Κυριακή, 29 Ιουνίου 2014

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News


Some dogs and cats prone to sunburn: How to protect your animal from skin damage

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 06:44 AM PDT

Excessive sunbathing damages the skin. Humans are not the only ones who need to monitor their exposure to UV rays: animals are at risk too. Dogs and cats with white or thin coats are at particular risk, as are animals with very closely shorn fur or with certain pre-existing conditions.

'Land grabbing' could help feed at least 300 million people

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 06:33 PM PDT

Crops grown on 'land-grabbed' areas in developing countries could have the potential to feed an extra 100 million people worldwide, a new study has shown.

Notorious pathogen forms slimy 'streamers' to clog up medical devices

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 06:33 PM PDT

A group of researchers from the US has moved a step closer to preventing infections of the common hospital pathogen, Staphylococcus aureus, by revealing the mechanisms that allow the bacteria to rapidly clog up medical devices.

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