Archive: 14/08/2008

Study shows continued spread of 'dead zones'

A global study led by Professor Robert Diaz of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, shows that the number of "dead zones"—areas of seafloor with too little oxygen for most marine life—has ...

dateAug 14, 2008 in Environment
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Nothing stops an expert in the art of living

There are few things more irritating than a fly buzzing around the house. South African's have an unconventional solution to the problem. They hang up a bunch of Roridula gorgonias leaves. Attracted to the shiny adhesive ...

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Vegetable Scales With A Mind Of Their Own

What was the number you were supposed to enter for the chili-pepper on the self-service scales? Was it 67 or 76? And the number for the bananas? The latest self-service scales automatically recognize what the customer has ...

dateAug 14, 2008 in Engineering
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