at the highest temperatures ever achieved in the world outside of fossil fuel sources.Supercritical steam is a breakthrough for solar energy and means that one day the sun cou

Eco-activists destroy Australia GM wheat crop

Eco-activists destroy Australia GM wheat crop

Environmental activists broke into an Australian government research farm Thursday and destroyed an experimental crop of genetically-modified wheat protesting against what they said were safety issues.Armed with weed trimmers, three Greenpeace activists scaled a fence a

Secret GM wheat experiments begin in Australia

Secret GM wheat experiments begin in Australia

Australia's first trial of genetically modified wheat and barley is under way near Narrabri, New South Wales in the south-eastern area of the country. The goal of the GM wheat is said to be more nutritious bread (http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/gm-wheat-…).How exactly t