Archive: 02/18/2013

Cushion plants help other plants survive

Alpine cushion plants help other plants in harsh mountain environments to survive. This is shown by new research involving researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, the results of which are now ...

Feb 18, 2013
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WTO meets to review EU seal products ban

The World Trade Organisation on Monday held its first hearing on the EU's contested ban against the sale of seal products, a decision opposed by both Norway and Canada.

Feb 18, 2013
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Cyberbullying extends to workplace, bedroom

Cyberbullying is no longer restricted to children. Adults routinely use content from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social-media services to intimidate and harass subordinates and rivals at work.

Feb 18, 2013
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Reduced sea ice disturbs balance of greenhouse gases

(Phys.org)—The widespread reduction in Arctic sea ice is causing significant changes to the balance of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. This is shown in a new study conducted by researchers from Lund University in Sweden, ...

Feb 18, 2013
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Social dynamics of scientific collaborations

Society currently faces profound social and environmental challenges that must be met to secure a sustainable future for humanity. A major challenge in achieving this goal is discovering how best to synthesize important findings ...

Feb 18, 2013
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