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Science News Archive - September 05, 2008

By Richard Garner Thousands of high-flying white youngsters are giving up maths and science at 16 because they think they are not clever enough to succeed atA-Level, according to a report published today.

By geraint thomas Llanelli has acquired the latest in cutting-edge technology at the forefront of detecting water pollution in the environment.

By Datuk Dr Dionysius S.K. Sharma WE refer to the statement by the agriculture and agro-based industry minister to look into unfreezing some 16,000 fishing vessel licences ("Government to look into frozen fishing vessel licences" - NST, Aug 29).

By AJ Panian When Lou Izzo landed 12 brook trout and watched 12 others jump his hook while fishing Mill Creek one day in July, he judged the Laurel Mountain watershed and Loyalhanna Creek tributary to be in pristine ecological health. "It's kind of like sending the canary through a coal mine.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fdc83f/marinebred_aquati) has announced the addition of the "Marine-Bred Aquatics in China" report to their offering.

By Kathy Marks THE KOMODO dragon, a giant carnivorous lizard that feasts on water buffalo and occasionally even attacks humans, is disappearing from its limited habitat, zoologists have warned.

I Am tired of reading letters condemning Terry Robson and the other residents who are trying to protect the green area behind Christ Church from being built on.

By Joniston Bangkuai KOTA KINABALU: Nature lovers can see some of Borneo's most endangered animals in their natural habitats on a special tour package.

U.S. forecasters called Hurricane Ike "extremely dangerous" as it tracked toward the Southeastern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean. At 11 p.m.

By Caulfield, Michael P Li, Shuguang; Lee, Gloria; Blanche, Patricia J; Salameh, Wael A; Benner, W Henry; Reitz, Richard E; Krauss, Ronald M BACKGROUND: Current methods for measuring the concentrations of lipoprotein particles and their distributions in particle subpopulations are not standardized.

Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin