Daily Archives: September 3, 2010

Cratons: Old and Stable parts of Continental Lithosphere

Craton (Greek: κράτος kratos “strength”) are  old and stable part of the continental lithosphere. Having often survived scycles of merging and rifting of continents, cratons are generally found in the interiors of tectonic plates. They are characteristically composed of ancient … Continue reading

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Organic Farms Have Better Fruit and Soil

Side-by-side comparisons of organic and conventional strawberry farms and their fruit found the organic farms produced more flavorful and nutritious berries while leaving the soil healthier and more genetically diverse.The study is among the most comprehensive of its kind, analyzing … Continue reading

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