Archive: 06/15/2009

Basis for potato blight control becomes visible

Potato blight, false mildew, sudden oak death and a disease in salmon are all caused by a group of miniscule, yet destructive, organisms called Oomycetes. Because of their changeability and huge numbers, they are able to ...

Jun 15, 2009
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Lifestyle melts away with Uganda peak snow cap

In 1906, Mount Speke, one the highest peaks of Uganda's Rwenzori Mountains was covered with 217 hectares (536 acres) of ice, according to the Climate Change Unit at Uganda's ministry of water and environment. ...

Jun 15, 2009
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Co-op compromise gives White House a health option

(AP) -- With Republicans fighting the idea of a government-run health insurance plan, members of President Barack Obama's team said Sunday that they are open to a compromise: a cooperative program that would expand coverage ...

Jun 15, 2009
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