Archive: 10/02/2011

Novel bi-component fiber developed

Empa researchers, together with TISCA TIARA, a Swiss manufacturer of artificial turf, have developed a novel fiber for artificial turf. The bi-component fiber returns to an upright position again and again thanks to a hard ...

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Materials Science
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Where have all the young girls gone?

The widespread availability of ultrasound scans in India is giving rise to abortions of female foetuses on an unprecedented scale, according to new research by Professor Sonia Bhalotra from the University’s Center for ...

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Racing against the Orangutan clock

For the last 18 years, Cheryl Knott of Boston University has been racing the clock. While she researches orangutans in the rainforests of Gunung Palung National Park in Borneo, the numbers of this magnificent ape steadily ...

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Ecology
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