Archive: 17/10/2011

Examining rice genes for rice blast resistance

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have characterized the molecular mechanism behind some plants' ability to resist rice blast, a fungal disease that affects cereal grain crops such as rice, wheat, rye and barley ...

dateOct 17, 2011 in Biotechnology
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US rivers and streams saturated with carbon

Rivers and streams in the United States are releasing enough carbon into the atmosphere to fuel 3.4 million car trips to the moon, according to Yale researchers in Nature Geoscience. Their findings could change the way scientists ...

dateOct 17, 2011 in Environment
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India's TCS announces 14.7% Q2 profit jump

India's biggest software exporter, TCS, said Monday its quarterly net profit rose 14.7 percent, marginally below estimates, as concerns over global uncertainty offset improved outsourcing demand.

dateOct 17, 2011 in Business
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