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Deflecting solar rays could improve food supply

January 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) Deflecting solar rays from the earth could be one way of improving food output, as global warming aggravates the likelihood of crop failures in the heat-stressed ... Read more...

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Scientists discover how corals fight diseases and bleaching

August 19th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Australian researchers have achieved a breakthrough in understanding the immune system of coral reefs.Caroline Palmer, Bette Willis and John Bythell, scientists from the Australian Research Council Centre of ... Read more...

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Aging and longevity linked to specific brain region in mice

July 29th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): In a study on mice engineered to produce a protein showed that a specific brain region, called the hypothalamus governs aging and longevity.The researchers found that mice engineered ... Read more...

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Plants can sense, formulate reaction to temperature change

January 11th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Plants are highly sensitive to changing temperatures and can coordinate an appropriate response for variations as little as one degree Celsius, according to a new finding that can ... Read more...

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Plants can feel a rise in temperature

January 8th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 8 (ANI): A new research by scientists has shown how plants not only 'feel' a rise in temperature, but also coordinate an appropriate response, by activating hundreds of genes and ... Read more...

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Corals may not recover from bleaching

August 4th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) Coral communities in Australia's Great Barrier Reef might not be able to recover from bleaching as easily as previously presumed, says a new study. A two-year study by ... Read more...

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