Archive: 04/28/2008

Chalk one up for coccolithophores

Scientists have feared that gradual acidification of the world's oceans would wreak havoc with organisms that build protective outer shells. But a new finding shows at least three species of coccolithophores ...

Apr 28, 2008 4.5 / 5 (16) 3

Tomatoes found to fight sun damage

Tomatoes could be the new weapon in the fight against sun damage to the skin, research at the Universities of Newcastle and Manchester has revealed. According to a study presented at the British Society for Investigative ...

Apr 28, 2008 4.8 / 5 (13) 1

Boost for 'green plastics' from plants

Australian researchers are a step closer to turning plants into ‘biofactories’ capable of producing oils which can be used to replace petrochemicals used to manufacture a range of products.

Apr 28, 2008 3.7 / 5 (9) 0