Archive: 03/5/2008

Secrets of cooperation between trees and fungi revealed

Plants gained their ancestral toehold on dry land with considerable help from their fungal friends. Now, millennia later, that partnership is being exploited as a strategy to bolster biomass production for next generation ...

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New steroid test uses oil exploration technique

It’s a technique that has previously been used for oil exploration — now researchers at The University of Nottingham have developed a new, highly sensitive, anti-doping steroid test using hydropyrolysis.

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Mars and Venus are surprisingly similar

Using two ESA spacecraft, planetary scientists are watching the atmospheres of Mars and Venus being stripped away into space. The simultaneous observations by Mars Express and Venus Express give scientists ...

dateMar 05, 2008 in Space Exploration
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