Archive: 03/26/2009

Untangling the genetic web

They are large, hairy and some are big enough to devour lizards, mice and birds. Despite their fearsome reputation spiders such as tarantulas — and even the tiny money spider — are now helping researchers at The University ...

dateMar 26, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Does prebiotic material exist in space?

Spanish and French astrophysicists have identified a band in the infrared range that serves to track the presence of organic material rich in oxygen and nitrogen in the interstellar dust grains. Should any ...

dateMar 26, 2009 in Astronomy
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Poor customer service leads to loss of customers

Cost reductions are high on the agenda in many firms. Cost reductions often result in manning reductions and fewer employees. Customer service is a labour intensive function, and is therefore very likely to be affected by ...

dateMar 26, 2009 in Other
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