Archive: 16/12/2008

Simple soybean anything but - genetically, researcher says

( -- Think humans are complex creatures? Consider the lowly soybean, said a Purdue University researcher. When it comes to genetics, the soybean plant is far more intricate than that of a human, said Scott Jackson, ...

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Magma Discovered in Situ for First Time

( -- A crew drilling on the Big Island of Hawaii has discovered magma, the molten rock material — never before found in its natural habitat underground — that is the central ingredient in the evolution of ...

dateDec 16, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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How healthy are America's coasts?

The overall condition of the nation's coastal waters has improved slightly, based on a recently released environmental assessment. The National Coastal Condition Report III (NCCRIII) is the third in a series of environmental ...

dateDec 16, 2008 in Environment
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