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Future Environments: Future Farming

Future Environments: Future Farming

[ ♪♪♪ ] By 2050, the population on earth will go above nine billion. And if we do not change the way we farm today, given the fact that the land on earth will not grow, we have to grow more food on the same land to feed the 9 billion. With today’s farming technology, …

How cutting-edge engineering borrows nature’s innovations

How cutting-edge engineering borrows nature’s innovations

JUDY WOODRUFF: Scientists have been experimenting with a wild idea, looking to nature for inspiration in the design of new machines and robots. The goal? To improve devices and innovations to transform medicine and much more. Miles O’Brien reports for our Breakthroughs series on the Leading Edge of science and technology. MILES O’BRIEN: In the …

Accessing Earth’s Core

Accessing Earth’s Core

This episode is sponsored by Brilliant The deepest hole mankind has ever dug was 12 kilometers deep, we’ll have to do several hundred times better to get to Earth’s center, but if we can do it, we’ll gain access to resources beyond our imagining. So today we’ll be looking at how to go about accessing …

Top 10 Weirdest Mountain Bikes Ever

Top 10 Weirdest Mountain Bikes Ever

– [Neil] Mountain bike technology has progressed so much over the last 25 years. Bikes have become lighter, faster and stronger, but not all of those bikes have been design classics. And, actually, not all of them are good looking, come to think of it. – [Marc] Yeah, that’s true. Some of you have said …