Archive: 13/11/2008

Physicists testing Nobel-winning theory

( -- Soeren Prell and a team of Iowa State University researchers are part of an international research team testing a theory that led to a share of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics for Japanese researchers Makoto ...

dateNov 13, 2008 in General Physics
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Corralling the carbon cycle

( -- Scientists may have overcome a major hurdle to calculating how much carbon dioxide (CO2) is absorbed and released by plants, vital information for understanding how the biosphere responds to stress and for ...

dateNov 13, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Raising alcohol taxes reduces deaths

Raising taxes on beer, wine and liquor immediately reduces the number of deaths from alcohol-related diseases such as liver disease, oral or breast cancers, and alcohol poisoning, according to a new study published in the ...

dateNov 13, 2008 in Health
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