Archive: 21/05/2010

Endangered African rice varieties gain elite status

As part of a redoubled effort to stave off future food crises by bringing Africa's rice production in line with its rapidly growing consumption, scientists have announced a paradigm shift in rice research for the region, ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Other
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YeZ: The Car that Acts Like a Plant

(PhysOrg.com) -- What if there was an eco-friendly car that acted like a plant? It would take in CO2, and its exhaust would be oxygen. That's exactly what the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation unveiled at the Shanghai ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech weblog
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ESA's SMOS water mission goes live

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA's SMOS satellite completed its six-month commissioning this week and formally began operational life. This milestone means the mission is now set to provide much-needed global images of soil moisture ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Space Exploration
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