Archive: 02/10/2011

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 ...

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 ...

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Ecology
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Smart phone app to help addicted offenders to be tested

Smart phones make phone calls, play music, take pictures and keep track of your appointments. Now, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are investigating ways in which smart phone applications can help people ...

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Other
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Sprint gains contract subscribers in 4Q

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. said Thursday it managed to post a quarterly net gain of contract subscribers for the first time since 2007, as its turnaround continues.

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Business
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