Simple soybean anything but - genetically, researcher says

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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, ...

Sun Often 'Tears Out A Wall' In Earth's Solar Storm Shield

(PhysOrg.com) -- Earth's magnetic field, which shields our planet from particles streaming outward from the Sun, often develops two holes that allow the largest leaks, according to researchers sponsored by NASA and the National ...

Magma Discovered in Situ for First Time

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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 ...

What does it take to make New Year's resolutions a reality?

(PhysOrg.com) -- So you have a New Year's resolution: get your books and papers organized, plan a vacation your family can afford, or find a new job in a new town. How to keep track of all the details necessary to get the ...

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 ...

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