Archive: 11/03/2011

Cameras out of the salt shaker

There have been gloves and shavers for one-off use for a long time. In future, there will also be disposable endoscopes for minimally invasive operations on the human body. A new microcamera is what makes it possible. It ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Engineering
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New technology to predict future appearance

A Concordia graduate student has designed a promising computer program that could serve as a new tool in missing-child investigations and matters of national security. Khoa Luu has developed a more effective computer-based ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Host change alters toxic cocktail

( -- Leaf beetles fascinate us because of their amazing variety of shapes and rich colouring. Their larvae, however, are dangerous plant pests. Larvae of the leaf beetle Chrysomela lapponica attack two different ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Around 40 percent of hake is mislabeled

The DNA studies carried out by a team of Spanish and Greek researchers, and published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, show that more than 30% of the hake products sold in Spain and Greece are wrongly labelled.

dateMar 11, 2011 in Ecology
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