Archive: 03/26/2012

Evolution revolution

Developments in evolutionary biology have a significant impact on the way we look at the world and ourselves in it, according to a conservation scientist who will be speaking on the subject at Cambridge University’s ...

Mar 26, 2012
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New frontier in archaeology

For decades, working as an archaeologist meant being, as Jason Ur, the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, puts it, “the guy with the muddy boots.”

Mar 26, 2012
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Auburn scientists find tar balls are better left alone

(PhysOrg.com) -- The April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the waves of tar balls deposited on the beaches shortly thereafter prompted the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to produce ...

Mar 26, 2012
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Preserving arson evidence with triclosan

A preservative in toothpastes, hand soaps, underarm deodorants and other everyday products is getting a second life, helping crime scene investigators preserve evidence of arson, scientists reported here today at the 243rd National M ...

Mar 26, 2012
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Technip wins North Sea underwater contract

French oil services group Technip announced Monday it had secured a contract worth about 600 million euros ($795 million) to refurbish and develop oil installations in the North Sea.

Mar 26, 2012
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