Archive: 14/03/2010

New defenses deployed against plant diseases

An international team led by scientists at the Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich, UK, have transferred broad spectrum resistance against some important plant diseases across different plant families. This breakthrough provides ...

dateMar 14, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Biologists sequence Hydra genome

UC Irvine researchers have played a leading role in the genome sequencing of Hydra, a freshwater polyp that has been a staple of biological research for 300 years.

dateMar 14, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Australia defends mandatory Internet filter

Australia Sunday defended its plan to block some Internet content, such as that featuring child sex abuse or advocating terrorism, after a media rights watchdog warned it may hurt free speech.

dateMar 14, 2010 in Internet
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