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Can you rescue a rainforest? The answer may be yes

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Half a century after most of Costa Rica's rainforests were cut down, researchers from the Boyce Thompson Institute took on a project that many thought was impossible - restoring a tropical rainforest ecosystem. When the researchers planted worn-out cattle fields in Costa Rica wi...

Killer pulses help characterize special surfaces

... small number of hot molecules or a large number of cold ones. Dlott, Fang and Seong have answered that important scientific question; not just with a yes or no, but with a full determination of exactly how many molecules there are in each level of hot or cold. "Now, when evaluating a new surface-enhanc...

Talking to cells

...tion, the individual cells must exchange information, or communicate, with each other. Is it possible to learn their language and "talk to" the cells? yes it is: Cameron Alexander and George Pasparakis at the University of Nottingham (UK) have been able to facilitate a conversation between bacterial cell...

At Boston symposium, NARSAD researchers report on genes and family traits

... Benefit? Do genes explain why some people with schizophrenia are helped when they take supplements of the common B vitamin, folate? The answer is yes and now, new NARSAD funded research is examining the reasons why. According to Dr. Goff, whose pioneering research identified a link between low b...

Are organic crops as productive as conventional?

...ems be as productive as conventional systems" The answer is an unqualified, yes for alfalfa or wheat and a qualified yes most of the time for corn and soybeans according to research reported by sc...

High-tech helmets reveal new information about the impact of hard hits to the head

...lobber knocker," is there a limit to the amount of impact a football player's head can handle before the player suffers a concussion" The answer is yes ... and no, say researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. High-tech helmets worn by some University of North Carolina football p...

Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming

...risk. ''People often ask, is geological storage safe" It's a very difficult question to answer. Is driving safe"'' she expounded. ''You might say yes or no, but what makes driving something we're willing to do" You get automakers to build good cars, we have driver training, we don't let children dri...

Microbes at work cleaning up the environment

...inc sulfide spheroids. They also studied whether various amino acids induce rapid aggregation in metal-sulfide nanoparticles. The answer was yes in both cases. “This demonstrates an extracellular biomineralization mechanism that is unexpected because it involves the bacteria excreting pro...
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