Archive: 11/01/2011

Study targets disease resistance in corn

( -- In a paper published online this week in Nature Genetics, North Carolina State University and U.S. Department of Agriculture crop scientists and plant pathologists sift through millions of genetic sequence ...

dateJan 11, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Canon to spend $12bn on acquisitions by 2015

Canon plans to spend up to one trillion yen ($12 billion) by 2015 on mergers and acquisitions to expand in the areas of medical equipment and robotics, according to an interview published Tuesday.

dateJan 11, 2011 in Business
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Dozens missing from flooding in Australian valley

(AP) -- Military helicopters searched Tuesday for scores of people missing after a tsunami-like wall of water ripped through an Australian valley, tossing cars like toys in the deadliest episode of a weekslong flood crisis.

dateJan 11, 2011 in Environment
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