Archive: 08/08/2011

Molecular study shows unexpected effects of toxin

Scientists from the University of Birmingham studying the effects of the widely-used pesticide fenitrothion, have discovered unexpected cell damage in a common freshwater fish, roach, exposed to the toxin.

Aug 08, 2011
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The future law of the sea [research]

What is the legal basis for the Law of the Sea Convention 1982 in building the universal law of the sea? And can the State-Parties Consensus Decision-Making’ be a new law-making technique for the law of the sea? Certainly ...

Aug 08, 2011
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Is hunting wolves key to their conservation?

Hunters have been credited with being strong conservation advocates for numerous game species in multiple countries. Would initiating a wolf hunt invoke the same advocacy for the carnivores?

Aug 08, 2011
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Ex-Soviet military zone hosts Czech bison revival

European bison have returned to the Czech Republic after more than a century, as five animals from neighbouring Poland make their home in a former military zone occupied by the Soviets from 1968 to 1991.

Aug 08, 2011
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No patch for human stupidity: hackers

Hackers at DefCon have long understood that there is no patch for human stupidity. Last week, security researchers uncovered yet another strain of malicious software aimed at smartphones that run Google's ...

Aug 08, 2011
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