Archive: 11/14/2006

First Far Eastern Leopard Captured in Southeast Russia

Just three days after catching a Siberian tiger in the Russian Far East, an international team led by biologists from the Wildlife Conservation Society captured another species last week that carries the dubious distinction ...

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Wielding the subtle weapons of a fungus

It doesn’t look appetizing: when Ustilago maydis attacks a maize plant, its cobs bear hideous tumours rather than crunchy niblets. So far, no effective means of combating the maize smut pathogen has been ...

Nov 14, 2006 4.4 / 5 (15) 0

NASA Nanotechnology Comes to Market

Finding affordable ways to make technology available to everyone is a common challenge. Now, a researcher at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. has done that with the process that creates "nanotubes."

Nov 14, 2006 3.8 / 5 (8) 0