Archive: 29/05/2009

Knock-out drugs: Narrow window for detection

Drug-facilitated sexual crimes are increasing. The Bonn Institute for Forensic Medicine has recorded that the number of examinations on the use of intoxicants in sexual offences within their catchment area increased 10-fold ...

dateMay 29, 2009 in Other
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Natural gas in the Arctic is mostly Russian

(AP) -- Nearly one-third of the natural gas yet to be discovered in the world is north of the Arctic Circle and most of it is in Russian territory, according to a new analysis led by researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey.

dateMay 29, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Height of large waves changes according to month

A team of researchers from the University of Cantabria, Spain, has developed a statistical model that makes it possible to study the variability of extreme waves throughout the year, according to the journal Coastal Engineering. ...

dateMay 29, 2009 in Engineering
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WHO: Get more graphic with smokers

(AP) -- Cigarette packages should include images of sickness and suffering caused by tobacco, along with written warnings, the World Health Organization said Friday.

dateMay 29, 2009 in Health
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