Archive: 17/11/2009

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 or how water soaks ...

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) to carry their ...

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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