Archive: 11/16/2009

New climate treaty could put species at risk

Plans to be discussed at the forthcoming UN climate conference in Copenhagen to cut deforestation in developing countries could save some species from extinction but inadvertently increase the risk to others, scientists believe.

dateNov 16, 2009 in Environment
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Slowing evolution to stop drug resistance

Infectious organisms that become resistant to antibiotics are a serious threat to human society. They are also a natural part of evolution. In a new project, researchers at the University of Gothenburg are attempting to find ...

dateNov 16, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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