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2009-11-03 07:52:39

The European mink, Mustela lutreola, is a species catalogued as in danger of extinction, due to the large decline in their population over the past century.

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2009-10-30 13:14:21

A research team from the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) has analyzed the presence of heavy metals in 12 species of mushroom collected from non-contaminated natural areas, and has found that the levels vary depending on the type of mushroom.

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2009-10-28 07:32:16

Researcher Dr David H Hughes of the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, NY is leading a team investigating long-distance, mobile optical links imperative for secure quantum communications capabilities in theater.

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2009-10-27 14:51:41

Sandia researchers have developed a process that can mix tiny volumes of liquid, even in complicated spaces.

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2009-10-23 10:22:56

A Spanish researcher has analyzed the preferences of wolves from the north east of the Iberian Peninsula to demonstrate that, in reality, their favorite prey are roe deer, deer and wild boar, ahead of domestic ruminants (sheep, goats, cows and horses).

2009-09-21 09:18:25

Saroi is a general tool which, apart from dealing with errors, is used for making consultations about structure in the trees of analysis and for undertaking searches for linguistic structures in such trees.

2009-09-17 09:01:24

While our standard of life increases, so does the worldwide energy demand. In this vein, the application of technologies based on fuel cells is put forward as an alternative to the massive consumption of fossil fuels.

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2009-09-09 11:42:15

Over a 23-year study, Javier Lobón-Cerviá has found the mechanism that controls the number of salmonids found each year in Cantabrian rivers.

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2009-09-02 23:50:00

An injectable biomaterial gel may help brain tissue grow at the site of a traumatic brain injury, according to findings by a Clemson University bioengineer.

2009-08-14 11:03:55

Capuchin monkeys, like people, subconsciously warm to those who mirror their body language, primatologists in Italy said. Studies have shown people who are imitated feel more positively, or express greater empathy, toward those who are imitating them.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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