Archive: 09/9/2010

Diverse fungal root endophytes baffling

No-one but specialists using genetic methods can distinguish one dark septate fungal root endophyte from another. An analysis of their distribution in the northern hemisphere is now available for the first ...

dateSep 09, 2010 in Ecology
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Dangers of drinking while pregnant emphasized by experts

University of Sydney researchers are urging pregnant women to think twice before consuming alcohol, with a new study revealing that while almost 93 percent of Australian women agree alcohol can affect the unborn child, 16 ...

dateSep 09, 2010 in Health
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Retro-fitting houses might save lives

Retro-fitting existing house foundations to resist earthquakes could save lives and reduce the extent of rebuilding required after a large quake, Victoria University, New Zealand, researchers say.

dateSep 09, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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