Archive: 12/12/2011

The case of the dying aspens

Over the past 10 years, the death of forest trees due to drought and increased temperatures has been documented on all continents except Antarctica. This can in turn drive global warming by reducing the amount of carbon dioxide ...

dateDec 12, 2011 in Environment
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Accelerating adoption of agricultural technology

Research shows that it takes about eight years from the time public research funds are invested in technology development to the time the technology is first implemented. In the agricultural sector it can ...

dateDec 12, 2011 in Ecology
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Online tool helps predict college costs

Choosing a college is one of the most important financial decisions that a teenager - and his or her parents - will ever make. But families that are going through the college-application process have usually had little in ...

dateDec 12, 2011 in Social Sciences
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A rosy future for Pakistan's cut flower industry

Roses are one of the leading cut flowers in the global floriculture trade. In the last few years, cut flower consumption and the market for high-quality flowers has increased in Pakistan as a result of the ...

dateDec 12, 2011 in Other
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