Archive: 13/08/2008

Smells like bees' spirit

Bumblebees choose whether to search for food according to how stocked their nests are, say scientists from Queen Mary, University of London.

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Measuring the 'Colbert Bump'

Democratic politicians receive a 40% increase in contributions in the 30 days after appearing on the comedy cable show The Colbert Report. In contrast, their Republican counterparts essentially gain nothing. These findings ...

dateAug 13, 2008 in Other
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Scientists overcome nanotech hurdle

When you make a new material on a nanoscale how can you see what you have made? A team lead by a Biotechnology and Biological Sciences research Council (BBSRC) fellow has made a significant step toward overcoming this major ...

dateAug 13, 2008 in Bio & Medicine
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