Archive: 12/06/2007

New direction for chance discovery?

There have been publications on the subject of chance discovery since Yukio Ohsawa proposed the concept of chance discovery in 2000, but the question arises: will the research continue in the way it is done now or shall chance ...

Dec 06, 2007 3.9 / 5 (7) 0

New, rare and threatened species discovered in Ghana

Scientists exploring one of the largest remaining blocks of tropical forest in Western Africa discovered significant populations of new, rare and threatened species underscoring the area’s high biological diversity and ...

Dec 06, 2007 5 / 5 (1) 0

Making emergency artery repair safer

Catheters outfitted with balloons, lasers, and miniature drills have made the treatment of blocked arteries virtually routine. These devices are used to clear plaque from many vessels including coronary, femoral, renal, and ...

Dec 06, 2007 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Strawberry fields ripe for the picking

Many fruit farmers in the United States rely heavily on "pick-your-own" (PYO) operations to realize profits and create repeat business. Pick-your-own fruit farms are an important market segment, and consumer ...

Dec 06, 2007 1.5 / 5 (2) 0