Archive: 22/07/2008

Geneva experiment station helps N.Y. fight plum pox virus

When two plum trees and one peach tree in Niagara County, N.Y., tested positive for the plum pox virus (PPV) in 2006, a team dedicated to eradicating the virus sprang into action and within months turned to Cornell pathologist ...

dateJul 22, 2008 in
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Researcher shows evolution of milkweed defense system

(PhysOrg.com) -- The adage that your enemies know your weaknesses best is especially true in the case of plants and predators that have co-evolved: As the predators evolve new strategies for attack, plants counter with their ...

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Building a better telecom system

Hurricane Katrina helped University of Texas professor, Alexis Kwasinski, formulate a new plan for the U.S. telecom system: a de-centralized power architecture that would have kept the lights and phones on in New Orleans. ...

dateJul 22, 2008 in Telecom
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