Himalayan glaciers will shrink by almost 10 percent, even if temperatures hold steady

Himalayan glaciers will shrink by almost 10 percent, even if temperatures hold steady

Posted: 16 Nov 2012 09:46 AM PST

If Bhutan’s climate did not warm, glaciers in the monsoonal Himalayas would still shrink by almost 10 percent within the next few decades. What’s more, the amount of melt water coming off these glaciers could drop by 30 percent.

Clocks are ticking and climate is changing: Increasing plant productivity in a changing climate

Posted: 16 Nov 2012 09:46 AM PST

Scientists are looking to cellular biological clocks as a target for genetic modification for increasing plant productivity.