Archive: 16/02/2006

Hi-tech golfwear to jump in sales

Hi-tech golfwear will drive golf equipment sales to $6.7 billion by 2010, according to a new market research report.

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New Clues in the Plant Mating Mystery

New data suggest that molecular communication between the plant sexes--specifically the pollen of males and pistils of females--is more complicated than originally thought. Plants, like animals, avoid inbreeding to maximize ...

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Researchers developing better wheat

Eighteen universities across the United States are combining desirable genes from different varieties of wheat to make better and more competitive varieties.

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Pledge to cut hunger called empty promise

A Cornell University world hunger expert says a 1990 pledge by nearly 200 nations to cut worldwide hunger in half by 2015 was an empty pledge.

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New understanding of DNA repair

A mechanism by which genes are repaired has been described in detail for the first time. This new understanding may, in the long term, provide the scientific foundation upon which therapies to treat genetic diseases or cancers ...

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Early human walking is studied

Arizona State University scientists studying fossilized anklebones have concluded our early ancestors walked with a rather unsteady gait.

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