Archive: 05/27/2010

Farmers' beliefs on a higher plain

There's more to decisions about land use than climate change, population growth, migration and prosperous economies. In the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco, individual religious beliefs in local Saints are also linked to ...

May 27, 2010
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New study definitively links indoor tanning to melanoma

New research from the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health and Masonic Cancer Center definitively links the use of indoor tanning devices to increased risk of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer.

May 27, 2010
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Ultrasound could boost tissue implant success

When we think of ultrasound, it's usually imaging the inside of the body that springs to mind. However, while ultrasound imaging typically requires frequencies that are 50 to 2500 times higher than those human ear can detect, ...

May 27, 2010
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The cosmic burp of dying stars

The mysteries of the Universe and how we came to be are set to be unlocked by a technique for modelling fluids, similar to one which is becoming increasingly popular within the film industry to improve the realism of special ...

May 27, 2010
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