Archive: 11/17/2009

Fighting climate change by turning CO2 to stone

(PhysOrg.com) -- While politicians debate the best ways to cut global carbon dioxide emissions, researchers at Idaho National Laboratory's Center for Advanced Energy Studies are charging ahead on a strategy ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Environment
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UK: Millions of customer records sold

(AP) -- Rogue employees at a major mobile phone company illegally sold millions of customer records to rival firms, Britain's information watchdog said Tuesday.

dateNov 17, 2009 in Other
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Spotting evidence of directed percolation

A team of physicists has, for the first time, seen convincing experimental evidence for directed percolation, a phenomenon that turns up in computer models of the ways diseases spread through a population ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in General Physics
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Ladybugs taken hostage by wasps

Are ladybugs being overtaken by wasps? A Université de Montréal entomologist is investigating a type of wasp (Dinocampus coccinellae) present in Quebec that forces ladybugs (Coccinella maculata) ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Seniors must use it or lose it, study shows

(PhysOrg.com) -- Doris Stinson has learned that it's never too late to start exercising. The 85-year-old Stoney Creek woman has regained her strength and maintained her independence after enrolling in Hamilton-based physical ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Health
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