Archive: 05/09/2011

Argentina bans electronic cigarettes

Argentina on Monday banned the import, sale and promotion of electronic cigarettes, saying there is no proof they help smokers kick the tobacco habit.

May 09, 2011
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Electromechanics also operates at the nanoscale

What limits the behaviour of a carbon nanotube? This is a question that many scientists are trying to answer. Physicists at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have now shown that electromechanical principles ...

May 09, 2011
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Restaurants cherry pick parties by size

Wait times quoted by restaurants typically increase depending on the size of the party. Though large parties are often given longer wait times, the actual time spent waiting to be seated turns out to be shorter than the ...

May 09, 2011
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Variety is the spice of life for animal movement

Scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London and the University of Leicester have discovered animals searching for food do not stick to a complicated pattern of movement as previously thought but tend to wander about ...

May 09, 2011
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