Archive: 19/11/2009

The benefits of stress ... in plants

Chronic stress in humans has been implicated in heart disease, weight gain, and diabetes, among a host of other health problems. Extreme environments, a source of chronic stress, present a challenge even for the hardiest ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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On the Crest of Wave Energy

( -- The ocean is a potentially vast source of electric power, yet as engineers test new technologies for capturing it, the devices are plagued by battering storms, limited efficiency, and the need to be tethered ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Engineering
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