FHIA fieldworkers harvest an experimental variety of banana. Each plant produces what banana growers call a single “bunch” [shown here]. The attached half-dozen bananas we buy in a supermarket is known to banana growers as a “hand.” A single banana is referred to as a “finger.”
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.