Archive: 08/08/2012

Seeking hardier breeds for drought, climate change

(AP) — Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are emerging with larger roots for gathering water in a drought. Someday, the ...

dateAug 08, 2012 in Other
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Crowdfunding aims to help students follow their dreams

A new crowdfunding platform that lets investors back individual people rather than specific ideas or projects will be piloted at the University of Michigan and four other universities this fall, company officials announced ...

dateAug 08, 2012 in Business
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Wiki where you work?

Do corporate wikis work? Two University of Alberta researchers say they can, providing they fit the corporation's culture and provide for the needs and interests of their users and editors.

dateAug 08, 2012 in Economics & Business
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