Evolution - the Molecular Landscape Interview with NIALL FERGUSON interviewed by Matt Rridley

Niall Ferguson is Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at Jesus College, Oxford University, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. His first book, Paper and Iron (1995), was short-listed for the History Today Book of the Year award, while the collection of essays he edited, Virtual History (1997), was a UK bestseller....

Rod Wing, University of Arizona at the DOE JGI 2009 User Meeting

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Rod Wing from the University of Arizona asked, "To Refseq or Reseq Oryza - That is the Question" on March 27, 2009 at the 4th Annual User Meeting.

R4D-TRAINNING RAPID MULTIPLICATION OF CASSAVA 02

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A training video on rapid multiplication of cassava stem

R4D-TRAINNING RAPID MULTIPLICATION OF CASSAVA 01

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A training video on rapid multiplication of cassava stem

Scientists From Across the Globe Warn of Drastic Water Shortages

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In the Sierra Neveda, snowpack will shrink by 30 to 90 percent by the end of the century. On the other side of the planet, in the Himalayas, about 70 percent of glaciers are set to disappear. These changes are both caused by climate change and will lead to dramatic water shortages for hundreds of millions of people across the globe, scientists said during a press conference Wednesday at UC San Diego. http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/thisweek/2009/05/11_icemelt.asp

San Diego's Newest Green Industry: Algal Biofuels

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The San Diego region, home to more than 500 biotechnology companies, is poised to become a “Green Houston,” as world renowned geneticists, biologists, and engineers at UC San Diego, The Scripps Research Institute and other local research institutions join with their industry counterparts in a broad-scale research effort to develop advanced transportation fuels from algae. http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/thisweek/2009/05/04_algae.asp