Archive: 24/05/2010

The Far Infrared Galaxy

( -- Our Milky Way galaxy, like other spiral galaxies, has copious amounts of dust in its spiral arms. The dust absorbs starlight, thereby blocking our optical views, but at the same time it re-radiates the absorbed ...

dateMay 24, 2010 in Astronomy
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What genes help blossoms last longer?

Some cut flowers and potted plants are better than others at fending off the aging process, known as senescence. To help tomorrow's blooms stay fresh longer, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant physiologist Cai-Zhong ...

dateMay 24, 2010 in Biotechnology
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