Archive: 01/17/2012

Good wingmen fib for a friend

It could be called the wingman theory or the Barney Stinson principle (after the character played by Neil Patrick Harris on hit TV show How I Met Your Mother). A University of Alberta researcher says that – like Barney ...

Jan 17, 2012
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African stats 'a numbers game' -- study

(PhysOrg.com) -- International development and aid groups are making decisions and distributing funds to African nations based on national statistics that are incomplete and untrustworthy, says Simon Fraser University economic ...

Jan 17, 2012
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Plant pathologists put the squeeze on citrus disease

(PhysOrg.com) -- With Florida's $9 billion citrus industry threatened by a deadly bacterial disease, Rick Kress '73 asked scientists at Cornell's New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva for ...

Jan 17, 2012
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