Hawaii's botanical history is expanded

Smithsonian Institution scientists say one of Hawaii's most dominant plants, Metrosideros, has existed on the islands much longer than previously believed.

Saturn images to be displayed in New York

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration says some of the best images from Saturn and the planet's rings and moons will be displayed in New York.

Twin space probe design phase begins

The U.S. space agency said design has started on its radiation storm probes -- twin spacecraft that will be launched into the Earth's radiation belts.

Scientists study how climate change impacts food production

The old adage, “We are what we eat,’’ may be the latest recipe for success when it comes to curbing the perils of global climate warming. Despite the recent popular attention to the distance that food travels from ...

Protein shows talent for improvisation

Radio and cable are not required for communication within and between living cells. Rather, signal transduction in cells is performed by a multitude of proteins. In order to transfer and interpret these signals correctly, ...

Crop management strategies key to a healthy Gulf, planet

Improved management of crops and perennials could go a long way toward alleviating the problem of hypoxia, which claims thousands of fish, shrimp and shellfish in the Gulf of Mexico each spring.

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