Filling your house with potted plants might make you happier and more productive, but it's not going to make the air you breathe any cleaner. That is, unless you had a ludicrous number of indoor plants: Somewhere between 10 and 1,000 for every square meter of your living space, the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology reported.
Riot police in Iraq have fired live rounds into the air and used tear gas to disperse protesters, who took to the streets in the capital, Baghdad, for a second consecutive day against what they describe as unemployment and poor public services.
Iran is planning to recapture its share of the regional and international air travel markets by developing the national air fleet and providing passengers with the opportunity to fly to different parts of the country and the world.
The Royal Academy of Engineering Africa prize, now in its fifth year, has shortlisted 16 African inventors from six countries to receive funding, training and mentoring for projects intended to revolutionize sectors from agriculture and science to women’s health.
A flotilla of small boats rescued all 47 passengers and crew from an Air Niugini flight that crashed into the sea short of the runway at an airport in the tiny South Pacific nation of Micronesia on Friday, the airport’s manager said.
Spiders may lack wings, but they aren’t confined to the ground. Under the right conditions, some spider species will climb to a high point, release silk strands to form a parachute, and float away on the breeze.