Archive: 11/10/2008

Tillage, rotation impacts peanut crops

The increasing popularity of reduced tillage on crops has not only been an important development in combating soil erosion, but it has also been associated with increasing organic material and producing high crop yields.

Nov 10, 2008 4.4 / 5 (5) 0

What makes an axon an axon?

Inside every axon is a dendrite waiting to get out. Hedstrom et al. converted mature axons into dendrites by banishing a protein crucial for neuron development. The results suggest that this transformation could occur after ...

Nov 10, 2008 4.5 / 5 (2) 1

3D Display Offers Glimpse of Future Media

(PhysOrg.com) -- The 3D objects in the display box may at first look like a product of smoke-and-mirrors trickery. That impression would be about half right, as a rapidly spinning mirror is one important component ...

Nov 10, 2008 4.6 / 5 (86) 14 weblog

Annuals converted into perennials

Scientists from VIB at Ghent University, Belgium, have succeeded in converting annual plants into perennials. They discovered that the deactivation of two genes in annuals led to the formation of structures that converted ...

Nov 10, 2008 4.8 / 5 (5) 0