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Naked Scientists in Africa episode

Thu, 25th Jun 2009

The Future of Farming

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This week, we explore the future of farming to find out how specially constructed greenhouses could provide arid countries with the freshwater as well as grow crops. We also hear how changing the genes in a plant could help remove unwanted pests, without harming the environment, and how an enormous dam in Lesotho could provide more efficient electricity to its residents as well as increase the water available in neighbouring South Africa. Plus, we reveal the brains behind washing powder, in question of the Week!

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