Archive: 12/01/2010

New technology keeps evidence close to the vest

( -- Each day, law enforcement officials are faced with the daunting task of investigating complex crime scenes without compromising evidence. Investigators know the slightest error could jeopardize a conviction, ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Software
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SRNL assesses bamboo crop

Many people who grow bamboo in their yards soon regret it, and spend the rest of their days trying to kill it off. The U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), however, is glad to have a bamboo ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Other
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Study sees little dust risk for subway workers

New York subway commuters may worry more about rats and rising fares than dust floating through the system, but for the workers who spend their whole shift below ground, air quality has long been a concern. Results from a ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Health
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Independent public health evaluations could save lives

New child survival programs must engage evaluation teams from the start to identify the major causes of child mortality in intervention areas and to ensure that appropriate resources are available to scale up coverage and ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Health
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