Archive: 1/03/2011

Petal power

A team of plant experts from the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, have conducted research on the potential use of the plant growth regulators, paclobutrazol and uniconazole, to enhance flowering in ...

dateMar 01, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Solving an old mystery with wasps

Swiss researchers at ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich have discovered that a single gene in a particular aphid wasp decides whether the insects reproduce sexually or asexually. This is not only of interest for pest ...

dateMar 01, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Russia cancels space lab flyabout

A plan for Russia's Soyuz capsule to fly around the International Space Station and take pictures of the US shuttle Discovery and other global spacecraft was deemed too risky, NASA said Tuesday.

dateMar 01, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Panel told no guarantee against unethical research

(AP) -- The nation has a "leaky system" for protecting patients in medical research, and it's possible - though unlikely - that the kind of unethical studies done in the past could occur again, bioethics experts told a presidential ...

dateMar 01, 2011 in Other
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