Archive: 7/10/2010

Crop failures set to increase under climate change

Large-scale crop failures like the one that caused the recent Russian wheat crisis are likely to become more common under climate change due to an increased frequency of extreme weather events, a new study shows.

dateOct 07, 2010 in Ecology
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Childhood vaccines yes, but not at a cost

Researchers from the University of Alicante (Spain) taking part in the European VACSATC project have studied mothers' and fathers' opinions on vaccinating their children in five countries. The results of the survey show that ...

dateOct 07, 2010 in Health
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Every egg is different

Migratory birds have to allocate their resources for reproduction in an efficient way in order to commence breeding shortly after arrival. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen studied pectoral ...

dateOct 07, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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