Archive: 28/01/2009

Names give cows a lotta bottle

(PhysOrg.com) -- A cow with a name produces more milk than one without, scientists at Newcastle University have found. Drs Catherine Douglas and Peter Rowlinson have shown that by giving a cow a name and treating her as an ...

dateJan 28, 2009 in Other
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Testbeds to breed next-generation systems

(PhysOrg.com) -- The systems that let you zap a photo to a friend, or an astronomer to control a telescope continents away, require intensive simulation and testing. Research has now made those key steps far easier.

dateJan 28, 2009 in Engineering
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Plums Poised to Give Blueberries Run for the Money

There's an emerging star in the super-food world. Plums are rolling down the food fashion runway sporting newly discovered high levels of healthy nutrients, say scientists at Texas AgriLife Research.

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Did I see what I think I saw?

Eyewitness testimony is a crucial part of many criminal trials even though research increasingly suggests that it may not be as accurate as we (and many lawyers) would like it to be. For example, if you witness a man in a ...

dateJan 28, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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