Archive: 9/09/2010

Diverse fungal root endophytes baffling

No-one but specialists using genetic methods can distinguish one dark septate fungal root endophyte from another. An analysis of their distribution in the northern hemisphere is now available for the first time -- and a mystery ...

dateSep 09, 2010 in Ecology
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Retro-fitting houses might save lives

Retro-fitting existing house foundations to resist earthquakes could save lives and reduce the extent of rebuilding required after a large quake, Victoria University, New Zealand, researchers say.

dateSep 09, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Opportunity rover halfway point reached

( -- When NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity left Victoria Crater two years ago this month, the rover science team chose Endeavour Crater as the rover's next long-term destination. With a drive of 111 meters ...

dateSep 09, 2010 in Space Exploration
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