Archive: 20/02/2009

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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Mating that causes injuries

Researchers at Uppsala University can now show that what is good for one sex is not always good for the other sex. In fact, evolutionary conflicts between the two sexes cause characteristics and behaviors that are downright ...

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Scientists Probe Green Comet

( -- Space scientists from the University of Leicester are keeping a close eye on a ‘green comet’ fast approaching the Earth - reaching its nearest point to us on February 24.

dateFeb 20, 2009 in Space Exploration
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