Archive: 03/11/2011

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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Extra iron doesn't help many pregnant women

Although universal prenatal supplementation with iron is recommended, an extra intake of iron does not noticeably benefit pregnant women, except when they are anemic. This was observed by researchers of the ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Health
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Host change alters toxic cocktail

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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 ...

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 ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Ecology
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It pays to pray

Pastoralists in rural Tibet who spend more time on religious activities earn more than their counterparts who pray less. This is the striking conclusion drawn by Wageningen University development economist Qin Tu.

dateMar 11, 2011 in Economics & Business
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