Archive: 26/02/2010

Coffee hit by global warming say growers

Coffee producers say they are getting hammered by global warming, with higher temperatures forcing growers to move to prized higher ground, putting the cash crop at risk.

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Ecology
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Researchers Rediscover the Structure of Water

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of researchers at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource has found the molecular structure of water to be more complex than recently thought, suggesting that molecular models that went out ...

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Condensed Matter
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Winter Olympics Science Notes: Skate Blades

The skates matter. The figure skaters competing in the women's long program tonight at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics would never be able to complete the jumps and spins needed to win gold if they wore speed skates.

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Other
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Ichneumon wasp back in favor

The Aphidius matricariae wasp of the Ichneumon family was widely used to get rid of plant lice in greenhouse agriculture up to fifteen years ago. Since then, it has given way to its American cousin, Aphidius colemani. A comparative ...

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Ecology
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