Archive: 06/1/2007

Building our new view of Titan

Two and a half years after the historic landing of ESA’s Huygens probe on Titan, a new set of results on Saturn’s largest moon is ready to be presented. Titan, as seen through the eyes of the European Space Agency’s ...

Jun 01, 2007
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Releasing fish for the future

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) fisheries scientists are investigating ways to boost the survival rates of fish caught and then released by anglers.Some guidelines designed to improve fish survival ...

Jun 01, 2007
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Recycled garden compost reduces phosphorus in soils

Broccoli, eggplant, cabbage and capsicum grown with compost made from recycled garden offcuts have produced equivalent yields to those cultivated by conventional farm practice, but without the subsequent build up of phosphorus.

Jun 01, 2007
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When HIV and liver disease co-exist

[B]Hepatologists face new challenges as hepatitis progresses in HIV patients[/B] Since successful antiretroviral therapies have made HIV a treatable condition, more HIV patients who are also infected with hepatitis B or ...

Jun 01, 2007
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Soils offer new hope as carbon sink

[B]Trials of agrichar using pyrolysis[/B] The huge potential of agricultural soils to reduce greenhouse gases and increase production at the same time has been reinforced by new research findings at NSW Department of Pri ...

Jun 01, 2007
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EU chemical law goes into effect

The European Chemicals Agency is set to open its doors in Helsinki to enforce the new REACH chemicals law.

Jun 01, 2007
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Pinning down the butterfly's wings

A Belgian mathematician hopes to use the science of chaos, the butterfly effect and strange attractors to help build a complete model of climate and resources that will lead to a new approach to sustainable development.

Jun 01, 2007
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