Archive: 02/12/2010

Plant breeding helps revive western rangelands

For more than two decades, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have been developing new grasses and forages that can hold their own on the rugged rangelands of the western United States. As a result of that work, ...

Feb 12, 2010 4 / 5 (1) 0

Measuring the Speed of Noble 'Bubbles'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using a layer of noble gas "bubbles," scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory devised a straightforward way to measure how fast molecules diffuse in supercooled liquids. Working ...

Feb 12, 2010 4 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Epigenetic signals differ across alleles

Researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP), King's College London, have identified numerous novel regions of the genome where the chemical modifications involved in controlling gene expression are influenced by either ...

Feb 12, 2010 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

A wives tale

(PhysOrg.com) -- Women members of ancient religious sect in India balance traditional subservience to husbands with equal commitment to nonviolence.

Feb 12, 2010 3 / 5 (2) 1