Archive: 15/07/2008

Management practices key to watershed condition

Animals thrive on the banks of waterways. And those same tree-covered, green grassy areas are keys to maintaining healthy watersheds for creeks and rivers. Landowners must learn how to manage these properties to strike an ...

dateJul 15, 2008 in Environment
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Goodbye to faulty software?

Will it ever be possible to buy software guaranteed to be free from bugs? A team of European researchers think so. Their work on the mathematical foundations of programming could one day revolutionise the software industry.

dateJul 15, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Not exactly your grandfather's Lego

( -- Some students just can't get enough of a good thing. Willingly spending more than 11 hours a day in a classroom is what happens when you combine Lego robotics with inquisitive minds.

dateJul 15, 2008 in Other
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Kidney transplants less successful at night

Kidney transplants should be carried out during the day if possible. At least this is the conclusion suggested by a survey just published by urologists and internists at the University of Bonn (Transplantation Proceedings, ...

dateJul 15, 2008 in Other
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Possible link found between X-rays and prostate cancer

Researchers at The University of Nottingham have shown an association between certain past diagnostic radiation procedures and an increased risk of young-onset prostate cancer — a rare form of prostate cancer which affects ...

dateJul 15, 2008 in Cancer
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