Archive: 7/02/2011

Profiling malaria-causing parasites

The majority of fatal cases of malaria are caused by infection with the parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Most at risk are young children and women who are pregnant. A team of researchers, led by Patrick Duffy, at the National ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Iran oil spill hits Gulf coast

An aging oil pipeline has ruptured in southern Iran, contaminating vast patches of the coast and farmland near the town of Deylam on the Gulf, the official IRNA news agency reported on Monday.

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Environment
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Solar's time still on horizon

The rapid growth of solar power over the past four years has taken it from essentially an energy geek’s hobby to a full-blown industry, the president of one of the world’s leading manufacturers of solar panels said ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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