Archive: 30/06/2008

Tree-killing fungus officially named by scientists

The USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) today announced that an SRS scientist and other researchers have officially named the fungus responsible for killing redbay and other trees in the coastal plains of ...

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Lasers, software and the Devil's Slide

Running for more than 1,000 kilometers along picturesque coastline, California's Highway 1 is easy prey for many of the natural hazards plaguing the region, including landslides.

dateJun 30, 2008 in Engineering
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Southern farmers realize profits from highbush blueberries

Southern highbush blueberries are emerging as an important fruit crop in Georgia, but experienced farmers say the fruit can be a challenge to grow. To determine if the blueberry shows true promise as a profitable crop, researchers ...

dateJun 30, 2008 in Other
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'Molecular movies' to reveal the dynamic lives of proteins

Capturing moving images of tiny protein molecules is the aim of a new research project announced today at Imperial College London. The research will reveal, on extremely short timescales, the miniscule movements of proteins ...

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