Archive: 2/02/2011

Rain in Spain is on the decline

A study led by the University of Zaragoza (UNIZAR) has studied precipitation trends in Spain's 10 hydrological basins over the 1946 to 2005 period. The results show that precipitation has declined overall between the months ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Shoo fly: Catnip oil repels bloodsucking flies

Catnip, the plant that attracts domestic cats like an irresistible force, has proven 99 percent effective in repelling the blood-sucking flies that attack horses and cows, causing $2 billion in annual loses to the cattle ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Super bowl XLV ads -- don't expect much

John Antil teaches marketing at the University of Delaware. He has devoted more than 20 years to researching Super Bowl advertising. He is currently completing a research project interviewing more than 50 executives from ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Economics & Business
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