Archive: 07/27/2009

Jade sheds light on Guatemala's geologic history

The shifting of tectonic plates in Central America has been poorly understood -- until now. New research on jade found along fault lines in Guatemala is helping geologists piece the puzzle of the past 130 million years.

Jul 27, 2009
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Late-blight fungus ruining crops in 13 states

A fungus that caused the infamous 1840s Irish potato famine has hit this summer's commercial and homegrown tomato crop in 13 states, putting farmers and agricultural experts on edge.

Jul 27, 2009
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Top designers in your own home?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A web tool that analyses sales and design data from European home textile producers, distributors and retailers is boosting product development - and industry competitiveness.

Jul 27, 2009
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