Archive: 10/2/2011

Study finds unprecedented Arctic ozone loss

(PhysOrg.com) -- A NASA-led study has documented an unprecedented depletion of Earth's protective ozone layer above the Arctic last winter and spring caused by an unusually prolonged period of extremely low ...

dateOct 02, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Study presents new insight into plant immunity

Researchers have identified an important cog in the molecular machinery of plant immunity - a discovery that could help crop breeders produce disease-resistant varieties to help ensure future food security. There may also ...

dateOct 02, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Austrian glaciers shrink dramatically

Austria's glaciers shrank dramatically this summer, the most since a record hot period in 2003, principally because of low amounts of snow the preceding winter, scientists said.

dateOct 02, 2011 in Environment
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Thai PM's Twitter account hacked

Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra came under fire from her own Twitter account on Sunday when it was briefly taken over by an anonymous hacker who accused her of incompetence.

dateOct 02, 2011 in Internet
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