Archive: 20/06/2013

Apocalyptic scenes as smog engulfs Singapore

Fast-food deliveries have been cancelled, the army has suspended field training and even Singapore's top marathon runner has retreated as residents try to protect themselves from the smog that has descended on the city-state.

dateJun 20, 2013 in Environment
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Dispelling the myth of gay affluence

( —As poverty rates for virtually every demographic group increased during the recent recession, lesbian, gay and bisexual Americans are more likely to be poor than heterosexual people, according to a new nationwide ...

dateJun 20, 2013 in Social Sciences
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New product features with metallic nanoparticles

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing new techniques for the production of metallic nanoparticles. VTT's new production reactor, operating at atmospheric pressure, reduces the production costs of multicomponent ...

dateJun 20, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Invasive snails target of USGS environmental DNA study

( —Researchers at the University of Idaho and the U.S. Geological Survey have developed a way to identify New Zealand mudsnail infestations in their earliest stages – using only the small bits of DNA the snails ...

dateJun 20, 2013 in Ecology
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