Archive: 07/01/2009

Desert rhubarb -- a self-irrigating plant

Researchers from the Department of Science Education-Biology at the University of Haifa-Oranim have managed to make out the "self-irrigating" mechanism of the desert rhubarb, which enables it to harvest 16 ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Ecology
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ADA releases updated position paper on vegetarian diets

The American Dietetic Association has released an updated position paper on vegetarian diets that concludes such diets, if well-planned, are healthful and nutritious for adults, infants, children and adolescents and can help ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Health
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New e-science service could accelerate cancer research

The University of Manchester and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) have launched a major new e-science resource for biologists - which could accelerate research into ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Other
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Dell Planning Pocket Web Gadget

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dell engineers are in the process of developing a pocket handheld device for browsing the internet. Dell plans on using the Google Inc.'s Android software and may also use chips based on designed ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets weblog
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