Archive: 07/11/2011

Modelling the root of crop disease

For sugar beet farmers, the appearance of yellowing patches in a field of sugar beet is an alarming sight. It could signal the presence of ‘root madness’, or rhizomania, and a potential reduction ...

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Fish placenta is unfavourable survival strategy

Fish with a placenta struggle to adapt to rapid changes in the food supply. They probably evolved in a stable, food-rich environment. As ecosystems change under the influence of humans, they are experiencing greater difficulty ...

Jul 11, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Breaking the mold

National Physical Laboratory, after over nine years of extensive research, has developed a world-leading pvT (pressure-volume-temperature) and thermal conductivity test kit that can be used to help improve ...

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Debugger Canvas released on Devlabs

In June 2011, Microsoft released Debugger Canvas on DevLabs, the result of a year-long collaboration between Microsoft Research, the Microsoft Visual Studio product team, and Brown University. Debugger Canvas transforms how ...

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Breeding a better bee

The population of honeybees remains endangered, threatening the world's food supply, and scientists have decided that the best way to save the insects may be to breed a better bee.

Jul 11, 2011 4.2 / 5 (5) 2 | with audio podcast