Archive: 12/21/2005

New rice plant raises yields by 30 percent

Japanese researchers have developed a new variety of rice that offers a 30 percent increase in yield, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported Wednesday.

Dec 21, 2005
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New NASA satellites shipped to launch site

NASA's Space Technology 5 micro-satellites have arrived at the Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., launch site for a scheduled February lift-off.

Dec 21, 2005
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Drunken elephant myth exposed

Folk lore has it elephants can get drunk by eating fermented fruit rotting on the ground, but a study debunks that claim, despite "eyewitness" accounts.

Dec 21, 2005
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