Archive: 01/18/2011

Can sweet corn be grown using less atrazine?

Atrazine is one of the most widely used herbicides in North American corn production, but heated controversy remains over the 50-plus-year-old product. Several other herbicides are used in corn production, and a host of ...

Jan 18, 2011
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Image: Seeing Red

This image by the Hubble Space Telescope shows a dramatic view of the spiral galaxy M51, dubbed the Whirlpool Galaxy.

Jan 18, 2011
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Atlas of an organism

While every cell of an organism contains the same genes only a proportion are expressed in any tissue at a given stage in development. Knowing the extent of gene transcription is valuable and a team of European researchers ...

Jan 18, 2011
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Making health information technology more patient-centered

Personal health records have great potential to help patients manage their health, but technology needs to be designed with the patient in mind – which means doing more than helping patients access health information, ...

Jan 18, 2011
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IBM's net tops Street; outsourcing deals pick up

(AP) -- IBM Corp.'s better-than-expected fourth quarter profit shows the momentum from a new mainframe computer and a pickup in businesses' interest in outsourcing their information technology chores.

Jan 18, 2011
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