Archive: 25/06/2010

Can Whales and Dolphins Adapt to Oily Gulf?

(PhysOrg.com) -- The dead sperm whale found this week in the Gulf of Mexico puts the spotlight on how the BP oil spill will affect this endangered mammal, along with other cetaceans, such as dolphins, that must break the ...

dateJun 25, 2010 in Environment
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Rushing Too Fast to Online Learning?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A combination of fiscal constraints and improvements in technology has led to an increased reliance on online classes of all types -- many of which use Internet versions of traditional, live lectures. Now ...

dateJun 25, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Green energy from algae

(PhysOrg.com) -- Visitors to this year’s UK Royal Society Summer Exhibition will have a chance to discover how scientists from the University of Cambridge are studying ways to harness algae as a renewable energy source.

dateJun 25, 2010 in Biochemistry
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The immune system and HIV

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers gather to share information about the latest advances in understanding how the oldest part of the body?s immune system might help in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

dateJun 25, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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New tools for earlier breast cancer diagnosis

(PhysOrg.com) -- Modern techniques for investigating suspected breast cancer are now complementing conventional mammography. A team of European and US researchers is developing ways to combine all this data to help doctors ...

dateJun 25, 2010 in Cancer
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Old males win sex battle

(PhysOrg.com) -- Old roosters can still dominate the sexual pecking order even when their ability to fertilise eggs drastically declines, new Oxford University research has shown.

dateJun 25, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Pakistan scans Google, other sites for blasphemy

(AP) -- Pakistan will monitor seven major websites, including Google and Yahoo, to block anti-Islamic links and content, an official said Friday. Seventeen lesser-known sites are being blocked outright for alleged blasphemous ...

dateJun 25, 2010 in Internet
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