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Scientists look at space-inspired speed breeding for crop improvement - FarmingUK

Scientists have now improved the technique, known as speed breeding, adapting it to work in vast glasshouses and in scaled-down desktop growth chambers. The ability to work at these scales gives scientists greater opportunities than ever before to ...

Guernsey: Why People In Glass (Companies) Houses Should Not Throw Stones - Mondaq News Alerts

The UK has taken the lead on the international stage against the use of the 'corporate veil' by money launderers in two ways – by opening a public registry of beneficial owners at Companies House and by trying to force its offshore satellites to do the ...

Space-inspired speed breeding for crop improvement - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Technology first used by NASA to grow plants extra-terrestrially is fast tracking improvements in a range of crops. Scientists at John Innes Centre and the ...

Space-inspired speed breeding for crop improvement - The John Innes Centre (press release) (blog)

Scientists at the John Innes Centre, Earlham Institute, and Quadram Institute in Norwich, UK, and the University of Queensland have improved the technique, known as speed breeding, adapting it to work in vast glasshouses and in scaled-down desktop ...

You Will Love This $4 Million Glass House In East Hampton - Forbes

The lower level of the home houses a four car garage that is connected to the driveway via an underground tunnel. There's also a finished lower level lounge and oversized marble guest bathroom that is perfect for entertaining guests. Additional lower ...

Now, Karnataka enters statue race, to construct 125-feet structure of Mother Cauvery - The Indian Express

The entire project, which is likely to be completed within the next two years, will include the statue, a museum complex, two glass houses measuring around 360 feet that will give a bird's eye view of the reservoir, a band stand, indoor stadium and ...

French criticism: Glass houses - The Seattle Times

As I was drinking my soda, I nearly blew it threw my nose upon hearing the French president deriding America's alleged move toward a type of nationalism and away from globalism. Frankly, any American who has tried to work there can vouch to the rigid ...

US glass sculptor Dale Chihuly is returning to Kew Gardens in 2019 - HouseBeautiful.com

... glass sculptor Dale Chihuly will once again leave visitors of Kew Gardens visitors in awe with his luminous, intricate artworks when he returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens next spring. Chihuly plans to transform Kew's rolling vistas and ornate ...

Extraordinary tale of inner city Warsaw and a lost Picasso brought to life in fascinating new exhibition - The First News (press release)

What is the link between Picasso, the lost picture of a mermaid and a Polish housing estate? A new exhibition at the Wola Centre of Culture in Warsaw has the answer. Entitled “Museum of Glass Houses”, it sheds light on three housing estates in the city ...

El-Rufai: Throwing stones in glass houses - Guardian (blog)

The unwarranted attack by the Governor of Kaduna State, His Excellency Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, against the person of former Governor of Anambra State and running mate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, His Excellency Atiku ...

The great indoors: how to pick the best glasshouse for your garden - Irish Times

I was a student at the National Botanic Gardens in Glasnevin when I first discovered the magic of glasshouses. Entering its great Palm House on a icy winter's morning felt like slipping through a portal into an exotic world filled with the gentle fug ...

Tarun Tahiliani on Ahilia Homes and his house of glass - The Hindu

Our houses tie in with the India Modern philosophy — taking what is Indian to the next level. So we are still using courtyards, but we are bringing in technology, like in the Glass Villa; we have beautiful terrazzo from Jaipur, but in very modern designs.

Glass houses, Jim - Hockeybuzz.com (blog)

Some big rumblings out of Pittsburgh this evening. Jim Rutherford is getting antsy again. Penguins GM Jim Rutherford pans team's performance, suggests roster changes may be coming https://t.co/kSsMavN3eU via @TribLIVE. — Jonathan Bombulie ...

Yorkshire walk - Glasshouses and Brimham Rocks - Yorkshire Life

The easiest way is to head along the western edge via a wide track to the left of Brimham House and passing the Dancing Bear pinnacle. Pass the prominent stone of the Druid's Writing Table, a square block perched on a slender plinth on the escarpment ...

People who live in glass houses - LancasterOnline

Funny how attacks on President Donald Trump also include his supporters, but that's not the real story here. The writer of the Oct. 15 letter “The country has hit rock bottom” believes that Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be in Alcoholics Anonymous, and ...

Around Town: Trick or treat?; glass houses - Palo Alto Online

GLASS HOUSES ... After a brief respite, a new neighborhood dispute is brewing in Palo Alto over a proposal to build a two-story home in an Eichler community. The property owner, Ming Li, has been working since 2017 to secure the city's permission to ...

Botanic Garden to restore vital heritage glasshouses - The Times

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh has announced major plans to refurbish its glasshouses and protect its plant collection for the future. Existing glasshouses containing more than 13,500 species, including many endangered or extinct in their native ...

Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Garden unveils plan to save ageing glasshouses - inews.co.uk

One of Scotland's most famous botanical gardens has unveiled major plans to safeguard the future of its globally important plant collection, amid warnings that its ageing glasshouses will soon be unusable. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) said ...

Major upgrade plan for Edinburgh's botanic garden - BBC News

Ambitious plans have been unveiled to protect a globally important plant collection cultivated in Scotland. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RGBE) wants to refurbish and rebuild its ageing glasshouses. And it has drawn up proposals for a new ...

Soft-fruit glasshouses to get energy support - Fruitnet

Soft-fruit growers will be included in the AHDB's GrowSave programme enabling them to benefit from established energy and cost saving advice. FEC Energy and the AHDB agreed to broaden the programme to soft-fruit growers, having operated for over a ...

Glass Houses is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Billy Joel, released on March 10, 1980. It features Joel's first song to peak at #1 on Billboard's Pop Singles chart, "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me." The album itself topped the Pop Albums chart for six weeks and was ranked number 4 on Billboard's 1980 year-end album chart. The album is the 41st best selling album of the 1980s, with sales of 7.1 million copies in the US alone. In 1981, Joel won a Grammy Award for "Best Male Rock Vocal Performance" for his work on Glass Houses. According to music critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine, the album featured "a harder-edged sound" compared to Joel's other work, in response to the punk and new wave movements.

Glass Houses
Billy Joel - Glass Houses.jpg
Studio album by Billy Joel
Released March 10, 1980
Recorded 1979
Genre
Length 35:06
Label Family Productions/Columbia
Producer Phil Ramone
Billy Joel chronology
52nd Street
(1978)
Glass Houses
(1980)
Songs in the Attic
(1981)
Back cover (some versions)
On the LP and some CD releases, Joel is shown looking through a hole after throwing a rock in the glass house. This is also seen on the front cover of some of the single releases from this album.
Singles from Glass Houses

  1. Released: January 1980

  2. Released: March 1980

  3. Released: May 1980

  4. Released: July 1980

  5. Released: 1980

Glass Houses is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Billy Joel, released on March 10, 1980. It features Joel's first song to peak at #1 on Billboard's Pop Singles chart, "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me." The album itself topped the Pop Albums chart for six weeks and was ranked number 4 on Billboard's 1980 year-end album chart. The album is the 41st best selling album of the 1980s, with sales of 7.1 million copies in the US alone. In 1981, Joel won a Grammy Award for "Best Male Rock Vocal Performance" for his work on Glass Houses. According to music critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine, the album featured "a harder-edged sound" compared to Joel's other work, in response to the punk and new wave movements.