Archive: 01/16/2008

Drought Length Influences Survival of Fish in Stream Pools

University of Arkansas researchers have found that not all pools of water are equal from year to year when it comes to housing fish species during dry spells - a finding that becomes increasingly important during unusual ...

Jan 16, 2008
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The funding black hole

Two physics students at the University of Bristol have organised a petition against the recently-announced funding cut of £80 million by the body that funds physics research in the UK, the Science and Technology Facilities ...

Jan 16, 2008
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Hypnotist ready to kick cigarette butt

What if I told you that throughout this release there are hypnotic suggestions about why you should cover this story and make it the top one? Would you be able to pick out the suggestions? Or would they work without you even ...

Jan 16, 2008
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Solar energy technology licensed

Making solar energy cheaper and more efficient is the aim of a new licensing deal between the University of California, Davis, and Q1 NanoSystems. The university and the company, based in West Sacramento, Calif., have agreed ...

Jan 16, 2008
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How baby fish find a home

One of the most significant questions facing marine ecologists today, is just how much of an impact global variations in the environment are having on the dispersal of larval and juvenile marine species from ...

Jan 16, 2008
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Researchers put the bite on mosquitoes

Few things sting like a mosquito's bite--especially if that bite carries a disease such as malaria, yellow fever, Dengue fever or West Nile virus. But if researchers from The University of Arizona in Tucson ...

Jan 16, 2008
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