Archive: 07/23/2009

Getting to the bottom of rice

Rice is the world's most important food crop. Understanding its valuable genetic diversity and using it to breed new rice varieties will provide the foundation for improving rice production into the future ...

Jul 23, 2009
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High construction cost for cycads

Self-sustaining organisms like plants possess the ability to synthesize their own food using inorganic materials. Plants use water and carbon dioxide to begin this process in their green tissues. The leaf ...

Jul 23, 2009
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Almost one quarter of Spanish women take antidepressants

Psychopharmaceutical use has risen over recent years. This is fact, but what is not clear is the reason why. Researchers from four Madrid-based health centres have shown that family conflict is not a significant ...

Jul 23, 2009
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Looking different 'helps animals to survive'

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the animal kingdom, everything is not as it seems. Individuals of the same species can look very different from each other - what biologists term 'polymorphism.'

Jul 23, 2009
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