Archive: 03/11/2009

Reflective film can boost profits for apple growers

In a research report published in a recent issue of HortTechnology, scientists Ignasi Iglesias and Simó Alegre examined the effects of covering orchard floors with reflective films on fruit color, fruit quality, canopy ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Ecology
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Protecting your virtual privacy

The details of your personal life, such as grocery purchases and pizza topping preferences, are collected every day ― online and by club and discount cards from the gym, department store and supermarket. Though this ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Internet
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Study sheds light on evolution of human complexity

(PhysOrg.com) -- A painstaking analysis of thousands of genes and the proteins they encode shows that human beings are biologically complex, at least in part, because of the way humans evolved to cope with redundancies arising ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Evolution
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Zooming in on data

(PhysOrg.com) -- Companies of all sizes are struggling with the growing flood of data and information. Staff can quickly lose sight of impending risks or hidden opportunities. Now a new zoom software is helping users get ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Software
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