Food and Water
When Rivers Meet Big Data

When Rivers Meet Big Data

In this WIREs Water review, the authors appraise the effectiveness with which emerging technologies and tools can (or cannot) be used to semi-automate the geomorphic analysis of rivers.

The Bonn-Fire of Responsibilities

The Bonn-Fire of Responsibilities

Oil-rich countries force through compromise at UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany, that many think falls short of acting on key conclusions from last year’s IPCC report.

Crop Tolerance to Herbicides through Artificial Evolution

Crop Tolerance to Herbicides through Artificial Evolution

The domestication of crops is a directed evolutionary process that has lasted for most of human history. It has allocated naturally occurring mutations that encode traits for higher production, better taste, and convenient cultivation. These traits can better manage...