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.

Nov 16, 2009
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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 ...

Nov 16, 2009
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Oak Ridge 'Jaguar' supercomputer is World's fastest

An upgrade to a Cray XT5 high-performance computing system deployed by the Department of Energy has made the "Jaguar" supercomputer the world's fastest. Located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Jaguar is ...

Nov 16, 2009
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