Archive: 03/09/2009

Arctic at warmest levels in 2,000 years or more

Arctic temperatures in the 1990s reached their warmest level of any decade in at least 2,000 years, new research indicates. The study, which incorporates geologic records and computer simulations, provides new evidence that ...

dateSep 03, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Atoms don't dance the 'Bose Nova'

( -- Hanns-Christoph Naegerl's research group at the Institute for Experimental Physics, Austria, has investigated how ultracold quantum gases behave in lower spatial dimensions. They successfully realized an ...

dateSep 03, 2009 in General Physics
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It pays to quit smoking before surgery

People who start nicotine replacement therapy at least four weeks before surgery can halve their risk of poor wound healing. This is what the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) concludes in ...

dateSep 03, 2009 in Health
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