Archive: 17/06/2011

Eco-driving: Ready for prime time?

The time may finally be right to sell Americans on eco-driving, according to a group of transportation experts from four University of California campuses as well as representatives from industry and government who attended ...

dateJun 17, 2011 in Engineering
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Imaging cereals for increased crop yields

University of Adelaide computer scientists are developing image-based technology which promises a major boost to the breeding of improved cereal varieties for the harsher environmental conditions expected under climate change.

dateJun 17, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Not just another brick in the (plant cell) wall

( -- In a new study revealing key steps for controlling plant growth, researchers have shown how the assembly of components of the plant cell wall regulates growth of root hairs. Root hairs are important structures ...

dateJun 17, 2011 in Biotechnology
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First X-ray lasing of SACLA

RIKEN and the Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI) have successfully produced a first beam of X-ray laser light with a wavelength of 1.2 Angstroms. This light was created using SACLA, a cutting-edge X-ray ...

dateJun 17, 2011 in Optics & Photonics
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