Archive: 18/09/2008

Walnut trees emit aspirin-like chemical to deal with stress

Plants in a forest respond to stress by producing significant amounts of a chemical form of aspirin, scientists have discovered. The finding, by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), opens up ...

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Myanmar after Cyclone Nargis

Improved agricultural productivity can help developing countries reduce their reliance on international emergency food relief following natural disasters. This is one of the conclusions of a team of International Rice Research ...

dateSep 18, 2008 in Environment
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Doppler on Wheels Deployed at Hurricane Ike

(PhysOrg.com) -- The only scientific team to successfully brave Hurricane Ike's knock-down winds and swells in Galveston was the DOW, the Doppler on Wheels mobile weather radar operated by the Center for Severe Weather Research ...

dateSep 18, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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