Archive: 05/21/2010

Endangered African rice varieties gain elite status

As part of a redoubled effort to stave off future food crises by bringing Africa's rice production in line with its rapidly growing consumption, scientists have announced a paradigm shift in rice research for the region, ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Other
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ESA's SMOS water mission goes live

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA's SMOS satellite completed its six-month commissioning this week and formally began operational life. This milestone means the mission is now set to provide much-needed global images of ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Space Exploration
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To publish or not to publish? That is the question

For more than 50 years medical research has been vetted through the peer-review process overseen by medical journal editors who assign reviewers to determine whether work merits publication. A study published in PLoS One invest ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Other
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