Archive: 26/11/2007

New Drought-tolerant Plants Offer Hope for Warming World

Genetically engineered crop plants that survive droughts and can grow with 70 percent less irrigation water have been developed by an international team led by researchers at the University of California, Davis. The discovery ...

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The proof is in the tree bark

A study by Indiana University researchers found the chlorinated flame retardant Dechlorane Plus in the bark of trees across the northeastern US, with by far the highest concentrations measured near the Niagara Falls, N.Y., ...

dateNov 26, 2007 in Environment
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New Life for Linac

After years of planning and hard work involving teams from every corner of the lab, SLAC's venerable linac has undergone the most radical set of alterations in its 40+ year career. Although a handful of minor tweaks remain, ...

dateNov 26, 2007 in General Physics
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Early Catholic leaders failed Aborigines

Australia's early Catholic bishops failed Aborigines by paying lip service to their plight and not providing enough resources to help them, according to a new historical study.

dateNov 26, 2007 in Other
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