Archive: 11/21/2008

Opening the door to Europe's archives

( -- Historical archives can be difficult to search, especially when relevant documents are held by institutions in different countries. A European project has shown how a single online portal with a simple graphical ...

Nov 21, 2008 4 / 5 (2) 0

Rice: From genes to farmers' fields

"Waterproof" versions of popular varieties of rice, which can withstand 2 weeks of complete submergence, have passed tests in farmers' fields with flying colors. Several of these varieties are now close to official release ...

Nov 21, 2008 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Putting an end to turbulence

When a flow reaches a certain speed, things get turbulent: The fluid or the gas no longer flows in an orderly fashion but whirls around wildly. However, in contrast to what researchers assumed until now, this ...

Nov 21, 2008 4.5 / 5 (33) 0