Archive: 01/27/2011

Biologists call for regulation of rare plant sales

(PhysOrg.com) -- People are increasingly obtaining endangered or threatened plants, often illegally, and moving them outside their native range, according to an article published this week in the journal Nature by ...

dateJan 27, 2011 in Ecology
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'Catch-up' growth signals revealed

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Michigan researchers have uncovered molecular signals that regulate catch-up growth -- the growth spurt that occurs when normal conditions are restored after a fetus, young animal or child has ...

dateJan 27, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Weighing the costs of disaster

both natural and manmade—can strike anywhere and they often hit without warning, so they can be difficult to prepare for. But what happens afterward? How do people cope following disasters? In a new report in Psychological Sc ...

dateJan 27, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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UN climate talks in focus at Davos forum

(AP) -- Businesses, especially U.S. ones, must get more involved in the global effort to slow climate change and help pressure politicians to enact policies that promote green growth, international leaders ...

dateJan 27, 2011 in Environment
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