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Sunflower Genome Holds the Promise of Sustainable Agriculture
Offbeat  (tags: business, GeneticEngineering, interesting, research, society, environment, humans, science, tech, technology, interesting, culture, humans, performance, environment, world, design, food )

- 3019 days ago -
As agricultural land becomes increasingly valuable,the need to maximize its utilization increases and decisions about what crops to plant and where,become paramount.The sunflower family includes a number of valuable food crops,with sunflower seed >>>>
Most Distant Detection Of Water In The Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, science, research, space, astronomy, investigation, interesting, study, scientists, humans, concept )

- 3282 days ago -
Astronomers have found the most distant signs of water in the Universe to date. The water vapor is thought to be contained in a jet ejected from a supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy,named MG J0414+0534.The water emission is seen as a maser>
Anomalous White Dwarfs: Largest Collection Of White Dwarfs Made Of Helium Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, ancient, science, research, astronomy, investigation, space, study, interesting, scientists, environment )

- 3282 days ago -
24 unusual stars,18 of them newly discovered, have been observed in new Hubble telescope images.The stars are white dwarfs,a common type of dead star, but they are odd because they are made of helium rather than the usual carbon and oxygen."Helium-core>>
NewsDaily: U.S. Clears Way to Regulate Greenhouse Gases
Green Lifestyle  (tags: climate, climatechange, environment, globalwarming, humans, nature, ecosystems, CO2emissions, conservation, government, obama, usa, congress, CO2emissions, environment, humans, globalwarming, ecosystems, energy )

- 3290 days ago -
The Obama administration opened the way to regulating U.S. greenhouse gas emissions on Friday by declaring climate-warming pollution a danger to human health and welfare,in a sharp policy shift from the Bush administration.Environmental activists and >>
Early Whales Gave Birth On Land, Fossil Find Reveals
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, ancient, research, world, science, whales, environment, discovery, ancient, investigation, research, interesting )

- 3362 days ago -
Two newly described fossil whales---a pregnant female and a male of the same species--reveal how primitive whales gave birth and provide new insights into how whales made the transition from land to sea.The 47.5 million-year-old fossils,discovered in>>
Emperor Penguins Face Extinction
Environment  (tags: animalwelfare, extinction, protection, wildanimals, suffering, habitat, humans, environment, endangered, wildlife, sadness, climatechange, conservation, environment, endangered, protection, wildlife, world, oceans, habitat, destruction )

- 3369 days ago -
Emperor penguins,whose long treks across Antarctic ice to mate have been immortalised by Hollywood,are heading towards extinction,scientists say.Based on predictions of sea ice extent from climate change models the penguins are likely to see their number
Frogs Are Being Eaten To Extinction, Experts Say
Animals  (tags: culture, death, sadness, humans, animalwelfare, humans, environment, protection, wildlife, animals, animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, endangered, sadness, suffering, extinction, cruelty, investigation )

- 3376 days ago -
The global trade in frog legs for human consumption is threatening their extinction, according to a new study by an international team including University of Adelaide researchers.The researchers say the global pattern of harvesting and decline of wild>>
New Giant Toothless Pterosaur Species Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, investigation, scientists, research, science, archaeology, environment )

- 3425 days ago -
A researcher at the University of Portsmouth has identified a new species of pterosaur,the largest of its kind to ever be found.It represents an entirely new genus of these flying reptiles that ruled the skies 115 million years ago.The finding is >>>
Sun's Magnetic Field May Impact Weather And Climate: Sun Cycle Can Predict Rainfall Fluctuations
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, science, environment, space, study, scientists, interesting, climate, history )

- 3425 days ago -
The sun's magnetic field may have a significant impact on weather and climatic parameters in Australia and other countries in the northern /southern hemispheres.According to a study in Geographical Research,the droughts are related to the solar magnetic>>
Hubble Captures Outstanding View Of Mammoth Stars
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, interesting, scientists, science, study, space, research, technology, investigation, humans, ancient, astronomy, environment, tech )

- 3431 days ago -
The Hubble telescope has captured a spectacular image of a pair of colossal stars,WR 25 and Tr16-244,located within the open cluster Trumpler 16.This cluster is embedded within the Carina Nebula,an immense cauldron of gas and dust that lies approximately
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