Archive: 07/7/2011

Invigorating plants

One of the key elements of the Green Revolution – when a series of  agricultural initiatives dramatically boosted crop productivity worldwide – was the harnessing of hybrid vigour. This phenomenon ...

dateJul 07, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Ancestry of polar bears traced to Ireland

An international team of scientists has discovered that the female ancestor of all living polar bears was a brown bear that lived in the vicinity of present-day Britain and Ireland just prior to the peak of ...

dateJul 07, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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