Toxic substances in banana plants kill root pests
This is the root of the susceptible banana variety Grande Naine and the resistant banana Yangambi km5 : visible are the few red, phenylphenalenone containing regions on the resistant... Bananas are a major food staple for about 400 million people in the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Western Morning News published We're being invaded by German Christmas markets
There are times when it is perfectly acceptable to be a touch racist. Humorist and former editor of Punch Alan Coren, for example, always justified his tirades against the Germans by pointing out that during five years of his childhood in London they had been going all out trying to kill him.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Pianist Natalia Katyukova Replaces Malcolm Martineau for Carnegie...
Carnegie Hall today announced that pianist Natalia Katyukova has graciously agreed to step in for Malcolm Martineau, playing a full-length song recital with sopranos Jolle Harvey, Emalie Savoy, tenor Paul Appleby, and baritone John Brancy, as part of its Discovery Day: Benjamin Britten event on Saturday, December 14 at 1:00 p.m. in Weill Recital ... (more)
ABC transporters enable leaf beetle larvae to accumulate defensive precursors when feeding
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany, have discovered the decisive biological stimulator for the accumulation of defensive substances in leaf beetle larvae used by the insects to fend off predators: ABC transport proteins, which are found in large quantities in glandular cells of the larvae.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Getting a better handle on hunger
Food insecurity, an issue as old as humanity itself, afflicts more than a third of the globe's citizens.
Summit County Voice
Global warming: More evidence that geo-engineering is likely to have unintended consequences
When it comes to global warming nothing is simple - and that includes proposals to mitigate the effects of heat-trapping greenhouse gases with planetary scale geo-engineering schemes.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Go to the CABARET Preview Performance at The Temple of Music & Art
At the dawn of the 1930s in Berlin, the Nazi party quietly grows stronger. Set in the seedy underbelly of the infamous Kit Kat Klub, CABARET revolves around 19-year-old English cabaret performer Sally Bowles and her relationship with a young American writer.
Geoengineering approaches to reduce climate change unlikely to succeed
Reducing the amount of sunlight reaching the planet's surface by geoengineering may not undo climate change after all.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Germany launches huge probe into unsolved killings
In this Feb. 23, 2012 file photo Semiya Simsek, right, daughter of Enver Simsek who was shot by right-wing extremists in 2000, and Gamze Kubasik, daughter of Mehmet Kubasik shot by right-wing extremists in 2006, speak during a memorial ceremony for victims of far-right violence in Germany at the Concert Hall at the Gendarmen Markt in Berlin, ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Division of labor in the test tube
Bacteria that divide their metabolic labor grow faster than bacterial cells that produce all amino acids on their own .
National Review Online
Stephen P. Halbrook: How the Nazis Used Gun Control
The same arguments for and against were made in the 1920s in the chaos of Germany's Weimar Republic, which opted for gun registration.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Photo-Op: Berlin Wall
The hauntingly stylized films of Weimar Germany are like snapshots from a doomed collective unconscious.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
eZono Receives CE Mark
November 26, 2013 07:30 AM Eastern Standard Time JENA, Germany-- --eZono AG , a private corporation that designs, develops and markets state-of-the-art tablet ultrasound systems, today announced it has received CE marking in Europe for the eZono 4000 tablet ultrasound system, with eZGuide, a revolutionary needle guidance technology.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
DGAP-Adhoc: SolarWorld AG acquires solar activities of Robert Bosch GmbH
SolarWorld AG / Key word : Mergers & Acquisitions/Miscellaneous 26.11.2013 07:58 Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to A 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Novel Small Leucine-Rich Repeat Protein Podocan Is a Negative...
From the Departments of Medicine and Cardiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY ; Department of Cardiology, Elisabeth Klinikum, Schmalkalden, Germany ; Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC ; and Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX .
Credit Bubble Bulletin Plosser's limited Fed
Page 1 of 3 CREDIT BUBBLE BULLETIN Plosser's limited Fed Commentary and weekly watch by Doug Noland November 19, 2013: "From NPR News, this is All Things Considered.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Terrorist's Mother Offers Little Sympathy to Victims
In two days of testimony this week, suspected terrorist killer Uwe BA hnhardt's mother expressed slight sympathy for the victims of her son's alleged crimes.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Plosser's Limited Fed: A Statesman Takes a Stand
November 19, 2013: "From NPR News, this is All Things Considered. I'm Robert Siegel.
Professor publishes research on Nazi Germany
"'Becoming a Nazi Town: Culture and Politics in Gottingen between the World Wars' examines the way in which culture in Germany helped give rise to Nazism," Associate Professor of History David Imhoof said.
University of Bristol news
Art historians publish new books on the visual in music and the Cologne avant-garde
The untold story of the Cologne avant-garde after Dada and an exploration of the concept of the visual in relation to music are the focus of two books recently published by researchers in the Department of History of Art.