Archive: 22/02/2011

10% more GM crops in the world in 2010: study

The amount of the world's farmland given over to genetically modified (GM) crops grew 10% last year, with the United States remaining the biggest zone for the altered produce, according to a study released in Brazil Tuesday.

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Two hearts beating as one

This Valentine's Day, Tyson Smith woke up with a brand new outlook and two beating hearts — his old failing heart and a newly transplanted heart. "I can tell that I am getting stronger every day," said Smith.

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Medical research
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Coral 'network' can protect Asia-Pac fish stocks

An international scientific team has shown that strong links between the corals reefs of the south China sea, West Pacific and Coral Triangle hold the key to preserving fish and marine resources in the Asia-Pacific region.

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Environment
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Porsche begins testing electric Boxster E

You know hybrid and electric vehicles have gained influence when Porsche steps into the mix. Last year, Porsche's announcement of a possible 918 Spyder Hybrid was met with enthusiasm from Porsche fans around the world. ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Court bars streaming of TV programming online

(AP) -- In a key victory for television broadcasters, a federal court has ordered a Seattle start-up called ivi Inc. to stop distributing broadcast signals over the Internet without their consent.

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Telecom
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