Archive: 01/22/2009

Invasions by alien plants have been mapped in Europe

Biological invasions are one of the major threats to biodiversity and in many cases they have considerable impact on economy and human health. For their effective management it is important to understand which areas and ecosystems ...

Jan 22, 2009 3.7 / 5 (3) 0

Microbes fuel energy debate

Microbes may well be the answer to our global energy crisis. By fermenting biomass to produce biofuels, they offer a possible climate-friendly solution to the anticipated shortfall in fossil fuel supply. A review by Professor ...

Jan 22, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0

Personal disaster preparedness

A recent survey by Medical College of Wisconsin researchers of over 1,800 patients seen in the Froedtert Hospital Emergency Department revealed that Metro Milwaukee residents may not personally be as well prepared for disasters ...

Jan 22, 2009 2.5 / 5 (2) 0