Archive: 09/27/2011

Following the trail of conservation successes

A paper by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS), James Cook University and, which was published in Trends in Ecology & Evolution in early August, showed that although large-scale biodiv ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Ecology
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Astronomers discover new way to measure Universe

( -- Astronomers at Copenhagen's Niels Bohr Institute have found a new way to measure distances. This may not sound like much, but working out how far away something is, is one of the toughest ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Astronomy
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Hydrogen fuel put to the test

National Physical Laboratory has developed a suite of analytical methods to detect trace-level impurities in hydrogen fuel that can affect the performance of hydrogen fuel cells – a potentially carbon-free ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Battling chronic wasting disease in elk and deer

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been responsible for the severe decline of Saskatchewan’s game farm industry. Millions have been spent on programs to screen herds and compensate farmers.

dateSep 27, 2011 in Other
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A challenging decade for Britain's mammals

( -- This year’s State of Britain's Mammals report shows that over the last decade some of our most endangered mammal species have bounced back but that many others continue to decline. ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Ecology
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