Archive: 20/02/2009

The way of the digital dodo

( -- The laser light glowed brilliant red, forming a moving line as it bounced information from the dodo’s bones back into the high-tech scanner sitting on a tripod on the Museum of Comparative Zoology’s (MCZ) ...

dateFeb 20, 2009 in Archaeology & Fossils
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How to kick a soda habit

Soda is loaded with more calories, sugar and chemicals than many people realize. Here are nutritionists' tips for cutting it out.

dateFeb 20, 2009 in Health
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Scientists See Smallest-Ever Square Nanotube

( -- Scientists have observed the smallest reported nanotube that has a square cross-section. The structure formed spontaneously and unexpectedly when silver nanowires were stretched and is a reminder that scientists ...

dateFeb 20, 2009 in Nanophysics feature
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New research helps predict stock market

( -- Researchers from Massey University have developed a new way to predict stock markets that has been recognised with an award from New Zealand finance specialists.

dateFeb 20, 2009 in Other
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Study finds life-saving trend among seagulls

Following trends is a lifesaving instinct, at least for birds, and provides clues that can be applied across the animal kingdom. New research from Université de Montréal published in Biology Letters, shows that ...

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