Archive: 23/07/2008

Why eating less can help the environment

An estimated 19 percent of total energy used in the USA is taken up in the production and supply of food. Currently, this mostly comes from non-renewable energy sources which are in short supply. It is therefore of paramount ...

dateJul 23, 2008 in Environment
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Biology enters 'The Matrix' through new computer language

Ever since the human genome was sequenced less than 10 years ago, researchers have been able to access a dizzying plethora of genomic information with a simple click of a mouse. This digitizing of genomic data—and its public ...

dateJul 23, 2008 in
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Commercial bees spreading disease to wild pollinating bees

Bees provide crucial pollination service to numerous crops and up to a third of the human diet comes from plants pollinated by insects. However, pollinating bees are suffering widespread declines in North America and scientists ...

dateJul 23, 2008 in
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