Archive: 02/16/2011

Finding a way to extend tomato shelf-life

Tomatoes spend so much time on shelves and in refrigerators that an estimated 20 percent are lost to spoilage, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). But scientists with USDA's Agricultural Research Service ...

Feb 16, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

China announces shakeup of rare earths industry

(AP) -- China plans to tighten control over rare earths producers and restrict output in a five-year development strategy, the Cabinet said Wednesday, amid concern abroad about plans to reduce exports of the exotic minerals ...

Feb 16, 2011 5 / 5 (10) 9

Reflected glory

(PhysOrg.com) -- The nebula Messier 78 takes centre stage in this image taken with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile, while the stars powering the ...

Feb 16, 2011 4.2 / 5 (9) 0 | with audio podcast